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  • 00:30

    SnapHop: How to maximize your recruiting budget with social and mobile

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    We know the job-seekers are out there and using smartphones and tablets to explore opportunities.  According to the latest survey from Jobvite, over 70% of job-seekers are now leveraging social media to find opportunities.  However, most employers have yet to fully maximize the potential of social and mobile for greater candidate engagement.


     


    Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Wen Tian, Co-founder and CEO at SnapHop to explore how to maximize your recruiting budget with social and mobile recruiting.


     


    About Our Guest:


    Wen Tian | @gosnaphop | Co-founder & CEO, SnapHop


    Wen Tian is a core member of the team at SnapHop, a company that creates innovative talent acquisition solutions. He helps clients leverage best practices in mobile to recruit the best and brightest.


    SnapHop creates innovative talent management solutions that help companies attract, hire and retain the best and brightest.  SnapHop provides Software as a Service solutions that enable companies to rapidly launch mobile talent management solutions that are accessible from smartphones and tablets.



    Site: SnapHop.com

  • 00:29

    TweetMyJobs: Exploring the use of Augmented Reality in Recruiting

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    Augmented reality (AR) uses technology to layer virtual information over a physical, real world environment.  How exactly does AR apply to job-hunting?  Is it useful or gimmicky?  Who are the companies using AR for recruiting today? Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat Gary Zukowski, SVP & Founder of TweetMyJobs to explore how augmented reality (AR) is re-shaping the future landscape of job hunting.


     


    About Our Guest


    Gary Zukowski  | @GaryZukowski  | SVP & Founder, TweetMyJobs


    Gary Zukowski is a successful entrepreneur and is the founder and creator of TweetMyJOBS.com. He works with senior management on product strategy and positioning for the various revenue products, as well as continued management of the TweetMyJobs business unit. Mr. Zukowski, in 2 years, took a simple idea of “tweeting jobs” and transformed it into the largest Twitter-based job board in the world as well as a robust social media recruitment solution on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. His accomplishment earned him Business Leaders’ Top 50 Entrepreneurs award in 2010, and news coverage on many major networks such as CNN, MSNBC, and Fox Business News.


    Site:  http://www.tweetmyjobs.com/

  • 00:21

    Zipwhip unifies SMS (text-messaging) capabilities for landlines and 800 numbers

    in Technology

    Text messaging is and will remain the most ubiquitous medium for messaging. Innovative technology from Zipwhip is helping landlines and 800 numbers to finally be able to send and receive text messages.  Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Dan Westra from Zipwhip to discuss how they have made texting available for millions of landlines.


     


    About Our Guest


    Dan Westra | @ziphwhipinc


    Dan Westra started recruiting in Seattle, WA. in the late nineties for a national firm during the dot.com boom.  In the year following the dot.com crash he founded his own recruiting and contract-staffing firm that he grew to over 120 employees before selling in the summer of 2008.  Since then he has been involved with several start-ups in primarily Business Development and Recruiting roles and most recently with Zipwhip where he leads the development of their “Cloud Texting” platform for the Recruiting and Staffing Industries.

  • 00:28

    JobCast.net: How to engage candidates from your Facebook page

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    Facebook now has over 1 billion active users and remains one of the largest social media platforms on the planet.  Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Ryan St. Germaine, Co-founder and CEO at Jobcast.net to discuss how employers can maximize their social recruiting efforts on Facebook.


     


    About Our Guest


    Ryan St. Germaine | @jobcastnet  | Co-founder & CEO, Jobcast.net


    Ryan is an entrepreneur and interested in all things recruitment & social media.  Ryan has an extensive background in HR Tech and is presently the CEO @jobcastnet.  Ryan also co-founded what is now the largest job board in Western Canada and @bcjobs.


     


    About Our Jobcast.net


    Jobcast is a Facebook Recruiting App that makes it possible for employers and recruiters to build fully branded career sections on their company Facebook Page. With Jobcast you can tap into Facebook’s over 1 billion active user-base to source qualified candidates, engage with potential hires, and grow your employer brand.

  • 00:30

    Meet nspHire: The Tinder for jobs and freelance work

    in Technology

    Join Michael Marlatt as he chats with the Dan Mullaney and Rasheen Carbin, co-founders of nspHire.  nspHire is a new mobile app enabling jobseekers and employers to easily find and engage eachother.  It's like Tinder for jobs. 


     


    About Our Guests:


    Dan Mullaney, Co-founder | @nspHire


    Dan Mullaney has two degrees from Georgetown, a BA in Philosophy and an MBA.  He worked for over 8 years in finance in a Business Development role.  He co-founded MBA Project Search, HiredMD, and now nspHire.  Dan's main focus for nspHire is product development and strategic plan formulation.


     


    Rasheen Carbin, Co-founder & CMO | @rasheencarbin


    Rasheen Carbin has a BS from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.  He worked in finance in a business development capacity and, before nspHire, co-founded MBA Project Search.  For nspHire, Rasheen is key in strategy for marketing and business development.

  • 00:22

    The State of Mobile Recruiting Adoption (2014) by Three Sparks Global

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    3 years ago very few companies had mobile optimized career sites or native apps. According to Three Sparks Global, 34% of employers surveyed now have an optimised site, as compared to 9% from 2012.


    Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Dave Martin, CTO at Three Sparks Global to explore the latest research from their 2014 mobile recruiting adoption survey.


     


    About our Guest:


    Dave Martin (@Mobile_Dave), CTO at Three Sparks, has pioneered the mobile channel for recruiting and regularly speaks at industry conferences evangelising on mobile recruiting. Dave writes at www.mobiledave.me.

  • 00:24

    Tales From The Field: Who is the Mobile Applicant?

    in Jobs

    Episode Description:


    You know they’re out there, and their numbers are increasing… but who is really applying to a job from their phone?  Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Joe Essenfeld, Founder & CEO of Jibe.  Joe will share actual stories about mobile jobseekers who have chosen their phone or tablet to apply for a job.  Get the good and the bad of the mobile application experience from the perspective of jobseekers.


     


    About Our Guest


    Joe Essenfeld | Founder & CEO, Jibe


    Joe Essenfeld is the Founder and CEO of Jibe. Prior to starting Jibe, Joe was COO of Insomnia Cookies, where he was responsible for hiring hundreds of employees. It was his experiences with those hires that led him to start Jibe. Beyond Joe's hands-on hiring experience, his relationships with senior recruitment executives at the Fortune 1000 have shaped the recruiting solutions Jibe has built.


    Joe received his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and currently resides in New York City with his wife.


    Request a mobile apply demo:  http://www.jibe.com/mobileapply


     

  • 00:29

    Top 4 Pitfalls To Avoid In Your SMS Recruitment Campaigns

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    There are 3 key benefits to leveraging mobile:


    1. It's personal – "my media"
    2. It's always carried – the city in my pocket
    3. It's always on


    Leveraging SMS marketing for recruitment marketing opens an entirely new channel from which employers can effectively engage potential job seekers.  That said, there are some major pitfalls that can quickly damage an brand's image.  Many companies have been sued for their misuse of SMS marketing campaigns. 


    Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with John Hancock, Co-founder of Loop who will share four common pitfalls to avoid when executing an SMS recruitment campaign.
     

  • 00:22

    LogoGrab: The Future of Mobile Advertising & Brand Engagement

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    We have all used QR codes at some point in our mobile marketing efforts. The downside is that QR technology does not offer a natural interaction and most consumers are still not sure what to do when confronted with one.  However, there is a new breed of technology shaping the digital landscape that is offering brands a better way to engage users on a mobile device.  


    Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they explore the world of computer vision technolog with Luca Boschin (Co-Founder at LogoGrab).  Luca will share how LogoGrab is enabling brands to easily upload logos and link any digital content to it.  


    Learn More



    LogoGrab Explainer Video:  http://bit.ly/185DQDQ
    Try LogoGrab:  http://www.logograb.com/try
    Twitter:  @LogoGrab


     


     


     


     

  • 00:24

    Wearable Technology and Recruiting: Future or Fad?

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    Google Glass is opening up a world of possibilities.  TMP Labs imagines how Google Glass could impact the way recruiters conduct interviews more collaboratively, and how a new employee's first days could be more productive and fun. 


    Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Todd Maycunich, VP Product Innovation at TMP Worldwide to explore the future of recruiting through the world of #GoogleGlass.


     


    About Our Guest:


    Todd Maycunich | @tmaycunich | VP Product Innovation, TMP Worldwide



    Responsible for helping evangelize emerging technologies, TMP's Vice President, Product Innovation, Todd Maycunich co-manages TMP Labs, the internal design and product think tank. TMP Labs is comprised of the firm's visionaries who bring forward-looking concepts to TMP's product roadmap as well as to help solve complex client challenges. Throughout his seven year career with TMP, Todd has been responsible for helping employers communicate and measure the effectiveness of their employment brands, ensuring they reach, attract and retain qualified candidates. He particularly enjoys TMP's cross-collaboration work environment that encourages critical thinking and dynamic problem solving.



    Site: tmp.com

  • 00:22

    5 Important Tips for your Mobile SEO Strategy

    in Technology

    Episode Description:


    Mobile SEO Strategies: More than Just Choosing Keywords


    With more people performing searches by typing or voice commands on their mobile devices, does your company website need a new SEO strategy?  Join the hosts of MREC Talk Radio as they chat with Michael Martin, SEO Manager from Covario who will share five mobile SEO tips to help your audience find -- and stay on -- your mobile site.


     


    About Our Guest


    Michael Martin is the SEO Manager at Covario & SEO Course Instructor at San Diego State University.  Michael runs a Mobile SEO Consulting Service located in San Diego, CA. Michael is currently a Mobile SEO writer for Search Engine Land and SEO writer for Search Engine Watch.