Recruiting via Twitter

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Recruiting via Twitter

  1. 1. Rithesh Nair Recruiting via Twitter
  2. 2. What's Twitter? <ul><li>It’s a Microblog </li></ul><ul><li>You follow the people that matter to you and vice versa </li></ul><ul><li>No Long Message – Only 140 Characters </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a Marketing , Branding – Used for Information Pulling and Pushing </li></ul><ul><li>Send messages from SMS , Web ,IM ,Email etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Other Microblogs <ul><li>Friendfeed </li></ul><ul><li>Jaiku </li></ul><ul><li>Plurk </li></ul><ul><li>Pownce </li></ul><ul><li>Twine </li></ul><ul><li>Identi.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking websites Facebook , MySpace , LinkedIn , and Xing also have their own micro-blogging feature </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where to Start <ul><li>Sign Up </li></ul><ul><li>Build your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Start Following other recruiters </li></ul><ul><li>Follow your interest , area of recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Follow friends , Co- Workers, Experts, Websites, News </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Adding and Deleting (Yes) </li></ul><ul><li>And Above all start sending messages </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid things like what you ate for breakfast </li></ul>
  5. 5. How it Works? @username + message Directs a twitter at another person, & causes your twitter to save in their &quot;replies&quot; tab. Ex: @candidate do you want to hear about a opening with KPMG? D username + message Sends a person a private message that goes to their device, and saves in their web archive. WHOIS username Retrieves the profile information for any public user on Twitter. GET username Retrieves the latest Twitter update posted by the person. NUDGE username Reminds a friend to update by asking what they're doing on your behalf. FAV username Marks a person's last twitter as a favorite.
  6. 6. Twitter Tools <ul><li>Twitter Downloads </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Fan Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Apps </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tools I like <ul><li>http://search.twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>It searches tweets from any users. It has advanced search feature. You can RSS your subjects, Company or even yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>http://tweetscan.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://tweetdeck.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://tweetbeep.com </li></ul><ul><li>Alerts for Twitter – Like Google Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>http://twithire.com </li></ul><ul><li>Free Job board for Twitter </li></ul>
  8. 8. Follow me <ul><li>http://twitter.com/rithesh </li></ul><ul><li>http://researchersecrets.com </li></ul>

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