Keep up with the latest hiring trends!

5 Pieces of Recruitment News this St. Patrick's Day - 17th March 2014

In the news this week:

Watch the video:

Dice are Beta Testing ‘Twitter Cards’ for all Jobs posted on their site

Tweeting an entire job spec in just 140 characters can be difficult at the best of times, but with Dice‘s new Twitter card, worrying about getting your point across in so few characters should be a thing of the past. From now on, whenever you tweet a job using Dice’s Manage Jobs page or from your job posting on Dice, anyone with the iOS or Android Twitter app will be able to create a tweet that looks like the example below:

Dice Twitter Card

All you need to do is include the link to your job spec on Dice and Twitter will automatically attach a preview of that job spec to your tweet (much like a Twitpic already does) that includes the primary details included in the longer job spec like the job title, salary, and role requirements. If you’d like to try out the new Twitter card and be a beta tester for the offering, just leave a comment at this link or email Tam at [email protected]

Lippls’ LInkedIn API Login is Revoked

Lippl, the free Chrome app for finding public LinkedIn profiles, have had their API revoked by LinkedIn. Our CEO Johnny Campbell, recieved this email from the Lippl Team on Thursday evening:

Lippl LinkedIn Login

None of the app’s functionality will change, but you will now not be able to login to Lippl using your LinkedIn account. Here is the afforementioned link to create a new password for your Lippl account.

Are Passive Candidates in Your Country Open to Recruiter Communication?

Last week we brought you some of the findings from LinkedIn’s latest Talent Trends Report. This week we’re delving slightly deeper into one of the statistics raised in the report, namely the fact that 60% of survey respondents said that while they weren’t actively looking for a new job, they were still open to talking to a recruiter. But just how does that 60% break down across the 26 countries included in the survey? The visual representation is below:

Approachable passive candidates


2014 ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards Finalist Revealed logo

The winners will be announced on at the end of the month, and presented later in the year at the ERE Conference & Expo in Chicago from September 17th – 18th. So without further ado, here’s a flavour of the nominees:

Best College Recruiting Program

  • dunnhumby
  • MOL Group

Best Corporate Careers Websites

  • Air New Zealand
  • Geneca

Best Employee Referral Program

  • EY
  • Protiviti

Best Employer Brand

  • Bosch
  • EY

IDA Ireland release new “Click Me, I’m Irish” campaign for St. Patrick’s Day 2014

St. Patrick's Day Dublin Parade

Fancy showing your Irish pride especially for the day that’s in it? Well, if you’re currently working for either a US-owned multinational or another overseas corporation, IDA Ireland are inviting you to calculate how connected you are to Ireland. Using a digital tool called “Click Me, I’m Irish”, IDA Ireland will assess your LinkedIn connections and come up with a rating for the Irish-ness of your contacts. Visit the IDA Ireland website today for more info.


Find out how the likes of IBM, IKEA and Siemens
drive hiring excellence with SocialTalent