The potential of Twitter for recruiting talent

Twitter has been in the news a lot, lately. Visit to the site by Australians grew by a whopping 517.9% from last year.  It is estimated that close to 300,000 Australians have Twitter accounts (Mine’s here)


I use Twitter to reach out to new clients, to connect with industry peers, find new information, data and people. However, the main buzz surrounding Twitter is its immense potential as a tool to find and recruit ‘talent’. In the coming days, I’ll explore more about Twitter’s place in talent acquisition strategy. Meanwhile, an excellent exploration of Twitter’s role and potential by John Sumser is here, here and here.

Below is another good presentation on using Twitter to recruit talent.

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