Social recruitment

Guest post: Networking tips for changing careers

So I’ve been either lazy or extremely busy with my new role at Cospace.co. Let’s go with the latter. Thankfully smart people like Steven Burrell have offered to provide guest posts. This post is one that is near and dear to my heart as a recent career changer. Deciding to embark on an entirely new […]

Guest post: A Gen Y Guide to Entering the Workforce

This is a guest post by my friend Kyle Lagunas (@KyleLagunas), a super smart HR software guy. The post is aimed toward the Gen Y population who are out there banging their collective heads against the job search wall, but I would argue that parts of his advice applies to jobseekers in general. Especially points 1 […]

My problem with LinkedIn: Are we truly connected?

Just a quick post for some research I’m doing. As I go through my job search I’m starting to realize there is one major flaw with LinkedIn: lack of true connections. Think about it. If I were to ask you to introduce me to one of your 1st Connections (assuming you know me personally and would […]

TalentNet Live Dallas. My overall takeaway: authenticity is key.

If you follow me on Twitter at @marcmapes then you probably saw my flood of live tweets from TalenNet Live Monday, April 2nd at the JCPenney headquarters in the Dallas area. I should probably apologize for over-tweeting, but I’m not going to. There was a ton of awesome material being dispensed and it needed to […]