With less than two weeks to go until the start of the fifth Tru London recruiting unconference the pre-event buzz is gettig louder and louder – just check the #trulondon stream for the evidence.
In this post I will curate all the content from the event. As is usual for a Tru event, however, there are plenty of posts to get us in the mood.
I’ll be adding more as they are published and please let me know if have missed any.
The event is on 22-23 February at the City Hotel, London – more details here. I’ll be live blogging on the Tru London 5 live blog and you can see Jobsite’s live streaming and other coverage at its Tru London hub.
- Check out the panel discussion on the future of recruitment in The Ouroboros of Recruitment
- Future of recruitment software – top 10 is a list that came out of Colleague’s Tru London track
- Bill Boorman’s The madness of the mobile question
- The Jobsite review of Tru London 5
- A Tru related poll on agency versus in-house recruitment
- Stephen O’Donnell with a focus on greetings at Tru London
- Jules provides her review of #trulondon
- Bill Boorman reviews his track on Twitter tools for sourcing
- Get the South African view of Tru London 5 – Tru London – a South African perspective
- David Johnston reviews the #trucareers project – Applying science to career websites #trucareers
A creative track and a great write-up from Andy Headworth – Social Recruiting Science Fiction [my track from #TruLondon]
- Bill Boorman reviews a track on Barclays’ social media play for future leaders in Barclays Future Leaders Hub: Reducing Volume/Increasing Quality #trulondon #truStockholm
- Dutch review of Tru London – this is the Google translate link and here is the original link
Elkie Holland’s reviews Tru London 5 in MIA for 2 days at #TruLondon 5
- UK Recruiter’s Louise Trance provides her review of day one in My #TruLondon summary
Rob Jones pens a second post following his Tru London experience in The one with my rose tinted view
- Bill Boorman gives his slant on Pinterest in, Not another Pinterest for recruiting blog. Evolution of a social channel #trulondon
- @ter_eth started blogging as a result of Tru London 5 – read her first post My first time!
- And here is her second post, Get started!
- Steve Ward runs an agency and is a big advocate of Tru events. Here he shares what he likes about Tru London . . . #trulondon – one size doesn’t fit all
- The REC’s Kevin Green ran a track at tru – here is the follow-up story . . . REC supports TruLondon Unconference
- Rob Jones review the track he led on quality of hire in The one with a quality measure
- It’s marketing on steroids, it’s a database of candidates, it’s a method of communication. Read Jonny Campbell’s thoughts on Why Social Recruiting is more about Implementation than Ideas
- Jonny also reviews the Tru London track: Direct Sourcing In-House Versus Agency Recruitment: A TruLondon Debate
- My review of Dave Martin’s mobile track: The bad and not so bad of mobile recruiting
- My write-up of an interview between Keith Robinson and Stephen O’Donnell: The perfect job board – an interview with Stephen O’Donnell
- In A reality check, Katie McNab wonders why more recruiters do not attend #trulondon
- P Hutchinson May wasn’t at Tru, but followed it and wrote this piece – title says it all: Don’t turn recruitment into a purchasing decision
- Rhiannon Hughes provides her review of the event and shares some research on Gen Y’s use of social media in Are our graduate expectations too high? #trugrad #trulondon
- Mobile Dave reviews day one of Tru London: Recruiters fail at #trulondon
- And he reviews day two as well #TruLondon talks Mobile Best Practice
- 10 principles of organisational democracy
- Is the CV dead? The #trulondon discussion
- A question of influence
- The art of the unconference – a post by Tru London newbie and lawyer Dave Mandell
- Matt Alder’s bar track
- What is social recruiting? The delegates share their answers
- Oscar Mager’s Tru London 5 review
- Bill Boorman wraps up the event
- Max Heywood reflects on his track – Pinterest – what’s in it for recruiters?
- Martin Lee on the new recruitment research – Talent mapping: looking for jobs before there are candidates
- Alan Whitford provides a broader perspective on employer branding – Employer branding: it’s more than just attraction
- John Sumser on influence and recruitment technologies
- An interview with Sergio Lopez Figueroa on co-creation – Balloons and co-creation at #trulondon
- 4Mat talk about their careers site development work at Tru – Prototyping a careers website at #trulondon #1
- And here is part two of the video: Prototyping a careers website at #trulondon #2
- Oscar Mager on – The importance of pictures in recruiting
- What is a democratic workplace? Miranda Ash provides some answers.
- A message from the host Bill Boorman
- Sara Headworth’s photostream on Flickr
- Sara’s pictures in slideshow format
- Heather Bussing’s pictures
- Oscar Mager’s pictures
- The social recruitment agency with Steve Ward
- The mobile application process with Peter Gold
- Legal insight: LinkedIn contacts, candidate screening and social media policies with Heather Bussing
- Bryan Wempen on the social media blueprint
- Social recruiting science fiction with Andy Headworth
- Bill Boorman’s review of day one at #trulondon 5
- Quality of hire
- Future Recruitment Agency models
- Candidate experience
- Checking candidates on social media part one
- Checking candidates on social media part two
- Direct sourcing
- Democratic workplaces
- The Ouroboros of recruitment
- Role of job boards in digital talent acquisition
- Graduate employability
- Talent mapping
- Bill Boorman wrap-up
Already many of the track leaders have written about the thinking behind their tracks . . .
Wisemansay shares what he is attending and why in Tru London 5 – The Tracks I’m attending and why
Steve Ward is running a track on the ‘Social agency’ – here he starts the discussion . . .The Social Agency – Changing the Perception of the Recruiter
Bryan Wempen is over from the US to run a track on social influence. Bryan sets out his thinking in Communication is a Gift That Comes in Many Forms
Here’s a first for Tru – 4Mat will be running a careers website lab. Find out more in this post: Trucareers – 4Mat apply the science
So why does an HR professional attend a recruiting unconference? #Tru London 5 – Why do I go . . .
Check out the page which has been created for the event at Recruitingblogs.
Jobsite’s Mervyn Dinnen and Brave New Talent’s James Mayes will be debating the death of the CV. Mervyn gets the the discussion going . . . Will it be The Last Rites for the CV at #TruLondon?
Tribepad are sponsoring Tru London 5 and CEO Lisa Scales is running a track on the role of communities in recruiting . . . #TruLondon comes to town..
Some live broadcast as #TNLive Goes Global at #truLondon
Great to see John Sumser will be at Tru London.
If you are newbie to #trulondon then let the host with the most set the scene and put you at your ease . . . #trulondon: a survivor’s guide
We have poetry in the lead up to the event! Andsomepeople get you in the mood for their track on social recruiting and engagement Let’s get engaged #trulondon
Tru disorganiser Bill Boorman on the conference format and news of a Google hangout for Tru London 5 . . . Who moved my conference? #trulondon
Platinum sponsor Jobsite is looking forward to next week’s event, sharing what they will be up to . . . Getting ready for Tru London 5
One of the big names attending from the US, Craig Fisher has produced his own promo . . . Craig Fisher TRU London Promo
Max Heywood is running a track on Pinterest. Not heard of it, not sure how it impacts on recruiting? Let Max be your guide . . . The Pinterest Puzzle: Are There Recruiting Applications? A #TruLondon track
Rob Jones is running a track on how to effectively measure quality of hire The one with TRU Quality
Business has to take responsibility for bringing new skills into the workplace and HR has to take the lead. Agree? HR directors Neil Morrison and Alison Chisnell will be running the discussion at Tru London. Neil outlines his thinking here . . . HR, job creation and an economic imperative
A wish list for your recruitment software. If you have one then share it at Tru London . . . Colleague Software – rethinking recruitment software
And here is the press release from Colleague Software
And here is a post about the survey at the UK Recruiter blog . . . Recruitment Software Survey at #TruLondon
Do candidates really want to apply for jobs through their mobile, asks Peter Gold. Peter will be running a track looking for answers, sharing findings from his Linkedin poll and looking at the implications of mobile for the entire hiring process. TRU London 2012: Should the online job application be mobile?
Preview piece from event disorganiser Bill Boorman. #TruLondon 5: You wouldn’t want to miss it!
What’s the difference between referral and recommendation? Bill Boorman looks at the issues, which will be discussed at Tru London. How to make a social referral program work #trulondon
Bill Boorman shares his thoughts . . . Twitter Tricks For Recruiters #SocialRecruiting #TruLondon