About Author: Jacco Valkenburg

Jacco Valkenburg is an international recruitment expert, trainer and author of two books about LinkedIn. He has more than 16 years experience in global recruitment strategies and execution spanning numerous countries for leading companies. As founder of Recruit2 and Recruiter University he provides companies with recruitment and talent management solutions and expertise. His mission is helping companies ‘from good to great staffing’.

Posts by Jacco Valkenburg

  • In China, practically all companies are at high risk of losing one out of every five employees in their race for better opportunities and a better future. Research has shown that 20% of employees in China intend to leave their employer within a year. That is twice as much as […] 1

    A brutal message and daring concept, published with an innovative media strategy

    In China, practically all companies are at high risk of losing one out of every five employees in their race for better opportunities and a better future. Research has shown that 20% of employees in China intend to leave their employer within a year. That is twice as much as […]

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  • In the past three articles I’ve described the latest developments in mobile recruitment. In Part 1 the explosion of mobile internet in the coming years and the evolution of online recruitment to mobile was reviewed. The implications of mobile devices and the required actions for HR / Recruitment Managers were […] 1

    12 Mobile Recruitment Applications (part 4)

    In the past three articles I’ve described the latest developments in mobile recruitment. In Part 1 the explosion of mobile internet in the coming years and the evolution of online recruitment to mobile was reviewed. The implications of mobile devices and the required actions for HR / Recruitment Managers were […]

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  • So you don’t have a Facebook Fan Page yet? And you don’t have a LIKE button on your Career Site or Job Pages? Think again. Here are 10 quick facts you should know about consumer behavior on Facebook. 0

    10 facts why Facebook matters for Employer Branding

    So you don’t have a Facebook Fan Page yet? And you don’t have a LIKE button on your Career Site or Job Pages? Think again. Here are 10 quick facts you should know about consumer behavior on Facebook.

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  • But wait there is more… This 167-slide presentation contains over 1.000 facts & figures about social media in more than 30 countries. Wow! Topics cover main adoption & usage, brand interactions, role of employees in using social media and much more. 1

    20 eye-catching facts about Social Media around the world 2011

    But wait there is more… This 167-slide presentation contains over 1.000 facts & figures about social media in more than 30 countries. Wow! Topics cover main adoption & usage, brand interactions, role of employees in using social media and much more.

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  • Social media not only connects consumers with each other, but also with just about every place they go and everything they watch and buy. Nielsen’s new Social Media Report looks at trends and consumption patterns across social media platforms in the U.S. and other major markets, exploring the rising influence […] 0

    The State Of Social Media Report Q3-2011

    Social media not only connects consumers with each other, but also with just about every place they go and everything they watch and buy. Nielsen’s new Social Media Report looks at trends and consumption patterns across social media platforms in the U.S. and other major markets, exploring the rising influence […]

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  • According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of global hiring trends released today, employers in 21 of 39 countries expect the fourth-quarter hiring pace to soften from the third quarter. However, Net Employment Outlooks remain in positive territory and are stronger than they were last year at this time in […] 0

    Employment Outlook: Hiring expectations in Q4-2011 weaken but remain positive

    According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of global hiring trends released today, employers in 21 of 39 countries expect the fourth-quarter hiring pace to soften from the third quarter. However, Net Employment Outlooks remain in positive territory and are stronger than they were last year at this time in […]

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  • Is recruiting via social media effective? And how do you determine wether those efforts are succesful? That’s the question being asked as more and more businesses are investing in increasing amounts of social media recruiting.  With no standard means of measurement, there’s a wide variety of goals and metrics used […] 2

    80% of all companies use Social Media to recruit

    Is recruiting via social media effective? And how do you determine wether those efforts are succesful? That’s the question being asked as more and more businesses are investing in increasing amounts of social media recruiting.  With no standard means of measurement, there’s a wide variety of goals and metrics used […]

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  • Dutch product development Cureka! introduced for global recruitment market Cureka! Is officially launched on August 7th in the Dutch and the  world’s first tool that enables recruiters and managers to screen resumes on the iPad and simultaneously enrich and classify CVs. By adding ‘(dis)likes’, ‘sticky notes’ and photos, CVs become […] 0

    Screening CVs with iPad becomes ‘social’ and enriches talent pools

    Dutch product development Cureka! introduced for global recruitment market Cureka! Is officially launched on August 7th in the Dutch and the  world’s first tool that enables recruiters and managers to screen resumes on the iPad and simultaneously enrich and classify CVs. By adding ‘(dis)likes’, ‘sticky notes’ and photos, CVs become […]

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  • “We believe that the traditional text resume is boring, lengthy and long overdue for a makeover. We are creating an online resume format that is beautiful, relevant and fun. We want to enable people to express their professional accomplishments in a simple yet compelling personal visualization. Our vision is to […] 6

    HOW TO: Create your own infographic resume

    “We believe that the traditional text resume is boring, lengthy and long overdue for a makeover. We are creating an online resume format that is beautiful, relevant and fun. We want to enable people to express their professional accomplishments in a simple yet compelling personal visualization. Our vision is to […]

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