Books, a free white paper, TRU event and other great resources with special offers

There a few great initiatives and resources that might be worth your attention. And being a reader of this blog, I have some special offers for you!

1) TRU AMSTERDAM 23-24 June 2010
Hurry up before you loose out on one of the most talked about Unconferences with some great international recruitment experts. Next event will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Costs? Only 25 Euros for two days!

Check out for more info.

2) 25 FREE COPIES of the white paper on ‘recruiting via social media’ to give away!, a Belgian knowledge provider and community for HR professionals, released a white paper at the end of April about recruiting via social media. In this publication recruiting via social media is examined from a strategic perspective and in conjunction with other recruitment methods. The publication also focuses on demonstrable ROI and best practices.

25 readers can get their hands on a free copy of this unique English-language white paper. A gift from Jacco Valkenburg. Send an email to before 15 June 2010 with your details (name, position, company) for a chance to win one of the 25 free copies of this white paper! You will receive in any case a free copy of the chapter containing the Deloitte (Belgium) and Crowe Horwarth (USA) case studies. A detailed table of contents and ‘executive summary’ can be downloaded from

3) TWITTER @Recruitmentjob
Over 22.000 people follow this micro-blog that contains the latest news, articles and tips for Recruiters. Don’t miss out on Global Employer Branding, e-HRM, Recruitment & Selection news via .

The Searchologist website is focused on resume sourcing and lead generation strategies for Recruiters. The Searchologist Website is updated each week with unique content designed to give you an unfair advantage over your Recruiting competitors. Sign up for a monthly subscription by visiting the following link: .

The Searchologist Magazine is the ONLY printed publication focused on resume sourcing and lead generation strategies for Recruiters. In the 2nd issue of The Searchologist Magazine, Jim Stroud explores questions like “How many resumes are there on the internet?” and “What is the best place to find Software Developers?”. It also includes over 100 search strings for finding active and passive candidates online, *Secret codes* and more… Order issue #2 of The Searchologist Magazine via today.
(The Searchologist Magazine currently ships to the US, Canada and UK. We will be shipping to European and Asia Pacific countries very soon. )

5) MUST READ LINKEDIN BOOKS for Recruiters and Job Seekers
Are you looking for in-depth information about LinkedIn? The book ‘Recruitment via LinkedIn’ offers a practical guide for HR Professionals, Recruiters and Employer Branding Specialists.

Due to high demand, next month the international edition of our book ‘Career Management via LinkedIn’ will be released. This book helps people using their online network to find new work or challenging assignments. A must read for job seekers and career coaches!

Please let us know if you find this to be a helpful resource. Interested in writing a guest blog? Let me know!

Kind regards,
Jacco Valkenburg

About Jacco Valkenburg

Jacco Valkenburg is an international recruitment expert, trainer and author (5 books). He has more than 20 years experience in global recruitment strategies and execution spanning numerous countries for leading companies. As founder of Recruiter University and Recruit2 he provides companies with recruitment training and consultancy. His mission is helping companies ‘from good to great staffing’.

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