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Dr. David Jones and employment attorney Jeffrey Ross review both the payoff and the risks that come with today’s exploding use of social media sites to source, attract, and engage candidates.  Presented by ExecSense, a leader in delivering webinars and other information to today’s business leaders, the session describes some  the pitfalls employers can experience when they enter this fast growing area of employee recruitment.

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Dr. Jones cites hard evidence that using educational degrees as a hiring standard offers a poor payoff.  He offers up simple, straightforward, and far more accurate hiring standards to replace this classic approach during his September 29,2011 interview with BizActions.

Dave Jones speaks with Radio America’s Greg Corombos about ways today’s employers can find, assess, hire,and retain the best talent, while avoiding many of the pitfalls that both large and small companies can face on the legal front.  The payoff small employers and new startups can achieve is covered by citing some of the  easy to use toolkits available in the marketplace.

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Dr. Jones offers five suggestions employers can follow to avoid legal challenges when they use social media tools and technology to source job candidates.  Bottom line – they work.  Caution – Don’t step into trouble without knowing it.

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Dr. Jones offers insights to the Daily HR Solutions web site on pitfalls that come with using social media as a recruiting vehicle.  Describing the social media tools as a great approach, Jones suggests some of the steps employers need to take to gain the benefit, but avoid the legal exposure they can bring.

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Dr. Jones reviews both the payoff and risks in using social networking tools as part of the candidate sourcing process. He offers up four major suggestions for “staying out of trouble,” while helping find the best candidates with this fast-growing suite of Internet sourcing capabilities.

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On July 7, 2011, Dr. David Jones served as guest presenter in a webinar broadcast to Corporate Leadership Council members of the Corporate Executive Board. The more than 400 attendees heard Jones speak about the payoff gained from using today’s best technologies and hiring tools to source, attract, and screen candidates for a broad range of organizational roles.

New and Effective Candidate Selection Techniques, Including Social Media, Carry Legal Risks, as Do Tactics Employers “Could Have Used but Didn’t” — Four Steps Can Help Avert Legal Headaches

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A key part in building high-payoff hiring programs rests in targeting the candidate competencies that drive success.  Chapter 8 in Million Dollar Hire describes how competency models are built, and how they are linked to all phases of world-class recruiting and hiring efforts.  To help our readers get started, the following pages offer six competency models to help produce your own competency-based hiring programs, without suffering the costs that come with building the models from scratch.