Using Social Media for Recruitment

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Eric Erickson, IRS
Darin Medeiros, LinkedIn

On-Demand Webinar 

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Learn how your agency can use social media tools to maximize recruitment outreach and put your messages in front of the widest audience of qualified applicants. Join us for this free webinar where Eric Erickson from the IRS Recruitment Office will talk about his experiences using a variety of social media sites and tools to reach a wide range of potential applicants.

Darin Medeiros from LinkedIn will walk through the basics for setting up a member profile on the site and the elements that can help market your agency for recruiting purposes. Darin will also demo LinkedIn's other recruitment products.

What You'll Learn   

  • Tips and tricks for using social media tools to enhance your recruitment efforts
  • Dos and Don'ts for using social media
  • How to guarantee that all of your employees using social media are "ready for primetime"

About the Presenters 

Eric Erickson is a communications and social media specialist in the IRS Recruitment Office. Eric started his career with the IRS in 2002 and spent seven years as an IRS spokesperson. While working in IRS Media Relations, he was on the forefront of using social media tools to improve and expand outreach. Eric has also sat on several IRS teams specifically created to introduce social and new media tools to IRS employees and leaders. 
Darin Medeiros is the LinkedIn Account Executive for Strategic Projects and has worked in the recruiting industry for almost nine years. Darin’s mission is to ensure customer success with LinkedIn solutions and that every member experience is a positive one. 


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