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Colleague Software will be hosting its first free #SocialAgency Hangout

Colleague Software will be hosting its first free #SocialAgency Hangout on 15th November, 7pm GMT, focused purely on social recruiting for agencies.

The #SocialAgency Hangout will feature well known #Tru conference organiser and social media consultant, Bill Boorman Amanda Ashworth, social recruiter and community manager of EMEA Marketing and Digital Steve Ward, social recruiter and owner of Cloud Nine Recruitment, and Louis Welcomme, Marketing Executive at Colleague Software.

Topics will include the nature of being a social recruiter, social channels, tools and applications, content creation and curation, sourcing on social, the new LinkedIn, Twitter stalking and images and video.

The Hangout will be streamed live via the Colleague Recruitment Blogand will be available after on YouTube for anyone to watch. Recruiters are encouraged to leave their questions and comments on the #SocialAgency Hangout page or Facebook pageand take part in the discussion #socialagencyon Twitter.

Talking about social media for agencies, Bill Boorman said:

“An increasing number of agencies are turning to social media for candidate sourcing and business development. It has taken some time, but the real challenge is finding the time to be social against the challenge of running a demanding desk. To some social seems a bit of a playground, i've even heard one industry leader saying recruiters shouldn't tweet. There's plenty of talk about social being solely about what people are having for lunch. Whilst some are raising these doubts, other agencies have been stealing a march, building up candidate networks and winning business through introduction.”

You can find out more, or sign up, on the #SocialAgency Hangoutpage.

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