Peter Clayton interviews Annie Berkowitch, SelectMinds CEO.
Oracle just bought them.
Click here to hear it on YouTube.
It must have been hard to go through school with a name that contained the word "witch" in it. She might want to get rid of that T.
SelectMinds has its own video on YouTube. Unfortunately, it stinks.
Here's what the SelectMinds website sez (edited):
Our starting premise: Good people know good
We developed the first alumni networks in the
These let large corporations source talent and new business through the online connections of
current and former employees.
In 2010, SelectMinds launched TalentVine.
It uses the online social connections of current and former
employees to generate referrals.
In 2012, SelectMinds launched a new feature. It lets employers to handle all aspects of a social recruiting campaign through one dashboard.
A social recruiting campaign includes:
(1) job posts on
Facebook and Twitter,
(2) talent community management
Closing words: remember Jobster? Click pic to enlarge