Welcome to Episode 27 of What I Know Now, the personal development and leadership podcast.

This week’s guest is Bill Boorman. Bill is the Managing Director of Technology and Innovation with RecruitingDaily.com and is also the founder of #Tru. He specialises in social recruiting integration and infrastructure, key-note speaking, recruiting technology, recruitment marketing, digital media and brand advocacy.

He a simple vision to make recruitment better for everyone. He works towards this by advising talent technology companies on their product road map, with V.C.’s over investments in the sector, with hiring companies on technology and approach and by hosting #tru events. #Tru – The Recruiting Unconference has hosted over 100 events during the last 12 months in 65 countries and five continents. This has led to conversations with over 2,500 people who work in and around recruiting across the globe. This gives Bill a great insight into the market and the technology needed to support it.

He is also a judge and advocate for the UK #CandE (candidate experience awards) which enables him to understand how the market is shifting towards giving candidates a consumer experience and which companies are performing well. He also blogs regularly, produces monthly white papers and published his first book “The Cult Of Work” in 2014.

In my interview will Bill, we discuss:

⦁ How going bankrupt made him change his outlook
⦁ Setting up #tru and how you can learn a lot from conversations with other people
⦁ The future of the recruitment sector
⦁ Some of the best advice Bill received over the years
⦁ What Bill would say to his 18-year-old self

 

 

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