Broadbean teams with SocialReferal for social media recruiting by Steve Shipside in Uncategorized 02 Feb 2012 Broadbean, leader in job posting and candidate sourcing technology, has announced its bid to harness the power of social media with the launch of Broadbean Referral; the product of an exclusive partnership with SocialReferral. The basic idea is to tap into employees’ existing social networks to help find recommendations for candidates with th This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Alerts Steve Shipside Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.