Social Recruiting Round-Up – January 2015

Social Talent

Yes, the first month of 2015 is coming to an end, but in case you missed any of the most the month’s popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories, we have them all here for you to enjoy: Top Blogs in January: How to: Radically Improve Your Candidate Response Rates in 2 Easy Steps. Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 2015. 5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes.

7 FREE Twitter Products for Serious Social Recruiters

Social Talent

Twitter is now the second most popular social network among recruiters and sourcers the world over. However, when asked what they thought of recruiters/employers efforts on the popular micro-blogging site, job seekers were less than impressed!

Evolving Your Social Recruitment Vocabulary


This post will focus on deciphering the terminology behind social recruitment. The term social recruitment was first used as early as 2009, but started to become part of conventional recruitment strategy around 2011 [1]. Social Sharing.

Today’s Top Recruiting Trend: Social Recruiting


Using social media to recruit employees isn’t necessarily new but with Facebook’s Jobs Dashboard update and LinkedIn’s recently launched Talent Insights , social recruiting is heading to the next level. Follow our tips to stay on top of social recruiting.

MSN Career Site Talks Up Daniel Group’s Social Media Strategy

Staffing Talk

They give me blank stares like what is this software guy trying to sell me now when I talk to most prospects about how they need to embrace social media. "Our Facebook recruiting project has increased our visibility in regards to the job postings that we have.

Today’s Top Recruiting Trend: Social Recruiting


Using social media to recruit employees isn’t necessarily new but with Facebook’s Jobs Dashboard update and LinkedIn’s recently launched Talent Insights , social recruiting is heading to the next level. In fact, experts say that social recruiting is a trend that’s here to stay. Follow our tips to stay on top of social recruiting. Social recruiting is how employers brand themselves to potential employees.

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How Recruiters and Job Seekers Use Social Media in 2015 (Infographic)

Social Talent

While social recruiting is by no means a new trend (we are living in the year 2015 after all), it’s processes and it’s nuances are evolving all the time, and it’s importance in recruiting continues to grow.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? And more importantly, what can recruiters do to stay on top of that change? Impact on Corporate and Agency Recruiters. in 2009, 3.4

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Perhaps most importantly, instead of dealing with a recruiter who’s just trying to fill a role to earn a commission, the candidates work with Hired Talent Advocates, and those advocates are judged based on the job seeker’s satisfaction. Social media recruiting.

The Recruiting Division is now

Contract Recruiter

I have been exceptionally busy making a number of incremental but impactful changes to our recruiting tools, team, and best practices – especially in regard to passive candidate sourcing. Since 2009, we have been known as “The Recruiting Division”.

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How to Use Social Media to Source & Hire In-demand Candidates


Hiring influencer Katrina Collier Spills her Social Recruiting Secrets in an Upcoming Webinar. Voted one of The 100 Most Influential People in HR & Recruiting on Twitter, Katrina Collier knows a thing or two about using social media to source and attract candidates. Not only is she recognized around the world as an expert on social recruiting, she also spends the bulk of her time traveling the globe, sharing her insights with companies of all and sizes and types.

8 Fact-Filled Recruitment News Stories this Week – 14th December 2015

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: U.S. You can’t overlook the importance of social media in connecting with candidates and spreading the word about your opportunities. Interestingly, there’s not a huge difference in social media job activity between the 18-29 age group and the 30-49 group.

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Want To Hire On Twitter Successfully?

The Searchologist

And consistently I’ve seen one error that is holding back Recruiters from being able to hire on Twitter well. I know my new followers are in the room, because they’re using the conference hashtag, so they are sourcers or recruiters. Pass the 6-second test!

3 Things To Know About LinkedIn’s New Messaging, Right Now!

The Searchologist

The feedback I hear from Recruiters, HR & Candidates is that they like to know why someone wants to connect. Get in touch if you'd like to use social media to find the right people on the right sites today. Join a workshop and learn to recruit on social media, with ease.

Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Reveals Fierce Competition, Evolving Strategies


In the 9th Recruiter Nation Report (Formerly Called the Social Recruiting Survey), 69% of Recruiters Report Increased Hiring in the Last Year, With 95% Expecting Similar or Increased Competition Over the Next Year. SAN MATEO, CA –(Marketwired – Sep 27, 2016) – Jobvite ( ), the leading recruiting platform for growing companies, today announced the results of its ninth annual survey of recruiting professionals.

Are Facebook Reviews Damaging Your Hiring?

The Searchologist

Nearly all of the HR & Recruitment professionals I have encountered in this time are actively using Facebook to keep in touch with family, friends and colleagues. So why are recruiters still dismissing Facebook’s role in recruitment?

Facebook’s Expanded Search, Good Or Bad?

The Searchologist

From a recruitment point of view, this new feature opens up a world of possibilities and combine that with the coming changes to messaging, recruiting on Facebook will become even more of a reality in 2016. Join a workshop and learn to recruit on social media, with ease.

Monitor your brand & avoid a hiring disaster

The Searchologist

Have a look at this list of social media monitoring tools over on Razorsocial and find one that suits your needs and budget. People are already talking about your company online; monitoring could save you a lot of recruitment heartache!

Shock As Gen X’er Is Exposed As A Millennial!

The Searchologist

Three quarters have created a profile on a social networking site. Tats galore, piercings, multiple social networks, and videos. Then use social media to share this true insight into your company. And for goodness sake, don’t forget that not everyone is on social media.

Recruiter, Are You Worth Talking To?

The Searchologist

Last week I was chatting on Skype with a darling non-recruitment friend, unaware of what was going on in his world, when the stress of it all became too much. Get in touch if you'd like to use social media to find the right people on the right sites today.

4 Ways Recruiters Add Value To Candidates

The Searchologist

What do you find candidates value most in a recruiter? Is there a parallel of that example (me seeking the free advice of a highly experienced personal trainer) between a recruitment consultant and candidate? What do you think candidates would appreciate most from a recruiter?

7 Useful Tools Every Hiring Manager Should Check Out

Social Talent

Harness the knowledge and networks of your employees by using referrals in the recruiting process. Zao is a “social recruiting platform” that encourages employees to make referrals. Recruitment background checks criminal history hiring managers

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Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 2015

Social Talent

So if you’re planning on attending a recruiting conference this year, make it a good one! We’ve put together a list of 15 of the best worldwide recruitment events we’ll be attending and that you should be saving the date for and why: In-House Recruitment Expo.

How to Adapt to the Future of Recruiting


Recruiting is coming into a new era. Evolutions like social recruiting, recruitment marketing, employer branding and online job boards all shaped the way companies hire today, but there’s still room for improvement.

Finding Your Sourcing Sweet Spot

Staffing Talk

The headline caught my attention: 5 Ways to recruit socially – Hint: LinkedIn is NOT one of them. The average placement for the digital entertainment industry is a 27-year-old, social networking guru. Recruitment is about creating relationships.

Top 10 Recruitment Conferences You MUST ATTEND in Summer/Autumn 2015

Social Talent

Love them or loathe them, recruitment events and conferences are arguably the best way of staying in touch, not only with your fellow recruitment industry contemporaries but also with what’s going on in the industry – the big issues, the latest technologies, the new tools on the market etc.

9 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2016

Social Talent

Here’s our comprehensive list of the 9 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2016: 1. What to expect: Great recruitment tips, practices and techniques based on real life experiences. cx65HF3BF5 #recruitment.

The Best LinkedIn Account for Recruiters


As part of my job I’m often asked by both in-house and agency recruitment managers for my advice around their level of LinkedIn investment. Not surprisingly my Recruiter account was quickly transferred to someone else in my team! Typical Recruiter Approach. Recruiter Activity.

The Curse of the Jobsworth in Recruiting and Hiring

Recruiting Daily

Even the most advanced or sophisticated business strategies can’t execute themselves, nor can search or social actually close a sale. 3 Totally Worthless Jobsworth Excuses (And What Recruiters Can Do). Hey, a recruiter can dream, can’t she?

Jobvite’s New 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey Reveals Talent Crunch – 95% of Recruiters Anticipate Similar or Increased Competition for Skilled Workers in the Coming Year; 86% Expect to Expand Hiring


September 22, 2015 — Jobvite ( ), the comprehensive recruiting platform for emerging and enterprise companies, today announced the results of its eighth annual survey of recruiting professionals. This year, for the first time, Jobvite expanded the scope of its survey beyond social recruiting, gathering insights into all aspects of recruiting. Punctuality and appearance also carry some weight with recruiters after an initial interview.

These are the Best Times to Post Your Jobs on LinkedIn

Linkedin Talent Blog

is at a post-recession low, hovering around 5% (down from nearly 10% in 2009). While this has brought on a lot of exciting work for recruiting teams and staffing agencies, it also means that the competition for talent is increasing.

Social Collaboration & Breathing Life Into Dinosaurs

The Searchologist

As Moderator for the Social Collaboration track at #HRTechEurope , it was lovely to come out of my social recruiting bubble and see the wider user of social media in the workplace. Below is a Storify, which summarises the keynotes and the Social Collaboration track.

Impact Makers Episode 12 — Recruiting in the Digital Age with Carmen Hudson

Unbridled Talent

A self-described “recruiting geek” and a woman of many hats, Carmen Hudson is an impact-maker in every sense. She has enjoyed a prestigious career recruiting for Amazon, Starbucks, Yahoo! and Microsoft, and even founded her own social recruiting tech company.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting industry, and the fact is, these “experts” must be seeing something I don’t see about the industry they’re covering.

TruLondon Conference, February 17-19

Staffing Talk

TruLondon brings together in an informal conversational format the top minds in recruiting around the world today. A cutting edge, social media maven and newly minted entrepreneur, Ruettimann is a sought after speaker, writer and thought leader.

Avoid The Bite: The Right Way To Engage Technical Talent

The Searchologist

Last week I had a lot of fun presenting a webinar for Jobscience on one of my favourite topics, recruiting technical talent. It’s time to look beyond the very small talent pool on LinkedIn because technical talent are bombarded by [lazy] recruiters and are fed up.

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