The Social Recruiting Round-Up: June 2015

Social Talent

At the start of June we decided to dedicate most of the month’s blog content to helping you guys make the most of all of the excellent recruitment/HR conferences that were taking place around the world in June (and the months to come). Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

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.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting


The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1.

The 3 Top Social Media Trends in 2016 Translated for Social Recruiting

Proactive Talent

You've probably seen one of the many articles popping up this week covering the major trends emerging in social media as we head into the new year, like this one on , but how do these new trends translate over to talent acquisition in regards to social recruiting? We'll break down the top trends emerging in social media and translate them into recruitment marketing tactics your recruiting teams can start leveraging today to get ahead of the curve in 2016.

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.

Recruiting Innovation Revisited Day 8 - Richard Long talks Social Recruiting and Mobile


So we''ve reached the penultimate day of the Recruiting Innovation Revisited series. Back at the beginning of 2010 Richard Long wrote a guest blog post about his subsequently award winning social recruiting strategy at Deloitte New Zealand. also discuss the vital importance of mobile in any social media recruitment activity.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]


That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels.

BUMPER EDITION: 8 Headline-Making Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Finally Adds Video to Your Feed. LinkedIn’s latest move into video isn’t surprising, after all it has been one of the biggest growth engines for a number of other social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and most recently Instagram.

Recruiters! It’s Time to Use the Instagram Algorithm to Hire

Harger Howe Recruitment

Instagram is the second most used social media platform in the U.S. and has been growing steadily since the app's debut in 2010. And, just when we thought we’d figured out the best way to engage our target audiences, the social network made our marketing strategy even easier!

8 Juicy Recruiting News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 9th March 2015

Social Talent

It’s simple, it’s easy, it looks really cool and it has great recruitment potential! LinkedIn No Longer Supporting Microsoft Outlook Social Connector. Recruiters can contact the candidates they’re interested in talking to, interview them, and eventually, hire them.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories to Whet Your Appetite this Week – 18th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Job-Hopping is Accelerating (Particularly Among Women). This research shows us that retention is going to become an increasingly important issue in the recruitment industry in the not too distant future. RELATED: Recruitment and the Gender Pay Gap ).

7 Juicy Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 16th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: REC April Jobs Report Reveals Surge in Temp Billings. ” Speaking to Hopkins, website organiser, Michael Foster, said: “The whole scene was set up to rectify the imbalance of people who do not recruit to the media black and Asian people.

What the New Facebook Pages Layout Means for Social Media Recruitment

Harger Howe Recruitment

Well, Facebook seems to be reverting to a much more simplified version a la when it first debuted Pages in 2010. However, unlike the 2010 version of Pages, Facebook has made their newest version very image-centric (which we LOVE!) Have you seen the new Facebook Pages layout yet?

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.

The Best Recruiting Insights on Twitter This Month


There are only so many hours in the day, and with so much noise on social networking sites, it’s not always easy to catch the good stuff. I’ve rounded up some of the best recruiting advice and guidance I’ve seen on Twitter since the beginning of the year.

Use Social Media To Recruit – Or Die

Staffing Talk

Are you using social media for recruitment? Social media has become the chief source of employees for companies, recruiters and staffing agencies worldwide. companies use social media networks as part of their recruitment efforts.

7 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017

Social Talent

Here’s our comprehensive list of the 7 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017: 1. Michael Goldberg is the Executive Director for DirectEmployers Association and has over 25 years of human resources and recruiting experience.

8 Useful Recruitment Infographics


Want to learn more about recruitment? Here are eight of the most informative infographics on recruiting covering the current state of recruiting, social recruiting, specific company’s recruiting processes, and more! Confessions of the Recruitment Industry.

5 Crazily Interesting Sourcing News Stories to Kick-Off 2015 – 5 January 2015

Social Talent

But how do you, the recruiters, feel this problem can be tackled in 2015? Then how about organising your very own recruiting hackathon? The hackathon was part of Flipkart’s effort to look for innovative ways to make recruiting more scalable, effective and fun.

Recruiting 101: The Secret Hiring Sauce


Recruiting is something that many folks simply happen in to. Expedia’s Jeremy Langhan did , I did and countless other recruiters will tell you a similar tale. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of corporate recruiting. Tap into the power of social.

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500,000 Views… Wow!

Stacy Zapar

It’s been a whirlwind of life changes since this blog launched three years ago and this milestone has caused me to reflect back on the amazing journey since that day… Back in October 2010, I was an engineering Recruiter / Sourcer at Intuit.

How Dell Doubled Social Hires Using Employee Branding


Dell is regularly referred to in Social Media communities as one of the leading Social Brands. The timeline below produced by Amy Heiss, (Global Program Manager for Social Media Training and Activation) below provides a great overview of Dell’s Social Business Journey. .

How to Message LinkedIn Group Members

Stacy Zapar

The group messaging feature on LinkedIn has changed a few times since I originally blogged about it in 2010 , so I’m writing a new post to show you how to email LinkedIn group members (well, message them) for free. Maybe you’re a recruiter trying to contact a potential candidate.

Human Resources 2016: Year in Review

In the field of recruitment and selection, candidate experience is becoming increasingly important to companies. This shift is predicted by some HR experts to present a new challenge for recruiters and hiring managers. Top Skills Recruiters Must Have in 2017 (Infographic).

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.

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.

Employee Referral Programs: Why They Matter and How to Optimize Them

Recruiting Blogs

One of the most effective recruiting strategies, in terms of time invested and future employee retention, is also one of the cheapest ways to hire. In a 2011 Social Recruiting Survey by Jobvite, 67% of respondents said the recruiting process for referrals was shorter than typical.

A Sneak-Peak at Top 2016 Recruiting Conferences: 9 HR Tech Speakers You Can’t Miss


This year is going to be exciting for talent acquisition leaders using human resources (HR) technology to amplify their recruiting efforts. ERE recently reported that the HCM market is booming – HR Tech is going to be a focus at top recruiting conferences in 2016.

LinkedIn Data Shows That Job-Hopping is Accelerating

Linkedin Talent Blog

That’s great news because it provides recruiters like you and me with a new pool of talent to tap into. But recruiting them is merely half the battle, since they’re likely to change employers three times their first five years after graduating.

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.

BUMPER EDITION: 13 Totally Unmissable Recruitment News Stories Unfolding this Week – 15th February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: UK Government Announcement to Affect Running of All Large Recruitment Firms. From 2018, recruitment firms with over 250 people will have to reveal their gender pay gap. Over 5,000 Recruitment Agencies Started in 2015.