Social Recruiting Round-Up: October 2015

Social Talent

Welcome to the October edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. The Most Hated Words Among Recruiters.

Social Recruiting Round-Up: September 2015

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. 32 Weirdest Objects Sent To Recruiters Ever!

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

There was PLENTY to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the goodness: Top Blogs in February: 5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015 . 6 Books Every Recruiter Should Read in 2015. 50 Shades of… Recruitment.

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!).

Social Recruiting Round-Up: August 2015

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the August edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. 10 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment.

How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging

Boolean Black Belt

When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, you should not ignore the potential of Facebook given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users. Jobvite also found that while job seekers flock to Facebook, recruiters prefer LinkedIn when searching for potential candidates.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – March 2015

Social Talent

There was LOADS to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the best bits: Top Blogs in March: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram. How can Snapchat be used for recruiting? The answers to all your Instagram recruiting questions are right here!

Sourcing Summit 2015: The Best Bits

The Whiteboard

Earlier this week witnessed the gathering of the glitterati of the New Zealand recruitment community at the 2015 Sourcing Summit. Anyway, he reminded and/or informed in-house recruiters that leaving agency due to not enjoying sales was the worst reason to go in-house.

7 Unmissable Social Recruiting News Stories – 13th July 2015

Social Talent

The World’s Most Attractive Employers 2015. With the help of Universum , Millennials have ranked the most attractive employers for 2015. While LinkedIn may be able to tell recruiters what a candidate can do, Twitter is able to tell them who a candidate is.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – April 2015

Social Talent

Today marks the beginning of the fifth month of 2015 (we’re almost halfway through it!), No, not THAT “time of the month” sillies – it’s time for our monthly social recruiting round-up; a collection of the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month. Enjoy and Happy Friday Recruiters!: Grid your loins recruiters!

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. Twitter to Add Native Video in First Half of 2015.

Social Recruiting Strategy Guide

iCIMS

What is social recruiting and why is it important

9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

of the 330 job seekers and 40 recruiters who took the survey, said they had found their last job by “responding to an ad posted on a commercial job board”. Sven Grothe (@svengrothe) July 1, 2015. LinkedIn Reveals Recruitment Agency as a Top Influential UK Brand.

9 Major Social Recruiting News Stories this Week – 27th July 2015

Social Talent

Additionally, it kills your employer brand, so you make it harder for you (and everyone else within your company) to recruit in the future. No matter how great your company is, you need to constantly put resources into your employer branding and recruiting efforts.

Insights from LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Survey

Boolean Black Belt

Job boards vs. social media: What’s the most significant source of hire for companies globally? As expected, the use of professional social networks have increased significantly over the past for years and have become a significant source of hire when it comes to filling key positions.

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Social Recruiting Strategy Guide

iCIMS

What is social recruiting and why is it important

The Deadly Sins of Social Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

There’s been quite a bit of hype about social media. Social media is self perpetuating; networks are echo chambers that magnify their own importance. Are you really generating regular client inquiries and business development opportunities on social media?

Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing about being a recruiter. That’s why when I tell a story, I always feel like I have to point out that it’s true – as a recruiter, some things are just too weird to put out there without putting out a disclaimer. What the hell is social about that?

What 2015 Has in Store for New Zealand Recruitment*

The Whiteboard

Today is the first day of 2015 that I’ve managed to bring myself to wear shoes. It’s going to be a busy year though, I’m certain of that, and likely to be for many other recruitment agencies locally too. And more will come in 2015.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – December 2014

Social Talent

’ ‘How can Snapchat be used for recruiting?’ ’ We believe that Snapchat will be one of the most influential recruiting tools of 2015 in a number of industries, so get up to speed with everything Snapchat related right here!

Social Recruiting 101: Utilizing LinkedIn to Find Passive Job Candidates

Hyrell

someone who has a job, but would be open to new opportunities) are in high demand in the recruiting world. The answer is simple : social media. Build your network from the ground up and prove that you’re someone worth knowing in this social space.

6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins

Dice

Although measuring rising followers and engagement scores is a first step when getting into social recruiting, a recent survey by Gallup found that these soft metrics can prove misleading. Applications Submitted via Social Networks. In 2015, for instance, an average of 10.25

The Short Half-Life of Your Social Recruiting Posts

Social Talent

Much like groceries in a supermarket, social media posts have shelf lives that expire. After all, good, interesting content is one of the top three reasons people will follow a company on social media. The big question is; how long is the shelf life of your social recruiting posts?

Why You Should Stop Wasting Your Time With Social Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

There’s nothing new – or even remotely interesting – about the concept of social recruiting, yet for some reason that doesn’t seem to stop this industry from discussing and dissecting this passe, seemingly passing fad incessantly.

How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent

TalentHQ

Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. Social recruiting has become an invaluable way to engage individuals who are a good fit with your company culture and core values. Encourage Employees to Get Social.

The 2015 Staffing Industry Trend Report [WHITEPAPER]

Spark Hire

It’s that time of the year again—when all of us here at Spark Hire make our predictions for what can be expected for the staffing and recruiting industry in the upcoming year. One of the greatest adjustments we can expect to see in 2015 is the focus on passive candidates.

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Social Recruiting: The Good, The Bad, and The Inappropriate

Spark Hire

Social media is a powerful tool for recruiters. Social media also allows you to build relationships quickly. However for all of its positives, there are some potentially dangerous situations that can arise when you use social media to recruit.

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!

Dice Social Recap: March 1-13, 2015

Dice

Maybe you’re a loyal follower of Dice on social media, or maybe you just recently decided to click that ‘Follow’ button. Happy #EmployeeAppreciationDay to all of our hardworking employees at Dice pic.twitter.com/8NYWR0kD7M — Dice.com (@EmployersonDice) March 6, 2015. Craig Fisher (@Fishdogs) March 11, 2015. Dice.com (@EmployersonDice) March 12, 2015. We released the 2015 Linux Jobs Report. Linux pros are in for a big year in 2015.

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Dice Social Wrap-Up: March 14-27, 2015

Dice

Maybe you’re a loyal follower of Dice on social media, or maybe you just recently decided to click that ‘Follow’ button. Even when it comes to recruiting. TalentCulture (@TalentCulture) March 18, 2015. Candidates really appreciate it when recruiters make the effort to reach out in a more personal, social manner. Recruiting #TechTalent RT @MeghanMBiro : Social, mobile, analytics and cloud > Many ways to find Talent!

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How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

Greg Savage

We know that one of the key assets of a modern recruiter is a magnetic personal brand. Building a brand via social media is hard work. But how? It requires a defined strategy, and it hinges on discipline and smart execution over the long term. But it can and must be done.

Social Talent’s July 2015 Favourites

Social Talent

And welcome to Social Talent’s July Favourites – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. Top 10 In-Demand IT Job Titles 2015. Howdy folks!

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8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th November 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Has Facebook Accidentally Revolutionised Recruitment with its Latest Change? This week, Facebook announced a change to the way their messaging systems work , which has the potential to significantly impact recruiting on Facebook.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

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.

The State of Recruiting in 2015 (Infographic)

Social Talent

The recruitment industry is a fast-changing one. As a result, each year, Jobvite conduct a survey exploring how these changes are affecting both recruiters and job seekers to gauge the state of recruiting for that particular year.

7 Exciting Recruitment Happenings this Week – 7th September 2015

Social Talent

After 10 million applications from 50 million job seeking visitors over the last decade, recruiting-technology-provider Jobvite has drawn some broad conclusions about numbers. Harrowing statistics like those are why TransTech Social is working to empower, educate and employ transgender people.