5 Social Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Glassdoor for Employers

Social media has had a massive impact on almost every aspect of business — and recruiting is no exception. Consider these statistics : 80% of employers say social recruiting helps them find passive candidates. 91% of employers are using social media to hire talent today.

Ready to Start Social Recruiting? 4 Questions to Cover With Marketing First

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As Recruitment Marketers we know that social media can be extremely helpful to any organization’s recruiting efforts. What is the goal of your company’s current social media accounts? . For some B2C and B2B companies, the social accounts are there to showcase products.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – April 2015

Social Talent

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! 5 Twitter Sins Recruiters Need to STOP Committing. 5 Incredible Recruiting Hacks to Boost Your Productivity STAT!

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?

3 Tips on How To Become a Social Recruiting Mastermind in 2018

Social Talent

Social media has become a necessity for recruiters in today’s working world. Its functions are endless with recruiters finding new and exciting ways to post a job advert, source new talent or to advertise their company culture. Promote Your Workplace Using Social Media.

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

Devskiller

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.

Glassdoor Employer Branding Summit: Top 10 Talent Takeaways.

Recruiting Daily

In this session, attendees will learn how to empower employees to share their experiences on social media, the importance of employee referrals and how to localize your content to attract a wider talent pool. Recruiter Branding: The Newest Element of Your Employer Brand Strategy.

LinkedIn Is Still No.1 But Only If You Use It Correctly

Sirona Consulting

But for very many recruiters it is a huge untapped resource that is still – unbelievably – not taken as seriously as it should. After all, for many industries, it is STILL THE DEFAULT online social network that recruiters go to before anything else.

31 must follow blogs for tech recruiters in 2016

Devskiller

Recruiting tech talents is a tough job. To recruit in IT field you need to adapt to new methods of recruiting and constantly try them out, to see what combination works and brings you the most and best candidates. Social recruiting. Recruiting the best programmers.

What Is Inbound Recruiting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Jibe

Inbound recruiting is a methodology that uses digital marketing strategies to engage targeted groups of passive and active job seekers at different phases of the recruiting funnel. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. The post What Is Inbound Recruiting?

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How Recruiters and Employers Can Use Tumblr

Recruiting Daily

Just like any other social channel where a company fails to support content with engagement, the two prong strategy of post and pray didn’t quite work. If you’re a recruiter, that should sound familiar. How Tumblr Became the Fastest Growing Social Network.

The Future of Sourcing: Do You Have What it Takes to Succeed?

Stacy Zapar

And that's a double-edged sword because that means it's not only easier for you and me (the "good" sourcers), it's also easy for everybody else (junior, untrained and/or lazy recruiters). And we both know what THOSE recruiters do a lot of.

Big News! Tenfold's Newest Client is. Greenhouse!

Stacy Zapar

I was intrigued and wanted to know why, for the first time in my 20-year recruiting career, people were actually excited about their Applicant Tracking System ! It's my first start-up and my first B2B, but shouldn't be too hard when there’s so much great stuff to share!

Brick of Hashtag: Why Recruiters Need to Kick Their Twitter Habit.

Recruiting Daily

I’ll admit that I joined Twitter somewhat reluctantly; unlike, say, Facebook, which is instantly intuitive and almost universally acceptable, Twitter seemed, in the halcyon days of social media, something akin to the online version of the AV Club.

6 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off 2016 – 4th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Recruitment Industry Has Best Year EVER! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. REC chief executive Kevin Green says: “This is a very exciting time for recruitment.

How to 'Court' Purple Squirrels Online

Stacy Zapar

This SAME concept applies to recruiting purple squirrels. They get 10 of those emails a week from lazy recruiters. You’ve gotta COURT them, just like you would that high school cutie… And you’re gonna do it over social media. Interested in having Stacy train YOUR recruiting team?

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3 Secrets Content Marketers Know About Talent Acquisition

Brazen Recruiting

Content marketing is so big in fact that the Content Marketing Institute’s (CMI) 2015 Content Marketing Budgets, Benchmarks and Trends report found that 86% of B2B and 77% of B2C organizations have some sort of content marketing strategy in place.

The Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

Social Talent

You’ve made the decision to include content as part of your social recruiting efforts and we salute you for it. The benefits of active content sharing for your recruiting efforts are huge. Twitter : Best Days to Post -> Weekday for B2B.

750,000 Views! Thank you!

Stacy Zapar

Stacy speaks regularly at HR / Recruiting conferences globally, including #truLondon , LinkedIn Talent Connect and Sourcing Summit Australia. She is #6 on Huffington Post's Top 100 Most Social HR Experts on Twitter and #7 on ERE.net's 50 People Most Retweeted by Recruiters on Twitter.

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The 5 best HR and Recruitment articles of the week (2 March)

Beamery

It’s Monday, so we’re back with the next instalment of our weekly series bringing you the 5 best recruitment articles on the very latest issues and trends. What’s the one thing that recruitment teams are missing? Best of Seed: Why you need to try Pinterest for recruitment.

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How to Know When Your Recruitment Marketing Needs an Overhaul

marenated

Perhaps one of the biggest areas of change with business growth is in recruitment marketing , which is a relatively new concept in and of itself. Small businesses don’t usually have the means or choose not to spend a chunk of the budget on recruitment marketing and why should they?

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5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

These candidates, often referred to as passive candidates, present a unique set of challenges for the modern recruiter — after all, someone who is happy in their current role doesn’t typically submit applications to open positions or respond to recruiter outreach.

3 Years Old Today!

Stacy Zapar

What a fun ride it’s been… going from a full-time recruiter sharing jobsearch tips for jobseekers to launching my own business and blogging about social media recruiting and sourcing strategies. Interested in having Stacy train YOUR recruiting team?

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How to Know When Your Recruitment Marketing Needs an Overhaul

marenated

Perhaps one of the biggest areas of change with business growth is in recruitment marketing , which is a relatively new concept in and of itself. Small businesses don’t usually have the means or choose not to spend a chunk of the budget on recruitment marketing and why should they?

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300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

Allison Kruse , Director of Social Media | Employer Branding | Content Strategy | Talent Acquisition | Digital Strategy. Recruitment Advertising Network – Search Engines for Jobs. Amy Miller , Recruiter at Microsoft – hiring ML engineering and science talent for AI+R. Angela Trombatore , global content, social & marketing innovation manager. Claire Schooley , Independent Consultant on Learning, Recruiting, and Employee Engagement.

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Why You Should Include Your Twitter Handle in Your LinkedIn Headline

Stacy Zapar

And it's the FIRST thing Recruiters look at, so if you’re job seeking, there’s some extra incentive.) * Sneak Preview : It’s the snippet of your profile that people see in the search results when they're deciding which profiles to click on to read more. keep it simple and use "Recruiter."

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.

5 Ways that People are RUINING LinkedIn's News Feed

Stacy Zapar

These posts are usually peppered with hashtags from the automation software crossposting all over social media, even though hashtags don't even work in LinkedIn anymore. Interested in having Stacy train YOUR recruiting team? I used to love my LinkedIn news feed. I really did.

Recruiting Videos Don’t Have To Suck.

Recruiting Daily

That is, if candidates even take the time to watch – and the truth is, most don’t -those who actually press play are likely to tune out a recruiting-related video after about 15 seconds, on average. . Recruiting Videos: No Budget, No Problem.

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Shark Tank Meets HR Tech: Testing the Recruiting Waters at iTalent.

Recruiting Daily

The competition’s master of ceremonies was Matt Charney, partner and Executive Editor for the Recruiting Daily properties (like the one you’re reading now). The Talent Objects modules consist of Recruiting, Performance Management, Rewards, Succession Planning and Learning.

How to Message LinkedIn Group Members

Stacy Zapar

Maybe you’re a recruiter trying to contact a potential candidate. Maybe you’re a jobseeker trying to follow up with a recruiter after applying online for your dream job. Recruiters might search for “Java Software Engineer” or just “Java.”

Can’t Follow More than 2000 People on Twitter? Here’s How to Get Over the Hump

Stacy Zapar

Recruiters, blasting job posts all day does NOT constitute good content.) Do you have a Social Media Mullet? Stacy speaks regularly at HR / Recruiting conferences globally, including #truLondon , LinkedIn Talent Connect and Sourcing Summit Australia.

In LinkedIn Jail? Here’s How to Get Out and Stay Out!

Stacy Zapar

LinkedIn is a giant community of 225 million users, most of whom are positive contributors to the world’s largest social networking site for business. Recruiters, only post jobs in the Jobs tab, not the main Discussions tab. Try social media.

Are YOUR Candidates Ending Up in the Recruiting Black Hole? Here’s an Easy Fix.

Stacy Zapar

The Recruiting Black Hole. Any wonder why job applicants become disenfranchised with the process and recruiters are so often vilified in the court of public opinion ? The recruiting black hole has become the norm, not the exception. Every job applicant knows it all too well.

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Recruitment marketing: fad or future? The expert review

Beamery

‘Treat your candidates like your customers’ Recruitment marketing is a multi-faceted approach with huge potential to transform the recruitment process. Marketing techniques also make it easier for recruiters to build relationships with candidates.

Recruitment Marketing: Important or Illusion? The Complete Expert Review

Beamery

They care about what they hear about your company from friends, they listen to the twittering of social networks, they’re interested in intangibles like ‘culture’ and ‘brand’ Recruitment marketing has emerged as a multi-faceted approach to attract, convert and engage candidates. Marketing strategies can help recruiters improve the way they measure the hiring process, rethink their social recruitment strategies and rewrite their job descriptions.

Revolutionary, Volume 1: Confessions of A Startup Advisory Board Member.

Recruiting Daily

Then there was a press release with my name, getting tagged in a bunch of B2B posts and some back slapping about how awesome we all were. Even though they are every bit as vacuous as described above, their impact isn’t seen in social, in stock valuation or even directly in product.

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