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 . These are the 5 biggest recruiter no-nos of 2015, and if we catch you still doing any of them this year, we’ll call you out!

14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Twitter’s been around for nearly 8 years and has always been popular in recruiting circles, but there are still plenty of recruiters who don’t use Twitter to its full potential or are simply new to using Twitter for recruiting. Super social?

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?

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!).

6 Books Every Recruiter Should Read in 2015

Social Talent

And we absolutely love it when, every so often, we read something we believe could be of use to our blog readers and the wider recruitment community. We thought these books matched that brief perfectly! P.S. Click the book covers to buy the books from Amazon.com.

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How I Wrote My New Book – Social Media Recruitment

Sirona Consulting

After fourteen months in the making, my latest project – my new book, Social Media Recruitment – is now published*. And if I say so myself it is a damn good book – ok, I am a little biased . Andy gets this, and this book is really going to help you.

Social Recruiting Strategy: from Good to Great

Beamery

Using social media improves the quality of candidates that land in your pipeline by 49%. It makes sense- candidates trust a human voice more than a corporate logo, and learn more about a company through social media than through careers pages and job descriptions.

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!

How I Wrote My New Book – Social Media Recruitment

Sirona Consulting

After fourteen months in the making, my latest project – my new book, Social Media Recruitment – is now published*. And if I say so myself it is a damn good book – ok, I am a little biased . Andy gets this, and this book is really going to help you.

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!

The Definitive Guide to Employment Branding

Dice

Effective EB, however, can boost the effectiveness of your tech-recruiting efforts, in part by improving how candidates perceive your brand. Employer Resources Industry Insights e-books Employment Branding social recruiting

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 socialmediaclub.org , 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.

The Current State of Social Recruiting

Metashift

Social Recruiting has been around now for nearly ten years but many companies are still struggling to use social platforms for recruitment in a successful way. All of the key social media platforms have made significant changes to their functionality in the past 18 months and many employers are using approaches to social recruiting that are seriously out of date.

Write Emails People Want to Read, 5 Tips from Recruiting Brainfood’s Hung Lee at Social Recruiting Days 2018

SmartRecruiters

Says Hung Lee, recruiting influencer and Co-Founder of Workshape.io. “So As the creator of recruiting brainfood , the talent acquisition newsletter eagerly awaited by over 9,000 people weekly, he knows the power of a successful campaign, unfortunately so does everyone else.

Social Recruiting with Facebook Video Comments

Recruiting Blogs

And for more sourcing tips, check out my book Resume Forensics - How To find Free Resumes and Passive Candidates on Google. You can now leave video comments on Facebook! Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Jim Stroud shares his thoughts. Plus, are you wondering how to find Java developers?

New Savage Masterclass for South Africa!

Greg Savage

Sophisticated selling for the Modern Recruiter This series of half-day master classes will be held in July 2018, in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Last year ‘Savage Sprint’ sold out, so please – book now! Savage Sell ?Sophisticated

The biggest recruitment selfie… ever!

Greg Savage

300 recruiters packed in for my recruitment master-class, ‘Will the new golden era of recruitment pass you by?’ Fully booked, not a spare seat, and dozens turned away (sadly). Friday 27th February 2015, Hilton Hotel, Sydney.

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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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Video comments on Facebook (and other social recruiting tips)

Jim Stroud

And for more sourcing tips, check out my book ” Resume Forensics: How To find Free Resumes and Passive Candidates on Google ” Discussed in this video: # Mary Meeker’s 2016 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis. # You can now leave video comments on Facebook!

Your Next Recruiting Goal Should be to Make Candidates Feel “Seen, Heard, and Remembered”

Fistful of Talent

Earlier this month, I joined hundreds of talent acquisition pros in downtown San Francisco for Jobvite’s annual Recruiter Nation Live event ( full disclosure: I’m employed by Jobvite ). Here’s how you can apply some of Molly’s Game tactics to raise the stakes on your recruiting efforts.

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35 Tools Every Sourcer And Recruiter Needs To Know

Proactive Talent

If you’re a recruiter or sourcer, do you often find yourself starting your day early or staying up late to coordinate interview scheduling, pull together spreadsheets and reports, or search for tools that can improve your sourcing skills? If you’re a talent acquisition leader or recruiting manager, are you looking to speed up your candidate sourcing and recruiting process while improving your quality of hire? Recruiting & Sourcing Chrome Extensions 1.

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The Recruiting Reel Episode 4: How to Heat Up Your Talent Search

Spark Hire

This episode of The Recruiting Reel is a must-watch for those interested in social recruiting. Andy Headworth offers tips on how to get more involved with your social recruitment efforts to attract highly qualified candidates.

A Social Media Recruiting Strategy Framework

Sirona Consulting

A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in a Google+ Hangout on implementing social media recruiting strategies. As a consultant specialising in this area, I have conversations around social media recruitment strategy every day.

Three New Twitter Announcements That Will Greatly Help Recruiters

Sirona Consulting

As social networks mature they start to understand more about how people use them, and they make changes accordingly. It found in it’s study that that direct response ads (think job ads within recruitment) with either a hashtag or an @mention performed the worst.

10 Answers to Your Burning Social, Boolean and Passive Questions

Social Talent

Recruiting is a fast-paced and rapidly evolving space, and I frequently receive questions about everything from Boolean searches to social sourcing and nurturing passive talent. What advice can you give for people using Dice’s Open Web social recruiting platform?

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Twitter Is No Longer Optional For Recruiters And HR

Sirona Consulting

There is a social media platform that every recruiter should be using – but they don’t, and I have no idea why. It is mainstream, super easy to use and is as mobile friendly as social networks go. Three of the main ones are Hootsuite , Tweetdeck and Falcon Social.

Three New Changes To LinkedIn and Facebook That Will Now Effect Recruiters

Sirona Consulting

Well, true to form the recruitment industry kicks off the new year in style with three big changes that have a big impact on recruiters who are using social networks as part of their recruitment strategy. Most good recruiters would burn that through in a day or two.

10 Ways Recruiters Can Attract More Candidates On Social Media

Sirona Consulting

Over the course of the last month I have delivered a series of presentations to recruiters – both in-house and agency side. This is the first of the presentations – How Recruiters Can Build Their Social Media Profiles To Attract More Candidates.

5 Simple Strategies To Stop Sucking At Sourcing

Fistful of Talent

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting–and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating marketing-qualified leads. t to see what sticks is the oldest game in the recruiting book.

How To Create Candidate Personas To Recruit Talent

Sirona Consulting

Do you know what you are actually recruiting for? Over the last couple of months, I have had the pleasure of speaking to and working with many recruiters across Europe, the US and Canada. Too many recruiters just don’t ask the question.

6 Places Where Recruiters Can Source Top Tech Talent

Social Talent

The holy grail of the recruiting world. So today, we’re sharing 6 of the best websites that recruiters can use to source all of those purple squirrels. All you need to do is search for books within the category of IT (e.g Tech talent.

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. LinkedIn Reveals Recruitment Agency as a Top Influential UK Brand.

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Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn.

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

If you then factor in writing a book last year and it meant my time was severely challenged! This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs. It does everything I need it to do, for managing my social media and much more (if I had the time!).

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

If you then factor in writing a book last year and it meant my time was severely challenged! This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs. It does everything I need it to do, for managing my social media and much more (if I had the time!).

Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn.

3 Reasons Why the Term ‘Ninja’ Should be in Your LinkedIn Searches

Social Talent

That’s right, recruiters – the ninja revolution is well and truly upon us. Because of this, it’s important for recruiters to be tuned into the main quirky job titles that are on the rise. No, not just because of Social Talent, but that’s so nice of you to say!