Best Practices in Social Recruiting

JazzHR

Using Social Recruiting to Build Your Candidate Pipeline. For those of you recruiting passive candidates regularly, this may seem like a no brainer, but social media can be a recruiter or HR manager’s best friend. New to social media? Social media allows you to target specific groups of people and promote your employer brand in a meaningful way that lets candidates engage with your culture — and its free.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Recruiting is merging with marketing. Gone are the days that clients are willing to pay you to screen candidates that they can get from job boards. It used to be that recruiters were merely CV shufflers, matching a resume to a job. Today, if the only candidates you have are the ones that come to you when they are ready, you will only have candidates that other people have too. Whose responsibility is this if not for the thousands of recruiters’ out there?

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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. So, enjoy it, share it and have a very Happy Friday recruiters, we’ll see you next week! Top Recruitment Blogs from October 2015: A Recruiter’s Guide to Building a Strong LinkedIn Network. The Most Hated Words Among Recruiters.

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. This is why no matter how successful you feel social media has been for your recruitment efforts, it’s important to take a step back and ask yourself a few critical questions. 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. But I’m not going to lie to you – even though, I am a recruiter, as we’ve established. The Social Recruiting Saga: Our Tale Begins. This is a true story about social recruiting.

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. And yet, only 45% of Fortune 500 companies include a link to social media on their careers page. Is it inconsistent across all your social pages? ii) Learn more about social media channels.

Evolving Your Social Recruitment Vocabulary

SailorAnn

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 recruitment has now become mainstream and many vendors now offer social recruiting and marketing products in addition to their core recruitment management system (RMS) offering. Engagement.

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. While Twitter haven’t gone that far (yet), they have made some superb additions with Vine (short videos) and Periscope (live video streaming within. a Twitter feed), as well as now making some significant changes to their messaging. Twitter will be increasing the Direct Message (DM) character limit from 140 to 10,000. Thank you Twitter!

Resourcing Give & Get | @RecruiterGuynw on The #SocialRecruiting Show

The Searchologist

If you know Ben, you’ll know he actively contributes to the wider conversation about recruitment and talent acquisition on Twitter. Aligning the hiring community and resourcing We welcome Ben Gledhill to the show.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 2nd November 2015

Social Talent

On January 1st, 2016, the prices of Recruiter Corporate and Job Slots will be adjusted for certain North American customers. The price of Recruiter Professional Services will also be adjusted for customers paying in USD, CAD, GBP, or EUR. Companies Will Demand More From Recruiting in 2016…Without Spending More. Great news for recruiters right? “With budgets and recruiters’ time so tight, it’s critical to automate any processes where possible.

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The 7 Biggest Social Recruiting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Beamery

It’s so easy to make social recruiting mistakes that many recruiters don’t even realise where they’re going wrong. Social recruiting has become a key part of almost every top hiring operation. In fact, only 4% of recruiters don’t use social media in the recruiting process. An overwhelming 92% use social media regularly! Great social recruiting is so much more than just finding candidates on social media though.

There Will Be a Fierce War for Talent in the Next 12 Months, Jobvite’s First UK Social Recruitment Survey Shows

Jobvite

UK recruiters need more than monetary compensation to attract best talent. Recruitment professionals struggling to match hires to employer demand. Social recruiting is emerging as a recruitment imperative. These findings are revealed in Jobvite’s first ever UK Social Recruitment Survey , conducted by independent research firm RedShift Research. Recruiting is Getting Tougher. Social recruiting is the new frontier.

The Latest News in The World of Recruitment 30th January

Social Talent

It’s that time of the week again, where we fill you in on the latest news that’s trending within the world of recruitment. The recruitment industry is an ever changing landscape, so why not take this opportunity to sit back, relax and gain some intriguing insight. funding for student recruitment app . Debut , the worlds first recruitment app for students has recently received a massive £1.7 Thankfully, the recruitment industry is booming.

The Journey from Candidate to Employee: A Modern Guide

Jobvite

If you’ve ever wondered where in the world these modern, nomadic candidates could be (literally anywhere in the world), or you’ve asked yourself what their favorite way to find a new job is (they love when a friend @ mentions them on Twitter), you’ve come to the right place! Here’s a day in the life of a modern candidate — which may or may not have been inspired by real-life events. I think I’ll be able to discreetly text the recruiter throughout the day, which is cool.

3 Takeaways from the 2021 CareerArc Future of Recruitment Study

Rally Recruitment Marketing

To find out, we turned to the 2021 CareerArc Future of Recruitment Study. . Takeaway #1: Employer brand is a top motivating factor for passive and active candidates. Takeaway #2: Social media is growing as a top source for employer brand content. Recruitment marketing and CRM.

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You’ve Got To Know When To Hold ‘Em: Spam Is Not A Recruiting Strategy.

Recruiting Daily

T he overlap between recruitment and inbond marketing has been widely discussed, and rightfully so; they’re more or less same exact stuff, different purchasing decision. This connection is a focal point that, for recruiters, represents a radically different way of thinking about the recruiting process – or “funnel,” as marketers and sourcers both refer to the concept of turning a cold lead into a customer. Do you even have an ideal candidate?

The Journey from Candidate to Employee: A Modern Guide

Jobvite

If you’ve ever wondered where in the world these modern, nomadic candidates could be (literally anywhere in the world), or you’ve asked yourself what their favorite way to find a new job is (they love when a friend @ mentions them on Twitter), you’ve come to the right place! Here’s a day in the life of a modern candidate — which may or may not have been inspired by real-life events. I think I’ll be able to discreetly text the recruiter throughout the day, which is cool.

Want Better Social Media Engagement? Add Some Sparkle!

The Searchologist

Want better candidate engagement? If you want to improve your candidate response rate you need to look like somebody. The post Want Better Social Media Engagement? Human Resources / Recruitment Candidate Attraction Employer Brand LinkedIn Personal Brand Social Recruiting twitterIn the same way that you can share too much of the wrong stuff, you can share too little of the right stuff!

Candidate Experience for Dummies.

Recruiting Daily

Everyone seems to be talking about candidate experience these days, and the noise surrounding this perennial talent trending topic has become deafening, even though most of that banter ultimately falls on deaf ears throughout the recruiting universe. After all, I’m not sure anyone’s really an “expert” on candidate experience, but I’m damn sure that I’m by no means any sort of definitive authority on this subject.

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Missed Messages, Dropped Calls: Once Upon A Time In Mobile Recruiting… OK, I know that title’s probably a little cheesy. I can’t really help it, because the more I personally look at career sites these days on my own smartphone, the more I wonder why employers seem to be so dumb about the importance mobile plays in improving that “candidate experience” buzzword we all seem to be buzzing about.

Social Media Hiring Q&A with Recruiting Expert Katrina Collier

MightyRecruiter

It’s no secret that social media is a hiring leader’s El Dorado, laying claim to millions of active and engaged potential candidates. According to a study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 84 percent of organizations already recruit via social media and 43 percent already use channels like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to vet potential candidates. Social Media Hiring Q&A with Recruiting Expert Katrina Collier.

Want Better Recruiting? Add These 25 Recruitment Leaders to Your Feed

Eightfold

Twitter’s fast-paced, of-the-moment approach makes it a great way to keep up with the news and influencers in the recruitment and hiring fields. By following recruitment professionals on Twitter, hiring managers and recruiters can build connections and stay current on news and tips in recruitment. To see what’s happening, add these 25 recruitment Leaders to your Twitter feed. She also hosts the Social Recruiting podcast.

Top Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2020

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Even better, conferences often provide the chance to network with other Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Marketing professionals to learn how they’re solving the same sorts of challenges you might be facing. . To help with the decision, here’s a comprehensive list of global Talent Acquisition conferences happening in 2020, along with some of the sessions that stand out as you look to increase your Recruitment Marketing skills. Recruitment Marketing

The Current State of Talent Acquisition at ERE's Fall Conference

Proactive Talent

The importance of the TA function has been emphasized so much that a recent study published on the Harvard Business Review shows that, aside from the COO, the executive whose traits align most similar with the CEO is the CHRO, who is becoming more and more focused on recruiting and employer branding as much of the HR administration function is being automated. Candidate expectations have shifted drastically, too. With social also comes the need for transparency.

Webinar Q&A: Hard-to-Fill Roles, Fulfilled!

Rally Recruitment Marketing

If you couldn’t attend the webinar last week, you can get a recap of some of the key points on our blog post, Top 7 Ways to Attract Candidates to Your Hard-to-Fill Roles. Kelly is responsible for recruitment, retention and employer branding at Northside Hospital , where she manages a team of 40. Jessica Summerfield, Social Media Specialist. Social Recruiting & Content . Do you use Pinterest or Instagram for recruiting?

Recruiting and Retaining Talent Takes Mobile-enabled Sites and Consumer-Centric HCM Platforms

TalentHQ

As mobile job-seeking gains popularity, today’s candidates increasingly want tools that leverage the latest social and mobile technology — from mobile-enabled job alerts and postings to the ability to apply via smartphone to tracking applications, viewing job postings and reading job-related blogs, forums and articles. The survey revealed that 55% of recruiters use or plan to use a mobile career site to support recruiting efforts.

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9 Important Life Lessons. Learned at a Conference?

Stacy Zapar

I was fortunate enough to present at TalentNet that year, a social recruiting conference held during SXSWi. First off, I got to meet about 150 of my biggest recruiting idols. I'd been following them all on social, voraciously reading every single word of every single blog post and engaging online as much as humanly possible. I lived for the online interaction, engagement, education and professional development that these recruiting mentors provided.

Sending Out An SMS: Recruiting Texts From Last Night.

Recruiting Daily

In recruiting we spend a whole lot of time talking about striking the balance between automation and personalization, and how best to blend high tech with high touch. You’d probably pay whatever it takes to get your hands on what sounds to be a silver bullet for sourcing and candidate development. Why Text Marketing Kicks The Crap Out Of Social Recruiting. Recruiting Texts: High Touch Meets High Tech.

5 Trends That Are Shaping the Staffing & Recruiting Industry in 2019

Recruiting Blogs

Few things are more discouraging to an HR professional than recruiting and onboarding the “perfect hire,” only to learn that the candidate was not a good fit after all. Frustration aside, hiring the wrong candidate is costly to companies. The good news is that modern staffing and recruiting best practices are becoming more adept at identifying the right candidates and weeding out the wrong ones. Modern recruiting is very similar to marketing.

Four Recruitment Trends To Watch Out For This Coming Year

Jobvite

If you’ve been following my series of recruiting articles here on Jobvite, then you’re hopefully approaching the next 12 months with a renewed optimism about the results you’ll be able to generate from social media. But what else does the recruitment industry have in store for us over the coming year? Embracing the Power of Candidate Retargeting. Job Boards Becoming Recruitment Agencies. The Rise of LiveChat in Recruiting.

How Dell Doubled Social Hires Using Employee Branding

Prominence

Dell is regularly referred to in Social Media communities as one of the leading Social Brands. They were one of the first companies to generate serious revenue from Twitter and have continued to lead the way with internal social innovation through initiatives such as their Social Media and Community University. Not surprisingly Dell’s Talent Acquisition team is also at the forefront of Social Media usage for employment branding and recruitment purposes.

Return To Sender: Why Candidates Keep Ignoring Your Recruiting Emails.

Recruiting Daily

With the proliferation of increasingly sophisticated sourcing systems and solutions available to recruiters today, finding top talent today is easier than ever before, meaning that simply finding the right candidates is no longer the real recruiting challenge. Perhaps two of the most common – yet, perhaps often the most overlooked – components of creating killer personal online messages are recruiting emails and InMails.

Four Recruitment Trends To Watch Out For This Coming Year

Jobvite

If you’ve been following my series of recruiting articles here on Jobvite, then you’re hopefully approaching the next 12 months with a renewed optimism about the results you’ll be able to generate from social media. But what else does the recruitment industry have in store for us over the coming year? Embracing the Power of Candidate Retargeting. Job Boards Becoming Recruitment Agencies. The Rise of LiveChat in Recruiting.

Employer Branding: Definition, Process, Strategy and Resources

Beamery

Instead of reading reviews on Amazon, candidates are turning to social media and to websites like Glassdoor to get the real scoop on companies. It’s up to recruiting departments to make sure candidates like what they see. My answer is simple, what’s the feeling you want candidates to have about your brand? ” – William Tincup, President at Recruiting Daily. This is where candidates come to research your brand. Social media.