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2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media


When HireRight published its first Employment Screening Benchmark Report ten years ago, we did not survey respondents about their use of social media. It seems odd now, but a decade ago, social media wasn’t even on the hiring map. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that. The post 2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide


Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.


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The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

With hundreds of employers voluntarily subjecting their hiring process to the intense scrutiny involved in being adjudicated by nearly 95,000 applicant responses, the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards did more than just open the recruiting books up at some of the world’s biggest brands. 10 Candidate Experience Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know. for Twitter, and the much vaunted talent communities at 5.9%). 7, Candidates Have A Pretty High Threshold For Pain.

This is Why Job Candidates Hate Your Candidate Experience

Spark Hire

What worked in attracting job applicants ten years ago isn’t going to work in today’s highly competitive job market. In fact, text-heavy job ads and unrelenting headhunters may do your brand more harm than good. . According to a recent study of more than 2,000 hiring decision makers by CareerBuilder, 82 percent of employers think there’s little to no negative impact on the company when a candidate has a less-than-stellar experience during the hiring process.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters


Due to an unprecedented demand for more foundational candidate experience content, we’ve created the first-ever candidate experience crash course. This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. Candidate Experience Definition. Improving Candidate Experience: Why You Should Care. Always listen to your candidates first.

This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S. There are no signs that this trend will slow down soon, which is great news for workers but makes our jobs even more difficult and crucial. Job boards, referrals, and even LinkedIn are all less effective than they used to be. Deploying “brand ambassadors” to websites where candidates hang out, and. Have you heard?

The 10 Real Reasons Your Recruitment Strategy is Failing

Social Talent

For example, your recruitment marketing campaign could be fantastic at attracting candidates but when they arrive on the careers site, the application process is sh*t! For example, an objective for your recruitment strategy could be to increase employer brand awareness, while a specific goal relating to that objective could be to increase traffic to your careers site from social media by X%. Using Social Like Job Boards. Not connected with us on social?

How to Win at Job Post Distribution


Have a job opening you’re looking to get filled? In this candidate-driven market many companies find themselves with low applicant levels. This means candidates have the advantage when applying to, and ultimately selecting, their job of choice. With high competition on the employers’ end, it’s crucial to ensure your job postings are not only visible and accessible across the Internet in order to attract top talent, but also stand out from the masses.

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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. Far Out, Man: Reevaluating Social Recruiting. Up In Smoke: 3 Easy Twitter Tips for Sucking Less at Social Recruiting. Nice Dreams: Twitter Analytics Are BS. Just don’t sell your jobs.

Candidate Experience: The Curious Case of the Missing Metrics

Recruiting Daily

In this industry, where it’s conventional wisdom (at least in third party recruiting) that the number of outgoing phone calls made to candidates (before they’re even qualified, which is the point of said calls) is one of the most crucial predictive indicators of success, this seems to be a pretty silly thing to spend a whole lot of time worrying about. Candidate Experience: Building A Better Benchmark. Candidate Experience: Doing The Math.

How Can an ATS Improve the Candidate Experience?


However, what you may not have considered are the advantages it can bring to your candidates. An ATS isn’t just a great tool for your HR team; it can also do wonders for the candidate experience. And improving the candidate experience can have a positive impact on your reputation as an employer, thus boosting your overall candidate attraction efforts. So, how exactly can an ATS improve the candidate experience?

Why Automated Social Job Distribution is a Must


When it comes to running a successful recruitment marketing strategy in today’s talent-driven environment, social media has to be a part of the equation. But just a few years ago, social recruiting–or the process of leveraging social media networks to attract, engage and hire talent–wasn’t as widely practiced as it is today. It’s part of the reason why Facebook has decided to really invest in a job board solution for their platform.

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?

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business


Resumes are shared in different ways, feedback on candidates gets misplaced and the questions that get asked at interviews are sometimes made up on the fly. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. Importance of candidate experience.

Mobile Recruiting Strategy Fails – When Your Organization Isn’t Prepared

ExactHire Recruiting

Or, maybe you’re well on your way toward social recruiting Shangri La and you sense that a few hiring managers may be late to the party. Even if you’ve already put a few mobile-friendly recruiting elements into play, or if you continue to evolve your social media content calendar to include career-related advice, you will still struggle if the rest of the team at your company isn’t prepared to buy into and participate in the new talent acquisition model.

How to level up your hiring strategy through anonymous candidate surveys


Candidate surveys are essential tools for HR and recruiting professionals to gather valuable feedback from candidates and track their progress through key steps of the hiring process. They experience your hiring process first-hand and can readily share your strategy’s pros and cons.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Hired says it screens job candidates through a rigorous process combining algorithms and human curation, so employers don’t need to sift through a giant pile of résumés. Candidates are then wooed by the companies with “reverse cover letters,” they get transparency into compensation and they receive a $2,000 bonus from Hired if they accept a job. The service was initially focused on tech roles, but it has since expanded to sales jobs. Social media recruiting.

Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that applying for jobs sucks. The fact is, most candidates have pretty much consigned themselves to these processes that too often entail more work than the actual job to which they’re applying. ” Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but unless you’re a masochist, having to allot three hours of your life to applying for a job that you’re unlikely to ever hear back on is the antithesis of painless. Confirmation Bias and Candidates.

Beautiful Struggle: Why Social Recruiting Shouldn’t Be Easy.

Recruiting Daily

Back then, Twitter had that new app smell, but it’s subsided to the point where people just generally don’t search for or click for hashtags, particularly promoted ones. Social Recruiting Just To Get By. Or even worse, just adding #Jobs to the end of a tweet and hoping some qualified candidate happens to see it aren’t going to help you with anything other than looking like you still don’t get how any of this social stuff works.

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

Social Talent

And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. 3 in 5 job seekers used mobile devices to search for jobs. 68% of them were searching for jobs once a week and 30% were searching more than once a day. Peak times for job search also changed. Unlike desktop job searches that usually took place at 9AM, mobile usage began to peak after office hours at 8PM and was more consistent throughout the day.

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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). There is no such thing as a forever job anymore, that’s according to new research from LinkedIn Economist, Guy Berger. jobs during their first 5 years working, those who graduated between 2006-2010 averaged 2.85 However, the job hopping pace does slow down as professionals get older, as you can see in the graph below. RELATED: How to: Create An Excellent Candidate Experience ).

Friend or Faux: Why It’s Time for LinkedIn To Get Real.

Recruiting Daily

I mean, at first, I was going to give them a pass – I figured, well, that’s going to happen to any platform, particularly on social media. I’ve got to say, something snapped – this latest incident was the last straw in what’s become a pretty big problem for recruiters and candidates alike. First, all his jobs started and ended in January, which is unusually consistent timing, even for a serial job hopper.

Defining A Passive Job Seeker


73 percent of candidates are passive job seekers. Twitter page to post a self-created meme revealing this statistic. On , he states that passive candidates make up closer to 80 percent of the workforce. Go where your ideal candidates go.

Moments, Memories and Milestones from #SHRM13

Stacy Zapar

Dorming with the gang at the SHRM Social House sponsored by Dice. It integrates social beautifully and I’m impressed with what it can do to identify passive candidates. Listening to so many smart folks lead informative sessions about HR, Recruiting, Social Media, Employer Brand, Company Culture, you name it! recruiting process, the disputable death of the resume, recruiting veterans and the good old days of recruiting before Google, job boards or social media.

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5 Simple Steps To Stop Sucking At Sourcing.

Recruiting Daily

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. I’ve used dozens of Chrome extensions , CRM and ATS plug-ins, and I’ve experimented with pretty much every social network or search engine over the past decade or so. With a plan, you’ll find more candidates more quickly while costing less money and taking less time to fill open jobs.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Embrace social and mobile recruiting. You’ve heard about the importance of social and mobile recruiting, and you’ve been meaning to ramp up your tactics, but…no more excuses! Your first recruiting resolution of 2016 should be to create or enhance your social and mobile recruiting strategies. million , and 90 percent of these tech-savvy Americans will search for jobs on their phones. Of that 90 percent, about 44 percent will apply to jobs directly from their phones.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting


Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidatessocial profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn. As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent.

Here’s Where You Need Recruitment Marketing Content — Outside of Your Careers Site

Rally Recruitment Marketing

You likely put a lot of your time and effort as a practitioner into ensuring the site includes relevant information for job seekers, is frequently updated with content about your company and provides an excellent experience for candidates. But what if I told you that not every candidate actually looks at the pages of your carefully constructed and well-maintained careers site? . Social media.

The Surprising Way to Increase Careers Site Traffic

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In Recruitment Marketing, getting qualified candidates to apply to your roles is the name of the game. But how do you get more, and if not more, better, candidates to apply? Let’s face it: Increasing your careers site traffic can feel overwhelming… should you concentrate on job boards?

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The recruitment process: 10 things you need to master to succeed


We’d love to tell you that the recruitment process is as simple as posting a job and then choosing the best among the candidates who flow right in. Attract the best candidates – and more of them, too. Simply put, it includes all the steps that get you from job description to offer letter – and we’ve broken down all these steps into 10 focal areas for you below. Recruitment Marketing – find and attract better candidates. Call it the candidate’s journey.

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

Passive Candidate (n): Usage: “ Anyone can post and pray – it’s all about finding passive talent.” Definition: A potentially viable candidate for whom employers do not have a current resume on file. Active Candidate (n): Usage: “Start with active candidates – they’re low hanging fruit.” Definition: A candidate who, because they’re actually interested in your opportunity, must have something wrong with them, rendering them unfit to advance in the hiring process.

Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, May 25, 2018


Let us know on Facebook , Twitter or LinkedIn ! These are all pieces of information that people want to know before applying to openings and that excite candidates throughout the hiring process. Facebook Quietly Upgrading Job Search, Marketplace Growth Impressive. Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Google for Jobs, Indeed. Top organizations in the talent acquisition space are making big moves toward enhancements to the job application and hiring processes.

The Day the Postings Died

Stacy Zapar

We actually cared about the candidate experience. But the job board era made me shiver With every sign-off I'd deliver… Then in the 2000s, things got a little too easy for recruiters, a little too spoon-fed. The job board era came upon us and the recruiting industry took a turn for the worse. Jobseeking was not a pleasant experience. Relationships died, networking stymied and candidate experience suffered.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

The thing is, I don’t really understand how, exactly, so many people get so much mileage on talking about something as simple as selling jobs, which, of course, is still an over simplification, but seems to be what most of this stuff boils down to. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? How come recruiters spend so much time talking about really obvious stuff like “ candidate experience ” or “ mobile recruiting

Recruitment Marketing Doesn’t Have To Suck.

Recruiting Daily

This ad – and the litany of others like it – recently went viral on social media, but for all the wrong reasons. Candidates today don’t just check out your career site or reading job board posts – they’re combing through your social sites, reading through your Glassdoor reviews and digging up any digital dirt they can find on your organization to get as much information as possible on your organization’s DNA.

Sourcing Candidates: 14 Ways to Take Pressure off Recruiters


Many of the world’s top employers are pouring resources into attracting candidates at the early phases of their job search journey—before they apply. By focusing on meeting candidate expectations and providing an exceptional candidate experience from the beginning, employers are able to remove some of the pressure recruiters face around filling requisitions down the road. Provide the social media experience candidates expect.

A Complete List of Employer Branding Strategies for Job Descriptions


Today I’m going to show you a VERY effective list of employer branding strategies for your job descriptions. So if you’re looking to build powerful, converting job postings you’ll really enjoy this list. Employer Branding on Job Descriptions vs Company Career Page. A lot of your candidates are coming from job boards like Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn. Little to no EB efforts are carried over to their job descriptions where the conversions are made.

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

NPA Worldwide

And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. 3 in 5 job seekers used mobile devices to search for jobs. 68% of them were searching for jobs once a week and 30% were searching more than once a day. Peak times for job search also changed. Unlike desktop job searches that usually took place at 9AM, mobile usage began to peak after office hours at 8PM and was more consistent throughout the day.

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9 Tips to Nail Digital Recruiting in 2021


Especially with young talent, where 34% of recruiters say they struggle most , organizations need to be leveraging digital technology to allow candidates to showcase their skills in an environment they feel comfortable. If you’re not already on board, by the end of this article, you will be.

Get Proactive: 5 Tips for Recruiting Beyond the Job Posting


According to the MRINetwork 2016 Recruiter & Employer Sentiment Study , the majority of both recruiters and candidates indicated that we are in a candidate-driven job market, meaning that more roles are open than there are qualified candidates. Quality job seekers have an abundance of opportunities in the current market, and are using this to drive the recruiting process in their favor. Start With Your Job Posting.

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