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Talent Attraction: What it is and Things to Think About

Proactive Talent

Talent attraction is a term used in the Human Resources and Talent Acquisition field to describe luring the most desirable of passive candidates to a specific employer and incentivizing them to apply for work with implied and envisioned benefits.

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.

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

Workable

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. What are the most popular social media networks for recruiters? What are the most popular social media networks among job-seekers?

How to Use Social Media for Recruiting (Even When You Don’t Have the Time)

Yello

There’s no denying the power of social media as a recruitment marketing channel. With over 154 million American workers on LinkedIn and nearly two-thirds of job seekers using Twitter in their search, there’s a reason why 82% of organizations use social media recruiting to find passive candidates. Empower employees to share social content and job postings on your behalf. Do you want to use social media to source passive candidates?

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 job seekers, search is clearly beating the pants off social.

4 Secrets to Improve the Candidate Experience with Digital Tactics

Spark Hire

The candidate experience is one of the most important and overlooked aspects of your hiring process. To deliver an excellent candidate experience, consider all of the aspects involved. When you’re focused on attracting talent , building your employer brand, talent sourcing , and everything in between, you’re directly impacting the candidate experience. It starts with the first interaction candidates have with your company.

Best Practices for Social Media Use in Recruiting and Hiring [Infographic]

HireRight

During the ten years HireRight has conducted its annual Benchmark Reports, social media became not only a communication phenomenon but a useful tool in sourcing talent. And as we found in our recently-published 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, surveying thousands of HR professionals, it’s become virtually indispensable for recruiters, hiring managers as well as job candidates.

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

People use mobile for convenience, but for some reason, even in 2015, it’s often still a big pain in the ass, particularly since a surprising amount of sites seem to think “responsive design” means creating such a poor user experience that you can’t help but respond by being pretty pissed off and frustrated. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? If you’re not asking for mobile recruiting solutions, you’re asking for trouble.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – September 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. We produce content for you guys to read, enjoy and learn from 5 days a week and we thought that sometimes it’s just handy to have all the best bits put in one place: Top Blogs in September: How to: Engage Passive Candidates Over the Phone.

To Tell or Not To Tell…I Spy a TYPO in Your Resume.

Fistful of Talent

Tell the candidate? Don’t tell the candidate? Especially if you’re looking for a Digital Media professional. Super ideal candidates that have spot-on experience, hit the salary range, and are personable to boot even do this. That’s a horrifying conversation for the candidate, I can feel them blushing over the phone. And I make the candidate fix it. Oh, that is a question. I mean really, attention to detail is key in most jobs.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

Gerry Crispin considers himself a life-long student of recruiting. Passionate about examining how candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers can better achieve their goals and objectives, he’s built a career on facilitating communication between these three key stakeholders. What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? The pressure for greater productivity and efficiency in recruiting continues to grow.

HR Check In: The Trifecta of Recruiting (Social Recruiting, Candidate Experience, Employer Brand)

Jibe

Unfortunately, talent acquisition teams that aren’t dedicating time and effort to these three recruiting concepts won’t be able to keep up with modern candidates. Your job seekers expect a positive candidate experience, availability and engagement from you on social tools, and the visibility into an attractive employer brand when they look for positions at your company. 4 Social Recruitment Blunders That Can Cost Your Business (HRN Blog).

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

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.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

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. Here are some of the latest social recruiting trends to know to get the most from the strategy: Screening goes both ways.

Thoughts on the Glassdoor Recruit Conference

CKR Interactive

Glassdoor Recruit happened in late October, and while my heels are still healing from my leopard print power shoes, I constantly find myself thinking about some of the session topics and how my clients can benefit from what the Glassdoor Recruit speakers shared that day. For both job-seekers and employers, it provides a candid look at the company, as employees’ experiences hold true to who the employer really is. Use a “parent req” as a sourcing tool.

Social Recruiting and the Metrics that Count

Breezy HR

With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates. There are standard metrics for determining the return on investment for recruiting. With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates.

How to recruit on YouTube

Workable

For recruiters who want to expand their sourcing techniques, YouTube is a channel worth exploring. Here’s a guide to recruiting on YouTube: How to get started with YouTube recruitment. You are now ready to start creating content to attract potential candidates on YouTube. Capture a day in the life of employees to help candidates picture themselves on your team. Candidates want to hear from them first hand about what working at your company is like.

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

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Recruitment Industry Has Best Year EVER! According to Suzie McCafferty , the Managing Director of staffing company Select Appointments, everyone involved with the recruitment industry should be congratulating themselves for helping towards the industry’s best ever year ! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. What does all this mean to you recruiter?

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. 61% checked “social professional networks” (LinkedIn’s generic term for itself). Social media recruiting.

Say Hello to Enhanced Job Descriptions

ViziRecruiter

It’s safe to say that we live and operate in a heavily visual, social media-driven era. This transactional interaction can start the candidate experience off at a low point. Enhanced Job Descriptions Attract High-Quality Candidates. Enhanced job descriptions use rich media that allow candidates to truly visualize themselves working at your company. Enhanced Job Descriptions Enable You to Leverage Social Media Recruitment.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. Engage with influencers to multiply the reach of your social recruiting messages.

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

If you really want to tell how good at sourcing someone really is, the first task to assign them should be to find a recent, relevant and comprehensive guide to sourcing-related terms and terminology. So if they can’t seem to come to a consensus on what, exactly, sourcing itself means, then the baseline (and barriers for entry) for this critical recruitment function are almost always lost in translation for the rest of us. How To Fake Your Way To Sourcing Success.

Improving Candidate Experience for the Job Seekers You Don’t Interview

Jibe

What percentage of candidates who apply for your jobs do you actually interview ? So what do you do with all of those unqualified candidates? The transition to Internet-based job-seeking has made the candidate experience feel faceless and nameless. In CareerBuilder’s 2016 study , 45% of candidates say their biggest frustration is employers who don’t respond. Why do you need to consider the experience that unqualified candidates have?

HR Tech Does Not Improve Candidate Experience; How You Use it Does

BountyJobs

For recruiters, technology is a promise that sifting through massive amounts of incoming resumes will be easier, and that candidates will enjoy the process more. But candidate experience can’t be improved with just technology alone – you have to control it the right way. Your candidate experience has a lot to do with your application process. But the ATS can only go so far – at some point, a candidate is going to want to talk to a person.

The Talent Shortage Survival Guide

Recruiting Daily

Much of that hype has focused on the fact that with unemployment down and hiring demand up, we’re in a candidate driven market (or are at least heading for one). Of course, I’ve heard it will be a minor blip on the big picture radar, and I’ve heard it will be the biggest deal for recruitment since the invention of the internet, depending on what media report I happen to be watching. Think recruiting is tough now?

HR Tech Does Not Improve Candidate Experience; How You Use it Does

BountyJobs

For recruiters, technology is a promise that sifting through massive amounts of incoming resumes will be easier, and that candidates will enjoy the process more. But candidate experience can’t be improved with just technology alone – you have to control it the right way. Your candidate experience has a lot to do with your application process. But the ATS can only go so far – at some point, a candidate is going to want to talk to a person.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. Engage with influencers to multiply the reach of your social recruiting messages.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

At this stage your company doesn’t have a dedicated recruiting team. The tools you use weren’t designed for recruiting. You don’t have much that amounts to a recruiting strategy. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. Importance of candidate experience.

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Recruiting Daily

Unless you live under a rock (or at least somewhere far from Silicon Valley or social media), you’ve probably been unlikely to escape all the coverage recently devoted to the launch of the new social platform and crusading startup, Ello , a new site that’s positioning itself as a simple, ad-free alternative to Facebook – the “anti-Facebook,” as it were. Or is it the start of something bigger in social?

7 Eggs-citing Recruitment News Stories this Easter – 27 March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Tech Talent Shortage is Our Fault… Bad news guys… The tech talent shortage we’re experiencing has less to do with under-qualified candidates and more to do with a lack of knowledge on our part. It’s vital that recruiters are given the right tools to develop their knowledge and understanding of how developers work. Shocking Survey Results Reveal “Resume Whitening” is Rampant Among Ethnic Candidates.

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Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

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. Consider these job seeker tips from a post entitled “ 12 Tricks for Completing An Online Application ,” one of a litany of articles with advice that, from a recruiter’s perspective, seems a bit specious – after all, if your online application process requires “tricks” to work, then you’re pretty obviously screwed.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Items this Week – 11th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. Last week , LinkedIn gave us 9 key stats to help us provide a great candidate experience. While compensation naturally plays a role, the leadership of the company and work-life balance are all VERY important to today’s candidates. Take advantage of ANY commonalities you share with the candidate. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting.

Survival of the Fittest: The Evolution of Recruiting Technology

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that the world of work has changed – but the fact of the matter is, recruitment, largely, remains stuck in stasis, with many employers failing to adopt the tools and technologies today that will be required to compete for – and win – top talent tomorrow. Because if you aren’t keeping pace, chances are, you’re already losing the competition for great candidates to those employers who aren’t stuck in the staffing stone age.

Social Recruiting Benefits: Why You Won’t See Many Without Culture Change

Jibe

Social recruiting is much easier said than done. Although sites like Twitter and LinkedIn may be far down on the top source of hire list in 2015, companies seem to be more interested in experimenting with social recruiting than ever before. An Aberdeen study showed that 73% of Millennials found their last job through a social network. So, why not meet them there, on their own social turf? What Does A Social Recruiting Culture Look Like?

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters, you know what I’m talking about. Of course, then you go to a search engine or social network , and you’re served up display ads from the exact same vendors you were shirking touting the exact same call to action you ignored in the first place. Why Candidates Aren’t Clicking: A Recruiting Call To Action. Now, imagine how candidates, passive or active, must feel when looking for their next opportunity online. Recruiters, meet inbound marketing.

Simple Mistakes, Lasting Impact: 5 Social Recruiting Blunders

Recruitalicious

Today, social recruiting is at the forefront of recruiting and acquiring top talent. From sourcing on Facebook to using Twitter hashtags to locate candidates, social media is truly a never-ending resource for finding quality talent. billion ) of the world’s population uses social media! 1 in 6 adult professionals found their most recent job through social media! Over-indulging in social media usage.

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

ExactHire Recruiting

You built a mobile recruiting presence, the applicants came…but then your organization wasn’t ready. 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. In this blog, I’ll review five mobile recruiting strategy fails encountered when a business is not prepared in the hopes that you can avoid the same mistakes. 2 – Failure To Be Candidate-Centric.

3 Talent Acquisition Trends You Need To Know In 2016

Proactive Talent

With 76% of the online population now on social media, it has never been easier to find and source candidates online. However, the social web has also made recruiting more complex as candidates are becoming more segmented across the web. So what can a talent acquisition leader or recruiter like you do to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive talent landscape? Candidate Experience Employer Branding Recruiting

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. At DirectEmployers, he leads a team of over 50 people who help employers fulfil their OFCCP compliance obligations, and develop customised recruitment marketing solutions. You name the role, Stacy has sourced for it!

4 Challenges All Modern Recruiters Face (and Their Modern Solutions)

Social Talent

With the rise of recruitment technology, companies have seen its benefits for their hiring process, especially in finding the right candidate to fill in a position. Moreover, recruitment technology is also becoming highly available to a lot of companies because the recruitment industry has seen the demand for smoother, sleeker processes and systems. This is all because there are modern recruitment challenges that recruiters face. Recruitment Technology.

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