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Talent and HR News Update: Social Media and University Recruitment


When it comes to amplifying your organization’s employer brand, social media and universities are often two key opportunities. But, how can you stand out amidst the flurry of social media updates and the sea of companies recruiting on campus? In this month’s update, we’ve curated five articles to help you think through your university and social recruiting strategies and tactics. 2) RECRUITING COLLEGE STUDENTS?

If I Only Had A Brain: Why It’s Time To Rethink College Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

The Straw Man: The Myth of College Recruiting and Me. Contrary to the belief that there’s little social interaction involved in non-traditional education, in fact, there seemed to be a decided emphasis on group assignments throughout my program. This challenge required the type of commitment that’s rarely required in more traditional undergraduate college programs. A real college? He is currently serves as Technical Recruiting Lead at Comscore.


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How College Recruiting Can Fuel Diversity Hiring


That’s where college recruiting comes into play. College recruiting is a surefire way to engage skilled, highly motivated talent from diverse communities. Relative to other institutions, colleges are hotbeds of diversity. More than half of all college students are women, and the rates of black, Asian, Latino students continue to rise, which makes colleges one of the best places to find diverse talent. Make Diversity Your Employer Brand.

College Recruiting: How to Zoom in on Generation Z


I was happy so many attended our recent webinar, “10 Tips to Get Campus Recruiting Right.” That’s because as I continue to work with our clients on improving college recruiting, I see plenty of practices that need to change to better engage with today’s students. Employer Value Proposition: What sets you apart? As you plan for college recruiting, think about these characteristics. Recruiting Best Practices

5 Employees Who Will Activate Your Employer Brand — Whether You Want Them To Or Not


In the employer brand world there is a lot of talk about employee advocacy and brand ambassadors. They are a more trusted source and their networks are exponentially larger than their employer’s network. Here are five types of employees who will activate your brand and three pro tips on how you can thoughtfully manage them—and your employer brand. And, sometimes, people use their social media profiles to let off a little steam.

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. Perhaps most importantly, instead of dealing with a recruiter who’s just trying to fill a role to earn a commission, the candidates work with Hired Talent Advocates, and those advocates are judged based on the job seeker’s satisfaction. 61% checked “social professional networks” (LinkedIn’s generic term for itself).

Bad Influence: Why Industry Lists Should Kick the Bucket.

Recruiting Daily

If you’re one of those recruiters who’s at all in tune with the conversation happening in closed Facebook groups, niche industry forums or consume content and commentary in the weird little world that is the recruiting related blogosphere, you’ve probably noticed a new trend surfacing on social. 35 Recruiting Influencers Who Actually Influence Me. Mike Wolford ( @Mike1178) : Mike is another one of those rare recruiters who obviously just gets it.

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.

Talent42: Why The Future of Tech Recruiting Does Not Suck.

Recruiting Daily

For the second year in a row, I made the trek to Seattle to attend the #Talent42 event, one that stands out among the busy recruiting calendar as one can’t miss talent acquisition conference. The attendees largely drive this show, which is a big part of why this conference lived up to the promise made by conference organizers John Vlastelica, Carmen Hudson and their partners in crime over at Recruiting Toolbox that #Talent42, to quote their hashtag, #willnotsuck.

Don’t Ask Me How I Know: Life Lessons Learned From A Life in Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

It’s inevitable, when you’re a recruiter in general, but one who happens to write about recruiting in particular, that you’re going to get hammered with a ton of asks for advice covering a myriad of topics ranging from the most mundane to the unusually esoteric (and everything in between). 25 Life Lessons Learned During My Life In Recruiting. In recruiting and in life. If you can’t communicate, you can’t recruit.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Recruiting Blog.

Gen Z: A Major Shift in Goals and Aspirations


Generation Z, those born since 1995 are now beginning to graduate from college. Recruitment and hiring will certainly be changing as 23 million Gen Zers takes their place in organizations alongside 71 million older Millennials who range from about 25 to 40 years old. That’s why you’ll need to be making some changes in how you recruit on college campuses and how you engage with today’s students. Your employer brand: More important to recruiting than ever.

Why Your Job Postings Suck (And What You Can Do About It).

Recruiting Daily

See, recently, my role has focused more on sourcing than recruiting, which has been a recurring theme throughout my career, with the line between these two continuously shifting from req to req, client to client. Without job postings, we’d have no easy way to gauge a candidate’s interest in a position, ask for a referral or really engage anyone on social, CRM or anywhere except, maybe, an awkward 1:1 call or e-mail string.

Strategic recruitment, the value of your recruitment team

Pragna Technologies

It’s really interesting that the majority organisations don’t understand the strategic significance of their recruitment activities in attaining their business goals, until that function is efficient and truly broken. Develop a Clear Employer Brand. Use Social Media.

Integrating ATS and Social Recruiting: A Match Made in Heaven

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There are a lot of different ways to go about recruiting talent for your business and even more tools to use in the process. Strategies can be as variant as employer branding and college recruiting, and tools can range from candidate relationship management to employee referral software. Social Recruiting Automation. It’s a great way to make your recruiting efforts even more successful. Benefits of Automating Social Recruiting.

8 Ways You Can Use Stories for Recruitment Marketing

Stories Incorporated

creates recruitment marketing content for our clients, it doesn’t matter if the content is merely viewed. Above all, your recruitment marketing content should influence the right person to take the next step in the consideration phase as a candidate applying to your company.

8 Ways You Can Use Stories Content for Recruitment Marketing

Stories Incorporated

creates recruitment marketing content for our clients, it doesn’t matter if the content is merely viewed. Above all, your recruitment marketing content should influence the right person to take the next step in the consideration phase as a candidate applying to your company.

How to Recruit Recent College Grads

Glassdoor for Employers

Every year there is a new batch of college graduates hitting the pavement looking for their new career. Here are some key tips to make the most of the college recruiting process: Tips for Recruiting College Graduates. What jobs are you planning to have for the college graduate who is looking for a great challenge? Additionally, make sure the positions don’t accidentally have minimum requirements that exclude college hires.

What Every Talent Team Can Learn from Today’s Best Campus Recruiting Programs


Ask any campus recruiter how challenging it is to attract students to their booth and they’ll tell you campus recruitment is a competitive sport. The war on talent pits employers against each other in a battle for student interest at colleges and universities across the country. The campus recruiting challenge is to build your employer brand amongst college communities while widening your organization’s talent pool. Campus Recruitmen

Don’t Wait – Next Year’s Graduates Are This Year’s Talent Pool

Spark Hire

Some recruiters think this merits a break in college recruitment. A 2018 CareerBuilder survey of over a 1,000 employers found that 80 percent are looking to hire new graduates. Luckily, for employers, most of them plan to stay with the first company that hires them. For years, job fairs have been the bread and butter for recruiting college students. Start attending a variety of events and approaching them as recruiting opportunities.

How To Build a Successful Campus Recruiting Team


With employers facing the tightest labor market in decades, more and more companies are turning to college campuses to source talent for internships and entry-level positions. The current college population of nearly 20 million students represents a valuable opportunity to build pipelines for current and future hiring needs, and with Gen Z entering the workforce , campus recruitment is becoming a popular talent acquisition tactic. Setting campus recruitment goals.

Big Company on Campus: Recruiting Tips to Stand Out From the Competition


Job openings hit a record high this spring, giving job seekers their pick of open roles, while many employers struggle to find and hire qualified employees. With a scarcity of talent, organizations are increasing their investment in campus recruitment to source top student talent. In fact, new data from Aptitude Research Partners reveals that nearly 70 percent of companies are hiring new college graduates this year. Start recruiting early.

5 Things University Recruitment Teams Need to Do Now


As always, this time of year gets many people—parents, students, teachers and recruiters—thinking about back-to-school. Often, we are asked to offer our expertise in the area of university recruitment. It’s in this back-to-school spirit that two members of #teamexaqueo join forces to bring you fresh perspectives on your university recruitment efforts. Who are our top and lowest performing recruiters? Whether they review corporate career social profiles?

How to Recruit On Campus with a Limited Budget


Campus recruiting is a great way to engage the youngest generation of talent and meet potential new hires. But hiring a team of campus recruiters, traveling around the country, and attending hundreds of on-campus events per year can come at quite a cost. If your team is working with a limited campus recruiting budget, here are a few strategies you can use to take advantage of on-campus talent without spending a fortune. What is your main goal for your recruiting program?

GoldenEye: Life In Clearance Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

” When selecting a Bond, I can only imagine what the criteria looks like – it’s probably a requisition that would make even the most savvy recruiter’s head hurt. That’s what clearance recruiting is all about. Yep, we are getting into the pretty cool spy s**t of recruiting right now. Clearance recruiting is some of the toughest sourcing and recruiting you can do and the burnout rate is mind-blowing. The James Bond of recruiting.

How GE and Goldman Sachs Are Using Snapchat to Get Students Attention

Linkedin Talent Blog

Do you know what’s quickly becoming one of the most popular social media platforms for millennials, particularly college students? Specifically, one study found an astonishing 77% of college students use Snapchat daily. Companies are starting to get wise to that trend and are now using Snapchat as another channel to connect with young talent and help them recruit. GE continued that campaign on a variety of social media platforms , including Snapchat.

20 recruitment strategies to win the war for talent in 2020


The fact that I have over a decade of executive and corporate recruiting experience likely won’t persuade you. Nearly a decade ago I co-founded Arielle Executive —an executive branding firm that specialises in helping senior talent stand out in a crowded job market. In our work, my team is privileged to view the recruitment landscape from the candidate’s perspective every day. And we know what they complain about, and appreciate, when it comes to recruiters!

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12 Innovative Recruiting Strategies That Savvy Companies are Using

Linkedin Talent Blog

The “act differently” principle for recruiting means that to successfully attract your industry’s top talent, you must separate yourself from your talent competitors by offering innovative but effective new recruiting strategies. We know that recruiters understand the need for more innovative approaches because a recent LinkedIn survey ranked “innovative strategies” as the #1 issue they wanted to learn about. Employer Branding Innovations. Recruiting Strategy

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These Are The Recruiting Trends You Can’t Afford To Ignore (And What to Do for Each)


It’s critical that recruiting leaders realize the world of recruiting is now changing at the fastest pace in its history. . I estimate that in the past, a corporate recruiting function could go for nearly five years without a major transformation. Today, your corporate recruiting function could become obsolete within as few as 18 months. Only In Your Dreams” Technologies Are Seeping Into Recruiting. Leadership Recruiting Trends

The What, When and Where of 2016’s Biggest Recruiting Events


There are so many ways to learn and grow in the recruiting industry. This includes recruiters. She is the global head of digital recruitment and employer brand for Oracle’s Global Talent Acquisition Organization. 2016 SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference. At first glance, this SHRM-sponsored event might not seem like a conference for recruiters. Recruiters are at the intersection of work, power, politics and money.

Job Fair: The Ultimate Guideline for Employers

Recruiting Blogs

Both recruiters and job seekers can join with a computer set at home, a groomed face, a formal vest, a decent background, and then ready for the virtual job fair or even a job interview. Job fairs also create a bilateral relationship between attendants and employers.

Building A National Recruiting Association: Why It’s Time To Fix What’s Broken.

Recruiting Daily

Unlike the UConn Huskies, who Auriemma coached to yet another NCAA Women’s Basketball championship in 2015 (his tenth), recruiting doesn’t have a good thing going, nor is it getting any better, either. Oh, sure – we’ve got all of these cool tools and killer tech all of the sudden, which purport to help recruiters reach uncharted waters and go where no recruiter has ever gone before. Recruiting Has Hit Rock Bottom. Recruiting Deserves Better.

The 25 Best HR & Recruiting Blogs in 2018

Newton Software

About: Tim is a well known veteran in the HR & recruiting industry. Bringing over 20 years of experience to the table, he offers insight into every area of the HR & recruiting landscape in his popular blog “The Project”. His blog features a fun, conversational tone of voice that makes you feel like you are learning from a knowledgeable friend with years of experience and expertise in recruiting. Recruiting Daily. Social Talent. The Undercover Recruiter.

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A Tribe Called Quest: How To Fix What’s Really Broken In Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

It’s this skill, I suppose, that’s helped me build a successful career as a recruiter, despite the constant ups and downs that come with more or less being the professional equivalent of the canary in the macroeconomic coal mine, a never ending series of ups and downs that I cannot control. But the Golden Age of Recruiting has dulled to the point of darkness. But it’s going to mean making some real changes to the way we recruit.

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Recruiting: It’s A Matter of Trust

Recruiting Daily

I’m pretty much a fan of everything in his songbook, but the one song that stays with me, even after all these years, and really resonates with me as a recruiting professional – and one that perfectly describes my personal approach with a sentiment that, for some reason, most recruiters don’t seem to get – is his classic, “ A Matter of Trust.”. What Trust Really Means in Recruiting. Recruiting runs on relationships, and relationships rely exclusively on trust.

If I Only Had A Brain, Part II: Rise Up

Recruiting Daily

If there’s enough demand created for attending college, they can charge you whatever they want per application. These so-called higher learning centers are desperate to protect their “brand” to the point that they are hiring PR firms to help them navigate through the iceberg filled waters of discontent. But it’s important to consider who’s profiting from it and consider that you might be the one losing by not recruiting from online universities.

Respect: Find Out What It Means To Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

Just like recruiters. But I sell something that people want even more than a brand new car, but I can’t get no r-e-s-p-e-c-t. I’ve dedicated the better part of my life to recruiting. I’m frequently reminded of one of the painful realities of being part of this industry – that no matter how much you’ve proven yourself in the past, you’ve got to constantly and consistently prove that you’re more than just another recruiter.

Redemption Song: Why Recruiters Deserve A Little Respect.

Recruiting Daily

One thing was for sure: I did not miss recruiting. Hey, I’m a recruiter, so it’s just in my nature to be curious – even if, at times, I’ll admit I might have been the teeniest bit sketched out. Respectively, the Kardashians, the Duggars or anyone who paid to be on Top Recruiter (which I think is pretty much everyone) show us that the concept of respect and notoriety have become dangerously commingled in our collective minds.

You’re Not Really A Recruiter.

Recruiting Daily

Another post bashing recruiters. But the thing is, I’m a recruiter, too – and I’m angry. Those used to be the minimum qualifications for this line of work, but these days, it seems that anyone with a liberal arts degree can simply step out of the college classroom and into recruitment; hell, many people who just need a job, any job, somehow seems to find their way into this profession. There’s No Such Thing As A Recruiting “Guru.”

Stop the Recruiting Spam. Seriously.

Recruiting Daily

As soon as I open my inbox – no matter what time of the day (or night), I’m inundated with recruiter spam. That doesn’t make me unique – after all, recruiting junk mail is as ubiquitous as those ads for cheap imported Viagra or getting hit up for a bridge loan by a Nigerian prince – but as a recruiter, it makes me a little depressed. Please stop sending out b t e-mails about employment opportunities.