Social Recruiting Round-Up – November 2014

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Hello and welcome to the pre-Christmas, November 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. The ULTIMATE Recruiter’s Guide to Mobile for 2015.

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

Recruiting Daily

Back in the Day: The Original Social Sourcing. I think, as much as recruiters complain about an impossible to fill requisition, the truth is the tighter the parameters, paradoxically, the easier it makes sourcing.

Extrovert! Extrovert! Read All About It!

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The comparison I often draw is to Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham who actually started his sporting career off at Scunthorpe Utd as center half. As I’ve said before the big part of our title isn’t recruitment, it’s consultant.

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New to the Field? The 5 Social Recruiting Essentials.


As recruiters, our primary goals are to represent our organizations as brand ambassadors, drive traffic and positive attention, demonstrate competence and tech-savviness, inspire meaningful conversations and remain relevant, timely and precise—ultimately to attract the best available candidates. In social recruiting, specifically, there are countless tools and strategies that can tip the scale in favor of success. In reality, social recruiting is dead.

A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram

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Now, I know what you’re thinking; “ here comes Social Talent with yet another blog post about another social network I should have started using yesterday ”. How can Instagram be used for recruiting? How are other companies using Instagram to recruit?

Graduating Class of 2016: What HR Needs to Know


For comparison, Gen-Xers who graduated college between 1986-1990 averaged about two job changes in their first 10 years out of college. Social Media is Everything. The use of social media has grown considerably over the last decade, and doesn’t seem to be slowing anytime soon.

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6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories You Must Read this Week – 24th October 2016

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In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn’s 2016 Workforce Diversity Report is In! Waders continued: “In May 2016, our recruiting team introduced a modified Rooney Rule with the goal of having a diverse candidate slate for every role we are hiring for. Understanding Recruitment.

4 Industry-Changing Recruitment News Stories You Must See this Week – 7th November 2016

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In recruitment news this week: Introducing “LinkedIn Salary”. How will LinkedIn Salary affect recruiters? LinkedIn’s Ryan Sandler believes the new feature will provide 2 new ways to improve your recruiting experience: 1.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th November 2015

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In the news this week: Has Facebook Accidentally Revolutionised Recruitment with its Latest Change? This week, Facebook announced a change to the way their messaging systems work , which has the potential to significantly impact recruiting on Facebook.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

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In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? And more importantly, what can recruiters do to stay on top of that change? Impact on Corporate and Agency Recruiters. Social Media Manager.

Hiring AI 3.0- An Advantage for Job Boards


is the current trend dominating the HR & recruitment sector. Artificial intelligence has transformed the entire recruitment process model by bringing one-click engagement into practice. takes into consideration the social behavior of candidates which is quite useful in selecting the right candidate. Job Boards and Recruitment. Job boards are one of the best sources of recruitment, actively used by both employers and candidates. Introduction.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Stories the Recruitment Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 24th August 2015

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Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring to learn about their social media habits. Recruiters Are “The Worst Bosses in the UK”.

The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

This, if anything, should be good news for recruiters and the talent acquisition industry. But if the Royals can turn it around, even after 30 years of futility, trust me: there’s still hope for recruiters. The Farm System: Minor League Recruitment Marketing.

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Three Trends Evolving in the Recruiting Industry


And in order to attract the best talent, you must have high quality recruiting tactics. The traditional recruiting train has left the station, and it’s time to update your recruiting strategies if you want to continue bringing in top talent. Here are three noteworthy recruiting trends that you should consider participating in: 1. Engage in social recruiting. But LinkedIn isn’t the only social recruiting tool you should utilize.

BUMPER EDITION: 8 Headline-Making Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th August 2016

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In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Finally Adds Video to Your Feed. LinkedIn’s latest move into video isn’t surprising, after all it has been one of the biggest growth engines for a number of other social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and most recently Instagram.

7 Game-Changing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 15th August 2016

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In recruitment news this week: Randstad Acquire Monster For a Cool $429 Million. In quite possibly the biggest piece of recruitment news since Microsoft bought LinkedIn , Dutch firm Randstad Holding announced last week that it was acquiring Monster.

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

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In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting. If you haven’t already implemented a mobile recruiting strategy, you will HAVE to do so in 2016.

19 Best Recruitment Tweets of 2016


2016 was an epic year for hiring, and it showed on social media. Twitter was practically bursting with insightful, helpful, and humorous recruitment tweets – and we took the liberty of scouring the twittersphere to find some of the absolute best.

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HR Check In: 4 Tips for Adding Value to Your Candidate Experience


Recruiters should always be evaluating how they interact and engage with candidates in their talent pipeline. Read these four articles for more information on how to add value to your recruiter-candidate relationships. 4 Ways Recruiters Add Value to Candidates (The Searchologist).

First In, First Out: Why Recruiters Need To Bear Down In A Bull Market

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If talent acquisition is a leading economic indicator (and since job growth certainly is, one could argue so too is the state of our profession, by extension), then it seems like the good times in recruiting will continue for the foreseeable future.

6 Free Tools to Help With Your Recruitment Marketing


Love it or hate it, marketing is one of th e core functions of every staffing and recruitment firm but it ’s often the department with the least amount of dedicated resources. . Here’s our list of six powerful (and free) recruitment marketing tools that you can start using today to help your business grow. . Google Analytics – This website analytics power tool is one of your best friends in recruitment marketing.

8 Interesting Resources for Recruiters in 2018

Recruiting Blogs

As a recruiter, it can be difficult to find trustworthy and valuable resources to make your job easier. 1 Recruiting Brainfood. Start your work week off right with a sizable bite of news and info from the recruitment industry that can be consumed in a click. 5 Recruitment Buzz.

3 Ways to Turn Passive Candidates Into Active Ones


For a go-getting recruiter, passive candidates can be a source of frustration. Make Recruiting Social. Social recruiting is gaining momentum as a premiere way to find candidates who may not be actively searching for jobs.

Agency Recruiting: Why Size Matters in Staffing

Recruiting Daily

I recently read Matt Charney’s blog post about how the corporate recruiting market is using big data for in-house talent acquisition (great read, and I swear he didn’t even pay me to say that). Tiny and Pointless: Big Data and Recruiting Communities.

Recruitment Marketing Software For a More Successful Recruiting

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Recruitment Marketing Software is a software program designed to attract top talent. Recruitment Marketing Software utilizes an innovative idea of applying marketing methods to recruitment process in order to find, attract, nurture and engage candidates and turn them into job applicants.

Shark Tank Meets HR Tech: Testing the Recruiting Waters at iTalent.

Recruiting Daily

The competition’s master of ceremonies was Matt Charney, partner and Executive Editor for the Recruiting Daily properties (like the one you’re reading now). The Talent Objects modules consist of Recruiting, Performance Management, Rewards, Succession Planning and Learning.

How to Measure Return on Social Media Investment


What would happen if you stopped posting content to your social channels for a week or even a month? My guess is that in most cases it would make no difference to your recruitment or careers business. Recruitment / Careers Website.

The Curse of the Jobsworth in Recruiting and Hiring

Recruiting Daily

Even the most advanced or sophisticated business strategies can’t execute themselves, nor can search or social actually close a sale. 3 Totally Worthless Jobsworth Excuses (And What Recruiters Can Do). Hey, a recruiter can dream, can’t she?

A Dose of Mobile Recruitment Reality


It was a great pleasure to attend and speak at The Mobile Recruiting Conference 2013 in Atlanta last week. I''m now back in the UK and reflecting on some key issues and themes that will define how mobile recruiting will develop over the coming 12 months. During their conference presentation LinkedIn added some specific recruitment related numbers into the mix on the back of a recent survey of their members. 2) Social and Mobile are inseparable.

Recruiting: It’s A Matter of Trust

Recruiting Daily

This song seems so relevant for the world of recruiting, because, even though it describes a star-crossed romance, it’s actually applicable to any relationship, whether it’s just beginning or coming to an inevitable end. What Trust Really Means in Recruiting.

Oldie but Goodie: The Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW


On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. This article will focus on where Talent Analytics fits in your recruiting strategy and some insights into what you should be looking for.

How can a talent pool improve your recruitment?


When Hays released its fifth Global Skills Index earlier this year, it confirmed what recruiters already suspected; it’s harder to secure the right talent now than it was a year ago. Approximately three-quarters of recruiters (72.8%) are struggling to find relevant candidates , and 45% of employers are concerned about finding employees with the necessary skills. Recruiters and companies are increasingly using talent pools but what do you need to know prior to setting one up?

6 Tactical Tips for an Effective Social Media Recruitment Plan

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What you do is go online, do some research, read reviews and maybe even check out your social networks to see if you know someone who’s already an owner. Below are six tactical tips shared by Kevill and Sargent for a successful social media recruitment program: 1. recruitment?

Going Dutch: Why Randstad Really Acquired Monster (And Why You Should Care).

Recruiting Daily

I never experienced looking for a job without doing so online; the archaic stories I hear about recruiters waiting on faxed offer letters or being forced to scour classified ads in the paper to figure out who happened to be hiring are something, thankfully, I never had to endure.