6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins

Dice

Although measuring rising followers and engagement scores is a first step when getting into social recruiting, a recent survey by Gallup found that these soft metrics can prove misleading. Applications Submitted via Social Networks. Construction: 12.25%.

How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging

Boolean Black Belt

When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, you should not ignore the potential of Facebook given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users. Jobvite also found that while job seekers flock to Facebook, recruiters prefer LinkedIn when searching for potential candidates.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – December 2014

Social Talent

’ ‘How can Snapchat be used for recruiting?’ ’ We believe that Snapchat will be one of the most influential recruiting tools of 2015 in a number of industries, so get up to speed with everything Snapchat related right here!

Social Recruiting Round-Up – October 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the October 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 World’s Most Horrific Recruitment Methods (Halloween Special).

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.

Why You Should Stop Wasting Your Time With Social Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

There’s nothing new – or even remotely interesting – about the concept of social recruiting, yet for some reason that doesn’t seem to stop this industry from discussing and dissecting this passe, seemingly passing fad incessantly.

7 FREE Twitter Products for Serious Social Recruiters

Social Talent

Twitter is now the second most popular social network among recruiters and sourcers the world over. However, when asked what they thought of recruiters/employers efforts on the popular micro-blogging site, job seekers were less than impressed!

10 Instagram-Worthy Employee Experience Ideas

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Employee generated content, also called EGC, refers to social media content that is created and shared by employees. When employees create and share EGC, they are blasting out messages about what it’s like to work at their organization to everyone in their social networks.

Food for thought: 7 takeaways from In-House Recruitment LIVE!

BroadBean Technology

Firstly, many thanks to the In-House Recruitment Network for last week's fruitful event, In-house Recruitment LIVE! Topic: Social Recruiting: The Challenges and the Opportunities. Kevin Green, Chair at Good Recruitment Campaign.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Here are five New Year’s resolutions that every recruiter should make this year. 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!

One Piece at A Time: Walking the Line Between Recruiting and Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

The fundamental difference between marketing and recruiting really comes down to a simple difference: in marketing, there’s no pressure (or expectation) to “get it right” right out of the gate. This is why recruiters would rather tread water than make waves.

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8 Industry-Rocking Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into this Week – 20th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Microsoft Buy LinkedIn for $26 BILLION. According to Nadella, it will redefine social selling. For recruiters, gaining access to the breadth of employees’ networks (for those who grant that access) could transform referral programs.

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). This research shows us that retention is going to become an increasingly important issue in the recruitment industry in the not too distant future. RELATED: Recruitment and the Gender Pay Gap ).

5 Need-to-Know Pieces of Recruitment News – 1st December 2014

Social Talent

Tumblr & Pinterest are the Fastest Growing Social Platforms. As a result, we’ll be dedicating an entire post to Snapchat tomorrow, detailing why we believe it will be one of the most important recruiting tools of 2015.) In the news this week: Watch the video: Oops!

8 Pressing Recruitment News Stories We Need to Discuss this Week – 27th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Brexit and the Recruitment Industry: Where do we go from here? And t he debate is also being raged as to how the decision will affect the recruitment industry. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. Hasson Associates Recruitment.

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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! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. REC chief executive Kevin Green says: “This is a very exciting time for recruitment.

This Is What You Need To Have On Your Hiring Checklist This Year

Spark Hire

In fact, a 2015 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 48 percent of CEOs say their companies have lost money because their recruitment process is inefficient. The first thing any recruiter should include on their checklist is understanding the needs of the company they’re hiring for.

7 Things Your Candidates Expect To Find On Social Media

Jibe

We’ve written a lot about how recruiters and talent acquisition can take better advantage of social media as a recruiting tool. From the benefits for employer branding to social analytics, we’ve explored the impacts social media can have.

If Your Content Is Boring They Won’t Come

Sirona Consulting

What do you do when you see people or companies just talking ‘me, me, me’ or ‘us, us, us’ on whichever social network you use? This makes absolute sense, as it is the primary recruitment destination for most organisations.

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How To Set Up Recruitment Content Marketing For Free

Sirona Consulting

What is the one thing every single recruiter will tell you they haven’t got enough of ( not including good candidates that is )? I am referring to Content Automation Tools (CAT’s), which will save a recruiter (or a marketer) a huge amount of time, and deliver results.

If Your Content Is Boring They Won’t Come

Sirona Consulting

What do you do when you see people or companies just talking ‘me, me, me’ or ‘us, us, us’ on whichever social network you use? This makes absolute sense, as it is the primary recruitment destination for most organisations.

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The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Prominence

Defining Social Recruiting. Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) Job Marketing – promoting specific jobs either through paid or organic social channels.

The 5 best HR and Recruitment articles of the week (9 March)

Beamery

It’s Monday, so we’re back with the next instalment of our weekly series bringing you the 5 best HR and recruitment articles on the very latest issues and trends. Finding great tech talent is the bane of any good recruiter’s life.

10 Top Tips for Overseas Recruitment Brands Opening in New Zealand

The Whiteboard

We’re in Christchurch so bring this to you inspired by the increasing number of overseas recruitment firms attempting to grow their brands in the NZ markets, and also fueled by the delicious craft beers of Pomeroy’s from last night.

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Should Recruitment Agencies Stop Worrying About Google Page Rankings?

Prominence

I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards. The image to the right shows that in Auckland only two construction recruiters are utilising Adwords. For more SEO information try this article from FireFish Software or this one from Social Hire.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Remote Employees

Hundred5

This guide will cover all of the key areas regarding remote recruiting: why choose a remote work setting, what characteristics and skills should a remote employee have, how to find and hire remote candidates, and a list of useful tools for remote teams. Thinking of hiring remote employees?

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

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.

Staffing News of the Day, July 23, 2013

Staffing Talk

Eight Australians are being sued by McDonald’s for protesting/delaying construction [The Age]. LinkedIn Recruiter is not a mystery to major companies ; it’s a vital social recruitment strategy [Everything-PR].

A Recruiter's Guide to Twitter

Prominence

Nearly a year ago I wrote a blog explaining what the average recruiter was like on Twitter, it can be found here , but in summary the average recruiter has 37 followers and really doesn’t get Twitter.

9 Can’t-Miss Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Conferences (and 3 Others Worth a Look)

Yello

Attending recruiting and talent acquisition conferences is a great way to stay current on the trends and best practices of your chosen profession, reconnect with friends and former colleagues, network with the industry’s movers and shakers and even earn credit for your SHRM certifications. Recruiting Conference #1: Social Recruiting Strategies Conference. Recruiting Conference #2: HR Technology Conference & Expo. Recruiting Conference #3: SourceCon.

Recruitment Messaging: Targeting the Right Candidate Pool

Recruiterbox

It’s not enough to ask recruits “Do you want to work here?”. That motivation comes from the recruitment message. Your recruitment message attracts the right candidate pool the first time. Is the voice of your recruitment messaging developed with your ideal candidate in mind?

Top 12 recruiting software for hiring technical talent

Hacker Earth

Continuing our two-part post on technical recruitment (Read: What is technology recruiting? ), we put together a list of recruiting software tools tech recruiters can use, in no particular order. Top recruiting software tools are. Recruit (HackerEarth). An award-winning social recruiting platform, Open Web aggregates profiles from over 180+ social sites to give you tech talent with hard-to-find skills. HackerEarth (Recruit).

13 Can’t-Miss Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Conferences (and 3 Others Worth a Look)

Yello

Attending recruiting and talent acquisition conferences is a great way to stay current on the trends and best practices of your chosen profession, reconnect with friends and former colleagues, network with the industry’s movers and shakers and even earn credit for your SHRM certifications. Recruiting Conference #1: Social Recruiting Strategies Conference. Recruiting Conference #2: HR Technology Conference & Expo. Recruiting Conference #3: SourceCon.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

Hacker Earth

From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how. How are recruiters using LinkedIn for hiring developers? People are more likely to believe employees than recruiter spiel.

What is the Commercial Use Limited on LinkedIn Search? Part 2

Prominence

The Recruiting Community's Response. The Prominence X-ray search desk side cheat sheets and saved Google Searches have been very popular since the last post, indicating that a lot of recruiters are opting to continue working from Basic LinkedIn accounts.

Recruiting on Facebook – The Professional Network?

Prominence

By now every recruiter interested in online sourcing is aware of Facebook Graph search, most are probably less aware Graph Search has now gone ( take a read of this article from Tim Sackett for more information). So recruiters who have been actively recruiting on Facebook should be able to continue searching and contacting people much as they have been. Recruiting on Facebook. In theory as a recruiter it should be like shooting fish in a barrel.

Top 10 Recruitment Conferences You MUST ATTEND in Summer/Autumn 2015

Social Talent

Love them or loathe them, recruitment events and conferences are arguably the best way of staying in touch, not only with your fellow recruitment industry contemporaries but also with what’s going on in the industry – the big issues, the latest technologies, the new tools on the market etc.