Screening Candidates Through Social Media

Dice

At this point, social recruiting is firmly ensconced in the toolboxes of most recruiters. Although it’s not the be-all and end-all of their work, more and more recruiters find social media provides them with a universe of qualified candidates that’s both wide in numbers and deep in specific skills. But social media can be an important part of the hiring process, even after a candidate has made it past the résumé review, telephone screen or even the first interview.

Solve These 7 Tough Social Media Ad Challenges

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Paid social media ads can be a great opportunity for recruitment marketers to increase employer brand awareness and build qualified talent pipelines. But we all know social media advertising can be super challenging!

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Social Media Recruiting Strategies

Crelate

Increasingly, on social media. How Is Social Media Used in Recruiting? According to The Muse , 92% of companies are using social media platforms to recruit. There are two very different ways to reach job candidates via social media.

Solve These 7 Tough Social Media Ad Challenges

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Paid social media ads can be a great opportunity for recruitment marketers to increase employer brand awareness and build qualified talent pipelines. But we all know social media advertising can be super challenging!

Solve These 7 Tough Social Media Ad Challenges

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Paid social media ads can be a great opportunity for recruitment marketers to increase employer brand awareness and build qualified talent pipelines. But we all know social media advertising can be super challenging!

5 ways to measure social media ROI as a recruiter

RecruitmentJuice

It’s all too easy to believe that the number of followers or ‘likes’ are an accurate barometer of how successful social media activity is. Of course, these are not referred to as ‘vanity metrics’ without reason – and for HR and recruiters the numbers are largely irrelevant. As employers and recruiters have come around to embracing the potential that social offers, so too comes an increased pressure to measure ROI.

How to Check a Potential Candidate?s Social Media Account?

CakeHR

From browsing about best cars and recipes to looking for the right college or the right course to looking for the best internship of the right company for us to join, we now depend on the net to satisfy all our information needs. Privacy advocates think snooping around someone’s social media account is like reading someone’s private letters or personal diary. Social Media Laws have been enacted to restrict the employers’ access to an applicant’s or an employee’s accounts.

Why Your HR Lady Hates Social Media.

Recruiting Daily

That sort of insolence, of course, is why performance improvement programs were created, thank goodness, but even with decades of distance, Jan still hasn’t fully forgotten the nerve frazzling trauma that memo caused all those years ago when she was just starting out as a 25 year old HR manager, challenging her steely resolve and everything she’d learned while studying for her SPHR (back when that acronym actually meant something). Some Social HR Straight Talk.

The mistake MOST recruiters make when it comes to social media

RecruitmentJuice

The important place that social media has within recruitment is now pretty well documented. Social media has proven itself to be highly effective in generating leads and attracting talent, particularly passive candidates. And, of course, those candidates — wherever they might be — now have an expectation that recruiters will use social media. But despite all this, many recruiters are left frustrated with the results they get from social media.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting

CakeHR

The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1. Social media is now our source of news. Social media gives us the power to follow people, pages, channels, and groups that interest us.

Social Media Training 101: Avoiding Embarrassing Corporate Blunders

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Source: CLS Digital Arts / shutterstock. In addition to the purely social aspect of this capability, there are opportunities for entrepreneurs to spread awareness of their businesses, for thought leaders to share their expertise, and for opportunity-seekers to expand their networks. Of course, this newfound reach is not without its downsides. Company Social Media Policy—The Basics.

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Unfilled positions, of course, cost a company money – every day that goes by without a butt in a seat costs an estimated $1400-$2300 for experienced or highly skilled roles. Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success. It is, after all, a very good place to start, particularly since so many companies seem not yet to have started doing even the simple stuff when it comes to leveraging social media for onboarding.

What to Share on Social Media to Attract Talent

Spark Hire

Cat videos, music prodigies, gold dress vs blue dress…this is the kind of content many of us have increasingly been seeing on social media within the last few years. Here are a few examples of companies who post extremely relevant content to their social media outlets to attract the right audience — top talent. Image Source: NBC, The “Today” Show. Another cause that took social media by storm was the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

How To Make Social Media Your Most Important Source of Candidate Placements

Social-Hire

How would you like to have social media contribute more candidate placements than any other source of hire in your business? Because Greg provided both the proof of the social media results you can aspire to - and the template of how to ramp up the results you're achieving. Setting The Scene: The Foundations For Social Media Success. of billings directly attributable to social media as the source of hire.

How To Lie With Social Media Metrics.

Recruiting Daily

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to do this stuff, I’ve seen a huge shift in the way analytics play a role in informing that particular marketing function. The ability to forecast the relative volume of search engine queries or the reach of a target professional demographic segment on social is how people get paid on the Internet, after all.

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. 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.

How I Wrote My New Book – Social Media Recruitment

Sirona Consulting

After fourteen months in the making, my latest project – my new book, Social Media Recruitment – is now published*. What is even better is that Social Media Recruitment is already a No.1 The early reviews weren’t bad either ( here are just three) … ‘The definitive guide to social media recruitment. A must-read for those new to social recruiting, but with plenty of great content for those who are already social too.’

3 Ways Social Media is Changing the Way Recruiters Do Business

Spark Hire

Social media is key in today’s recruiting business. There are 3 ways that social media has made business easier for us when it comes to identifying the right candidates. One of my favorite things about social media is the ease of advertisement that it offers to businesses, particularly staffing businesses. In the last several years, I have found that I see the largest ROI from social media when it comes to applicants.

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

So in the spirit of transparency, and to answer the question I am always getting asked, I have shared all the tools and social media platforms that I use to make my daily social media working life as efficient as possible. I hope you find this useful – and of course if you know of any better, please let me know in the comments at the bottom. This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs.

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

So in the spirit of transparency, and to answer the question I am always getting asked, I have shared all the tools and social media platforms that I use to make my daily social media working life as efficient as possible. I hope you find this useful – and of course if you know of any better, please let me know in the comments at the bottom. This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs.

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. One of the secrets to using social media effectively is to post with purpose.

How I Wrote My New Book – Social Media Recruitment

Sirona Consulting

After fourteen months in the making, my latest project – my new book, Social Media Recruitment – is now published*. What is even better is that Social Media Recruitment is already a No.1 The early reviews weren’t bad either ( here are just three) … ‘The definitive guide to social media recruitment. A must-read for those new to social recruiting, but with plenty of great content for those who are already social too.’

Tweeting and Sneezing: 2014 Social Media Lessons Learned

Recruiting Daily

In the context of social, 2014 has been, for lack of a better phrase, undeniably ginormous (OK, maybe I should give the Real Housewives a rest). Whether you’re trying to fill your sales pipeline with qualified leads or trying to fill your recruiting pipeline with qualified candidates , social media can be an overwhelming and exhausting endeavor to sift through the cacophony of voices vying for market and mindshare, particularly when you’ve got business to close or reqs to fill.

Tweeting and Sneezing: 2014 Social Media Lessons Learned

Recruiting Daily

In the context of social, 2014 has been, for lack of a better phrase, undeniably ginormous (OK, maybe I should give the Real Housewives a rest). Whether you’re trying to fill your sales pipeline with qualified leads or trying to fill your recruiting pipeline with qualified candidates , social media can be an overwhelming and exhausting endeavor to sift through the cacophony of voices vying for market and mindshare, particularly when you’ve got business to close or reqs to fill.

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects

Recruiting Blogs

Social media has been a world-changing phenomenon. However, the last 10 years have seen a huge spike in both users of social media and reasons for using it. . In 2019, there were 3.486 billion active users on social media , equating to nearly half of the entire population having a social media presence. In recent years, several sports stars have found themselves in hot water because of their social posts. Sources .

The Sourcing Ninja’s JUMBO Guide to LinkedIn: Part One (FREE E-Book)

Social Talent

We’re back with our biggest, most ambitious E-Book yet – The Sourcing Ninja’s JUMBO Guide to LinkedIn – in fact it’s so big and ambitious we had to spilt it into two parts! Over the course of these two E-Books, you’ll find everything (and we mean EVERYTHING) you need to know about using LinkedIn as a recruiter – from developing your personal brand, to sourcing candidates efficiently and effectively.

What’s new on LinkedIn? The Personal Press Release!

Fistful of Talent

Of course there’s also the neighbor who is politically opposite of you, in a radical way, that connects and fills your feed with their rant of the day. I will of course share information that will enlighten their perspective, because that’s me, I’m a sharer. Oh LinkedIn….our

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

MightyRecruiter

MightyRecruiter recently sat down with Gerry to discuss, among other things, how the challenge of having millennials in the workforce is nothing new and how social networks and new technologies will put a sharper focus on the job market for candidates in 2017. over the course of the past 20 to 30 years. Social networks such as Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Google, and Facebook are changing how jobseekers find and vet employers.

BUMPER EDITION: 7 Unmissable Sourcing News Stories – 27th April 2015

Social Talent

During the social network’s Q1 2015 earnings report last Wednesday, the company reported its user base is larger than ever on desktop and mobile. For another look at Facebook’s constantly-growing user base, check out the following charts straight from the social network itself: Basically, if you’re not using Facebook as part of your social recruiting strategy, you are missing out on a gigantic database of potential talent.

Is The Use Of Social Media As A Recruiting Tool Rising Fast Enough?

Staffing Talk

Social media use among recruiters is rising. But it may not be happening fast enough, at least according to a survey of leaders in human resources and talent management who believe their companies are behind in terms of the adoption and use of both internal and external social networking technologies. Most of us probably use social media platforms and networks in some form or fashion to build our brands, market our organizations, and even list specific job reqs.

Hi Katrina, How was Uganda – OR Using Social Media as a Conversation Starter for Cold Outreach

MightyRecruiter

Use social media as your conversation starter, both before you email and to personalize your email. Even better, there are four other recruiters named in the event details who would also be great to meet, and of course, a room full of even more recruiters to connect with. A quick search for something unique to include in your cold outreach will make all the difference between failure and success – and social is a great place to start for that little golden nugget of info.

How to Advance your Talent Sourcing Skills

WizardSourcer

How can you advance your talent sourcing abilities when you are in the game for awhile? How can a seasoned Recruiter excel and advanced in the craft of talent sourcing and research? You will need to continuously learn and improve on talent sourcing to make placements. .

Find Candidates That Will Work Abroad With These Killer Sourcing Hacks

Social Talent

We often get asked by the sourcing ninjas who are training for our Black Belt in Internet Recruitment about how they can search for candidates who are willing to work abroad. Here at Social Talent, we’re big fans of the free Facebook Search Tool by 1ntelligence , which helps you search for people living in a specific area but originally hail from another city or country. Not connected with us on social?

Social, Search and Job Boards During the Pandemic

SmartSearch

Whether staffing agencies are trying to reduce expenses short-term, or build an aggressive strategy to rebound faster from the recession, the trends in this post can serve as a guide to weigh options and plot a course of action.

Webinar Recap and Recording: Uncovering Talent In The Deep Web

SmartSearch

On Wednesday, March 27, SmartSearch sponsored a webinar for clients and others interested in learning how to use the deep web to uncover information and data about people when sourcing. Presenter Shally Steckerl discussed the various techniques and methodologies people can use as part of their sourcing and recruiting strategy. Go to the TSI website and select from any of the online training courses or webinars.

5 New Sourcing News Stories for the New Month- 3rd November 2014

Social Talent

Such is the power of social sourcing in 2014. Prophet is a new Chrome extension that uses an advanced engine to predict the most likely email combination for any given person based on their name, company and other social data. Prophet works on the industries most popular social sites including About.me, Facebook, Github, Twitter, StackOverFlow and LinkedIn. sourcing tool, SourceHub, and it just keeps getting better and better if we don’t say so ourselves.

The Ultimate Recruiters Guide to Using Social Media to Source Candidates in 2019

Recruiterly Blog

When it comes to sourcing candidates and finding the best fit for your business, there’s one place you can’t ignore: social media. adults on Facebook and 3.196 billion people using social media in general – that place is on the social networks. That said, using social media to source candidates is no easy task, and – like with any recruitment strategy – it can be easy to get off course. Why Social Media.

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

Recruiting Daily

My very first job title ever was as a “sourcing analyst,” which had the necessary gravitas at the time to make me not feel bad compared to my B-School buddies who selected, rather than scrounged, for their gigs. This role was, essentially, how sourcing is still largely defined: name generation and verification. Of course, this was in 2005, and the explosion of publicly available personal information that’s so ubiquitous today was, at the time, still in its infancy.

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. Candidate experience refers to how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes. That all still happens today, although social media as well as employer review sites have dramatically expanded the dynamic and size of our inner circles.

Twitter Is No Longer Optional For Recruiters And HR

Sirona Consulting

There is a social media platform that every recruiter should be using – but they don’t, and I have no idea why. It is mainstream, super easy to use and is as mobile friendly as social networks go. I am of course talking about the little blue bird, Twitter. I have been a huge fan of Twitter for years, and it is always my go-to social network when I pick up my iPhone. Social media is now synonymous with hashtags and Twitter is no exception.