Best Practices in Social Recruiting

JazzHR

Using Social Recruiting to Build Your Candidate Pipeline. For those of you recruiting passive candidates regularly, this may seem like a no brainer, but social media can be a recruiter or HR manager’s best friend. New to social media? Social media allows you to target specific groups of people and promote your employer brand in a meaningful way that lets candidates engage with your culture — and its free.

Social recruiting in tech: How to make the most of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit

Devskiller

With 94% of recruiters admitting that they use social media for candidate sourcing, the competition for tech talent is as fierce as ever. However, it’s wrong to assume that you can’t stand out from the IT recruitment crowd. What is social recruiting & why is it important?

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How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

A fly by the seat of your pants approach might work for some things, but social recruiting isn’t one of them. In fact, successful social recruiting requires the complete opposite. And the foundation for it is a strategy that answers the questions of how, when, where and in what way you’ll reach potential candidates through social. Define Your Audience Who are you trying to reach and recruit on social? Recruiting Recruiting Optimization

Social Recruiting Round-Up – April 2015

Social Talent

No, not THAT “time of the month” sillies – it’s time for our monthly social recruiting round-up; a collection of the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month. Enjoy and Happy Friday Recruiters!: Grid your loins recruiters! 5 Twitter Sins Recruiters Need to STOP Committing. 5 Incredible Recruiting Hacks to Boost Your Productivity STAT!

7 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017

Social Talent

Start your 2017 the right way by following some great people on Twitter and adding their knowledge to your daily feed. 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. Matthew Jeffery is one of the world’s leading recruitment strategists and futurologists.

9 Major Social Recruiting News Stories this Week – 27th July 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: LinkedIn Reveal the “7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting” In a post on their Talent Blog site last week, LinkedIn Influencer, Paul Petrone, revealed the seven recruiter philosophies that “lead to a pattern of errors that will end in a ruined employer brand, a bunch of frustrated people and a company that’s devoid of top talent” 1. Pointedly, LinkedIn will be the only option given for single sign-on — no Twitter, Facebook or Google+ here.

Can Twitter Product Pages Change the Recruiting Landscape?

Recruiting Daily

The new functionality of Twitter product pages will make it easier not only to find candidates that will fit into your company’s culture, but will make it easier for candidates to find you. Social media ROI, anyone? There is no doubt that I am a big Twitter fan. When Twitter announced that they were starting to test a new product, it piqued my interest. If you’re one of the Twitter haters, don’t run just yet. Twitter Tech Breakdown.

5 Social Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Glassdoor for Employers

Social media has had a massive impact on almost every aspect of business — and recruiting is no exception. Today’s candidates use social media to find their future employers, and as a result, recruiters have embraced platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook as valuable recruiting channels. Consider these statistics : 80% of employers say social recruiting helps them find passive candidates. Use social media to tell your brand’s story.

The 3 Top Social Media Trends in 2016 Translated for Social Recruiting

Proactive Talent

You've probably seen one of the many articles popping up this week covering the major trends emerging in social media as we head into the new year, like this one on socialmediaclub.org , but how do these new trends translate over to talent acquisition in regards to social recruiting? We'll break down the top trends emerging in social media and translate them into recruitment marketing tactics your recruiting teams can start leveraging today to get ahead of the curve in 2016.

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. In his first ever blog post for Social Talent, Stephen Nesbitt deconstructed the 4 biggest challenges associated with sourcing in Japan to help you find, attract, engage and hire more great Japanese candidates. What makes good company culture?

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: June 2015

Social Talent

At the start of June we decided to dedicate most of the month’s blog content to helping you guys make the most of all of the excellent recruitment/HR conferences that were taking place around the world in June (and the months to come). We also gave you a heads up on some of the hottest topics being discussed at these conferences, like the issue of unconscious bias and the deadly affect it can have on the recruitment process. Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

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. 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 October: 26 Crazily Creative Recruitment Ads You NEED to See. okay, A LOT like Twitter!

2016 social recruitment trends forecast

Workable

Social recruitment seems to have almost slavishly followed the stages of the Gartner Hype Cycle. We know that social recruitment isn’t going to replace everything else we’ve been doing but promoting your jobs to your most engaged audience makes sense. How to recruit employees effectively on social media. A quarter of all job seekers use social media as their primary tool for job searching. Recruiters will naturally go where great candidates are.

How To Make Twitter Work for Talent Acquisition.

Recruiting Daily

There’s no denying that I love Twitter. Recently, I can’t help but notice that a lot of people are trying to shoehorn their “usual” talent acquisition strategies into Twitter’s framework, and I can already tell you this: It’s not going to work. Why Recruiting On Twitter Doesn’t Work: A Blind Case Study. Let’s look at the followers of the careers-focused Twitter account that belongs to a large and very well-known retailer. And I know a lot of you do, too.

Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?

Capterra

According to a Jobvite survey , over 8 million Americans used Twitter to find their current job. In fact, a full 23% of all job seekers have used Twitter in their job hunt. Now, I know, “social media recruiting” is shaping up to be one of those buzzwords that’s more bark than bite. And I know that LinkedIn gets all the social recruiting love from hiring managers these days. Then they’re likely on Twitter.

3 Tips on How To Become a Social Recruiting Mastermind in 2018

Social Talent

Social media has become a necessity for recruiters in today’s working world. Its functions are endless with recruiters finding new and exciting ways to post a job advert, source new talent or to advertise their company culture. Social media is especially useful for finding passive candidates. All in all, social media is a pretty big deal for recruiters. Today, we look at three social media techniques to help you find your perfect candidate.

Why Social Recruiting Is Everyone’s Job.

Recruiting Daily

If you’re like most employers, you’ve probably already set up some sort of social media presence dedicated to careers and hiring. A recent study showed fully 94% of recruiters reported using at least one social network for sourcing or talent attraction in 2015, evidence that this emerging technology has already moved from the recruitment margins to the mainstream. Scoring Net Promoters: 3 Keys for Social Recruiting Success. Lead With Culture.

Social Recruiting – How to Attract and Connect With Top Candidates

Spark Hire

One of the best talent acquisition strategies continues to go underutilized — social recruiting. You want candidates to feel wanted and for them to understand how they fit into the prospective role as well as your culture. Social media is perfect for expanding your employer branding and connecting with candidates on a more human level. We spoke to Brad Owens to learn how social recruiting can help you find the right talent in a fast, effective manner.

7 Unmissable Social Recruiting News Stories – 13th July 2015

Social Talent

These organisations focus on how their policies regarding sustainability, fair trade, and other social programs make a tangible contribution to society. This allows individuals who already have an interest and experience in the fields in which GE is trying to recruit to become inspired and to attach the title of “innovator” to GE, a powerful tool for talent recruitment. LinkedIn is NOT the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is. Culture Fit More Easily Assessed.

How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent

TalentHQ

Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. In 2013, according to recruiting professionals surveyed by Bullhorn, social media ranked third as the most successful source of qualified candidates behind existing candidates from applicant tracking systems and referrals from previous successful placements. Looking to launch a social recruiting program? Encourage Employees to Get Social.

Employer Branding Hashtags that are #KillingIt at Social Recruiting

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 6 minutes When candidates search social media to learn about your company, what will they find? Provide candidates with the information they are seeking on your social channels with social media recruiting hashtags. lifeatGoogle) give insights into a company’s culture and communicate talent needs. LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook all allow users to easily sort and search content using hashtags.

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. And yet, only 45% of Fortune 500 companies include a link to social media on their careers page. Is it inconsistent across all your social pages? i) Define the goal of your social recruiting strategy.

How Hootsuite Hires: A Social Recruiting Success Story

Recruiting Daily

Hootsuite , a high growth, high tech employer based in Vancouver has emerged as one of the most widely used social business platforms on the market. Its enterprise social monitoring and publishing tools have fueled the company’s explosive growth from bootstrap to big brand, from start-up to social success story. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media. Take Twitter.

Want Better Recruiting? Add These 41 Twitter Feeds To Your List

Eightfold

Twitter’s fast-paced, of-the-moment approach makes it a great way to keep up with the news in influencers in the recruitment and hiring fields. To see what’s happening, add these 41 top recruitment professionals to your Twitter feed. The post Want Better Recruiting?

How Hootsuite Hires: A Social Recruiting Success Story

Recruiting Daily

Hootsuite , a high growth, high tech employer based in Vancouver has emerged as one of the most widely used social business platforms on the market. Its enterprise social monitoring and publishing tools have fueled the company’s explosive growth from bootstrap to big brand, from start-up to social success story. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media. Take Twitter.

Today’s Top Recruiting Trend: Social Recruiting

Personiv

Using social media to recruit employees isn’t necessarily new but with Facebook’s Jobs Dashboard update and LinkedIn’s recently launched Talent Insights , social recruiting is heading to the next level. In fact, experts say that social recruiting is a trend that’s here to stay. Follow our tips to stay on top of social recruiting. Be Authentic & Share Your Culture. Look Outside Standard Social Networks.

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 has changed how we meet and connect with people.

The Best Free Tools to Manage and Measure Social Recruiting

Yello

More than one billion people check Facebook daily, Twitter users send 6,000 tweets every second and new LinkedIn users sign up at a rate of more than two new members per second, reports Hootsuite. Your next great hire is likely on social media; is your recruiting team? Social recruiting helps the recruitment team: Cultivate a unique employer brand. Build a recruitment-focused presence online to give the talent acquisition team a voice.

Social Recruiting on Twitter? Be Real.

Jobvite

Twitter can be incredibly valuable for recruiting. One thing that’s for sure is that recruiters can use Twitter to find quality candidates and referrals. But first you need to find an audience on Twitter – and build engagement in the community of talent you aim to attract. Don’t use Twitter as a channel to broadcast job listings. This will help increase engagement to your Twitter feed and keep it as a forum for conversation.

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. Not every social channel is useful.

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? This requires a cultural shift.

Today’s Top Recruiting Trend: Social Recruiting

Personiv

Using social media to recruit employees isn’t necessarily new but with Facebook’s Jobs Dashboard update and LinkedIn’s recently launched Talent Insights , social recruiting is heading to the next level. In fact, experts say that social recruiting in a trend that’s here to stay. Follow our tips to stay on top of social recruiting. Be Authentic & Share Your Culture. Look Outside Standard Social Networks.

Status Update: Local Talent Acquisition Communities, the Latest Trend in Social Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

We talk to the woman behind one of the most successful localized TA communities, and it turns out being social in 2018 means straddling the online and offline worlds. People who once lamented the disappearance of in-person interaction may now dry their tears and logon, or at least that’s what one social recruiter predicts. My guiding principle of social media is to think: would I do this on my personal channel? How does recruiting vary by region?

Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing

Dice

Studies show that having managers highly involved in the recruiting process has a critical impact on talent acquisition performance , including quality of hire and retention. The truth of the matter is that top prospects want to learn as much as they can about an opportunity, including who they’ll work for and what they’ll do, before they invest time filling out an application or taking a coding test, noted Scott Weiss, president of technology solutions and recruiting firm Makena Partners.

What You Need To Know About #Social #Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Recruiters and human resources professionals are increasingly using social media to reach out to candidates, especially on LinkedIn and Twitter. However, with millions of people on social media, one team of recruiters can hardly make a dent when it comes to searching and vetting those potential candidates. Imagine what it’d be like to have access to the mass of highly skilled people on social media for free. to source and recruit candidates.

6 Ways to Showcase your Company Culture through Social Messaging

Spark Hire

There are many different ways to go about recruiting candidates. However, if you want to be sure to target today’s top talent you need to advertise your company culture through social media. Today’s top talent is interested in not only a good paying job, but a career with a company that has a welcoming culture. There are 6 ways to make sure you are clearly showcasing a positive company culture through social media. Get onboard with social media.

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 candidates’ social profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn. As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent.

Recruitment on my mind

The Whiteboard

Like the great state of Georgia or Snoop’s musings on money, recruitment is perpetually on my mind. In between Sean’s fast approaching nuptials, Greenhithe’s latest outbreak, and Liverpool’s floodlight robbery we’ve been talking all things recruitment this week here at Rice HQ.

Jobvite Q&A: How You Can Leverage Twitter’s Strategies for Recruiting on Twitter

Jobvite

We recently spoke with Erin Osterhaus, who researches and reviews HR solutions at Software Advice, to learn more about her findings from a discussion she had with Twitter’s recruiting programs officer, Anitra Collins. In that conversation, Collins described some of Twitter’s methods for finding top talent on Twitter, which include re-Tweeting job posts from employees’ personal handles, showing visuals of company culture and using hashtags to find the perfect audience.

Using “The Other Three” in Social Recruiting

Recruiterbox

Known as the “ Big Three ”: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have led the way in social recruiting. While the Big Three are the place to be, there are new social media hubs popping up on the regular. The Other Three”, Pinterest, Instagram and Vine look to be what’s up next in social recruiting, and here is how the leaders are doing it. They’re kind of killing it when it comes to using funny, thoughtful and compelling images to convey their company culture.