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How an Influencer Program can Upgrade Your Social Recruiting Strategy

Rally Recruitment Marketing

To my defense, with my role as a Recruitment Marketer, part of my job is to manage the AppianLIFE Instagram , so you bet I’m using that as my excuse! Social recruiting. Over 84% of organizations are currently utilizing social media for their recruitment process ( Postbeyond ). If consumers are on their phones for an average of four hours a day, it should be a no brainer to include social media in your recruitment strategy.

Employer Branding: Fad or Future? The Expert Review


Branding building has been part and parcel of the marketing process for years. In this case, instead of reading reviews on Amazon, applicants are turning to social media and to websites like Glassdoor to get the real scoop on companies. Everyone wants to know what your company culture is like and how happy your employees are – it’s up to recruiting departments to use employer branding to make sure candidates like what they see. Is employer branding important?


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Employer branding: important or illusion? The expert review


Branding building has been part and parcel of the marketing process for years. In this case, instead of reading reviews on Amazon, applicants are turning to social media and to websites like Glassdoor to get the real scoop on companies. Everyone wants to know what your company culture is like and how happy your employees are – it’s up to recruiting departments to use employer branding to make sure candidates like what they see.

HR Check In: The Trifecta of Recruiting (Social Recruiting, Candidate Experience, Employer Brand)


Unfortunately, talent acquisition teams that aren’t dedicating time and effort to these three recruiting concepts won’t be able to keep up with modern candidates. Your job seekers expect a positive candidate experience, availability and engagement from you on social tools, and the visibility into an attractive employer brand when they look for positions at your company. 4 Social Recruitment Blunders That Can Cost Your Business (HRN Blog).

Social Recruiting Strategy: from Good to Great


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? And what is your corporate brand? Employer Branding

5 Employer Branding Mistakes to Stop Making Right Now


Employer branding, simply put, is the way job seekers perceive a company as a place to work. Tons of recruiters are asking themselves how candidates perceive their company as a place to work, but few are doing anything about it. Of course the structure of employer brand is complex. It’s comprised of many things like employer happiness, your corporate image, your candidate experience —they all play a role. Diversity/Cultural Information.

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.

Get Ready for Gen Z – the Next Wave of Talent

Fistful of Talent

Heralded as the most diverse, best-educated generation yet — it’s clear that the Generation Z population (those born after the mid-90s) is much more than simply the “little brother” as they start trickling into the workplace. Jobvite’s latest survey of workers shows that career growth is the most important factor when looking for a new job, toppling even compensation. Move over, millennials. There’s a new kid in town.

7 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Start August – 4th August 2015

Social Talent

The company has been actively building new areas of its business to help it grow beyond its usual premium subscriptions and recruiting services. LinkedIn CFO Steve Sordello and CEO Jeff Weiner also both said the company was preparing improvements and new products to its recruitment and hiring segments that will be rolled out in October. He said an improved recruiter search tool will more precisely surface relevant candidates.

6 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Independence Day – 4th July 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: New LinkedIn Report Reveals the Latest Job Seeking Trends. In an effort to understand what it takes to make candidates jump from one company to another, LinkedIn have conducted one of the largest surveys of professionals globally. And the findings are very positive from a recruiters perspective! While 30% utilise social networks to find their next role. Monitoring your social mentions just got a whole lot easier thanks to Twitter.

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! Your first recruiting resolution of 2016 should be to create or enhance your social and mobile recruiting strategies. Let’s talk about mobile recruiting first. Strive for diversity.

7 Unmissable Social Recruiting News Stories – 13th July 2015

Social Talent

The World’s Most Attractive Employers 2015. With the help of Universum , Millennials have ranked the most attractive employers for 2015. Yes, 240,000 students across 12 countries have revealed which companies have a competitive edge in employer reputation in both the Engineering/IT sector and the Business sector. Top 10 Most Attractive Employers – Engineering/IT. Top 10 Most Attractive Employers – Business.

BUMPER EDITION: 11 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Recruitment Video that Makes You Want to be a Flight Attendant. There is nothing we love better than a fantastic recruitment video here at ST towers, but as you’re well aware, they’re a rare find. When hiring managers and recruiters use their discretion to overrule the results of assessment tests, their hires do less well than workers selected exclusively on the basis of test scores. What Recruiters Want Vs. What Recruiters Get.

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

Social Talent

In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. Insights derived from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect 2015 event are still pouring onto the site’s Talent blog, the most recent of which is a 2016 Roadmap for the future of recruiting , based on the topics discussed, the findings published and the concerns raised by LinkedIn Influencer, Lou Adler. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? Impact on Corporate and Agency Recruiters.

Social Recruiting Round-Up: September 2015

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. It’s not to be missed, so enjoy it, share it and have a very Happy Thursday recruiters! Top Recruitment Blogs from September 2015: 6 Things Top Performing Recruiters Do That You Don’t: Part 1.

Maximize your return-to-work plans for great recruitment marketing content

Stories Incorporated

Everyday, employers are deciding what return-to-work looks like for their company. It’s the best recruitment marketing content you can create right now. Great recruitment marketing content also anticipates and answers questions candidates have. Reading Time: 12 minutes.

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The Social Marketing of Diversity


can be posted and shared quickly on social networks. Its popularity has also had an impact on marketing and recruitment; specifically in the areas of diversity. As populations become increasingly diverse it continuously creates new customer and employee needs. Consumer marketing has created digital brand strategies to tap into new demographics and create an emotional experience. Social media has enabled this approach to go viral.

Webinar Recap: Social Media: The “Double-Edged Sword” of Hiring & Recruiting


Social media isn’t going away. In fact during Hyrell’s recent webinar, Social Media: The Double-Edged Sword of Hiring & Recruiting , we speculated that a new social platform might even have been released during our 45-minute discussion. All kidding aside, the constant evolution of social media adds complexity when determining a social recruiting strategy that works for your organization. What are some of the benefits of using social recruiting?

6 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off 2016 – 4th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Recruitment Industry Has Best Year EVER! According to Suzie McCafferty , the Managing Director of staffing company Select Appointments, everyone involved with the recruitment industry should be congratulating themselves for helping towards the industry’s best ever year ! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. diversity @TwitterOpen

3 Trends To Fuel Your Recruitment Strategy For 2017

Social Talent

For businesses and recruiters alike, it’s vital that you stay tuned in to the latest trends that are making an impact on your industry. Here, we take a look at 3 trends that have gained significant traction, with certain signs of them featuring prominently within the HR and Recruitment industry. Social Recruiting FTW! Recruiting the best candidates is vital to the success of any company. Diversity… It’s An Old Wooden Ship.

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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: Importance of Understanding Diversity in Attracting Tech Talent. Sophie delivered a passionate presentation and really brought the issues surrounding diversity to the forefront. Something she stated almost instantly: you cannot expect to see results from a diversity programme for at least three years.

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

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. LinkedIn survey data revealed that the main reason professionals both leave jobs and join new jobs is for career advancement. Referencing a former common employer in your InMail increases your chances of getting a response by 27%. Copying-and-pasting one generic InMail to dozens of candidates is ineffective, rude and will hurt your employer brand in the long run.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! In fact, compared to other generations, they use more resources in general to learn about company culture and they’re more likely to use online job boards, company career web pages and social media to hear about new job opportunities. Even though companies that have diverse talent “will build more innovate products and services, get more market share, and have more revenue”.

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide


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.

Top hiring & HR statistics in tech for 2021


For a lot of recruiters, it’s reasonable to wonder: what happens to all of the talent that’s being laid off? As we do every year , we have run the events of the past year under the microscope to reveal 2020s recruitment trends in our annual 2021 HR statistics summary.

Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Reveals Fierce Competition, Evolving Strategies


In the 9th Recruiter Nation Report (Formerly Called the Social Recruiting Survey), 69% of Recruiters Report Increased Hiring in the Last Year, With 95% Expecting Similar or Increased Competition Over the Next Year. SAN MATEO, CA –(Marketwired – Sep 27, 2016) – Jobvite ( ), the leading recruiting platform for growing companies, today announced the results of its ninth annual survey of recruiting professionals.

The 5 best HR & Recruitment articles of the week (11 May)


Here we go again, it’s time for the next instalment of our weekly series bringing you the 5 top recruitment articles on the very latest issues and trends. 2 – This social recruitment thing just isn’t working… It’s particularly worrying that most definitions of social recruiting seem to point to tools rather than specific activities. 3 – The impact of mobile recruiting on click-to-apply rates.

3 Recruitment Trends That You Must Know In 2017

Social Talent

For any recruiter, it’s important to be in the know when it comes to trends. In this blog piece, we’ll focus on the top 3 trends that every recruiter must know. Social Media. Recruiting the best candidates is vital to the success of any company. Social recruiting has been on the increase, with job boards no longer having enough range to find quality candidates. Diverse Workspace. Trends recruitment trends talent trend report trends

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5 Staffing and Recruiting Trends You Need to Know to Hire Top Talent


Few things are more discouraging to an HR professional than recruiting and onboarding the “perfect hire,” only to learn that the candidate was not a good fit after all. In fact, according to a recent survey , 66% of businesses estimate that each bad hire comes at a cost of at least $25,000 in wasted time, productivity, and company resources. . Here are five of the latest trends to help recruit qualified professionals who will add value instead of creating unnecessary cost.

How to be a great recruiter


As you embark on your recruiting career, you’ll encounter a number of challenges that you may not have expected. We’ve compiled the best advice on how to improve your career path as an agency or in-house recruiter. How to be a better recruiter: Conduct effective interviews. As you develop your career as a recruiter, view candidates as your potential partners or customers. Vote for diversity. Becoming a recruiter is challenging. Recruiter job description.

Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Recruit CRM

Benefits of Applicant Tracking System For Agency Recruiters. Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. It is virtually impossible for recruiters to scan each resume manually and shortlist them. Recruiter Time-Share Per activity.

Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 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. So if you’re planning on attending a recruiting conference this year, make it a good one! tru Events are different to any other recruitment conferences out there.

9 Best Recruiting & Hiring Articles of 2016


It may not seem possible, but sometimes the next great hire doesn’t seem possible either Here on the MightyRecruiter blog , we like to focus on job postings, recruitment marketing, reviewing candidates, social recruiting, and sourcing off-the-radar-candidates. Job Posting Programmatic Job Advertising: Powering The Next Wave Of Recruitment by ERE Media Making sense of big data may be the great business challenge of the internet age, and recruiting is not immune to the task.

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. And, if human capital is, as surveys and clichés both suggest, truly the biggest competitive advantage organizations have, then there’s no more important function in business.

5 Crazily Interesting Sourcing News Stories to Kick-Off 2015 – 5 January 2015

Social Talent

But according to a recent survey published by law firm Fenwick & West, not only are women underpaid in the tech industry, but they are also drastically underrepresented. According to the survey, women make up a measly 11% of executives within the Silicon Valley 150, the Bay Area’s top tech companies. But how do you, the recruiters, feel this problem can be tackled in 2015? Then how about organising your very own recruiting hackathon?

5 Trends That Are Shaping the Staffing & Recruiting Industry in 2019

Recruiting Blogs

Few things are more discouraging to an HR professional than recruiting and onboarding the “perfect hire,” only to learn that the candidate was not a good fit after all. In fact, according to a recent survey , 66% of businesses estimate that each bad hire comes at a cost of at least $25,000 in wasted time, productivity, and company resources. . Here are five of the latest trends to help recruit qualified professionals who will add value instead of creating unnecessary cost.

How to Recruit Millennials: Going Beyond What Worked In the Past


But within every organization’s existing recruitment methods and employee engagement policies, there is always room for growth. In this post we’ll discuss how to recruit Millennials, examining strategies any company can implement. Which means they’re also using digital means to examine you as an employer. Get social. We already know how much time Millennials spend on the wide spectrum of social media outlets. Top notch SEO and social recruiting practices.

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Interviewing Tips Not Enough? Here’s How to Guide Candidates Into Careers

Spark Hire

His experience was diverse and extensive. Within a year, his previous employer promoted him from a supervisor role to director. This problem indicates two things: job seekers aren’t effectively communicating their value, and employers are struggling to see fit in their candidates. CareerBuilder’s August 2015 survey found 42 percent of employers would still consider a candidate who meets most of their requirements.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.


With some huge HR challenges ahead , 2018 is said to be the break-through year for some of these issues to finally be tackled and it’s thanks to the strong female leaders that are empowering others to challenge these types of issues with their employers. a , Member of the board/Survey team leader, Fontes Vad?bas Allison Kruse , Director of Social Media | Employer Branding | Content Strategy | Talent Acquisition | Digital Strategy.

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Talent pool engagement is the future of recruitment!

Recruiting Blogs

For the last 5 or so years technology in the recruitment industry has been developing at an alarming rate. The onset of this period began with the explosion of social recruitment. All of a sudden, companies could use largely free data on social media to attract and recruit new talent for their business. Until recently recruiters from both sides of the fence boasted about the size of their database and used this as a definition of success.