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


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.

5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018


Recruiters and TA professionals gathered for the second day of SRD18 to share insights, network, and beef up their recruiting toolboxes—here’s what we walked away with. Think about the actions and behaviors you want to drive”, he continues, addressing the recruiters in the audience.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting


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. Social recruiting is more than LinkedIn.

30 Incredibly Effective Social Media Tactics for Recruiters (Infographic)

Social Talent

Whether you’re only just embarking on your social media journey or have been liking, sharing and commenting with the best of ’em for years, here’s 30 invaluable social media tips and tactics to live by while online: Source:

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.

The mistake MOST recruiters make when it comes to social media


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. This is where recruiters need to be.

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 Hassanah Rudd, Australia Recruitment Manager, Fletcher Building. ‘It’s

LinkedIn Is Still No.1 But Only If You Use It Correctly

Sirona Consulting

But for very many recruiters it is a huge untapped resource that is still – unbelievably – not taken as seriously as it should. After all, for many industries, it is STILL THE DEFAULT online social network that recruiters go to before anything else.

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is. Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success.

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.

7 Eggs-citing Recruitment News Stories this Easter – 27 March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Tech Talent Shortage is Our Fault… Bad news guys… The tech talent shortage we’re experiencing has less to do with under-qualified candidates and more to do with a lack of knowledge on our part. The One Trait Recruiters Admire the Most.

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The Applicant Tracking System Isn’t the Problem. Recruiters Are.

Recruiting Daily

Every day, there are a litany of new complaints and negative comments levied against ATS software, a convenient whipping boy for the bigger picture problems plaguing the recruitment industry and even more convenient villain for the smaller annoyances frustrating frontline practitioners every day.

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 ).

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Missed Messages, Dropped Calls: Once Upon A Time In Mobile Recruiting… OK, I know that title’s probably a little cheesy. If you’re not asking for mobile recruiting solutions, you’re asking for trouble.

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!

7 Brilliant Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off Your Week – 30th November 2015

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: More and More People Searching for Jobs Via Mobile. In addition to mobile, social media is also an increasingly prevalent tool in job searches. Nor is use of social networks necessarily restricted to age.

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 Here is my story about writing my new book, Social Media Recruitment.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Inside The Sourcing Shell Game.

Recruiting Daily

Take the most recent project I’ve been working on – an encore, as it were, of a healthcare job I last visited approximately 20 long months ago, which is pretty much an eternity in recruiting terms. These are the real life recruiting numbers you rarely hear about.

9 Industry-Rocking Pieces of Recruitment News this Week – 11th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Watch Out! There’s Now a Recruiter Screening Tool for Candidates. Lazy recruiters beware! Andrew is just one of the thousands of candidates who don’t want unsolicited approaches from recruiters. Tech recruiters take note!

Instagram Stories: The Employer Branding Tool Every Recruitment Marketer Needs

CKR Interactive

With Stories’ unique features including live video, interactive polling and clickable links, Instagram has outpaced Snap’s 166 million daily active users and is now the all-in-one employer brand platform every recruitment marketer should be using.

You Need To Do These 8 Things To Be A Successful Staffing Firm

Spark Hire

Surprisingly, total sales in the staffing and recruiting industry have increased by 5.8 Streamline your entire recruiting process. Better recruiting comes from better processes. Social Collaboration Tools. Respond to client feedback on social media.

Candidate Personas: 4 Ways Recruiting Can Get Value From Them


Likewise, recruiting can build out candidate personas. That is, if you take the time to put in the research, build them out, and then give them a role in your recruiting process. Onboarding: Ramp Up New Recruiters Very Quickly.

Where Did All The Value In LinkedIn Groups Go?

Sirona Consulting

Consequently they became a haven for spam, relentless posting of jobs across the groups by recruiters which then started a slow (to begin with anyway) decline of people actually giving a damn about them. Are you using these messaging apps for recruitment purposes?

Modern Recruiting Starts with a Selfie

Breezy HR

Recruiting is marketing. old days, recruiting was an incredibly formal process that might have included letters of introduction, scads of printed documents for a candidate to learn about an organization, and arms-length professional-only relationship building. Despite the fact that those times are long past, many organizations cling to antiquated recruiting models. Modern hiring means enthusiastically embracing the practices of inbound recruiting and social marketing.

How Authentic Is Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP)?


Talent functions must realize the authenticity of an EVP will be compared to real employee experiences through social media channels. Research has shown there is a direct correlation between employee reviews on social media and job application follow through.

The Finer Points Of Your Resume – Recruiters Will Appreciate Them!


Always keep the following in mind: most recruiters have seen thousands of resumes in their careers. Just imagine being a recruiter and having to read 300 different documents in a day – all of them written in 10 pt. Your recruiter is bound to look you up anyway! “A

Screening Candidates Through Social Media


At this point, social recruiting is firmly ensconced in the toolboxes of most recruiters. 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.

Our Latest Winner and Your Last Chance to Win!

Social Talent

This time last week, we asked you all to give us the skinny on your secret tech weapons of the year with your top Recruiting Resource of 2017, for a chance to win our Book of the Year. Last but by no means least, we’re looking to the future of recruiting. Two down, one to go!

A Post About Nothing.

Recruiting Daily

The goal of recruiting and HR content, or any content, is not to be good – it’s to be read. The problem with recruiting or HR related content is that it’s intrinsically asinine and pointless, so of course must be the result of policy and not practicality.

10 Ways to Use Recruiting Software to Win the War for Talent – Part 2

Newton Software

In our last post, we covered how recruiting software can strengthen your employer brand by improving the candidate experience at every level of the hiring process. We also discussed how talent pools and social recruiting can help you find exactly the new talent you need.

What is a Recruitment Marketing Content Playbook? (And Why You Need One!)

Rally Recruitment Marketing

The #1 thing that the Rally Recruitment Marketing community asks for help with again and again is how to create good Recruitment Marketing content. So let’s #endthescramble by borrowing a strategy from smart Marketing teams: create a Recruitment Marketing Content Playbook.

Mobile Recruiting Strategy Fails – When Your Organization Isn’t Prepared

ExactHire Recruiting

You built a mobile recruiting presence, the applicants came…but then your organization wasn’t ready. Or, maybe you’re well on your way toward social recruiting Shangri La and you sense that a few hiring managers may be late to the party. In this blog, I’ll review five mobile recruiting strategy fails encountered when a business is not prepared in the hopes that you can avoid the same mistakes.

6 Tech Trends Reshaping the Recruitment Process

Recruiting Blogs

In fact, it has redefined the concept of recruitment process. Recent developments have transformed HR in all areas such as recruiting, employee management, performance management etc. New trends are coming up in 2018 which give a new direction to recruitment.

Preparing for Mumbai: Thoughts on Top HR Tech Trends

Brandon Hall

Document management is a great example. Anyone with a Google account can store, access, manage and share documents uploaded to Google Drive by logging into their Google account online. Trend # 3: Social and Mobile Technology. How Social and Mobile are Shaping HR.

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