Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

There was PLENTY to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the goodness: Top Blogs in February: 5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015 . These are the 5 biggest recruiter no-nos of 2015, and if we catch you still doing any of them this year, we’ll call you out!

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

Social Talent

Additionally, it kills your employer brand, so you make it harder for you (and everyone else within your company) to recruit in the future. No matter how great your company is, you need to constantly put resources into your employer branding and recruiting efforts.

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Social Recruiting 101


Your ability to find and interact with your potential candidates on social network sites like Facebook and LinkedIn is crucial to your company’s talent search. Learn how to get connected and social with our new eBook “Social Recruiting 101.” ” Download.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – March 2015

Social Talent

There was LOADS to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the best bits: Top Blogs in March: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram. How can Snapchat be used for recruiting? The answers to all your Instagram recruiting questions are right here!

Social Recruiting Round-Up – January 2015

Social Talent

Yes, the first month of 2015 is coming to an end, but in case you missed any of the most the month’s popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories, we have them all here for you to enjoy: Top Blogs in January: How to: Radically Improve Your Candidate Response Rates in 2 Easy Steps. Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 2015. 5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes.

7 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment

Social Talent

But Notepad, simple as it may be, is actually an incredibly useful little tool for recruiters. And for more information on exactly how you should be writing Boolean strings in Notepad or TextEdit, see our Black Belt in Internet Recruitment online training course. We’re recruiters.

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6 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories to Soak Up this Week – 17th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Announce 3 New Talent Products and Enhancements to Drive Opportunities for Recruiters. The Open Candidates signal will be hidden from recruiters at the candidate’s current employer or affiliated company recruiters.

8 Juicy Recruiting News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 9th March 2015

Social Talent

It’s simple, it’s easy, it looks really cool and it has great recruitment potential! LinkedIn No Longer Supporting Microsoft Outlook Social Connector. Zartis’s staff review those profiles, screen them, and showcase the best 10 to 20 candidates on their platform.

BUMPER EDITION: 8 Headline-Making Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Finally Adds Video to Your Feed. The videos will run in-stream on users’ feeds on desktop, and will break out into “immersive” experiences on blackened screens when you click on the videos themselves. RELATED: 5 Top Mobile Apps for Recruiters ).

8 Exciting Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn to Acquire Connectifer. We first reported on Connectifer , the AI-based recruitment search, late last year when they had just raised $6 million more to continue building out their platform. Tinder for Recruiters” Gains £7 million Investment.

9 Mind-Blowing and Mind-Boggling Recruitment News Stories this Week – 23rd May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Freelance Workers Will Soon Outnumber Employees. Is your recruitment strategy prepared for the so-called “Uberization” of recruitment? RELATED: The ‘Uberization’ of Recruitment: What You Need to Know ).

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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. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting. Download the full report here. The brand’s social media team responded publicly with this: ‘Oh no, that doesn’t sound right.

The Games People Play

The Whiteboard

The downloads and usage stats have been insane, eclipsing Tinder, Twitter, and steamrolling pretty much every social channel in front of it. New Zealand’s own Chris South somewhat facetiously suggested there could be future opportunities for us millennial-candidate short recruiters.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Keep You In-the-Know this Week – 7th March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Jobbatical Scores $2M. The Demographic Breakdown of Social Media Users. LinkedIn is the only major social media platform for which usage rates are higher among 30- to 49-year-olds than among 18- to 29-year-olds.

How to 'Court' Purple Squirrels Online

Stacy Zapar

This SAME concept applies to recruiting purple squirrels. They get 10 of those emails a week from lazy recruiters. You’ve gotta COURT them, just like you would that high school cutie… And you’re gonna do it over social media. Interested in having Stacy train YOUR recruiting team?

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The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

With hundreds of employers voluntarily subjecting their hiring process to the intense scrutiny involved in being adjudicated by nearly 95,000 applicant responses, the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards did more than just open the recruiting books up at some of the world’s biggest brands.

My Favourite Tools For Finding Email Addresses

Sirona Consulting

But what if you are a recruiter and don’t have an email address for someone , and contacting the person via social media isn’t an option, what do you do? All of these bowser extensions focus around the social networks as the source of information.

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Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting industry, and the fact is, these “experts” must be seeing something I don’t see about the industry they’re covering.

5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

These candidates, often referred to as passive candidates, present a unique set of challenges for the modern recruiter — after all, someone who is happy in their current role doesn’t typically submit applications to open positions or respond to recruiter outreach.

Career Check: What Are the Key Skills of an Incredible Sourcer? (And What You Could be Missing)


The top skill for them is, unsurprisingly, “recruiting” However, here are some stats on the other skills for a Sourcer – I have searched for the skills from the “vocabulary” that match the role. Send the information over to Recruiters. DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE FOR FREE.

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.

4 Ways to Recruit Like a Marketer

Glassdoor for Employers

Recruiting is getting tough. If you’re in recruiting, here are four ways you can recruit like a marketer: 1. There are two philosophies to recruiting – hope they come to you or go directly to them. So, what are the advantages of PPC recruiting? Today, social recruiting is the craze, but companies are overlooking the advantages that good old fashioned blogging can bring. First and foremost, implement recruitment technology that is mobile responsive.

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The Ultimate Guide to Writing 5 Types of Recruitment Emails + Bonus Tips to Manage Them


Recruitment email. The one thing you always come back to, no matter what you begin with (say social recruiting, text recruiting, visual recruiting, and [insert a new type] recruiting). It’s the lifeline of recruitment. Phone Screening.

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). Download our FREE eBook: A complete guide to Talent Assessment Software . Tech recruiters can build a tech pro’s profile from digital signatures gathered from these social sites.

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How to: Use SnapChat for Recruitment

Social Talent

It’s been almost a year since I wrote our first recruiter’s guide to SnapChat in an effort to make the platform a little less daunting for wary recruiting professionals. Back then, the site was very much unknown territory for recruiters. Win-win recruiters!

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Modern recruiting tools and techniques for innovative HR teams


When you let it, technology can streamline your recruiting process. Modern recruiting tools won’t displace the human factor in hiring decisions but they can be a critical ally in the search for and selection of talent. The most innovative recruiting teams are always on the lookout for the best online recruiting tools or recruitment software. There are tools just for managing your recruiting email inbox. Blog Recruiting

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Building A Superstar Recruitment Strategy in 2018


Planning your recruitment strategy each year can seem like a daunting task. Read on for some of the best ways to up your recruiting game this year. When thinking about how to improve your overall recruiting strategy, begin with the basics—getting the best people for the job. “It

How to Make a Strong AI in Recruiting Business Case


Erin is a corporate recruiter with #1 cabinet manufacturer, MasterBrand Cabinets, based in Jasper, Indiana, and recently spearheaded the adoption of AI Recruiting Software like AllyO to her organization.

The Must-Haves of Mobile Recruiting: Attract. Engage. Convert.


What does that mean for recruiters? In our conversations with recruiters, we find little disagreement about the importance of mobile recruiting. In fact, Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey found that 55% of companies don’t even have a mobile optimized career website.

Building A Superstar Recruitment Strategy in 2019


Planning your recruitment strategy each year can seem like a daunting task. Read on for some of the best ways to up your recruiting game this year. When thinking about how to improve your overall recruiting strategy, begin with the basics—getting the best people for the job. “It

14 Experts on Taking Your Productivity Game from Slow to Pro

Recruiting Blogs

I took a break from being busy to reach out to several experts in recruiting and talent acquisition (and some of the busiest people I know) to ask about their favorite productivity tool, hack, extension, or software and they gave us some great answers. Renee Draney, Recruiter, J.Crew.

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How to Choose Your Applicant Tracking System


Download this eBook in PDF. Is It Social? An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a software application specifically designed to automate the recruitment and hiring process. Of the companies that best recruit and retain top talent, more than 80% either currently deploy, or plan to deploy, an ATS solution in the next year. Pre-screening. Background verification and screening (or integration). Social network tools. Is it social? Is It Social?