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.

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. Treating rejected candidates poorly kills your employer brand and can even hurt your sales.

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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.

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. 10 Candidate Experience Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know. For job seekers, search is clearly beating the pants off social. Your Values Are Your Employer Brand.

5 Ways to Engage Talent on Twitter

Social Talent

The second and final part of our Social Recruiting series is on Twitter recruitment. Because of its massive professional audience, it has always been a powerful tool that employers can use to network very easily and connect qualified candidates with open positions without breaking the bank. In fact, this may surprise you but 51% of all jobs posted on social media are posted on Twitter – more than any other network, even the most professional network LinkedIn.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Hired says it screens job candidates through a rigorous process combining algorithms and human curation, so employers don’t need to sift through a giant pile of résumés. Perhaps most importantly, instead of dealing with a recruiter who’s just trying to fill a role to earn a commission, the candidates work with Hired Talent Advocates, and those advocates are judged based on the job seeker’s satisfaction. 61% checked “social professional networks” (LinkedIn’s generic term for itself).

8 creative recruitment strategies to attract and evaluate candidates

Workable

Creative recruitment strategies help you get past traditional hiring methods and stand out from the competition. From experimenting with social media, to gamifying the hiring process, here are 8 ways you can get creative to attract and engage potential candidates: Creative recruitment strategies to attract candidates. Experiment with social media. Recruitment firm Strike IT US placed 111 hires by sourcing candidates on Reddit.

8 Pressing Recruitment News Stories We Need to Discuss this Week – 27th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Brexit and the Recruitment Industry: Where do we go from here? The decision has since sparked nationwide and worldwide debate on the impact this will have on a variety of issues including employment, the economy and life in the UK. And t he debate is also being raged as to how the decision will affect the recruitment industry. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. Hasson Associates Recruitment.

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5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.7.15 to 2.13.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering high performance recruitment marketing, sports and HR, candidate experience, passive candidates and influencing on Twitter. Before we begin, I’d also like to share news and articles from us this week that you should check out: Blog: 5 Key Components of High Performance Recruitment Marketing.

The Best Recruiting Insights on Twitter in February

CareerBuilder

Much like the way recruiters use search strings to source passive candidates on Google, you can manipulate your queries on Twitter and tap into the best conversations on talent acquisition strategies. Unfortunately, if you don’t know how to refine your searches, a hunt for “recruiting” on Twitter will give you conversations about everything from professional sports to college football to the ongoing war against terrorism. recruiting #hrtech.

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. Today, we’re going to pass that knowledge and understanding on to you, in the hopes that you might starting using this wonderful, innovative tool as part of your 2016 recruiting arsenal. How to: Use SnapChat for Recruitment.

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What Every Talent Team Can Learn from Today’s Best Campus Recruiting Programs

Yello

Ask any campus recruiter how challenging it is to attract students to their booth and they’ll tell you campus recruitment is a competitive sport. The war on talent pits employers against each other in a battle for student interest at colleges and universities across the country. The campus recruiting challenge is to build your employer brand amongst college communities while widening your organization’s talent pool. Campus Recruitment

5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

There’s no way around it — the perfect job candidate is often already employed. 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. Traditional recruiting involves posting a job listing and waiting for candidates to apply.

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

Social Talent

But how do you, the recruiters, feel this problem can be tackled in 2015? Then how about organising your very own recruiting hackathon? The hackathon was part of Flipkart’s effort to look for innovative ways to make recruiting more scalable, effective and fun. The 3 steps of the recruiting hackathon went like this: 1. The team identified problem areas for recruiters and hiring managers and created a plan to overcome those. And in Sporting News….

Shining a Spotlight on Jobvite Customers

Jobvite

Every day, thousands of customers in 160 countries use Jobvite to source the best talent on the market, grow employee referrals, create amazing candidate experiences, and lower recruiting marketing costs for their organizations. Innovation in recruiting technology is a two-way street. All three customers— Brandwatch, Talend, and Tenable —come from different industries and have different recruiting needs. Talend Achieves Employment Brand Celebrity Status.

Shining a Spotlight on Jobvite Customers

Jobvite

Every day, thousands of customers in 160 countries use Jobvite to source the best talent on the market, grow employee referrals, create amazing candidate experiences, and lower recruiting marketing costs for their organizations. Innovation in recruiting technology is a two-way street. All three customers— Brandwatch, Talend, and Tenable —come from different industries and have different recruiting needs. Talend Achieves Employment Brand Celebrity Status.

6 Books Every Recruiter Should Read in 2015

Social Talent

And we absolutely love it when, every so often, we read something we believe could be of use to our blog readers and the wider recruitment community. Why is that important for recruiters to know? Well, as recruiters, we spend the vast majority of our day trying to move people to do things like; take a new job, consider employment with a new firm or apply for a certain role. The post 6 Books Every Recruiter Should Read in 2015 appeared first on Social Talent.

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Shark Tank Meets HR Tech: Testing the Recruiting Waters at iTalent.

Recruiting Daily

Last week I attended the 2015 HRO Today Forum in the heart of historic Philadelphia, PA – birthplace of the American Revolution, cheese steaks and obnoxious sports fans – and came away from a pretty jammed packed itinerary full of meetings, presentations and conversations with quite a few ideas, observations and insights in mind (such as the repercussions of the growing contingent workforce ).