Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing about being a recruiter. That’s why when I tell a story, I always feel like I have to point out that it’s true – as a recruiter, some things are just too weird to put out there without putting out a disclaimer. What the hell is social about that?

Jobvite Announces Significant Enterprise Momentum and Formation of Jobvite India


Enterprise Bookings Increased Over 200% Year-Over-Year. SAN MATEO, CA, February 14, 2017—Jobvite ( ), the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software , today announced the establishment of Jobvite India in Bangalore and shared key indicators of business momentum. The company experienced over 200% year-over-year growth in bookings among large enterprises.

Jobvite Announces Enterprise-Grade Product Offerings to Help Recruiters Keep Up in a Rapidly Evolving Field


SOC 2 Compliance, Refined Search Capabilities, Reporting Systems, and Collaborative Hiring Help Recruiters in Mid-Market Companies and Large Enterprises Scout for Talent Securely and Easily. Since Jobvite was founded in 2006, we’ve continually adapted to the market and grown with our customers—particularly the larger ones that demand robust, enterprise-grade features and functionality,” said Bill Loller, Chief Product Officer at Jobvite.

5 Nuggets of Recruitment News to Note This Week – 19th December 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Advanced Search Has Been Removed On Some LinkedIn Profiles. As we discover more about the changes being made we will report them, so stay tuned! UK Recruitment Industry Now Worth More to Economy Than Ever Before.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th November 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Has Facebook Accidentally Revolutionised Recruitment with its Latest Change? This week, Facebook announced a change to the way their messaging systems work , which has the potential to significantly impact recruiting on Facebook. View the full report here.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 2nd November 2015

Social Talent

On January 1st, 2016, the prices of Recruiter Corporate and Job Slots will be adjusted for certain North American customers. The price of Recruiter Professional Services will also be adjusted for customers paying in USD, CAD, GBP, or EUR. Great news for recruiters right?

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BUMPER EDITION: 10 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Week – 12th October 2015

Social Talent

Back in 2012, LinkedIn shelved a much talked about referral product after trials because there were complications over getting companies to convince their employee to sign up, as employees needed to sign over network access to recruiters – something that didn’t go down very well!

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

Social Talent

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. Social media recruiting.

7 Thought-Provoking Recruitment News Stories to Delve Into this Week – 5th September 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Post-Summer Blues Predicted to Spark HUGE UK Jobseeker Surge. RELATED: What is the Most Valuable Skill You Can Possess as a Recruiter? ). Introducing “The Social Index”: The Latest Candidate Social Media Vetting Tool.

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. LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner will report to Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. According to Nadella, it will redefine social selling. That’s the longest of the 12 industries (including government) reported.

7 Game-Changing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 15th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Randstad Acquire Monster For a Cool $429 Million. In quite possibly the biggest piece of recruitment news since Microsoft bought LinkedIn , Dutch firm Randstad Holding announced last week that it was acquiring Monster. LinkedIn reported revenue of $932.7

8 Industry-Rocking Recruitment News Stories this Week – 25th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The World Economic Forum On The Future Of Jobs. On the impact of job creation, the report states: “…current trends could lead to a net employment impact of more than 5.1 Diversity Recruiting Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25M.

8 Completely Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Week – 17th August 2015

Social Talent

The results tell us which countries in 2014 had the most professional migrants in 2014 and the general direction in which they moved – potential indications of economic performance through 2015, but also useful information for recruiters trying to place candidates in the top 20 countries.

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.

Brick of Hashtag: Why Recruiters Need to Kick Their Twitter Habit.

Recruiting Daily

I’ll admit that I joined Twitter somewhat reluctantly; unlike, say, Facebook, which is instantly intuitive and almost universally acceptable, Twitter seemed, in the halcyon days of social media, something akin to the online version of the AV Club.

What Is Inbound Recruiting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know


Inbound recruiting is a methodology that uses digital marketing strategies to engage targeted groups of passive and active job seekers at different phases of the recruiting funnel. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. The post What Is Inbound Recruiting?

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Staffing News of the Day, April 17, 2013

Staffing Talk

oDesk launches new enterprise website to support growing demand for online and on-demand work [PR Web]. Darwin recruiting software now guarantees that their system will increase productivity by 40% [On Rec].

Keeps Getting Better


Today is an exciting day for Jobvite customers and the larger recruiting industry. For more than 10 years now, we’ve seen talent acquisition’s evolution from administrative recruiter to strategic business partner. Build a Robust Recruitment Marketing Engine.

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.

How to: Navigate HR Expos to Find the Perfect Technology for Your Company

Social Talent

Whether your company is just starting out or well on its way to being an enterprise, it’s crucial to research which HR technologies can help your business succeed. Corporate recruiters, HR departments, and recruitment agencies alike rely on technology to help source top talent.

8 Truly Free Applicant Tracking Systems That Should be on Your Shortlist


To keep your enterprise growing, you need good people to step into your shoes. A free applicant tracking system is much more lightweight than the large enterprise solutions with which many people may be familiar. ranking, scoring, reporting), access to third-party services (e.g.,

How To Fix A Broken Recruiting Technology Strategy

Recruiting Daily

One of the reasons why talent represents such a critical competitive advantage is a simple one: recruiting isn’t easy. A Recruiting Technology Reality Check. Closing the Recruiting Technology Capability Gap. Recruiting Technology: The Benefits of Being Best in Class.

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BUMPER EDITION: 7 Unmissable Sourcing News Stories – 27th April 2015

Social Talent

During the social network’s Q1 2015 earnings report last Wednesday, the company reported its user base is larger than ever on desktop and mobile. But overall, we think this looks like a fantastic update, that recruiters can definitely use to their advantage.

LISTEN UP: Do NOT Miss this Week’s 7 Biggest Recruiting News Stories – 25th May 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: New LinkedIn Data Reveals How Candidates Want to be Recruited in 2015. The key takeaways from the latest Talent Trends report where highlighted in an infographic: Source: All other country reports can be downloaded here.

How To Build And Better Engage Your Talent Network


Also known as a talent community or talent pool, a talent network is a method of social recruiting that relies on the collection and engagement of people who are part of either your candidate search or job application process. Have candidates follow you or your company on social media.

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The Curse of the Jobsworth in Recruiting and Hiring

Recruiting Daily

Even the most advanced or sophisticated business strategies can’t execute themselves, nor can search or social actually close a sale. 3 Totally Worthless Jobsworth Excuses (And What Recruiters Can Do). Hey, a recruiter can dream, can’t she?

A Sneak-Peak at Top 2016 Recruiting Conferences: 9 HR Tech Speakers You Can’t Miss


This year is going to be exciting for talent acquisition leaders using human resources (HR) technology to amplify their recruiting efforts. ERE recently reported that the HCM market is booming – HR Tech is going to be a focus at top recruiting conferences in 2016.

7 #HRTechConf Sessions That You Should Attend


And while I will have some responsibilities with the SmashFly booth (please stop by #2618) and analyst briefings, I always aim to attend at least 5 sessions at the conference to get outside of my bubble and embrace new ideas and ways of thinking about HR and recruitment marketing.

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The Best LinkedIn Account for Recruiters


As part of my job I’m often asked by both in-house and agency recruitment managers for my advice around their level of LinkedIn investment. Not surprisingly my Recruiter account was quickly transferred to someone else in my team! Typical Recruiter Approach. Recruiter Activity.

Jobvite’s New 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey Reveals Talent Crunch – 95% of Recruiters Anticipate Similar or Increased Competition for Skilled Workers in the Coming Year; 86% Expect to Expand Hiring


September 22, 2015 — Jobvite ( ), the comprehensive recruiting platform for emerging and enterprise companies, today announced the results of its eighth annual survey of recruiting professionals. This year, for the first time, Jobvite expanded the scope of its survey beyond social recruiting, gathering insights into all aspects of recruiting. Punctuality and appearance also carry some weight with recruiters after an initial interview.

The Top 15 HR Technologies And Recruiting Tools of 2015: The Final Countdown.

Recruiting Daily

Those that do pay to play find themselves consigned to the margins of an exhibit hall, on the outside looking in at the enterprise players who choose to invest in s**t like branded swag or open bars instead of R&D, apparently. The Top 10 HR Technologies and Recruiting Tools of 2015.

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Top 50 HR Twitterati


From the most innovative recruiters to the smartest VCs and emerging entrepreneurs, they’re all having 140-character conversations that you can join in. Expert on HR and social media. He’s got generalist experience across many industries with particular specialisms in recruitment and sourcing. Recruitment. Recruiting Animal Canada. As the Twitter handle suggests this is not the sensitive face of recruiting. Previously in IT Recruitment and with Skandia.

TruLondon Conference, February 17-19

Staffing Talk

TruLondon brings together in an informal conversational format the top minds in recruiting around the world today. A cutting edge, social media maven and newly minted entrepreneur, Ruettimann is a sought after speaker, writer and thought leader.