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!

5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018

SmartRecruiters

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.

Dashboard Confessional: How To Lie With Social Recruiting Analytics

Recruiting Daily

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to do this stuff, I’ve seen a huge shift in the way analytics play a role in informing that particular marketing function.

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

JazzHR

With unemployment at its lowest point in years, employers are being forced to get increasingly creative when it comes to finding and recruiting candidates. Professional networking and social media sites.

Big Brand Theory

The Whiteboard

To put that into perspective, the worlds largest stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea (course it is) has a capacity of 114,000, chuck Eden Park on top and we’re close to the number of people who have viewed my cry for recruiters.

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5 Out-Of-Box Recruiting Tactics You'll Want To Know About

Proactive Talent

Attracting and recruiting top talent is getting harder and harder every day. So what are some of the creative, unique tactics companies have used to help them better connect, engage and recruit top talent? Is there still a way to make your recruiting process more fun and different?

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5 Mistakes Recruiters Make (And How to Avoid Them)

RecruitmentJuice

Recruitment is a fast-paced environment. Targets, deadlines and pressure can all lead to sloppy practice, even for the most experienced recruiter, and inevitably the same mistakes rear their ugly heads. They are knowledgeable about their industry, not recruitment – that’s your job!

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. UK Recruitment Industry Now Worth More to Economy Than Ever Before. of value added to the UK economy by the recruitment industry was derived from temp activities.

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!

The 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Reference Checking

Social Talent

For recruiters, this, more often than not, tends to be reference checking. Ultimately, most employers agree that reference checking is a worthwhile exercise when it’s done well. The post The 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Reference Checking appeared first on Social Talent.

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.

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. What Recruiters Want Vs. What Recruiters Get.

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How To Lie With Social Media Metrics.

Recruiting Daily

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to do this stuff, I’ve seen a huge shift in the way analytics play a role in informing that particular marketing function.

What To Do If Your Social Media Content Is Not Being Read

Sirona Consulting

. What is the impact on your social media talent acquisition and engagement if no-one is reading the content that you are sharing on your chosen social media platforms? Why do you share things you see on social media with your networks?

7 Things Your Candidates Expect To Find On Social Media

Jibe

We’ve written a lot about how recruiters and talent acquisition can take better advantage of social media as a recruiting tool. From the benefits for employer branding to social analytics, we’ve explored the impacts social media can have.

What To Do If Your Social Media Content Is Not Being Read

Sirona Consulting

What is the impact on your social media talent acquisition and engagement if no-one is reading the content that you are sharing on your chosen social media platforms? Why do you share things you see on social media with your networks?

Candidate Personas: 4 Ways Recruiting Can Get Value From Them

Jibe

And yet, the reality is few have actually gone through an exercise to truly understand who their candidates are. Likewise, recruiting can build out candidate personas. Onboarding: Ramp Up New Recruiters Very Quickly.

Where Did All The Value In LinkedIn Groups Go?

Sirona Consulting

Over the last few years two things have happened (in my opinion anyway): LinkedIn failed to exercise as much control and management over the fast growing Groups as they needed to. Are you using these messaging apps for recruitment purposes?

The Age of Always-Looking Candidate and the Role of Social

Jibe

So many people are searching for jobs today that recruiters are questioning the term “passive candidate.” Others keep an eye on “best places to work” lists, or even follow prospective employers on social media. Job Seekers and Social Media Today.

Innovative Sourcing, Lesson One: Pay Attention to the Social Data

Entelo

To turbo-charge your sourcing efforts, you’ll also want to know how to decipher social signals that tell when someone is more likely to be receptive to a job opportunity. Uptick in social activity. A similar behavior pattern can be observed on other social media sites.

5 No-Fail Ways to Master Millennial Hiring

Newton Software

Millennials are regarded to be ambitious, tech-savvy, and socially responsible , so it’s easy to understand why hiring millennials is a top priority for recruiting and HR teams. So how can companies address this need for career elevation when it comes to recruiting?

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. Everyone is complicit in this arrangement, but the convenience of agreeing to something you’ve never actually read comes at a cost – no one gets anything out of the exercise.

Become a Hiring Expert with the Best of ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

For nearly two decades we’ve been helping midsize companies transform the way they source, recruit, hire and onboard talent. We’ve brought you Talent Success University , our Talent Success Conference and of course, countless talent acquisition articles, hiring research and recruiting resources right here on this site. Quality of Hire is one of the most important metrics for planning your #recruiting process. Welcome to Best of ClearCompany: Recruit and Hire Edition.

Jobvite Hire: Not Your Typical Applicant Tracking System

Jobvite

Recruiting is tough work. Social media and the Internet have given candidates access to more information about a company before they even think about applying. Jobvite’s recruiting platform was built from the ground up to make the job of recruiting easier, making hiring processes more efficient so that organizations can get the right candidates in the right positions quickly. Today, social network recruiting is the new norm.

How to: Get the Most out of Your LinkedIn Company Page

Social Talent

It’s a simple exercise that will yield massive results. Relevant industry news – we dedicate one update a week to what’s going on in the recruitment industry. Humour – we frequently share funny memes and images relating to the recruitment industry.

5 Ways to Revolutionize Candidate Experience

Brandon Hall

According to the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Social Talent Acquisition Study, only 8% of companies are trying to improve candidate experience with their social recruiting practices. Is there a lagging step or a recruiter that doesn’t follow up?

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

Spark Hire

Chances are you won’t find an exact match to this ideal candidate persona, but this is a great exercise to force your client to hone in on the most important traits and aspects of applicants. They can reach out and engage with them on social media. Practice visualization exercises.

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? The post 6 Books Every Recruiter Should Read in 2015 appeared first on Social Talent.

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What is the Future of Recruiting?

Contract Recruiter

As we head into 2016, recruiting to build a competitive workforce is more important than ever. Staying on top of trends and the latest studies and surveys that reveal the most effective techniques and practices in recruiting is just as important. The future of work impacts the future of recruiting, and these are evolving now. Imagine what recruiters, candidates, employers, and employees will be doing and where they’ll be working in the next five to 10 years.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. The end result is usually a document that can be shared within recruiting teams and used to develop messaging.

Employer branding: important or illusion? The expert review

Beamery

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. Companies can relay their culture and values through blogging, webinars, and social media to name just a few.

Are You Using Data to Drive Your HR Strategy?

SailorAnn

As technology, social media and data continue to become interwoven into the fabric of the workplace, HR must start to think and act like business functions by using data and insights to drive their strategy. Measure: Recruiter capacity.

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Employer Branding: Fad or Future? The Expert Review

Beamery

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. Companies can relay their culture and values through blogging, webinars, and social media to name just a few.

Employer Branding: Everything you need to know

Recruiting Blogs

It’s not wonder that 86% of HR Professionals would agree recruiting is becoming more like marketing, it’s a necessity to compete for the best people. That means they are going to your careers page, checking out your social media, posts on review sites, jobs descriptions, etc.

7 Festive Recruitment News Stories this Week – 21st December 2015

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Uses Big Data to Revamp Job Listings. And in turn, that could lead more employers and recruiters to paying to post listings in the first place. Recruiters Reveal Their Top Priorities for 2016. This is the Best Recruitment Firm to Work For.