ATTENTION: 6 Critical Recruitment Industry Updates – 11th May 2015

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demographic break-downs based on those who is reading as logged-in users covering areas like industry, location and even job title. According to Pinterest’s CCO, Evan Sharp, the ratio of men to women on the social “pinning” site is gradually shifting to a more equal level. Last week, for example, Pinterest rolled out a “ smart board picker ” for iOS and Android users that predicts which boards users will re-pin something to. Introducing Planet Jobs.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

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In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). LinkedIn was by far the most heavily used social recruiting site, with 57% of the respondents sourcing at least one hire from the site in the last year.


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What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?


Fortunately, the digital age has provided no shortage of channels for sourcing candidates, which include a whole host of competing job sites, as well as an ever-expanding list of social media platforms. Among the most traditional, and often most effective, methods of sourcing candidates is the old-fashioned approach of looking inward. Professional networking and social media sites. Job boards and niche sites.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Stories the Recruitment Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 24th August 2015

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The company says it conducted research that suggests many corporate employees feel they could do a better job if they knew how to find out who else in the company had specific skills, and that most resorted to looking at LinkedIn rather than their own company’s often outdated intranet listings. Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Fascinating Recruitment Industry News Stories – 15th June 2015

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In the news this week: China’s Job Ads Market Heats Up (Much to LinkedIn’s Delight!). According to , there are signs that China’s job classifieds market may be heating up thanks to some new initiatives by one key player and the entrance of a new competitor to the market. a job-search platform that targets the higher end of the recruitment spectrum and provides a platform to connect headhunters and more experienced workers.

9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

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In the news this week: Job Boards Still A Leading Way To Fill Vacancies. As more than one survey (including our own) has pointed out over the last few years, job boards are far from dead. And the results from the International Association of Employment Web Sites latest survey , is also showing that applying to a job posted on a commercial site is still the leading way some job seekers find work.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business


Far too many of us are hiring with borrowed tools, no recruiting strategies and the nagging feeling that we’re losing time that would be better spent on our main job. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. More than Tweeting jobs. Beyond listing jobs.

The Ultimate Recruiters Guide to Using Social Media to Source Candidates in 2019

Recruiterly Blog

When it comes to sourcing candidates and finding the best fit for your business, there’s one place you can’t ignore: social media. adults on Facebook and 3.196 billion people using social media in general – that place is on the social networks. That said, using social media to source candidates is no easy task, and – like with any recruitment strategy – it can be easy to get off course. Why Social Media.

The Startup Hiring Guide: Hiring for rapid growth from 5 to 50


How to write job descriptions. Where to post your jobs. This means that the people you’re looking for are likely to be juggling several job offers. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs. How to do social the right way.

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

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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. Candidates are then wooed by the companies with “reverse cover letters,” they get transparency into compensation and they receive a $2,000 bonus from Hired if they accept a job. The service was initially focused on tech roles, but it has since expanded to sales jobs. Social media recruiting.

Walk a Mile in the Candidate’s Shoes: Know How Jobseekers Find Your Company

Recruiting Daily Advisor

What do they have to say about your company on job boards, like Glassdoor and Indeed? Clutch’s latest report, How Do People Find Jobs? highlights which resources jobseekers rely on when seeking out new employment and provides insights into emerging resources, such as social media, in the recruiting process. The report features data from over 500 jobseekers who began a new job within the past 6 months. Newspapers Are Out, Job Boards Are In.

7 FREE Twitter Products for Serious Social Recruiters

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Twitter is now the second most popular social network among recruiters and sourcers the world over. A total of 55% of you are using it to post jobs, source candidates, share content and message candidates. New research also shows that Twitter is becoming increasingly popular with job seekers too. In fact, 58% of job seekers have used Twitter for job-seeking purposes in the last 6 months alone. And a massive 47% said the same for companies posting job ads.

4 Industry Affecting Recruitment News Stories – 6th October 2014

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In typical QVC shopping channel fashion, LinkedIn will be giving both Recruiter and Recruiter Professional Services users an extra 100 InMails to help them “ease into this new policy” What do you think of the next step in the LinkedIn InMail saga? They’ve greatly upgraded their existing search interface, making it much faster and allowing users to select different filters for each different job board – a feature that wasn’t previously available.

8 Shocking and Thought-Provoking Recruitment News Stories this Week – 29th August 2016

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in a highly detailed letter it sent to Monster’s Board of Directors. Pointing out that MediaNews Group is also a job board owner and operator, as well as a reseller of Monster job listings and other services through its 240 newspapers, the publisher said, “therefore we have intimate knowledge of how these businesses work and how they should be operated.”. New York’s Faruqi & Faruqi firm is investigating Monster’s board “for potential breaches of fiduciary duties.”.

Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

If you want to sell a job, you’ve got to sell a story. The way jobs get created is one heck of a fable, and you probably wouldn’t believe it even if I told it to you, which is why I’ve decided to stick to sourcing and screening instead of storytelling. The Social Recruiting Saga: Our Tale Begins. Speaking on behalf of candidates, social recruiting involves two way engagement with candidates before they ever submit a resume or access a career site.

You’d Better Ask Somebody: Why Employee Referrals (Still) Matter in Hiring.

Recruiting Daily

That’s the paradox of social networking; while our updates ostensibly reflect what’s going on in our life, we can no longer lead lives that aren’t largely informed by what happens online, and how our connections will react, no matter how much of a stretch that “friend” moniker might in fact be. There’s no shame in asking for a favor, particularly if that favor is asking for help finding awesome people for awesome jobs at an awesome company.

How to Build an Employer Brand Budget

Proactive Talent

Minimally, you will need someone with experience in content marketing and social media management, and at best, someone strategic who understands talent branding and recruiting and can help build and execute a multi-channel strategy. Job Boards Focus on major job boards like Indeed , Glassdoor , and LinkedIn first, as well as programmatic advertising to manage the media dollars for your digital job advertising campaigns.

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: June 2015

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Today, Hiroto has his lasso out once again because we’re bringing together all of that knowledge into one blog post package – the Social Recruiting Round-Up for June 2015. How to: Drastically Improve Your Job Ads SEO Using Google Trends. One of the simplest ways to ensure your job ad is more easily found by the right candidate, is to ensure it contains the most relevant keywords. Top 10 Job Hunting Mistakes to Avoid (Infographic).

3 Tactics to Target Website Visitors and Your Candidate Database


Within the past year, changes in social media platforms and search engines have dramatically changed the ways you should connect with, engage and appeal to your target audiences. Is it through job postings? Is it through social media content? Think about it – if someone goes to Google and searches “jobs,” you are competing with national companies for that keyword.

How to: Successfully Promote Your Employer Brand on Pinterest

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First things first, Pinterest is a virtual inspiration board, used by people the world over to source and store great ideas for a huge variety of projects and interests. Members can ‘pin’ anything from fashion pictures to recipes to graphic design video tutorials, on their personal boards (just as you would on a physical bulletin board or scrapbook). Both are equally effective and well worth including on your Meet the Team Pinterest board.

Top Strategies for Reaching Veteran Candidates

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Veteran job boards and websites. There are a variety of job boards and career websites tailored specifically to helping veterans find their next career opportunity after leaving the military. Creating employer profiles and posting your job descriptions on these sites can boost your chances of getting in front of this skilled talent pool. Job boards and websites geared toward specific industries for veteran hiring can generate awareness for your opportunities.

The Ultimate Guide To Job Posting


More than half the traffic on Glassdoor, one of the world’s most popular job boards, comes from mobile with the group of 35-44 leading the way. This guide was created so as to give you a quick overview of job posting and help you bring those talented jobseekers to your doorstep.

How to: Successfully Influence Candidates at EVERY Stage of their Decision-Making Process

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At this stage, the job seeker is aware that they need/would like a new job and they already have a couple of employers/companies in mind that they might like to work for. Advertising on 3rd Party Sites/Apps – people don’t spend great amounts of time on job boards, nor do they spend vast amounts of time on LinkedIn. After applying for the job, the applicant builds expectations of the employer/company based on their experience.

Prospects to Clientele: How to Win Clients as a New Recruitment Agency


1- Job Boards. No matter the company, their product or approach, job boards are the go-to solution the minute a new position opens up. The downside, however, is that job boards can be very difficult to rely on for what might be a time-critical position.

3 Steps to solve a Company hiring drought

Right Recruiting

Here are some ways you can reposition your organization and get more attention to your job posts and company in order to drive a steady stream of top-quality candidates to your door: 1. Over time, however, job seekers have grown disenchanted with the behemoth online job boards. Now, candidates are turning to smaller niche boards to find new roles — and recruiters must meet them where they are. Get Social. This is not social media recruiting.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Embrace social and mobile recruiting. You’ve heard about the importance of social and mobile recruiting, and you’ve been meaning to ramp up your tactics, but…no more excuses! Your first recruiting resolution of 2016 should be to create or enhance your social and mobile recruiting strategies. million , and 90 percent of these tech-savvy Americans will search for jobs on their phones. Of that 90 percent, about 44 percent will apply to jobs directly from their phones.

The Future of Job Search is Social


Social media has impacted most aspects of our lives – we now not only have our friends, family and professional colleagues available to us at the touch of a button on whatever device we are using; we also know a lot about the people were are connected to: what they do, where they do it, who they do it with. Much more then we ever did before social media sites made it so easy to share so much (often times too much) about ourselves with the people around us.

3 Common Small Business Challenges and How to Solve Them


It goes without saying that social media is an affordable and potentially very effective mode of marketing. And applicant tracking systems are great–they make it easy to collect applicants in one place, collaborate with team members and broadcast your openings on social media and job boards. Job boards attract millions of candidates each day–and seemingly almost as many job openings.

5 Recruiting Metrics to Measure

NPA Worldwide

From the time you post a job order, how much time passes before the candidate starts? Sourcing of hire – These days, there are more channels than ever to recruit from – job boards, referrals, recruitment networks, social media, LinkedIn, direct contact with passive candidates, etc. You can use anything from an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), to Google Analytics, to an old-fashioned spreadsheet.

How to Write A Top-Notch Job Posting

Unless you are relying solely on references, your first task will likely be putting together an online job posting. We all know how vast the internet space for jobs is, and effectively reaching your candidates via this platform is crucial. Reading your job posting may be the first impression a candidate gets of your company – how will you present yourself? Who knows, maybe this is something you could have developed on the job anyways.

Use OOH to Recruit Passive Candidates

Contract Recruiter

That’s a lot of time for eyes on the road, eyes of passive candidates already employed who aren’t looking at online job boards or other digital media for openings. Although recruiting has been sharply streamlined with the Internet and social media like LinkedIn and Facebook, adding outdoor advertising to your recruiting strategy is a highly effective and creative form of recruiting marketing. Energy Jobs.”

Speed Up Construction Hiring: 5 Ways To Beat The Labor Shortage

ApplicantStack Recruiting Software

According to the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics), there were 263,000 open construction jobs in June 2019. Construction lost 600,000 jobs during the downturn. Millennials are not as interested in construction jobs as previous generations. In 2019 so far, construction has added an average 14,000 jobs per month. Post construction jobs faster. Improve construction job description management. Job posting. Job offers.

6 Recruiting Methods You Should Retire and Why

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Vague or Over-Excited Job Descriptions. They know exactly what they’re looking for and have short attention spans for reading job ads. This may not be one of the most innovative recruitment ideas, but writing a job description that is short, concise and to the point, is one that will attract the best candidates. Today, with the prevalence of social media, there is no reason to do that.

4 Benefits of Recruitment Marketing (And 6 Ways to Get Started)


There’s always going to be a place for product placement as well as traditional job listings, though — so why explore this concept? With the right kind and quality of content, customers can do a substantial part of your job for you, even without the benefit of a salesperson. They’ll find your social channels, your videos, your FAQ pages, your testimonials and everything else you’ve put into the world to help folks find you and make up their minds about you.

4 Benefits of Recruitment Marketing (And 6 Ways to Get Started)


There’s always going to be a place for product placement as well as traditional job listings, though — so why explore this concept? With the right kind and quality of content, customers can do a substantial part of your job for you, even without the benefit of a salesperson. They’ll find your social channels, your videos, your FAQ pages, your testimonials and everything else you’ve put into the world to help folks find you and make up their minds about you.

Top 5 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent on College Campuses


There is stiff competition for the best candidates these days, regardless of your industry or the job description. Online tools like LinkedIn have made it possible for professionals to share their resumes, experience, and portfolios with the world, and competitive brands aren’t afraid to court top talent—even if they’re not looking to change jobs. Employers and Career Services need to be on social media and smartphones – not traditional job boards and emails.

Recruiting the Modern Jobseeker in a Candidate-Driven Market

Recruiting Daily Advisor

These respondents were currently employed in either full-time or part-time positions and actively looking for a new job. According to 65% of respondents, jobseekers are confident that they’ll land a new job, but what’s driving them to look in the first place? With websites like Glassdoor and LinkedIn that have “salary finding” features, all a jobseeker has to do is plug in his or her job title and see what he or she is supposed to be getting paid.

How Onboarding Technology Impacts First Impressions


An effective new hire onboarding process includes a lot of moving parts, including: Welcoming and socialization. These tasks are too often accomplished in a haphazard fashion with some combination of boring presentations, stacks of paperwork and a dash of wishful thinking. The process of finding a job has migrated almost entirely to technology. Job seekers experience an array of technology tools as they navigate their way to a new position.

Digg Meltdown a Good Sign for Service Industries

Staffing Talk

This quickly led to a frenzy of phony activity, not unlike what you see with other aggregators like job boards that scrape job ads and call them their own in pump and dump fashion. I noticed Digg going particularly bad on a trip out to San Francisco cerca 2008 when a friend of a friend introduced me to ‘social media experts’ who, for a fee, would do whatever it took to get your story to rise to the top of Digg. Job candidates want to know about real jobs.

Improving Employer Branding Online

Recruiting Blogs

Getting the right message : a proper job description clearly stating your organisation’s mission, vision, and values is the first step to take into account. Social Media: the use of LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook has also shaped the way companies recruit. Video Interviews: the traditional CV sending concept has become old-fashioned and frustrating from the candidate’s perspective.