9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

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.

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: May 2015

Social Talent

Each week, we strove to bring you practical and useful tips, tricks and frameworks for composing better job tweets, writing killer job ads, nailing the perfect LinkedIn invite, perfecting social content posting, using essential online tools, and engaging with in-demand talent. Today, we’re bringing together all of that knowledge into one blog post package – the Social Recruiting Round-Up for May 2015. Where candidates start their job searches.

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Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing about being a recruiter. If you want to sell a job, you’ve got to sell a story. 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. But I’m not going to lie to you – even though, I am a recruiter, as we’ve established. The Social Recruiting Saga: Our Tale Begins.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

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. Director of recruiting at Eventbrite.

7 FREE Twitter Products for Serious Social Recruiters

Social Talent

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.

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: June 2015

Social Talent

At the start of June we decided to dedicate most of the month’s blog content to helping you guys make the most of all of the excellent recruitment/HR conferences that were taking place around the world in June (and the months to come). We also gave you a heads up on some of the hottest topics being discussed at these conferences, like the issue of unconscious bias and the deadly affect it can have on the recruitment process. Top 10 Job Hunting Mistakes to Avoid (Infographic).

Sorry, It’s My First Day…

The Whiteboard

As recruiters, we are more than familiar with first days. I tend to do my start check at lunch or closer to the end of the day as asking someone how’s the new job going at 9:01 am with their new manager standing over them will result in a very inauthentic response. In a recently removed article UK recruiter Reed was left with egg on its face after, what I can only pray, was a tongue in cheek post possibly aimed to lighten the mood on a candidate’s first day.

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

Social Talent

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. Is Your Job Application Software Biased?

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. 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. Professional networking and social media sites. Job boards and niche sites.

The Ultimate Guide To Job Posting

Workable

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.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Recruiters

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Here are five New Year’s resolutions that every recruiter should make this year. 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. Let’s talk about mobile recruiting first.

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. 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.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

At this stage your company doesn’t have a dedicated recruiting team. The tools you use weren’t designed for recruiting. You don’t have much that amounts to a recruiting strategy. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. Beyond listing jobs.

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

Workable

I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. How to write job descriptions. Recruiting software and tools. Where to post your jobs. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs.

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

MightyRecruiter

But the job market is tight, and finding good people is more difficult than ever. Thanks to advances in cloud computing, free applicant tracking systems are able to deliver the essentials, including posting job openings, handling applications, centralizing notes and correspondence, and managing resumes, candidate profiles, and hiring status. recruiting marketing, targeted job board posting, social recruiting), dedicated support, and integration with other enterprise software.

Recruitment Marketing Software For a More Successful Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

Recruitment Marketing Software is a software program designed to attract top talent. Recruitment Marketing Software utilizes an innovative idea of applying marketing methods to recruitment process in order to find, attract, nurture and engage candidates and turn them into job applicants. What is Recruitment Marketing Software? Benefits of Recruitment Marketing Software? With web sourcing you can easily passive job seekers, your best job candidates.

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. On a recent appearance on the Animal radio show, Matt Charney was talking about what constitutes “great” recruiting content.