Fashion Forward and Hiring Trends

Recruiting Daily

Fear of side pony-tails, daisy dukes and other fashion trends of the 80’s and 90’s that leave us feeling like a spectacle or some character from an “old” movie. Which, by the way has already been fashionable at one point in my lifetime (see Nirvana era).

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?

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). Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

Ready to Start Social Recruiting? 4 Questions to Cover With Marketing First

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As Recruitment Marketers we know that social media can be extremely helpful to any organization’s recruiting efforts. What is the goal of your company’s current social media accounts? . For some B2C and B2B companies, the social accounts are there to showcase products.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – October 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the October issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. The World’s Most Horrific Recruitment Methods (Halloween Special).

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.

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. However, when asked what they thought of recruiters/employers efforts on the popular micro-blogging site, job seekers were less than impressed!

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

Recruiting Daily

Back in the Day: The Original Social Sourcing. I think, as much as recruiters complain about an impossible to fill requisition, the truth is the tighter the parameters, paradoxically, the easier it makes sourcing.

9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

of the 330 job seekers and 40 recruiters who took the survey, said they had found their last job by “responding to an ad posted on a commercial job board”. LinkedIn Reveals Recruitment Agency as a Top Influential UK Brand.

Technical Sourcing How-To with Angela Bortolussi on The #Social Recruiting Show

The Searchologist

At first you might notice her fashion sense or the way she says “about” But within just minutes of launching this episode with Angela Bortolussi, she was diving into communication tactics, strategies, and a how-to on sourcing. The post Technical Sourcing How-To with Angela Bortolussi on The #Social Recruiting Show appeared first on The Searchologist. Human Resources / Recruitment Social Recruiting Social Recruitment Technical Sourcing

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. Among the most traditional, and often most effective, methods of sourcing candidates is the old-fashioned approach of looking inward.

A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram

Social Talent

Now, I know what you’re thinking; “ here comes Social Talent with yet another blog post about another social network I should have started using yesterday ”. How can Instagram be used for recruiting? How are other companies using Instagram to recruit?

The Robots Are Coming…Slowly

The Whiteboard

To summarise in true Whiteboard fashion, candidates in the most part, aren’t really digging Recruitment Tech. They’ll apply to a job posted via social media, but that’s where engagement trails off, with only 9% of Australians having completed a video interview.

Resume 2.0 (and the bias behind coding)

Recruiting Daily

It’s nearly impossible to find the number of quality engineering candidates that you need by relying on old-fashioned recruiting tactics. The next wave should be skills-based recruiting, as opposed to traditional resume-based recruiting.

The Games People Play

The Whiteboard

The downloads and usage stats have been insane, eclipsing Tinder, Twitter, and steamrolling pretty much every social channel in front of it. New Zealand’s own Chris South somewhat facetiously suggested there could be future opportunities for us millennial-candidate short recruiters.

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!

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).

Always Be Closing Almost Never Works In Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

And if you think that “always be closing” is always a great approach for building and nurturing nascent relationships, you probably suck at recruiting. The Medium Is Not the Recruiting Message. Social Recruiting: Success isn’t Conversions, It’s Conversations.

8 Recruitment News Stories the Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 31st August 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: NEW LinkedIn Recruiter Search Insights Surface Valuable Talent Pool Data. According to a Bersin study , one thing that top recruiters have in common is the ability to analyze and understand talent pools. RELATED: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Snapchat ).

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.

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

Social Talent

Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring to learn about their social media habits. Recruiters Are “The Worst Bosses in the UK”.

7 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Start August – 4th August 2015

Social Talent

Thursday saw LinkedIn’s Q2 earnings beat analyst expectations in dramatic fashion, sending the stock up as much as 14% in extending trading. The company has been actively building new areas of its business to help it grow beyond its usual premium subscriptions and recruiting services.

BUMPER EDITION: 8 Headline-Making Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Finally Adds Video to Your Feed. LinkedIn’s latest move into video isn’t surprising, after all it has been one of the biggest growth engines for a number of other social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and most recently Instagram.

8 Juicy Recruiting News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 9th March 2015

Social Talent

It’s simple, it’s easy, it looks really cool and it has great recruitment potential! For example, a fashion brand could show a model wearing a complete look, or outfit, on their first slide. LinkedIn No Longer Supporting Microsoft Outlook Social Connector.

Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?

Capterra

Now, I know, “social media recruiting” is shaping up to be one of those buzzwords that’s more bark than bite. And I know that LinkedIn gets all the social recruiting love from hiring managers these days. The post Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?

9 Mind-Blowing and Mind-Boggling Recruitment News Stories this Week – 23rd May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Freelance Workers Will Soon Outnumber Employees. Is your recruitment strategy prepared for the so-called “Uberization” of recruitment? RELATED: The ‘Uberization’ of Recruitment: What You Need to Know ).

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How To Become A Badass At Sourcing.

Recruiting Daily

I know, a lot of you think phone sourcing is either old fashioned or completely obsolete – the technological antipode of things like crowdfunding, social media or ecommerce.

HubSpot, Snapchat, and How to Not Be So Boring With Your Recruiting

Jibe

Let’s consider another medium of communication and information gathering that’s become increasingly prevalent over the last ten years—to the point where it’s irreplaceable and engrained in our daily habits—social media. hours per day on social media apps.

Small Business Hiring Expert Rebecca Barnes-Hogg on the Best Ways to Recruit Right Now

MightyRecruiter

She’s been honing her recruiting skills since she was a teenager and made it her mission to help her high school friends find summer jobs. You’ve written that, “ Recruiters have to be proactive and engage with candidates long before an opening exists.” Rebecca Barnes-Hogg.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Keep You In-the-Know this Week – 7th March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Jobbatical Scores $2M. Meanwhile, in typical job matching fashion, Jobbatical generates revenue by taking a small commission on each successful hire, and plans to launch additional supporting services to help new employees relocate.

4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

Passive candidates are rich with experience and the skills they possess often making them the ideal candidate for any recruiter. When it comes to engaging with a passive candidate, recruiters must steer away from old-fashioned techniques. Social Matters.

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Recruiting on Instagram: 4 Companies Crushing It

Glassdoor for Employers

Using social media for recruiting purposes goes way beyond LinkedIn. recruiters used LinkedIn for social recruiting purposes last year, just 40 percent of job seekers did. And then there are the companies recruiting on Instagram.

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4 Simple Ways To Effectively Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

Passive candidates are rich with experience and the skills they possess often making them the ideal candidate for any recruiter. When engaging with a passive candidate, recruiters must steer away from old-fashioned techniques. Social Matters. What Are Passive Candidates?

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4 Ways to Recruit Like a Marketer

Glassdoor for Employers

Recruiting is getting tough. If you’re in recruiting, here are four ways you can recruit like a marketer: 1. There are two philosophies to recruiting – hope they come to you or go directly to them. So, what are the advantages of PPC recruiting? Today, social recruiting is the craze, but companies are overlooking the advantages that good old fashioned blogging can bring.

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A Recruiter’s Guide to Building a Strong LinkedIn Network

Social Talent

The strength of a recruiter’s candidate pool is only as strong as their network. It’s really important for recruiters to have a deep candidate pool from which to source, but it’s even more important that that pool is full of connections relevant to the industries you tend to source within.

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

MightyRecruiter

recruiting marketing, targeted job board posting, social recruiting), dedicated support, and integration with other enterprise software. The leaders in recruiting software tend to combine the best of the CRM and HCM worlds, and few do it better than Qandidate.com.

All in One Recruiting Technology? What’s Not to Like?

SmartRecruiters

That’s because smartphones are more than phones, actually we text, tweet, chat, and post on social media with them more than we actually talk on them. Recently I spoke to a group of HR and Recruiting friends about their systems. Most said that their systems did not match up well with the new social recruiting trends of today and unfortunately they were locked into contracts and could not upgrade. No, real recruiting takes skill and a strategy.