How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

A fly by the seat of your pants approach might work for some things, but social recruiting isn’t one of them. In fact, successful social recruiting requires the complete opposite. And the foundation for it is a strategy that answers the questions of how, when, where and in what way you’ll reach potential candidates through social. Define Your Audience Who are you trying to reach and recruit on social? Recruiting Recruiting Optimization

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!).

Social Recruiting Strategy: from Good to Great


Using social media improves the quality of candidates that land in your pipeline by 49%. It makes sense- candidates trust a human voice more than a corporate logo, and learn more about a company through social media than through careers pages and job descriptions.

How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent


Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. Social recruiting has become an invaluable way to engage individuals who are a good fit with your company culture and core values. Encourage Employees to Get Social.

Why Social Recruiting Is Everyone’s Job.

Recruiting Daily

If you’re like most employers, you’ve probably already set up some sort of social media presence dedicated to careers and hiring. Today, however, with social becoming an integral component of successful recruiting strategies, the tables have turned.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – April 2015

Social Talent

No, not THAT “time of the month” sillies – it’s time for our monthly social recruiting round-up; a collection of the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month. Enjoy and Happy Friday Recruiters!: Grid your loins recruiters! 5 Twitter Sins Recruiters Need to STOP Committing. 5 Incredible Recruiting Hacks to Boost Your Productivity STAT!

Five Tips for Your Social Recruiting Strategy

CKR Interactive

For the fifth year in a row, thousands of social media marketers and experts descended on San Diego to attend Social Media Marketing World (SMMW), the largest social media conference in the world. That all sounds great, but what does this have to do with recruitment marketing? Below I’ll recap some of the awesome takeaways for SMMW17 and the related applications for recruitment. For recruitment: this part can seem overwhelming, so start small.

Roadmap to Social Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

Social media is the most prominent platform that has become the future of recruiting. There are several companies struggling with the right way to approach recruiting on social platforms. Here is the right roadmap to social recruiting.

What You Need To Know About #Social #Recruiting


Recruiters and human resources professionals are increasingly using social media to reach out to candidates, especially on LinkedIn and Twitter. However, with millions of people on social media, one team of recruiters can hardly make a dent when it comes to searching and vetting those potential candidates. Imagine what it’d be like to have access to the mass of highly skilled people on social media for free. to source and recruit candidates.

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?

8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

Proactive Talent

What is social recruiting and what does an effective strategy look like? If you’re a small or medium-sized company with very limited resources, what free tools can you use beyond LinkedIn and job boards to improve your recruiting efforts? How do you go about building a strong employer brand to help your company attract and recruit top talent? After that, I moved into more recruiting leadership roles at startups. Q: What is social media recruiting?

4 Industry-Changing Recruitment News Stories You Must See this Week – 7th November 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Introducing “LinkedIn Salary”. How will LinkedIn Salary affect recruiters? LinkedIn’s Ryan Sandler believes the new feature will provide 2 new ways to improve your recruiting experience: 1.

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!

6 Intriguing Recruitment News Items to Note this Week – 20th April 2015

Social Talent

Lots of professionals (we hope you’re included) share content (articles, blog posts, and presentations), on a regular basis on social and professional networks to strengthen their employer brands, attract talent, and market and sell their products and services.

7 Juicy Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 16th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: REC April Jobs Report Reveals Surge in Temp Billings. ” Speaking to Hopkins, website organiser, Michael Foster, said: “The whole scene was set up to rectify the imbalance of people who do not recruit to the media black and Asian people.

Let Your Employees be Your Brand Ambassadors

BroadBean Technology

Whether you work in-house or for an agency, you already know that the recruitment world is not for the faint-hearted and attracting candidates in a crowded field is one of the most challenging aspects of being a recruiter. Setting guidelines and supporting your team members in their mission to attract candidates is essential. Your team know recruitment is expensive and that their referrals will save time and money, make sure they are suitably rewarded for their efforts.

Talent Pool, Talent Pipeline Or Talent Database? Does It Matter?

Sirona Consulting

Are you looking for a community of ‘engaged talent wanting to work for your company’, a talent pipeline for specific roles/skills, a database of potential talent that match the skills you may want to recruit at any time, or a social media following of people with appropriate skill-sets?”

Course TSPK101- Expanding Your Technology Vocabulary For Business Use


Social Networking. Employees are increasingly demanding the use of mobile, cloud and social collaboration at work. If we use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to engage customers as part of our sales strategy are they any compliance risks? Social Collaboration.

The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media


Defining Social Recruiting. Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) Job Marketing – promoting specific jobs either through paid or organic social channels.

The Value of Top Notch Recruiting Content


As the economy has rebounded, the job market has started to heat up and recruiters are also starting to feel the heat. A recent study by SHRM found that over two thirds of HR professionals (68%) are experiencing difficulty recruiting candidates for full time positions.

#FirstInHR: Using the Power of Social to Recruit


Setting up a recruiting strategy can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have much experience with the hiring process. Regardless of where you are in developing your business, look to social networks for new hires. 20% of companies say social recruiting cuts down on time-to-hire.

9 Simple Actions To Help You Become a Recruitment Superstar


Superstar recruiters produce results quickly in every stage of the hiring process. They employ effective tactics and strategies to ensure that they reach their recruitment goals all the time. Here are 9 simple actions you can take to become a recruitment superstar: Finding Talent.

12 Must Have Skills All Recruiters Need to Master

Recruiting Blogs

There are certain skills that every recruiter must master if they are passionate about their career. Without them, you'll simply lose your recruiting game and will continue to let your employer, client, candidates down. Social Media - Stay connected. Recruiting is not easy.

Staffing News of the Day, July 23, 2013

Staffing Talk

LinkedIn Recruiter is not a mystery to major companies ; it’s a vital social recruitment strategy [Everything-PR]. Laurie Ruettimann: Social media won’t help you get a job [The Cynical Girl]. Did an ancient Chinese “exam from hell” spawn the modern job recruitment process?

5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018

Social Intelligence

What do you think will be most important for recruiters in 2018? The results will be shared in a detailed report in 2018, and in exchange for your opinion you’ll be entered for a chance to win some amazing prizes (like free Social Media Hiring Reports from yours truly).

Elegant Experiences and Employer Branding

Recruiting Daily

The First Course: Recruiting Meets Marketing. In employer branding, it’s common to be considered an appetizer to marketing rather than actual recruiting. Are we saying that a recruiting background is required to excel at EB? As ex-recruiters, we feel you!

In LinkedIn Jail? Here’s How to Get Out and Stay Out!

Stacy Zapar

LinkedIn is a giant community of 225 million users, most of whom are positive contributors to the world’s largest social networking site for business. Recruiters, only post jobs in the Jobs tab, not the main Discussions tab. Try social media.

Four Tips to Supercharge Your Recruiting in 2016


Newsflash: Recruiting is a results-oriented business. And not just social! Recruiting is a people-first business and networking is essential. In the recruiting hustle, meeting new people and sustaining friendships are both priceless. Goals are guidelines, not laws.

An SME’s guide to graduate recruitment | Part 1


As we approach another summer of students celebrating their new lives as graduates with the fling of a cap into the sky, businesses are once again preparing their graduate recruitment strategies. In this three-part series, we examine key areas of graduate recruitment, and ask how an SME can overcome the challenges in each. So, make the most of free channels such as social media. The Age of Social Recruiting – Glassdoor.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

Hacker Earth

From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how. How are recruiters using LinkedIn for hiring developers? People are more likely to believe employees than recruiter spiel.

A Summary of 2014 and 8 Recruiting Predictions for 2015


This means less of your target audience is seeing your posts and response rates to InMails will continue to get worse (particularly for agency recruiters). Whether Facebook is going to become a recruiting superpower remains to be seen. Job / Recruitment Marketing.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

Hacker Earth

From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how. How are recruiters using LinkedIn for hiring developers? People are more likely to believe employees than recruiter spiel.

6 Tactical Tips for an Effective Social Media Recruitment Plan

Linkedin Talent Blog

What you do is go online, do some research, read reviews and maybe even check out your social networks to see if you know someone who’s already an owner. Below are six tactical tips shared by Kevill and Sargent for a successful social media recruitment program: 1. recruitment?

Revolutionary, Volume 1: Confessions of A Startup Advisory Board Member.

Recruiting Daily

Even though they are every bit as vacuous as described above, their impact isn’t seen in social, in stock valuation or even directly in product. I’m bad with brand guidelines for companies that have someone whose entire job is enforcing them.

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It’s Not Too Late for Some Spring Cleaning: Time to Dust Off Your Online Brand


All of this is good news for some social spring cleaning. It should come as no surprise that Social Media takes up some prime real estate in the report, and, in fact, (spoiler alert!) Recruiters today are spending much of their time leveraging social platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to identify and engage candidates. Social media now provides candidates and recruiters with that all-important first impression.