Four ways to use social recruiting in finance and insurance services to find that next great hire


An ongoing social sourcing and recruiting strategy will help find them and then entice them to join your team. social recruitingFor financial services companies, the ‘ Path to success involves finding those bright, innovative minds ’.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

There was PLENTY to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the goodness: Top Blogs in February: 5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015 . These are the 5 biggest recruiter no-nos of 2015, and if we catch you still doing any of them this year, we’ll call you out!

The Most Buzzed-About Social Recruiting Posts of the Week


Yet over the years, I’ve been following with interest the widely successful TV and radio spots for Geico Insurance.

Why Recruiters Should Be Thankful for Social Recruiting — November 2015 Roundup

Spark Hire

Social recruiting goes far beyond simply posting a job opening to Twitter or reaching out to passive candidates on LinkedIn — and to be quite frank, doing it the correct way is an art. As a marketing professional who manages all the social media channels for Spark Hire, I’ve seen a great deal of recruiters posting their opportunities on social. What is it about your social messaging that makes it extra special and appealing for top-tier talent?

A Story of Two Cars

The Whiteboard

Now it’s important that you mentally characterise Gerry properly as he’ll play an important part in this recruitment metaphor later on. Hopefully by now, you can see my hackneyed recruitment analogy. Employment Recruitment Sourcing Agency Candidates Social Recruiting

Staffing News of the Day, February 24, 2014

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Cheating teachers were fed answers to a recruitment exam through a bluetooth device; eight are arrested [IBN Live]. Insurance Labor Outlook Study shows 62% of companies intend to increase staff [Business Wire]. Honda appoints first woman to its board [NY Times].

9 Spooktacular Recruitment News Stories to Brighten Up Your Halloween – 31st October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Top 10 Skills You Will Be Hiring for in 2017. What is nice to see is that there is still, a high demand for recruiters particularly in Ireland and the Netherlands. The most popular companies: Cleveland Clinic, Progressive Insurance, Goodyear Tires.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News this Week – 26th September 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Introducing Restless Bandit. It’s algorithms that find, match and rank candidates against your open positions, without your recruiters having to do anything! Most popular industries: Hospital & Healthcare, IT and Services, Insurance.

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6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories You Must Read this Week – 24th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn’s 2016 Workforce Diversity Report is In! Waders continued: “In May 2016, our recruiting team introduced a modified Rooney Rule with the goal of having a diverse candidate slate for every role we are hiring for. Understanding Recruitment.

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.

Staffing News of the Day, July 26, 2013

Staffing Talk

Obesity & workers’ comp: employees are more likely to miss days , have higher medical costs, & become permanently disabled [Business Insurance]. Survey, shown here in video format, indicates increasingly positive outlook for social recruiting [Tweet My Jobs].

7 Tips for Hiring an All-Star Employee


Sure, big things like a decent pension plan, health insurance and child care vouchers are important. Your company culture, your employer brand and your recruitment style all play an important part in getting those top candidates through your door. Employer Branding Social Recruiting

Glassdoor Introduces Company Updates: A New Social Recrui.

Glassdoor for Employers

Today, Glassdoor is proud to introduce another FREE tool, which makes it easier for employers to share real-time social messages with job seekers who follow them on Glassdoor. Get free social analytics and tracking. The post Glassdoor Introduces Company Updates: A New Social Recrui.

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What a Difference a Year Makes


For those that know me, I am not new to recruiting and have been committed to the cause of undoing the wrongs of the ATS – that I partially helped create with MrTed Talentlink (now Lumesse). Today is a big day for SmartRecruiters.

Staffing News Of The Day, August 27, 2012

Staffing Talk

IBM acquires recruitment and HR tech company Kenexa. Social recruiting app Silp recruits 700,000 users, 12 days after launch. Innovative Business Consultants has announced that Chris Ferry has become a partner in IBC Insurance.

Staffing News of the Day, October 24, 2013

Staffing Talk

Multinational corporations like Campbell Soup say companies need social recruitment, not classified ads or job fairs [Social Barrel]. Employers, make sure your insurance carrier is notified once an employee receiving disability payments has returned to work [HR BLR].

Staffing Experts’ Bold & Ridiculous Predictions for 2013

Staffing Talk

Characterized by the avoidance of overhead, delayed decisions, fear of expenditures, and the hoarding of cash by companies, the Avoidant Economy will be the greatest opportunity for growth the staffing and recruiting industry has seen for decades.

You’ve Got To Know When To Hold ‘Em: Spam Is Not A Recruiting Strategy.

Recruiting Daily

T he overlap between recruitment and inbond marketing has been widely discussed, and rightfully so; they’re more or less same exact stuff, different purchasing decision. The ease of reaching out means that even as we cast a wider net, recruiters, inevitably, come back empty handed.

10 HR Trends that are Shaking Up Small Business in 2016


PEOs handle HR-related functions like benefits administration, payroll, employee training, performance evaluations and recruitment. What does your social recruiting strategy look like? But it’d be a mistake to ignore other forms of social media. HR trends come and go.

11 Human Resources, Recruiting & Leadership Practitioner Speaker Recommendations

Unbridled Talent

I attend and speak at dozens of conferences each year – many focused on audiences of practitioners in the Human Resources, Recruiting and Leadership Development professions. Amybeth Hale – Platform Services Recruiter, Concur Technologies. Amybeth has been working as a recruitment sourcing professional for over a decade and enjoys finding interesting and talented people for great opportunities. Keynote/Session Topics: Taking HR Social and Not Apologizing For It.