Social Recruiting Best Practices

NPA Worldwide

Social media platforms can be a valuable tool in a recruiter’s toolbelt, if used wisely. Candidates regularly utilize use social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, to find their future employers.

Say Hello to Enhanced Job Descriptions

ViziRecruiter

It’s safe to say that we live and operate in a heavily visual, social media-driven era. This begs the ultimate hiring question: why are job descriptions still text-based and boring? Today’s job seekers aren’t engaged in lengthy job postings that don’t effectively communicate what the position entails or what the corporate culture is like. Enhanced Job Descriptions Attract High-Quality Candidates.

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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.

How to Write a Job Description to Attract Top Candidates

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Knowing how to write a job description that is both interesting and informative is one of the most significant skills a hiring manager or recruiter can have. A high-quality job description will help attract top candidates and pique their interest in your position and company.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting

CakeHR

The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1. Social media is now our source of news. Social media gives us the power to follow people, pages, channels, and groups that interest us. Social media has changed how we meet and connect with people.

5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015

Social Talent

We discovered from our research when conducting the 2014 Global Sourcing Surve y, that Sourcers in the Asia-Pacific region report the highest usage rates of instant messaging technology, dominated by Chinese owned WeChat (which allows employers to host company pages where candidates can apply for jobs and get status updates on their applications). Answer: because both social network giants have recognised the fact that IM is fast becoming the world’s primary method of communication.

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How to?Attract and?Hire?Quality Candidates?During?Change

Talemetry

Discover 5 ways Talemetry partners with LinkedIn and Indeed to find and hire job seekers in times of change. When it comes to helping our customers prepare for hiring, the Jobvite 2020 Job Seeker Nation Report (JSN Report) confirmed what we knew – social networking was going to play a huge part in job seekers’ search for support, community, and their next job opportunity. One way they’ve done this is by encouraging job seekers to use hashtags.

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?

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.

How to Write a Job Description That Will Sizzle on Social Media

Recruiting Blogs

How to Write a Job Description That Will Sizzle on Social Media. If social recruiting is a trend you aren’t currently capitalizing on, it’s time to start — 84% of organizations are already using social media to recruit candidates, and 78% have actually made a hire through a social network. If not knowing how to write a job description tailored to social media is what’s holding you back from getting on board, we’re here to help.

Recruiting on LinkedIn: a step-by-step guide

Workable

With more than half a billion members, LinkedIn is a formidable recruiting tool that lets you post jobs, build your company brand and network with passive candidates. Here’s a primer on how to recruit on LinkedIn, starting with posting jobs: How to post jobs on LinkedIn. There are two ways to post jobs on LinkedIn : through paid job postings that reach passive and active candidates, or for free through your company page, personal profile or LinkedIn groups.

My Take On The 2012 Recruiting Tech Startup Competition

Staffing Talk

The highlight of this year’s Recruiting Innovation Summit was the Recruiting Tech Startup Competition. Of nearly 50 initial applicants, six innovative recruiting tech startups were invited to compete the grand prize of $10,000 (and some serious bragging rights). Awesome as the winner – Mystery Applicant — was, there were three other companies in the competition that I felt showed great promise for recruiters and jobseekers alike: The Next Step.

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.

4 Places Candidates Go to Research Your Employer Brand

Rally Recruitment Marketing

This is why candidates today check multiple sources to research your company before deciding whether or not to apply for your job or accept your offer. Here are 4 recruiting channels where candidates will look when researching your company (and some tips on what you should share on each!): #1: Your Careers Website. According to The Talent Board , your careers page is the #1 place candidates go to research your company. 3: Your Social Media Profiles.

What is a Resume Parser?

RChilli

Resume Parsing or CV Parsing converts unstructured resume data into a structured form to speed up the recruitment process. Resume Parsing software are commonly used by recruiters, applicant tracking systems and job boards to automate extraction, analysis and storage of candidate data. Here are a few examples: You have written job profile as ‘Java Developer’ in your job description. Job skills are skills’ names related to a specific job.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! thing millennials want out of a job is advancement opportunity (67%), narrowly beating out better pay (60%) and challenging work (51%). In fact, compared to other generations, they use more resources in general to learn about company culture and they’re more likely to use online job boards, company career web pages and social media to hear about new job opportunities.

Add a Jobs tab to your Facebook page

Workable

There are many ways to promote jobs on Facebook. You can pay for targeted job ads or you can post status updates on your personal profile and in private groups. An easy and free way to advertise all your open positions in one spot, however, is through the Facebook jobs tab. What is a Facebook Jobs tab? The Jobs tab is a feature that you can enable on any Facebook company page that has more than 2,000 likes. Why add a Facebook Jobs tab to your company page?

How to recruit on Reddit

Workable

There’s a popular saying in the recruiting world: You’ve got to go where your candidates are. For recruiters, that means going beyond mainstream job boards to source in nontraditional channels. To get a better perspective on how to recruit on Reddit, we turned to Conor Duffy , VP of Business Development/Recruitment at Strike IT US. Here’s a guide on how to recruit on Reddit: Know the Reddit landscape. Recruiting on social media?

Job advertising on social media with Workable

Workable

Social media platforms, along with traditional job boards, serve as effective recruitment channels. By sharing or advertising your open jobs on social media, you increase the chances of finding qualified candidates faster. That’s because social media job posting helps you: 1. Post or share your job ads for free. Unlike job boards, social networks are built for sharing content. Sharing job ads on LinkedIn.

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide

Workable

Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.

The Talent Shortage Survival Guide

Recruiting Daily

Of course, I’ve heard it will be a minor blip on the big picture radar, and I’ve heard it will be the biggest deal for recruitment since the invention of the internet, depending on what media report I happen to be watching. Of those plentiful predictions proliferating out there about this proverbial skills gap, the most dire comes from none other than The Conference Board , who predict labor conditions will remain tight for the next 15 years.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

Gerry Crispin considers himself a life-long student of recruiting. Passionate about examining how candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers can better achieve their goals and objectives, he’s built a career on facilitating communication between these three key stakeholders. CareerXroads, Talent Board). What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? In what ways, will jobseekers drive changes in recruiting?

Risky Business: Why You Should Own Your Own Recruiting Data.

Recruiting Daily

Over the years, I’ve often written about my experiences as a lifetime recruiter. Now, I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the key to good recruiting is having a good database. Having that kind of useful information at your fingertips can be a killer competitive advantage for recruiters, even though, I know, databases aren’t the sexiest or shiniest recruiting tool out there. Talk about shitty jobs. ” Around the Recruiting World.

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The Top 12 Career Site Self-Service Tools

Ongig

That lets you solve just about any recruiting-related problem. Headline: Transform your career site and your job postings. based career site job search (in partnership w/ Google) and the #1 most dynamic job postings in the world. Email job alerts.

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How Will ATS’ Improve Social Media Hiring in 2020?

ApplicantStack

Social media hiring is growing in importance. Want to improve social media hiring in 2020? Social media has changed recruitment significantly—in a relatively short period of time. Many HR professionals don’t understand how an applicant tracking system supports social media recruiting. ATS’ were introduced before social media. Because of this, many users haven’t leveraged them to maximize the potential of social sites.

Are You Using CRM Tools For Recruiting? (Smart Companies Do)

ApplicantStack Recruiting Software

CRM for Recruiting. An ATS is a type of recruiting software. It automates repetitive operations like posting jobs , collecting applications, parsing resumes, and administering screening questionnaires. You create and manage all hiring communications with your ATS: job descriptions , screening questionnaires, emails, candidate scorecards , and structured interview scripts. How Do You Use CRM For Recruiting? How Does CRM For Recruiting Work?

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How to Fine Tune Your Hiring Process for High-Tech Talent

Jobvite

Creating a strong job description is the first step. There are lots of new tools that allow recruiters to track a wide variety of data points on candidates to ensure you are finding the right match. The key in recruiting is the right match, i.e., people to jobs and jobs to people. Use Social Recruiting and Referrals. Social recruiting and referral programs can and should be very closely linked.

Online Recruitment 101: Jumpstart Your Online Recruitment Efforts

Jobvite

Recruiting has evolved dramatically over the past decade. Part of the reason is that modern, highly-sought candidates are not usually active in the job market. Today’s candidates embrace social networks and the most current technology channels. Use Social Media to Attract, Engage, and Connect. Hiring managers are increasingly turning to social media to boost their online recruitment efforts. LinkedIn is arguably the most intriguing of the social networks.

What You Need to Know About Expanding Your HR Team

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A growing organization indicates not only bigger profits but also rapidly increasing job responsibilities for people working behind it. It’s not enough to recruit more people to do various tasks; it’s important to employ more HR staff to support your new hires. . For instance, business process outsourcing (BPO) companies need more recruiters to fill their clients’ call center staffing requirements. Attracting the Right HR Talent by Writing Effective Job Descriptions.

What Brandon Hall Group’s new report tells us about high-performance Recruitment Marketing

SmashFly

Last week, we shared a new report from Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas on “ Key Components of High-Performance Recruitment Marketing,” available for complimentary download here. The report has been very popular with our community, I think, because talent acquisition leaders are ready to take their Recruitment Marketing strategies to the next level. The report is packed with best practices that modern recruiting organizations can learn from.

5 Staffing and Recruiting Trends You Need to Know to Hire Top Talent

AkkenCloud

Few things are more discouraging to an HR professional than recruiting and onboarding the “perfect hire,” only to learn that the candidate was not a good fit after all. The good news is that modern staffing and recruiting best practices are becoming more adept at identifying the right candidates and weeding out the wrong ones. Here are five of the latest trends to help recruit qualified professionals who will add value instead of creating unnecessary cost. Social recruiting.

Where Else Could We Find Talent From?

Sirona Consulting

Last week I was sitting with a senior head of talent for a company here in the UK and we were talking recruitment strategies, talent sourcing and social media, and well as enjoying some nice South American coffee. What really surprised me was the narrow band of sources that the recruitment team were using for candidate sourcing, especially when you consider they were complaining about not being able to find the talent they needed. Niche Job Boards. Social Media.

4 Challenges All Modern Recruiters Face (and Their Modern Solutions)

Social Talent

With the rise of recruitment technology, companies have seen its benefits for their hiring process, especially in finding the right candidate to fill in a position. Moreover, recruitment technology is also becoming highly available to a lot of companies because the recruitment industry has seen the demand for smoother, sleeker processes and systems. This is all because there are modern recruitment challenges that recruiters face. Recruitment Technology.

How to Find and Attract More Qualified Candidates

Newton Software

Strategic Job Postings. Social Recruiting and an Employee Referral Program. Write enticing job descriptions. With the competitive nature of today’s job market, hiring for skilled positions often requires sourcing and outreach to passive candidates. For additional guidance on how to establish communication with passive candidates, read our blog post on writing recruiting email / InMail subject lines that drive candidate engagement.

HR Recruitment Trends to Watch in 2020

ViziRecruiter

Over the past few years, HR trends have shifted focus to creating a positive candidate experience, strengthening employer branding and embracing social recruitment. 2020 trends continue to focus on these essential elements for successful recruitment in a candidate-driven market, with a new, all-encompassing phrase that sums up these efforts: recruitment marketing. Are you job posts and application optimized for a mobile experience? Inbound Recruiting.

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

So if they can’t seem to come to a consensus on what, exactly, sourcing itself means, then the baseline (and barriers for entry) for this critical recruitment function are almost always lost in translation for the rest of us. Sourcing is no exception – and for those who are just starting out in sourcing, or looking to build out their recruiting capabilities, playing the part means sounding somewhat convincing when speaking with customers, clients, and colleagues.

How To Speed Up Hiring Process (Without Hurting Quality)

Hundred5

When you consider that you have to write and post the job ad, promote it, read through all the resumes, conduct interviews, run tests and carry out background checks, you're looking at around 30-40 hours of work at least. Poorly written job description. Not having a clear job description means you’ll end up with lots of applicants who are not a good fit. For more tips on how to write a strong job description, check our article on performance-based hiring.

7 Recruiting Strategies to Consider

Crelate

The Recruiting Process. Creative recruitment strategies set successful recruiters apart. Whether you’re building a recruiting strategic plan, or simply looking for something new you can use today, these modern recruiting strategies can take your performance to the next level. When professionals talk about recruiting strategies, they often mean sourcing — proactively identifying and attracting candidates for a particular job opportunity.

Sourcing Candidates: 14 Ways to Take Pressure off Recruiters

Jibe

Considering the high costs of bad hires, it’s a shame when the sourcing and recruiting processes get rushed. Many of the world’s top employers are pouring resources into attracting candidates at the early phases of their job search journey—before they apply. Increasingly, this involves leveraging the internet as a recruiting asset. Provide the social media experience candidates expect. Today’s candidates are socially-savvy, and they expect you to be that way, too.

The Recruitment Process Checklist Every Recruiter Needs

Yello

To efficiently and effectively identify, assess and hire talent, companies are investing in recruitment operations strategies to streamline their recruiting efforts, improve hiring processes, and speed things up. Adopting a standardized recruitment process checklist is key for any talent acquisition team. Here’s everything you need to know about creating a hiring checklist: Why You Need a Recruitment and Selection Process Checklist. Recruitment Operations