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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.

4 Considerations for Your Mobile Recruiting Mix

ExactHire Recruiting

Mastering the art of social media utilization isn’t the only key to implementing an enviable mobile recruiting strategy. Factors such as external job boards, search engines, jobs page design and other communication channels can’t be ignored either. In order to thrive in what might be called the “mobile recruiting wild,” these elements must be addressed. Posting Opportunities to External Job Boards. The Job-Centric Push.

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How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: How To Post To Job Boards

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

In today’s post, we will show you how to post to job boards with ApplicantStack. You’ve created your job description and your prescreening is in place. Now it’s time to post to job boards. Posting jobs manually is a long, tedious process. Challenges of Posting Jobs. Which job boards and career sites should I post to? How can I speed up the process of posting to each job board? Google for Jobs.

Mobile Recruiting Strategy Fails – When Your Organization Isn’t Prepared

ExactHire Recruiting

You built a mobile recruiting presence, the applicants came…but then your organization wasn’t ready. Or, maybe you’re well on your way toward social recruiting Shangri La and you sense that a few hiring managers may be late to the party. In this blog, I’ll review five mobile recruiting strategy fails encountered when a business is not prepared in the hopes that you can avoid the same mistakes. This is the first post in a series of blogs about mobile recruiting fails.

Career Sites are 7x More Cost-Effective Than Job Boards: How to Attract Top Talent with a Compelling Career Site

Hireology

According to Hireology data, 71 percent of job applicants research a company’s career site before applying to a job. Hireology data found that career sites are 7x more cost-effective than job boards. Also link to your career site in job descriptions posted on outside sources, such as job boards or social media. On your career site and in your job descriptions, answer the “What’s in it for me?” An Option to Apply Via Mobile.

Why You Need Mobile Marketing

Staffing Talk

If you’re not utilizing mobile marketing, you’re missing out. So if you are depending on newspaper ads, email, or even social media sites such as LinkedIn to reach candidates you’re in trouble. Rothberg detailed how companies, including certain forward-looking staffing companies, are using mobile marketing. Promote and publicize new job opportunities. Not so with mobile. Anyway, it seems they are big into social media.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Fascinating Recruitment Industry News Stories – 15th June 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: China’s Job Ads Market Heats Up (Much to LinkedIn’s Delight!). According to ERE.net , there are signs that China’s job classifieds market may be heating up thanks to some new initiatives by one key player and the entrance of a new competitor to the market. a job-search platform that targets the higher end of the recruitment spectrum and provides a platform to connect headhunters and more experienced workers.

8 Pressing Recruitment News Stories We Need to Discuss this Week – 27th June 2016

Social Talent

We need to ensure that British businesses continue to be able to get the people they need to fill the jobs available. June’s official unemployment figures showed the jobless total reducing slightly, but the UK economy’s rate of job creation is fragile at best. So those tasked with the delicate job of negotiating the Brexit must ensure that a non-EU Britain enjoys the trade ties and access to European markets and talent that Norway and Switzerland do.”.

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

Workable

How to write job descriptions. Where to post your jobs. This means that the people you’re looking for are likely to be juggling several job offers. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs. How to do social the right way.

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

Social Talent

2014 was choc-a-block with lessons to be learned, tips to take note of and techniques to be applied to how we go about sourcing in 2015, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of them: Mobile Usage Surpassed Desktop. In 2014, mobile was no longer just an up and coming technology to be thought about in future terms. And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. Mobile changed job boards.

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Turning Recruiting Inside Out: How To Build A Winning Culture of Referrals

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing; as sexy as we make social out to be, and as much emphasis as we put on concepts like talent communities and targeted content, the fact of the matter is that what’s new and what’s next isn’t always the most effective when it comes to generating results. coming from “pipeline” (or talent network) activities, which is less than those much maligned traditional job boards , which still accounted for a full 15% of all successful searches last year.

Integrating ATS and Social Recruiting: A Match Made in Heaven

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While the options can be a bit overwhelming, more often than not, those methods and tools complement each other quite nicely, especially social recruiting and applicant tracking systems (ATS). Social Recruiting Automation. Social recruiting is a recruitment strategy that uses different social media channels to attract, find, and hire new talent for your business. For social recruiting to work for your business, consistency and efficiency are your best bets.

Why and How The Best Recruiters Use Indeed To Post Job Ads

Social Talent

Indeed is the world’s most popular job board. It takes the pain out of job searching and job seekers love it. It pulls all of the information they need to find their dream job into one site. Indeed is a job aggregator, this means it pulls jobs from career sites and classified listings and displays them on its own site. Right under the hungry eyes of the job seeker. Add company website and social media links. Why Indeed?

HR Technology: One Platform To Rule Them All, One Platform To Find Them.

Recruiting Daily

From mobile recruiting to candidate experience to measuring even the simplest of metrics, recruiters are increasingly relying on technology – which can help, but only when utilized properly. Still, nearly 40% of employers still say that they’re unable to have accurate enough source of hire data to do their jobs effectively, which you’d think they’d figure out before they started investing in heavy duty enterprise analytics solutions.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Gone are the days that clients are willing to pay you to screen candidates that they can get from job boards. It used to be that recruiters were merely CV shufflers, matching a resume to a job. So MANY companies want to hire while millions of jobseekers are looking for a job; and still the job market is not clearing. The ‘post & pray’ model means employers still receive on average 150 applications/job and spend about 50 days for each hire.

The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

It also generated a ton of useful information for a cross-section of candidates – and the recruiters responsible for hiring them – at companies running the full gamut of industries, verticals, markets and talent needs, the sheer sample size serving as something of a microcosm for the job search of today. who said that review sites like Glassdoor were helpful marketing materials, and an even lower score for social recruiting (3.8% Job Boards Still Work.

8 Industry-Rocking Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into this Week – 20th June 2016

Social Talent

In a section called “Selling to Social Selling” in the slide deck below, Microsoft details how it plans to use LinkedIn’s social graph as an integrated selling tool alongside its existing CRM products (which are second to Salesforce in the market currently). According to Nadella, it will redefine social selling. Across all industries and all jobs, it took employers an average of 29.3 a lower talent pool of EU graduates applying for jobs.

Recruiting Videos Don’t Have To Suck.

Recruiting Daily

The soft lighting and stock office images so pervasive to this nascent genre are every bit as boring as the bullet point ridden job descriptions they’re purported to replace, and every bit as forgettable. On its list of its 15 top recruiting videos, job search site Good.co provides a pretty good compendium of recruiting video case studies, including the usual suspects from big brands like Twitter, British Airways and AT&T.

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Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting. With the amount of time we spend on our smartphones and tablets, it’s crucial to stay accessible to potential hires on these types of mobile devices. Without mobile access to applications, what could have been great, tech-savvy candidates might end up not being a contender at all. Here are just three reasons why your company should prioritize mobile recruiting: It saves time. Mobile Recruiting is Here to Stay.

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.

5 Sourcing News Stories to Keep You “In-the-Know” this Week- 16th March 2015

Social Talent

New features of the service include: Mobile-optimised InMail templates to help drive more conversions for those on mobile devices. New targeting options include a focus on company size, job function, and seniority. Greenhouse grows companies’ recruiting efforts in 3 ways: It aggregates a company’s job candidate sources like referrals, events, job boards, external agencies and social media into one hiring dashboard.

Network News: Putting Talent Networks To Work

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that applying for jobs sucks. The fact is, most candidates have pretty much consigned themselves to these processes that too often entail more work than the actual job to which they’re applying. ” Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but unless you’re a masochist, having to allot three hours of your life to applying for a job that you’re unlikely to ever hear back on is the antithesis of painless. If they check every box, you set up a screen.

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2015

Social Talent

2014 taught us a number of lessons about the recruitment industry ; mobile is extremely important when it comes to recruiting, today’s job market is most definitely candidate driven, employer branding is an essential element of the recruitment process, job ads with images attract more candidates, and promises of a higher salary don’t necessarily secure the candidate. Social Networks are going niche and private. Social-Hire.com see an opportunity.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

The thing is, I don’t really understand how, exactly, so many people get so much mileage on talking about something as simple as selling jobs, which, of course, is still an over simplification, but seems to be what most of this stuff boils down to. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? How come recruiters spend so much time talking about really obvious stuff like “ candidate experience ” or “ mobile recruiting ?”

From ATS to Hiring Success: Why Applicant Tracking Systems Don’t Have to Suck.

Recruiting Daily

It’s hard to believe, but online recruiting was relatively nascent back in 1999, that seminal year when Y2K, stained blue dresses and Slim Shady were dominating the popular culture landscape – and applying for a job was pretty much just the fax, ma’am. See, during that year’s “Big Game” (which was so long ago John Elway was actually under center), a relatively obscure start-up called “The Monster Board,” decided to bet the bank on a series of Super Bowl ads.

12 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Summer/Autumn 2016

Social Talent

If you’re an owner, director, or member of senior management at a job board, if you supply services like ATS to the online recruitment industry, or you provide software to the recruitment industry, this event should be on your radar! Onrec , the online recruitment resource, will be hosting an afternoon Onrec Trade Conference which will give online recruitment suppliers, job boards and other online recruitment professionals a fantastic learning and networking opportunity.

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

SmartRecruiters

Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidates’ social profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn. As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent.

How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

Sirona Consulting

It is of course mobile phones and mobile devices. of all LinkedIn’s traffic is via a mobile device demonstrates that we are all happy to use it professionally as well as for many other tasks: Please note the top activities that people are using mobile devices for, and then consider how you interact with your candidates or clients every single day: Accessing email. These are all highly likely to be first viewed on a mobile device. Social networking.

How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

Sirona Consulting

It is of course mobile phones and mobile devices. of all LinkedIn’s traffic is via a mobile device demonstrates that we are all happy to use it professionally as well as for many other tasks: Please note the top activities that people are using mobile devices for, and then consider how you interact with your candidates or clients every single day: Accessing email. These are all highly likely to be first viewed on a mobile device. Social networking.

Modern Recruitment Marketing Strategies

Proactive Talent

Questions about budgeting, candidate channels, and media can be overwhelming, especially when trying to track all this activity. Programmatic Job Advertising : This technology creates budget efficiency by automating a manual and "pay per post" buying process into a "pay for performance" machine. These rules are set to deliver towards benchmark goals, such as a "cost per application" for different job groups or positions. Automate your social.

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: June 2015

Social Talent

Today, Hiroto has his lasso out once again because we’re bringing together all of that knowledge into one blog post package – the Social Recruiting Round-Up for June 2015. How to: Drastically Improve Your Job Ads SEO Using Google Trends. One of the simplest ways to ensure your job ad is more easily found by the right candidate, is to ensure it contains the most relevant keywords. Top 10 Job Hunting Mistakes to Avoid (Infographic).

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

But as March fast approaches we thought it was time to reflect and take a look back at the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month – otherwise know as the February edition of the Social Talent Social Recruiting Round-Up! How Recruiters and Job Seekers Use Social Media in 2015 (Infographic). Interested in how recruiters and job seekers are using social media in 2015?

9 Tips to Nail Digital Recruiting in 2021

Teamweek

If you’re not already on board, by the end of this article, you will be. Let’s start with a definition from Study.com : “Digital Recruitment occurs when hiring managers and human resources professionals use technology as a tool to attract and hire the best talent for an open job listing.”.

5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

NPA Worldwide

2014 was choc-a-block with lessons to be learned, tips to take note of and techniques to be applied to how we go about sourcing in 2015, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of them: Mobile Usage Surpassed Desktop. In 2014, mobile was no longer just an up and coming technology to be thought about in future terms. And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. Mobile changed job boards.

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3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Writing Your Next Job Advertisement

SmartRecruiters

With candidates viewing a job ad for less than a minute on average, recruiters can’t waste time with these common mistakes. You fire up your laptop, ready to write a stellar job ad, when it hits you – this seemingly simple copy is actually super important! You can’t just write a ‘whatever’ job ad. Well, not to alarm you further, but according to a recent study, most job seekers spend a measly 49.7 seconds reviewing a job ad before clicking away.

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. And this is why employers who accept mobile applications are twice as likely to get high quality candidates as those that don’t.

#FirstInHR: Too Many Applicants, Too Little Time

Recruiterbox

Even in periods of high unemployment, there are open jobs. Jobs that companies simply can’t fill. Candidates aren’t afraid to share their poor experience with others; most of the time, they will immortalize it on social media. 46% of candidates rate their experience poor or very poor, and 64% share their experience with a company via social media. With a complicated or confusing job application, you’re running the risk of losing candidates.

Guest Blog: 5 Best Marketing Tips For Recruiters To Find Top Talent

Ideal

Today’s candidates are not only looking for well-paying job opportunities, but an organizational culture that affords them life-work balance and other personal benefits. The majority of job seekers use search engines like Bing and Google to research their options. A SEO–optimized career page or job posting increases your visibility when a potential candidate performs searches related to your role especially with the introduction of Google Jobs. Social media marketing.

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TMP Programmatic Jobs: Audience Extension

CKR Interactive

Today’s avenues for reaching job candidates are more varied than ever before. But first — a short primer about the current job-seeking landscape. Understanding the modern-day job search. Today’s job candidates value choice in their activities, and the job search is no exception.

The Product Specialist Job Description Blueprint

Hireology

Especially given the social distancing mandates and additional safety precautions, your customers don’t want to spend hours of back and forth with a salesperson. Their job relies on commission, and that has put a bad taste in the mouths of car buyers everywhere. How to Post Your Job.