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How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is. Nor does it factor in recruiting costs like recruitment advertising or agency fees, which add an additional 11 grand or so, on average, to the cost of backfilling an exempt employee. Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success.

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.

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9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Job Boards Still A Leading Way To Fill Vacancies. As more than one survey (including our own) has pointed out over the last few years, job boards are far from dead. And the results from the International Association of Employment Web Sites latest survey , is also showing that applying to a job posted on a commercial site is still the leading way some job seekers find work.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Recruiting is merging with marketing. 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. Recruiting, as it stands today, is failing as fast as a confused, out of shape, ballerina on ice skates! Whose responsibility is this if not for the thousands of recruiters’ out there? Social is not a quick fix solution.

Social Recruiting Strategies to Survive the Loss of Free Job Postings on Indeed

SmartSearch

While industry professionals are speculating about the reasons behind Indeed’s announcement, the impact is clear: Effective January 7, 2019, if you want your jobs to be on Indeed, you must be sponsoring your jobs on Indeed. This policy change may seem scary, but it also offers new opportunities for you to evolve your recruitment marketing strategy. Want more candidates applying to your jobs…without paying more for job advertising? –Video job posts.

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.

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!

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.

7 Incredibly Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 6th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Say “Goodbye” to SimplyHired. Simply Hired, the job search engine with over 30 million users across 24 countries in 12 different languages, is set to close for business on 26 June. And, according to Recruitment Grapevine , LinkedIn is a possibility as a potential buyer having been active in the area (they recently bought a similar operation in Connectifer ). RELATED: Top 10 UK Job Boards in 2016 ). Recruiters take note!:

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). We also gave you a heads up on some of the hottest topics being discussed at these conferences, like the issue of unconscious bias and the deadly affect it can have on the recruitment process. Top 10 Job Hunting Mistakes to Avoid (Infographic).

30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic)

Social Talent

Looking to add a little “ oomfph ” to your social recruiting efforts? Then check out 30 of the best social recruiting tools including CRM tools, Search tools, Social Media solutions, Interview tools and Mobile Recruiting tools. The post 30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic) appeared first on Social Talent.

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2016 social recruitment trends forecast

Workable

Social recruitment seems to have almost slavishly followed the stages of the Gartner Hype Cycle. We know that social recruitment isn’t going to replace everything else we’ve been doing but promoting your jobs to your most engaged audience makes sense. How to recruit employees effectively on social media. A quarter of all job seekers use social media as their primary tool for job searching. Blog Recruiting

How to Measure Return on Social Media Investment

Prominence

What would happen if you stopped posting content to your social channels for a week or even a month? My guess is that in most cases it would make no difference to your recruitment or careers business. This is because the majority of recruitment firms or internal talent teams are only playing lip service to social media. The good news is that when compared to traditional marketing mediums social and digital media make it easier to measure results.

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

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Brexit and the Recruitment Industry: Where do we go from here? And t he debate is also being raged as to how the decision will affect the recruitment industry. Recruitment Grapevine have curated a selection of thoughts on the issue from some of our industry’s biggest players: Macildowie. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. Hasson Associates Recruitment. World’s First VR Recruiting Experience Launched.

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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.

Ready to Focus On Mobile Recruiting?

ExactHire Recruiting

If your organization is considering a mobile and social recruiting strategy, the good news is that it’s not too late to effectively implement one. According to a 2014 study by CareerBuilder , only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring. And in LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends Report , only 30% of employers reported having job postings optimized for mobile, with 37% reporting their career sites were mobile-optimized.

5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015

Social Talent

Instant messaging apps have exploded as a means of personal communication, particularly on mobile devices but their take up in professional sourcing is still slow. Answer: because both social network giants have recognised the fact that IM is fast becoming the world’s primary method of communication. Boolean offered us a way of doing this, but it was tricky and many recruiters still struggle to get to grips with the operators involved in using it. Relying on Emails.

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Evolving Your Social Recruitment Vocabulary

SailorAnn

This post will focus on deciphering the terminology behind social recruitment. The term social recruitment was first used as early as 2009, but started to become part of conventional recruitment strategy around 2011 [1]. Social recruitment has now become mainstream and many vendors now offer social recruiting and marketing products in addition to their core recruitment management system (RMS) offering. Job Aggregator.

Twitter Is No Longer Optional For Recruiters And HR

Sirona Consulting

There is a social media platform that every recruiter should be using – but they don’t, and I have no idea why. It is mainstream, super easy to use and is as mobile friendly as social networks go. I have been a huge fan of Twitter for years, and it is always my go-to social network when I pick up my iPhone. Social media is now synonymous with hashtags and Twitter is no exception. How to build relationships on social media.

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

Workable

I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. How to write job descriptions. Recruiting software and tools. Where to post your jobs. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs.

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! 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!

Recruiters’ Catch22: How to Define your Social ROI

Social Talent

Social has taken the recruitment world by storm. It has now become a core component of the marketing strategies for many recruiters, HR professionals and talent acquisition managers. What has accelerated this even more is the ubiquity of mobile which has been incorporated into our daily lives, enabling us to get instant access to social networking sites. This represents a major opportunity for employers to attract potential candidates for open job positions.

LISTEN UP: Do NOT Miss this Week’s 7 Biggest Recruiting News Stories – 25th May 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: New LinkedIn Data Reveals How Candidates Want to be Recruited in 2015. LinkedIn have just released their second Talent Trends report and it’s full of juicy stats and insights into the minds of candidates globally as well as in several different individual markets, and how recruiters can successfully engage them during the recruiting process. Where candidates start their job searches. Then please, PLEASE, don’t apply for this job.

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.

6 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Independence Day – 4th July 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: New LinkedIn Report Reveals the Latest Job Seeking Trends. And the findings are very positive from a recruiters perspective! The site asked over 33,000 people around the world about their job seeking habits and this is what they told them: An incredible 90% of global professionals are open to hearing from a recruiter about a new job opportunity. Candidates primary desires when entering a new job are: Career advancement.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – November 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the pre-Christmas, November 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. What’s The Most Awkward Thing You’ve Ever Done in a Job Interview? I don’t think anyone was prepared for the plethora of hilarious and downright crazy stories people told when asked about their most awkward job interview! Quit Your Job!

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

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Microsoft Buy LinkedIn for $26 BILLION. 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

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. Insights derived from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect 2015 event are still pouring onto the site’s Talent blog, the most recent of which is a 2016 Roadmap for the future of recruiting , based on the topics discussed, the findings published and the concerns raised by LinkedIn Influencer, Lou Adler. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? Impact on Corporate and Agency 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! 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.

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.

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.

Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up! Last year, while I was Head of Talent Acquisition at Glassdoor , I did a talk at SHRM National in Orlando on this very topic called "How Social Media is Transforming Talent Acquisition".

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. Not only that but their employer results in 6 job views, three Company Page views, and one Company Page follower, “ which helps them better hire, market, and sell ” writes Will Sun , a LinkedIn Product Manager.

Recruiting Videos Don’t Have To Suck.

Recruiting Daily

There’s a ton of talk out there about how important it is for recruiters and employers to incorporate video into their talent attraction strategies , but the truth is, there’s no competitive advantage when everyone’s doing the same thing – and recruiting videos have quickly moved from the margins to the mainstream, from cutting edge to cliche. This means if your mobile recruiting strategy is missing video, you’re missing out.

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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. While Indeed is an online job board, many of its features are evolving to capture the immediate and community-based nature of social media.

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. While Indeed is an online job board, many of its features are evolving to capture the immediate and community-based nature of social media.

Why Do So Many Recruitment Strategies Fail?

Sirona Consulting

Have you ever wondered how many companies actually get their recruitment strategies right and deliver on their objectives? For every high profile case study examples of stand out recruitment strategies I would suggest there are many other companies that are struggling to make their recruitment strategy deliver the talent their business needs. I am sure you can list a number of examples where your recruitment objectives ( you did set them, didn’t you?

Brick of Hashtag: Why Recruiters Need to Kick Their Twitter Habit.

Recruiting Daily

I’ll admit that I joined Twitter somewhat reluctantly; unlike, say, Facebook, which is instantly intuitive and almost universally acceptable, Twitter seemed, in the halcyon days of social media, something akin to the online version of the AV Club. Far Out, Man: Reevaluating Social Recruiting. Up In Smoke: 3 Easy Twitter Tips for Sucking Less at Social Recruiting. But that’s not going to stop most recruiters.

There Will Be a Fierce War for Talent in the Next 12 Months, Jobvite’s First UK Social Recruitment Survey Shows

Jobvite

UK recruiters need more than monetary compensation to attract best talent. Recruitment professionals struggling to match hires to employer demand. Social recruiting is emerging as a recruitment imperative. These findings are revealed in Jobvite’s first ever UK Social Recruitment Survey , conducted by independent research firm RedShift Research. Recruiting is Getting Tougher. Social recruiting is the new frontier.

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.