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Why You Should Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media


One such development in the space that has captivated recruiters is the use of social media in talent acquisition. When people think of social media as a recruitment tool, they immediately think of LinkedIn or Glassdoor. True, both are in the social media family and are primarily targeted at the jobs space; however, social media provides many more channels to recruiters than the two listed above.

Social, Search and Job Boards During the Pandemic


With so much uncertainty surrounding our industry (and the entire world), it’s critical to understand how the crisis is changing employers’ and job seekers’ online behavior. JOB BOARD TRAFFIC. TAKEAWAY: Fewer people were looking for jobs right away.


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How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success. It is, after all, a very good place to start, particularly since so many companies seem not yet to have started doing even the simple stuff when it comes to leveraging social media for onboarding. Because you’ve got to make sure that excitement they have when they officially send sign on the dotted line doesn’t go away when their new job becomes, well, their job.

ATTENTION: 6 Critical Recruitment Industry Updates – 11th May 2015

Social Talent

demographic break-downs based on those who is reading as logged-in users covering areas like industry, location and even job title. Source: But their early popularity, along with Messenger’s promising start, indicates live video could really go mainstream this time, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones in most global markets and faster mobile Internet speeds. Source: It’s Official: More Google Searches Now On Mobile Than On Desktop.

The 2016 Global Recruiting Survey (FREE Download)

Social Talent

Yes, for the second year running we’ve partnered with Alexander Mann Solutions to bring you an exclusive and comprehensive look at emerging trends within the recruitment industry and at how recruiters are using online tools and social media when attracting engaging with talent in 2016. how much the average recruiter is investing in social media. the relevance of job boards in 2016. It’s back!

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


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.

How we recruit millennial candidates via social media


We tried some popular job boards but weren’t satisfied with the results. Instead of trying to reach millennials on job boards where they probably don’t visit, we decided to put our budget into the channels where our target group spends every potentially dull moment of their lives: Facebook and Instagram. 1 — Set up a good-looking, mobile-friendly careers site. Recruitee includes it automatically for every job opening.

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.

Using Visuals To Make Your Vacancies Stand Out From The Crowd

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile & Video Recruitment & EventsE Mobile Recruitment. Free Mobile Recruitment Guide. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Press & Media. That’s 200,000 more than this time last year (Source Adzuna). As a result the users expectations naturally change as well, including both active and passive job seekers. As the internet gets more visual every day gone are the days where text only job adverts were acceptable.

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

Social Talent

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. RELATED: Top 10 UK Job Boards in 2016 ). RELATED: For a demo of our exclusive Veteran Sourcing module with Dean Da Costa, click here ). Source: What Do Candidates Expect from You During Their Job Search? “It’s On average, job seekers use 16 total resources in their job search.

EXCITING NEW PRODUCTS ALERT! 6 Must-See Recruiting News Stories – 2nd June 2015

Social Talent

As announced at their Indeed Interactive event in Austin Texas last week, Indeed, the world’s most popular job board, are working on a variety of tools and tweaks to improve its product – and we’re highly impressed by all of them! Indeed is also working on a new tool at the address that ensures college student users see entry-level jobs first. On the other hand, you’d go more miles for a job with an easier commute.

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


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?”

How to Measure Return on Social Media Investment


What would happen if you stopped posting content to your social channels for a week or even a month? This is because the majority of recruitment firms or internal talent teams are only playing lip service to social media. Posting occasional blogs and semi-regular mainstream media articles to small audiences is enough to show a social media presence, but only requires minimal investment. The initial chart breaks the traffic by high level source.

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.

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 , 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.

6 Bad Habits Blocking YOU From Recruiting Success

Social Talent

That you may have developed a number of habits that are stopping you from achieving your professional goals as a recruiter, and becoming the Sourcing Ninja you always wanted to be. I notice this trait in recruiters particularly when it comes to writing job ads. Be imaginative when writing your job specs! Ask yourself “What can I say to make this job sound irresistible to potential candidates“? 4 Lessons Tonight’s Dinner Menu will Teach You About Job Advertising.

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Mobile Recruiting: Google May NOT Be Indexing Your Jobs


While it’s important for recruiters to take advantage of online job boards and social media in order to get the word out about new job listings, a company’s career website or careers page is the hub of all online recruiting activities. Silkroad recently reported that external online sources represent a whopping 83% of all hires. Many career sites are still not mobile-friendly.

Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media.

Recruiting Blogs

Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media. . In the world of recruitment people start using social media in talent acquisition. When people think of social media as a recruitment tool, they immediately think of LinkedIn or facebook. Actually both are the social media tools and are primarily targeted at the jobs space; however, social media provides many more channels to recruiters than the two listed above.

Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Both candidate experience and mobile seem to be front of mind for most frontline recruiting and staffing practitioners (judging from their prevalence in product marketing and online punditry). There seems to be some consensus on the importance of improving both mobile and candidate experience , both at an individual and organizational level.

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. But while they are yet to really embrace and appreciate what instant messaging tools can do for their sourcing efforts, our survey shows, Asia Pacific might be the market from which other global Sourcers start to take their lead! B g about Job Boards being Dead. Job boards are not dead.

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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.”. Source:

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Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Both candidate experience and mobile seem to be front of mind for most frontline recruiting and staffing practitioners (judging from their prevalence in product marketing and online punditry). There seems to be some consensus on the importance of improving both mobile and candidate experience , both at an individual and organizational level.

8 BIGGEST Recruitment News Stories this Week – 23rd November 2015

Social Talent

The candidates were tested by asking questions about technical skills, personality, cognitive skills, and fit for the job. The type of jobs researched in the study usually only last for a few weeks. The NBER report comes after a study showed that 47% of modern jobs are likely to be taken over by machines in the future. 70% of those jobs are dominated by men. She’s worked in media, news, business, and tech. CV Library – Best Generalist Job Board.

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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 Noteworthy Pieces of Sourcing News – 13th October 2014

Social Talent

In the news this week: Facebook have Just Changed Mobile Advertising Forever. This week, Mark Zuckerberg’s baby announced the launch of it’s new ad platform, Atlas, and told us exactly why it has the potential to significantly increase how much we advertise on mobile devices. Atlas has been developed to “help” us do just that – buy mobile ad space. Secondly, anyone who’s tried advertising on mobile will know it’s a tricky business.

This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S. There are no signs that this trend will slow down soon, which is great news for workers but makes our jobs even more difficult and crucial. Job boards, referrals, and even LinkedIn are all less effective than they used to be. Introducing mobile careers site applications and text recruiting for the smartphone generation. Mobilize your recruiting strategies.

The Best Source of Contractors You NEVER Knew About

Social Talent

Bathed under the California sun, in a place they call Mountain View, lies the headquarters of the best source of freelance contractors you never knew about and that you’d LOVE to start talking to! A joint statement issued on the same day stated that Fabio Rosati, CEO of Elance, would lead the combined company while the executive team and board would be balanced with people from each company. Why is it the best source of contractors? Job Boards sourcehub

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.

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


How to write job descriptions. Sourcing 101: Passive candidates. 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.

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


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. As you plan for 2019, here are three options for improving the social recruiting component of your strategy in the year ahead: Option 1: Inbound recruiting with content. When creating a content strategy, consider both active and passive job seekers.

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

Social Talent

The key takeaways from the latest Talent Trends report where highlighted in an infographic: Source: Where candidates start their job searches. 56% of candidates turn to their connections on social networks to discover companies that are hiring, and 50% do so through personal conversations on-line or in-person. It’s also an incredible new way for you to reach a global audience with your job tweets and company updates.

6 Incredibly Important Sourcing News Stories this Week – 29th September 2014

Social Talent

The platform deeply understands taxonomy and vocabulary of skills and job functions from gynaecologist to a big data engineer.”. And with an advisory board consisting of big names like former LinkedIn exec Steve Cadigan and former Vice President of Intuit Chris Galy , we have high hopes for this one! After analysing online listings from corporate sites, job boards and elsewhere, Wanted Analytics says the number of online job listings for recruiters rose by 4.5%

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.

5 Crazily Interesting Sourcing News Stories to Kick-Off 2015 – 5 January 2015

Social Talent

The following image created by , illustrates just how much Silicon Valley lags behind in gender equality: Source: Looking to improve your talent acquisition processes, create lasting talent pipelining strategies and successfully source for open positions in 2015? Others dealt with long-term projects like running unified talent search across multiple platforms such as job boards, social recruiting and ATS.

Recruiters’ Catch22: How to Define your Social ROI

Social Talent

Social has taken the recruitment world by storm. 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. What are the steps you need to take clearly define the ROI of your social media recruitment activities?

Hireology Product Update: Sourcing Suite Enhancements


Here’s an overview the latest updates: Hireology’s Sourcing Suite. We recently rolled out our Sourcing Suite, which helps all customers optimize applicant sourcing spend and drive quality applicants to open roles. Below, we’ve outlined the key components of our Sourcing Suite and the latest enhancements. Applicant Engine has driven two times more quality candidates and a 30% cost savings compared to traditional sources.

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. Source: The post 30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic) appeared first on Social Talent.

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

Social Talent

Recruiters have moved beyond the usual paper resume and walk-in interviews, and have scouted talents on LinkedIn and other job posting sites instead. According to Jon Bischke , CEO of Entelo, an online job profile provides more information about the applicant. Recruiters can assess whether a person will fit, and learn if he or she has the right skills for a job. A lot of applicants nowadays want to work for a company that has social relevance and care for the community.

How to source candidates: An FAQ guide


Good candidate sourcing helps companies proactively find and hire qualified people. Here, we answer frequently asked questions about candidate sourcing to help you build strategies to attract active and passive candidates. What is sourcing? What is the difference between sourcing and recruiting? How does sourcing affect recruiting? What is a Sourcing Specialist? What is social sourcing? What are the best methods for sourcing candidates?