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.

Integrating ATS and Social Recruiting: A Match Made in Heaven

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There are a lot of different ways to go about recruiting talent for your business and even more tools to use in the process. Strategies can be as variant as employer branding and college recruiting, and tools can range from candidate relationship management to employee referral software. 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).

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Baby Steps in HR Technology: Let’s Talk Job Boards

Recruiterbox

When job boards hit the scene over 15 years ago, they firmly grabbed a solid spot in online recruiting. As job boards have evolved, it has become an understatement to refer to them as simply job boards any longer. They have morphed into several different types of online job search and recruiting tools. So while the talk of the death of job boards is a-buzz on the recruiting sites, it’s important to know what they’re really saying.

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.

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. Diving into social sourcing?

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!

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.

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.

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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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!:

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.

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.

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!

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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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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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!

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 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.

9 Truly Game-Changing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 13th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Monster Acquires ‘Tinder for Jobs’ App, Jobr. Monster announced last Wednesday that it has acquired the San Fran-based startup Jobr , which had been developing a job-finding app the company described as a “Tinder for jobs”, thanks to its use of swipe-based gestures. Before being acquired by Monster, the idea with Jobr was to make the job hunting process easier and quicker.

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.

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.

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

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".

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.

6 Unconventional Sites for Sourcing Talent

Proactive Talent

Recruiting never sleeps. There will always be candidates to hire, job requisitions to be filled, and the demand for top talent will never cease. However, candidates are becoming even more segmented across the web, they’re not spending most of their time on active channels like job boards or Linkedin, and the most in demand are constantly bombarded with recruiting messages so standing out is key. Recruiting Recruiting Optimization Social Recruiting Sourcing

Job Aggregators – Fad or Future?

SailorAnn

A few months ago I did a presentation to a group of global recruitment professionals on social recruiting tools and sourcing channels. The group comprised of HR leaders and many “seasoned’ Recruiters; some of which had been in the industry for more than 15 years. As I started showing the breakdown of hire yield by sourcing channel, a single hand went up and delicately asked “What’s a job aggregator?” Introducing a Pay per Click (PPC) model for jobs.

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.

6 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories to Soak Up this Week – 17th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Announce 3 New Talent Products and Enhancements to Drive Opportunities for Recruiters. Following on from Talent Connect 2016, LinkedIn have introduced three shiny new additions to their Talent Solutions portfolio , that should “make it easier for recruiters to find open talent and build a better pipeline of highly qualified candidates”: Open Candidates. Relevant Jobs. While just 14% of those asked said the same of social media.

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. Yes, in an effort to help you focus your team’s recruiting efforts accordingly in 2017, LinkedIn tapped into their extensive data and looked at billions of interactions between professionals and companies to discover the top 10 skills you and your team will be recruiting for next year. Mobile Development. WhoIsHiring is a clever new site that aggregates startup jobs around the world.

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.

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.

Workable integrates with Jobs on Facebook for easier, high-volume hiring

Workable

Jobs on Facebook is a game-changing addition to our existing job board portfolio. Now, you can advertise jobs on Facebook — to up to 2 billion potential applicants on the world’s largest social network — in one click. New to the market, Jobs on Facebook provides a centralized jobs dashboard which harnesses the power of Facebook’s vast and loyal social network. Most Facebook users aren’t active job seekers.

Talent Wars Heat Up: 48% of Hiring Managers Struggle for.

Glassdoor for Employers

The power seat has shifted and job seekers are finally beginning to take the upper hand – now recruiters and human resources professionals are having a hard time filling great positions. Passive recruiting is so…passé. In a world where email overwhelms and phone calls are sent to voicemail, the recruiting methods that were successful just a few years ago aren’t cutting it anymore. Social recruiting isn’t just a buzzword.

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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.

4 Secrets to Improve the Candidate Experience with Digital Tactics

Spark Hire

Your online presence is essential to your recruitment marketing strategy. Passive candidates aren’t on job boards, but they are on social media. Clients expect you to have a good website — remember this is your first impression to the world — and your staff also expects you to provide the right foundations so they can do the best job they can for you. Don’t Let Social Media Ruin Your Candidate Experience.

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.

Become an Engaged Employer at Newton’s September Bootcamp

Newton Software

The Modern Job Seeker Demands a New Kind of Employer. In our previous blog post, we discussed the evolution of the job seeker into the modern, “ connected candidate.” In stark contrast to job seekers of the past, connected candidates have become empowered through a wave of technological innovations. No longer at the mercy of employers, these candidates now control the job search, which is carried out through several platforms and channels. Mobile Apply.