The Deadly Sins of Social Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

There’s been quite a bit of hype about social media. Social media is self perpetuating; networks are echo chambers that magnify their own importance. This is why no matter how successful you feel social media has been for your recruitment efforts, it’s important to take a step back and ask yourself a few critical questions. Are you really generating regular client inquiries and business development opportunities on social media?

Social Recruiting Round-Up – March 2015

Social Talent

Now that April is upon us, 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 March edition of the Social Talent Social Recruiting Round-Up! There was LOADS to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the best bits: Top Blogs in March: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram.

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Beautiful Struggle: Why Social Recruiting Shouldn’t Be Easy.

Recruiting Daily

Social Recruiting Just To Get By. Or even worse, just adding #Jobs to the end of a tweet and hoping some qualified candidate happens to see it aren’t going to help you with anything other than looking like you still don’t get how any of this social stuff works. There’s an inverse relationship between how easy something is to do on social and how useful it is to do. Social Recruiting’s State of Grace.

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 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?

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.

The 5 Good, Bad & Surprising Recruitment News Stories this Week – 10th November 2014

Social Talent

But unlike other social networks, which only allow you to connect with other users, Intro’s users can share their information with anyone, even if the person they’re sending it to DOESN’T have the app. He also noted the growth of the jobs aggregation, which is up to 4.5 The strategy is taking off … There is no dispute whatsoever between the board and myself or the management team with regard to the strategy. Canada Goings Nuts for Recruiters.

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.

Social Recruiting Benefits: Why You Won’t See Many Without Culture Change

Jibe

Social recruiting is much easier said than done. Although sites like Twitter and LinkedIn may be far down on the top source of hire list in 2015, companies seem to be more interested in experimenting with social recruiting than ever before. An Aberdeen study showed that 73% of Millennials found their last job through a social network. So, why not meet them there, on their own social turf? What Does A Social Recruiting Culture Look Like?

Why Automated Social Job Distribution is a Must

Recruitics

When it comes to running a successful recruitment marketing strategy in today’s talent-driven environment, social media has to be a part of the equation. But just a few years ago, social recruiting–or the process of leveraging social media networks to attract, engage and hire talent–wasn’t as widely practiced as it is today. Gary Zukowski, senior vice president of CareerArc–a Recruitics partner–agrees.

Some Surprising (Preliminary) Findings on Recruitment Marketing

Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Group’s 2017 Recruitment Marketing survey research is almost complete, and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the data. One question of particular interest is the first five steps organizations usually take to recruit talent for hard-to-fill positions. The reason I asked that question was to see the extent to which organizations rely on consumer marketing-type practices, such as CRM email campaigns and broad social media campaigns.

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Step up your social sourcing and get set for 2020 now

Workable

Premium job boards are a good way of reaching qualified candidates. And where better to find both than on social platforms? Why social sourcing matters. An example… most Facebook users aren’t active job seekers. So, social sourcing makes sense.

Recruitment Marketing Software For a More Successful Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

Recruitment Marketing Software is a software program designed to attract top talent. Recruitment Marketing Software utilizes an innovative idea of applying marketing methods to recruitment process in order to find, attract, nurture and engage candidates and turn them into job applicants. What is Recruitment Marketing Software? Benefits of Recruitment Marketing Software? Who uses Recruitment Marketing Software?

The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

This, if anything, should be good news for recruiters and the talent acquisition industry. But if the Royals can turn it around, even after 30 years of futility, trust me: there’s still hope for recruiters. The Farm System: Minor League Recruitment Marketing. But instead of making it happen, recruiters, it seems, would prefer to watch, and wonder, instead. And like batting in baseball, making contact is everything in recruiting.

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Define Your Candidate Persona in 4 Steps

SmartRecruiters

With a precise concept of the target demographic, recruiters can source with laser precision – here’s how! It’s no secret that in the past five years, recruiting has espoused marketing tactics to attract passive and highly sought-after talent in this time of skill shortages, especially in technical fields. A candidate persona is “a semi-fictional representation of your ideal [candidate] based on market research and real data about your existing [employees].”.

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 Job Seekers and Recruiters Use Social Media for Recruitment

Recruitics

Recruitics is a recruitment marketing analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their talent acquisition strategy. We work with the nation’s largest corporations, staffing companies, and job boards to drive more applicants to their online job postings, hire great talent, and meet their recruitment goals.

WEBINAR: How to Make Social Media Buys for Recruiting – The Talent Acquisition/HR Leader’s Guide

Fistful of Talent

Posting jobs on social media is the minimum — and in today’s competitive recruiting world the minimum isn’t enough. That’s why we here at FOT put together a webinar comparing, contrasting, and ranking the top social media platforms for recruitment marketing advertising. We cut through the noise and help you make smart recruiting decisions with your recruitment marketing budget related to social. We love recruiters at FOT.

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. Think like a marketer.

What You Need to Know About Recruiting Automation

ERE

Recruiters don’t get enough credit for how dramatically the field of talent acquisition has changed in just the past decade. From job boards and social recruiting to employer branding and recruitment marketing, talent-acquisition professionals have navigated multiple waves of technology transformation in order to stay competitive in the war for talent

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. Smart companies typically operate in competitive talent markets.

Webinar Q&A: Hard-to-Fill Roles, Fulfilled!

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Kelly is responsible for recruitment, retention and employer branding at Northside Hospital , where she manages a team of 40. Jessica Summerfield, Social Media Specialist. Jessica helps tell the Advocate Aurora Health employer brand story through social media, employee stories, employer ambassador activation, career site strategy and more. Social Recruiting & Content . Do you use Pinterest or Instagram for recruiting?

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

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?

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. Are you job posts and application optimized for a mobile experience? Inbound Recruiting.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

At this stage your company doesn’t have a dedicated recruiting team. The tools you use weren’t designed for recruiting. You don’t have much that amounts to a recruiting strategy. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. Beyond listing jobs.

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. Just don’t sell your jobs.

4 Recruiting Trends That Will Make You Feel Lucky

Spark Hire

In the recruiting industry, skill is absolutely essential but you have to admit, it doesn’t hurt to be lucky. All in all, it is a lucky time to be a recruiter. We talked to four experts about what’s making them feel lucky when recruiting right now. At the same time, the number of jobs is increasing, so the combination of a candidate-short market and the speed that companies need these workers on-site means our contract divisions are performing really well.

Mass Marketing For Candidate Attraction

Recruiting Daily

If you’re looking for a series of confused and questioning glances from sourcing and recruiting professionals, tell them you’re starting a search on a job board. After their initial glares, you’ll find that whether recruiters will admit it publicly or not, most of them start their search on job boards and I actually believe that in most situations, this should still be the case. Bad Board News: Behavior of Top Talent.

Oldie but Goodie: The Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW

SmashFly

On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. And while a lot of the focus is on current employees or core HR (and should be), recruitment marketing and how you effectively and efficiently find your employees is just as critical. This article will focus on where Talent Analytics fits in your recruiting strategy and some insights into what you should be looking for.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 2nd November 2015

Social Talent

On January 1st, 2016, the prices of Recruiter Corporate and Job Slots will be adjusted for certain North American customers. The price of Recruiter Professional Services will also be adjusted for customers paying in USD, CAD, GBP, or EUR. Companies Will Demand More From Recruiting in 2016…Without Spending More. Great news for recruiters right? That means focusing on the most critical jobs first, and finding ways to make do elsewhere. “We’re

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9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

All the signs were this model is working and we have product market fit. And the company it just signed a lease on a 25,000 square foot office in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighbourhood. 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. The service was initially focused on tech roles, but it has since expanded to sales jobs. Social media recruiting.

4 Secrets to Improve the Candidate Experience with Digital Tactics

Spark Hire

Your online presence is essential to your recruitment marketing strategy. You’re doing people-to-people marketing and you need to go where the talent are. 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.

What Is Inbound Recruiting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Jibe

Inbound recruiting is a methodology that uses digital marketing strategies to engage targeted groups of passive and active job seekers at different phases of the recruiting funnel. It combines elements of both employer branding and recruitment marketing to attract, nurture and convert candidates as well as to retain current employees. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. The job market has been no exception.

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Reach Those Hard to Find Candidates Through Effective Sourcing

BroadBean Technology

As a recruiter, you know how important it is to find the best people, quickly. You turn to job boards, scour LinkedIn and hopefully use a multi-posting tool to post adverts - everything that every other recruiter is doing and has always done. Social Networking. What was once a social network for the business community, is now the go-to place for recruiters to build people-profiles and start head hunting. Do you recruit for very specialist roles?

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels. On daily basis we focus on information for IT recruiters, but the mentioned specialists go far beyond it, being inspiration to the whole recruiting world. Generalists in recruiting.

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.

12 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Summer/Autumn 2016

Social Talent

The big issues, the latest technologies, the new tools on the market – they’re all discussed at the industry’s annual events, conferences and expos. So, if you’re planning on attending a recruiting conference in July, August or September this year, we suggest making it one of these: Onrec Trade Conference 2016. Significant fluctuating peaks and troughs for talent – how you can deal with this in relation to your recruitment staff and structures. Social Recruiting Summit.

Engaging a Talent Pipeline Post Hiring Events

Yello

When a new requisition opens, you scramble to source from multiple job boards, ask department leads for internal talent recommendations, search LinkedIn for potential candidates and remind employees to submit referrals. If you recruit at campus career fairs, diversity conferences and professional hiring events, you should already have a talent pipeline. Tailor recruitment marketing content to the most-requested topics to increase candidate interaction with your brand.

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You’d Better Ask Somebody: Why Employee Referrals (Still) Matter in Hiring.

Recruiting Daily

That’s the paradox of social networking; while our updates ostensibly reflect what’s going on in our life, we can no longer lead lives that aren’t largely informed by what happens online, and how our connections will react, no matter how much of a stretch that “friend” moniker might in fact be. On a recent appearance on the Animal radio show, Matt Charney was talking about what constitutes “great” recruiting content.