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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.

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?

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

Recruiting Daily

Back then, Twitter had that new app smell, but it’s subsided to the point where people just generally don’t search for or click for hashtags, particularly promoted ones. 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.

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.

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. Nice Dreams: Twitter Analytics Are BS.

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.

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 million listings, and the use of TalentBin and Twitter Cards. ” Iannuzzi will remain on the board as non-executive chairman. Canada Goings Nuts for Recruiters. Recruiter.

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?

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.

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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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.

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.

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?

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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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. Candidate experience refers to how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding processes. It has proven to be directly tied to recruiting performance , making it one of the most highly regarded talent acquisition topics today.

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.

Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites

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. Career Sites are no longer (or should no longer) be static job pages linked together by a single homepage but really act as your recruiting hub for engaging and interfacing with candidates about your company and employment opportunities. Every job should have it’s own page that is SEO optimized. create a job req).

Social Media Recruiting: 10 Tips and Best Practices

Recruiting Blogs

Over 45% of the world population or roughly 3,48 billion people are using social media in 2019. Millennials and Gen Z, the current and future main workforce spend a large amount of their lives on social networks. What is social media recruiting?

How To Find Candidates Through Niche Social Networks

SmartRecruiters

Promoting job ads through social networks is a cost-effective way to engage with candidates. The problem is that customers and candidates are experiencing content fatigue on the major social networks. Focusing exclusively on the top three ( Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn ), plus other large networks, such as Instagram and Pinterest, will limit the quality of candidates in your talent pipeline. Ready to Attract More Qualified Candidates Through Social Networks?

Recruitment Analytics and Job Advertising News: March Edition

Recruitics

Welcome back to Recruitment Analytics and Job Advertising News–our monthly content roundup that pulls together all of the articles and blogs we’ve been reading about recruitment analytics and job advertising. March’s Recruitment Analytics News. Cost-Per-Quality-Applicant & Cost-Per-Hire: The Holy Grail of Recruitment Marketing Analytics. Read on to learn which top KPIs you can get out of this recruitment marketing analytics report from Indeed.

Elegant Experiences and Employer Branding

Recruiting Daily

The First Course: Recruiting Meets Marketing. In employer branding, it’s common to be considered an appetizer to marketing rather than actual recruiting. Where we diverge strictly into the recruiting world is along the nonlinear candidate journey; every touchpoint is an opportunity to create an impact. We can’t survive on marketing tactics alone. Are we saying that a recruiting background is required to excel at EB?

Billy Beane to Keynote The Recruiting Automation Summit

Entelo

But despite all the noise around talent acquisition, hiring and the talent wars, no single event focuses on the nexus of artificial intelligence, machine learning and recruiting. As job boards, social recruiting, recruitment marketing and other buzzwords become best practices, find out what the next trends are before they become mainstream by registering for the Recruiting Automation Summit today. Why Attend the Recruiting Automation Summit.

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The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

With hundreds of employers voluntarily subjecting their hiring process to the intense scrutiny involved in being adjudicated by nearly 95,000 applicant responses, the 2014 Candidate Experience Awards did more than just open the recruiting books up at some of the world’s biggest brands. 10 Candidate Experience Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know. who said that review sites like Glassdoor were helpful marketing materials, and an even lower score for social recruiting (3.8%

Guts Over Fear: Recruiting Wasn’t Broken Until You Came Along.

Recruiting Daily

Every day, I’m lucky enough to get to talk to the people on the cutting edge of the recruiting technology industry. Most of these are entrepreneurs who share a passion for their mostly cookie cutter products and the belief that, somehow, they’re going to help fix recruiting, which every single one seems to think is either “broken” or “a problem.”. Recruiting isn’t that hard. I mean, anyone who denies that fact either sucks at recruiting or is trying to justify their job.

A Summary of 2014 and 8 Recruiting Predictions for 2015

Prominence

Facebook announced they are going to start attacking LinkedIn’s market , in response and to address the platforms Achilles heel (lack of user engagement) LinkedIn introduced the world’s largest personal blogging platform and put more effort into promoting the value of having a good Company Page. This means less of your target audience is seeing your posts and response rates to InMails will continue to get worse (particularly for agency recruiters). Job / Recruitment Marketing.

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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What Recruiting and Marketing Have In Common

marenated

By Maren Hogan: I started my career in marketing. In fact, I never even considered recruitment until one day my father-in-law and husband decided they were going to start a recruiting firm and I was going to run sales. While that was 2008 (a very bad year to start a recruiting firm), I found that the world of talent acquisition really appealed to me. In fact, in both disciplines, I’ve found things I can apply to the other to make myself a better marketer and recruiter.

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How to Make a Strong AI in Recruiting Business Case

AllyO

Erin is a corporate recruiter with #1 cabinet manufacturer, MasterBrand Cabinets, based in Jasper, Indiana, and recently spearheaded the adoption of AI Recruiting Software like AllyO to her organization. To do this, put a couple of columns on your white board in the office.

TruLondon Conference, February 17-19

Staffing Talk

TruLondon brings together in an informal conversational format the top minds in recruiting around the world today. A cutting edge, social media maven and newly minted entrepreneur, Ruettimann is a sought after speaker, writer and thought leader. Laurie is also a certified recruiter and trainer through various credentialed organizations. Laurie is also the founder of HR Bloggers and is the co-founder of HRM Today , the first social network for HR professionals.

Going Dutch: Why Randstad Really Acquired Monster (And Why You Should Care).

Recruiting Daily

I have no memories (first hand, of course) of their now seminal Super Bowl spot, “When I Grow Up,” mainly because I was growing up, and, being in middle school, paid infinitely more attention to getting girls than I did getting a job. But inevitably, that day came where my ass had to go out looking for my first job. The Secret Annex: Job Boards Aren’t Dead. We take online recruiting for granted – at least those crazy “Millennials” like myself do, I suppose.