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Social Media and Recruiting

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Do you use various social media sites during your recruiting process? Perhaps you at least post jobs on LinkedIn? For anyone not already doing so, you may be interested to know that there are quite a few ways social media sites can be used during the recruiting process.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting

CakeHR

The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1. Social media is now our source of news. Social media gives us the power to follow people, pages, channels, and groups that interest us.

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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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The Whiteboard

The number of job ads posted to Seek has reached 57% of pre-Covid-19 levels. Wellington’s leading the way with the highest job ad levels at 63.2% It made for predictable reading for me and I imagine fairly depressing reading for job seekers.

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 Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

CareerXroads, Talent Board). MightyRecruiter recently sat down with Gerry to discuss, among other things, how the challenge of having millennials in the workforce is nothing new and how social networks and new technologies will put a sharper focus on the job market for candidates in 2017. Social networks such as Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Google, and Facebook are changing how jobseekers find and vet employers. How will job posting change in 2017?

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! One of the new offerings will match employers with “ actively seeking, motivated ” candidates who have richer profiles and have passed through a screening process. On the other hand, you’d go more miles for a job with an easier commute.

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 ERE.net , 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.

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

If you really want to tell how good at sourcing someone really is, the first task to assign them should be to find a recent, relevant and comprehensive guide to sourcing-related terms and terminology. So if they can’t seem to come to a consensus on what, exactly, sourcing itself means, then the baseline (and barriers for entry) for this critical recruitment function are almost always lost in translation for the rest of us. How To Fake Your Way To Sourcing Success.

Twitter Spells The End Of Traditional Job Postings. Huh?!

Staffing Talk

You (or your client) decide to make a new hire, you draft a job description, post it in a bunch of places online and then… wait. He concedes that many of course also have their own personal networks from which to draw candidates from, but that your jobs are still hitting a job board somewhere. In this post in the Harvard Business Review, Bahat writes that you may already be exploring a particular new way of sourcing, and encourages you to throw out the old ways.

5 Sourcing News Stories to Keep You “In-the-Know” this Week- 16th March 2015

Social Talent

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. Companies can A/B test their job listings and have their existing employees sent openings. In the news this week: InMails: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

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: RadioTimes.com.

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

Workable

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.

15 tips and sourcing strategies in recruitment

Devskiller

For this reason, creative sourcing strategies in recruitment are important to develop. . Candidate sourcing , or just sourcing, is the means of identifying candidates for a job opening. Talent sourcing is a proactive approach to candidate recruitment.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

Far too many of us are hiring with borrowed tools, no recruiting strategies and the nagging feeling that we’re losing time that would be better spent on our main job. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. Find employees: sourcing and headhunting.

Friend or Faux: Why It’s Time for LinkedIn To Get Real.

Recruiting Daily

I mean, at first, I was going to give them a pass – I figured, well, that’s going to happen to any platform, particularly on social media. Most of these dudes avoid us like the plague – which is why tech recruiters have to get creative when sourcing and engaging guys like “Mark Lee.” First, all his jobs started and ended in January, which is unusually consistent timing, even for a serial job hopper.

Sourcing Specialist job description

Workable

Post this Sourcing Specialist job description template to online job boards and careers pages to attract qualified candidates for your HR department. Sourcing Specialist responsibilities include: Using social media networks (e.g. Reviewing online portfolios and resumes to pre-screen candidates. The post Sourcing Specialist job description appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better.

LinkedIn Lawsuit: Potential FCRA Violations Mean HR Might Need To Lawyer Up

Recruiting Daily

The issue at hand this time centers on LinkedIn’s “Search for References” functionality, a feature offered to all premium account holders and, it appears, to job applicants after they have directly applied for any position posted via LinkedIn’s “job postings” product. LinkedIn has multiple utilities for job seekers, recruiters and potential employers. .

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! The Ultimate Sourcing Ninja Guide to: Job Advertising (FREE Download). Give your job ads efforts the boost they need! 5 Words to Ruin a Job Interview.

4 Considerations for Your Mobile Recruiting Mix

ExactHire Recruiting

Mastering the art of social media utilization isn’t the only key to implementing an enviable mobile recruiting strategy. Factors such as external job boards, search engines, jobs page design and other communication channels can’t be ignored either. Posting Opportunities to External Job Boards. Likewise, busy HR administrators and recruiters don’t want to use hiring tools that make pushing jobs to external job boards time-consuming and tiresome.

5 Simple Steps To Stop Sucking At Sourcing.

Recruiting Daily

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting—and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating marketing-qualified leads. I’ve used dozens of Chrome extensions , CRM and ATS plug-ins, and I’ve experimented with pretty much every social network or search engine over the past decade or so. 5 Ways To Step Up Your Sourcing Game. Never Settle On A Single Source Or Search.

How to source candidates: An FAQ guide

Workable

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?

Social recruiting in tech: How to make the most of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit

Devskiller

With 94% of recruiters admitting that they use social media for candidate sourcing, the competition for tech talent is as fierce as ever. There are many ways (some of them creative) in which you can use social recruiting to source new hires! Image source: Twitter.

The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

It also generated a ton of useful information for a cross-section of candidates – and the recruiters responsible for hiring them – at companies running the full gamut of industries, verticals, markets and talent needs, the sheer sample size serving as something of a microcosm for the job search of today. who said that review sites like Glassdoor were helpful marketing materials, and an even lower score for social recruiting (3.8% Job Boards Still Work.

Integrating ATS and Social Recruiting: A Match Made in Heaven

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Who is Danny / Shutterstock. 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). Social Recruiting Automation. Social recruiting is a recruitment strategy that uses different social media channels to attract, find, and hire new talent for your business. Benefits of Automating Social Recruiting.

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

Social Talent

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. Candidates are then wooed by the companies with “reverse cover letters,” they get transparency into compensation and they receive a $2,000 bonus from Hired if they accept a job. The service was initially focused on tech roles, but it has since expanded to sales jobs. Social media recruiting.

Mobile Recruiting Strategy Fails – When Your Organization Isn’t Prepared

ExactHire Recruiting

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. Even if you’ve already put a few mobile-friendly recruiting elements into play, or if you continue to evolve your social media content calendar to include career-related advice, you will still struggle if the rest of the team at your company isn’t prepared to buy into and participate in the new talent acquisition model.

Get Smart: How Hiring Success Management Transforms Talent Acquisition

Recruiting Daily

From resumes overloaded with self-reported (and therefore, fairly worthless data) to job boards overloaded with outdated, unappealing or unreadable postings, you don’t need to dig too deep to find proof that looking for work is often more work than it’s worth. But even though you need to hire faster than ever, you can’t do so at the risk of choosing the wrong person for the job.

Turning Recruiting Inside Out: How To Build A Winning Culture of Referrals

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing; as sexy as we make social out to be, and as much emphasis as we put on concepts like talent communities and targeted content, the fact of the matter is that what’s new and what’s next isn’t always the most effective when it comes to generating results. In fact, according to the 2014 Career XRoads Source of Hire report , referrals still accounted for the top external source of hire at 19.2%, second only to the 41.9%

HR Technology: One Platform To Rule Them All, One Platform To Find Them.

Recruiting Daily

Still, nearly 40% of employers still say that they’re unable to have accurate enough source of hire data to do their jobs effectively, which you’d think they’d figure out before they started investing in heavy duty enterprise analytics solutions. The ability to simultaneously compare job posting performance and efficacy across all sources is imperative for maximizing and optimizing recruitment spend.

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. If they check every box, you set up a screen.

5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

There’s no way around it — the perfect job candidate is often already employed. If you’re looking for a more effective candidate sourcing strategy, keep reading as we explain five proven methods for sourcing passive candidates! What is passive candidate sourcing? Traditional recruiting involves posting a job listing and waiting for candidates to apply. 1 in every 72 sourced candidates is hired, compared to 1 in every 152 non-sourced candidates.

10 Candidate Sourcing Strategies That Recruiters Can Use This Season

Recruit CRM

When it comes to candidate sourcing for a specified post as mentioned by a client— it is one of the most challenging things to do especially in a worked-up environment. Hence, it’s important to know about candidate sourcing in details.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

The thing is, I don’t really understand how, exactly, so many people get so much mileage on talking about something as simple as selling jobs, which, of course, is still an over simplification, but seems to be what most of this stuff boils down to. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? This isn’t easy, but everyone thinks they can write copy or do social.

TikTok for Recruiting? The Why’s, The Do’s, the Don’ts

Automated Business Designs

It took a moment to orient myself as random videos flashed on my screen, but soon after I was swiftly navigating around the app. We will look into all of these questions and even explore the rumored new job service that TikTok is currently piloting. TikTok’s New Job Service.

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From ATS to Hiring Success: Why Applicant Tracking Systems Don’t Have to Suck.

Recruiting Daily

It’s hard to believe, but online recruiting was relatively nascent back in 1999, that seminal year when Y2K, stained blue dresses and Slim Shady were dominating the popular culture landscape – and applying for a job was pretty much just the fax, ma’am. See, during that year’s “Big Game” (which was so long ago John Elway was actually under center), a relatively obscure start-up called “The Monster Board,” decided to bet the bank on a series of Super Bowl ads.

Predictions on Talent Sourcing in 2030

WizardSourcer

Of course, sometimes technology has a double side effect on things for example excessively using social media and smartphones. Will sourcing and recruiting jobs become automated in the future? I would say that some parts of those roles will be automated but our jobs will not be completely automated. The basic necessity of life revolves around having a full-time job. We’ll see a continued shift having students focused on highly tangible job skills.

How to Source Passive Candidates on Facebook

Hundred5

Isn’t it better to use job boards and Linkedin?”. When companies publish a new job opening, they usually promote it on job boards. This makes sense because that’s where all the active job seekers are hanging out. However, by relying solely on job boards, you’re missing out on “passive” talent - people who aren’t actively searching for a job but might be open to the right opportunities. Low candidate sourcing costs.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

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. So MANY companies want to hire while millions of jobseekers are looking for a job; and still the job market is not clearing. The ‘post & pray’ model means employers still receive on average 150 applications/job and spend about 50 days for each hire.

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

Social Talent

Source: Microsoft News Center. billion, according to multiple sources close to LinkedIn at the time, but Microsoft is said to have been “lukewarm” on the deal. 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). Ever Fancied a Job as a King Slayer?