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Job advertising on social media with Workable

Workable

Social media platforms, along with traditional job boards, serve as effective recruitment channels. By sharing or advertising your open jobs on social media, you increase the chances of finding qualified candidates faster. That’s because social media job posting helps you: 1. Post or share your job ads for free. Unlike job boards, social networks are built for sharing content.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). LinkedIn was by far the most heavily used social recruiting site, with 57% of the respondents sourcing at least one hire from the site in the last year.

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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.

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!

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).

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.

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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6 Intriguing Recruitment News Items to Note this Week – 20th April 2015

Social Talent

Lots of professionals (we hope you’re included) share content (articles, blog posts, and presentations), on a regular basis on social and professional networks to strengthen their employer brands, attract talent, and market and sell their products and services. Not only that but their employer results in 6 job views, three Company Page views, and one Company Page follower, “ which helps them better hire, market, and sell ” writes Will Sun , a LinkedIn Product Manager.

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

Research shows that job boards on average gather 43% of all applications companies receive for new job openings. But while job boards may have the highest number of applications, their conversion-to-hire rates fall drastically behind other sources of hire like employee referrals and company career sites. Employee referrals may only account for 7% of all job applications, but they contribute nearly half of all actual hires.

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 Calculate Your Recruiting ROI

Recruiting Daily

Data Driven Recruiting: A Reality Check. That’s why even the most optimistic outlooks on the positive outcomes data driven recruiting can have must be tempered by the reality that we, as humans, make decisions that no algorithm can model or predict. Even Google still serves up irrelevant responses, which is basically the entire business model upon which SEO & SEM are predicated. How To Calculate Your Recruiting ROI. You shouldn’t have a job.

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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.

4 (Totally Fixable) Reasons No One’s Visiting Your Career Site

Jibe

The same practice occurs when people are looking for a new job. Research shows them using on average 16 different resources to make decisions regarding their job search. And the Talent Board shows that above all those resources, the career site is the most frequently used. You Have No Inbound Recruiting Channels. These could include third-party referring sites like job boards or employer review sites or even press about your company.

5 Benefits of Taking a Marketer’s Approach to Your Recruiting Strategy

JazzHR

Best-in-class recruiters know that the talent acquisition process starts long before a candidate lands on the job listing on their website. Recruiting events. Search engine optimization (SEO). SMS and social recruiting.

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).

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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Drive A Social Community to Stay Connected and Competitive

TargetRecruit

Recruiting is in many ways a sales function. Social media is one a global platform that could really help recruitment agencies reach their utmost potential. Here’s some tips and tricks for attracting the right candidates on the social media challenge. To really grab the attention of better job candidates, you have to show off your updated site and fully promote your open positions. TargetRecruit makes it simple to post, manage and track Jobs.

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6 Ways to Find Best Fit Talent

Recruiterbox

Your recruiters do all they can, but the candidates you want just don’t flood your company doors. Use these 6 tips to optimize your job posting and recruiting efforts. Candidates can’t find your job opening if you don’t use the right keywords to target them. Research shows that 67% of candidates will use a search engine to browse for jobs. Without proper or effective SEO keywords, your chances of finding a qualified candidate pool are slim. Job Boards.

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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.

Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Recruit CRM

Benefits of Applicant Tracking System For Agency Recruiters. Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. It is virtually impossible for recruiters to scan each resume manually and shortlist them. Easy Job Posting.

Inbound vs Outbound Recruiting: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

CakeHR

When I started recruiting employees for my first company, I didn’t know the difference between outbound and inbound recruiting. Now I know that I’ve been practicing outbound recruiting, and I also know that the world of recruitment has changed and continues to evolve. New positions emerge all the time, and technologies used for recruiting don’t lag behind. The evolution of hiring needs and recruitment not always benefits recruiters and HRs.

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How to Recruit Millennials: Going Beyond What Worked In the Past

Jibe

million 18 to 34 year olds searching for jobs today are more digitally connected than their older colleagues, and their expectations for the job market are constantly changing. But within every organization’s existing recruitment methods and employee engagement policies, there is always room for growth. In this post we’ll discuss how to recruit Millennials, examining strategies any company can implement. Employee happiness and job satisfaction. Get social.

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Is Your Recruitment Agency Ready for April 21?

Prominence

Changes planned for April 21 are going to have a significant impact on many recruitment firms. Corporate recruiters aren’t agreeing to a universal flat fee or proposing all contractors be made permanent employees, instead it is something called mobilegeddon ! I’m predicting the recruitment sector will be hit particularly hard by this change because the standard of agency websites is generally poor (my experience / opinion). . Great Recruitment Websites.

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Sourcing Candidates: 14 Ways to Take Pressure off Recruiters

Jibe

Considering the high costs of bad hires, it’s a shame when the sourcing and recruiting processes get rushed. Many of the world’s top employers are pouring resources into attracting candidates at the early phases of their job search journey—before they apply. Increasingly, this involves leveraging the internet as a recruiting asset. Provide the social media experience candidates expect. Claim your company’s job board and review site profiles.

Should Recruitment Agencies Stop Worrying About Google Page Rankings?

Prominence

I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards. The image to the right shows that in Auckland only two construction recruiters are utilising Adwords. Social Credibility.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Remote Employees

Hundred5

This guide will cover all of the key areas regarding remote recruiting: why choose a remote work setting, what characteristics and skills should a remote employee have, how to find and hire remote candidates, and a list of useful tools for remote teams. If you are a new or established business looking to go down the route of hiring a virtual team, this guide will cover all of the key areas regarding remote recruiting. Thinking of hiring remote employees?

What Recruiting and Marketing Have In Common

marenated

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. Fortunately for me, and my marketing degree, marketing and recruitment have so much in common that the leap wasn’t too difficult. Digital Ads – Retargeting, Social.

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8 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen To

Social Talent

Recruiting Future. What to expect: Educated insights into the future of the recruitment industry from global industry leaders. This is a weekly podcast dedicated to innovation and futurology in recruitment and HR. In each episode, HR and Recruitment Marketing expert (and the brains behind MetaShift ) , Matt Alder , interviews industry thought leaders and recruiting practitioners who are currently influencing and changing our industry. We’re recruiters.

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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.

7 Things I learned examining 199 recruiting startups newly added to AngelList

Great Hires

Several times a week I get asked if I’ve heard of some new recruiting startup, and I jokingly respond that there is new one started daily and it is impossible to keep track. There are 2800 companies that are tagged as Recruiting Startups on AngelList , of which 199 were added in August and September 2015. After ignoring 31 firms that weren’t really recruiting-related, here is what I found about the remaining 168 companies – so almost three per day.

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