Social Recruiting Best Practices

NPA Worldwide

Social media platforms can be a valuable tool in a recruiter’s toolbelt, if used wisely. Candidates regularly utilize use social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, to find their future employers.

Hiring AI 3.0- An Advantage for Job Boards

RChilli

is the current trend dominating the HR & recruitment sector. Artificial intelligence has transformed the entire recruitment process model by bringing one-click engagement into practice. takes into consideration the social behavior of candidates which is quite useful in selecting the right candidate. It is also expected that AI will replace 16% of jobs in the next decade. Job Boards and Recruitment. analyze social behavior of the candidate.

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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).

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: May 2015

Social Talent

Each week, we strove to bring you practical and useful tips, tricks and frameworks for composing better job tweets, writing killer job ads, nailing the perfect LinkedIn invite, perfecting social content posting, using essential online tools, and engaging with in-demand talent. Today, we’re bringing together all of that knowledge into one blog post package – the Social Recruiting Round-Up for May 2015. Where candidates start their job searches.

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.

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.

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.

Hot Social Recruiting Trends 2020

The Staffing Stream

Thinking about social media and how to manage your platforms, on top of everything else you’re doing for recruiting, can feel overwhelming, especially since it’s always changing. Whether it’s the way we behaviorally use social media, regulations being put in place — or simply, whatever Facebook decides to do — trends can change at the drop of the hat. Here are a few of 2020’s hottest social recruiting trends. Marketing Staffing Talent Management and Recruitin

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: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing about being a recruiter. If you want to sell a job, you’ve got to sell a story. That’s why when I tell a story, I always feel like I have to point out that it’s true – as a recruiter, some things are just too weird to put out there without putting out a disclaimer. But I’m not going to lie to you – even though, I am a recruiter, as we’ve established. The Social Recruiting Saga: Our Tale Begins.

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?

Insights from LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Survey

Boolean Black Belt

Job boards vs. social media: What’s the most significant source of hire for companies globally? LinkedIn recently surveyed over 4,000 talent acquisition leaders in 31 countries, gaining insights into source of hire, quality of hire, quantity of hire, talent brand, the future of recruiting and more, so if you haven’t already downloaded and reviewed LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends e-book, I highly recommend you do so by clicking here.

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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!

7 FREE Twitter Products for Serious Social Recruiters

Social Talent

Twitter is now the second most popular social network among recruiters and sourcers the world over. A total of 55% of you are using it to post jobs, source candidates, share content and message candidates. New research also shows that Twitter is becoming increasingly popular with job seekers too. In fact, 58% of job seekers have used Twitter for job-seeking purposes in the last 6 months alone. And a massive 47% said the same for companies posting job ads.

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. Director of recruiting at Eventbrite.

LinkedInappropriate

The Whiteboard

These are pals that aren’t likely to move from the job they’ve had since I left home and since they left school! In my mind, LinkedIn is best used by job seekers when looking for a job. In the same way that Twitter is mainly used by journalists and politicians in a co-dependent dynamic, Recruiter and Job Seeker meet on this virtual platform.

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. However, it’s wrong to assume that you can’t stand out from the IT recruitment crowd. There are many ways (some of them creative) in which you can use social recruiting to source new hires! What is social recruiting & why is it important? Social media recruiting – best practices.

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).

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.

Meet the Best Recruitment Solutions of 2018

RChilli

ATS CV Automation HR technology Job Boards Social Recruiting Resume parsing software Easy recruitment AI data migration

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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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. But passive job seekers are not interested in jobs.

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. Social media has changed how we meet and connect with people.

Social Recruiting, It’s Personal.

The Searchologist

Social recruiting is a conversation between you and your potential hire. Success comes from remembering that though social media is a public medium it’s not a broadcast channel like traditional job board advertising. Keep it personal, as you would if you were recruiting via the phone. The post Social Recruiting, It’s Personal. Human Resources / Recruitment Candidate Attraction Recruitment Social Recruiting

Sorry, It’s My First Day…

The Whiteboard

As recruiters, we are more than familiar with first days. I tend to do my start check at lunch or closer to the end of the day as asking someone how’s the new job going at 9:01 am with their new manager standing over them will result in a very inauthentic response. In a recently removed article UK recruiter Reed was left with egg on its face after, what I can only pray, was a tongue in cheek post possibly aimed to lighten the mood on a candidate’s first day.

Sorry, It’s My First Day…

The Whiteboard

As recruiters, we are more than familiar with first days. I tend to do my start check at lunch or closer to the end of the day as asking someone how’s the new job going at 9:01 am with their new manager standing over them will result in a very inauthentic response. In a recently removed article UK recruiter Reed was left with egg on its face after, what I can only pray, was a tongue in cheek post possibly aimed to lighten the mood on a candidate’s first day.

10 Answers to Your Burning Social, Boolean and Passive Questions

Social Talent

Recruiting is a fast-paced and rapidly evolving space, and I frequently receive questions about everything from Boolean searches to social sourcing and nurturing passive talent. What advice can you give for people using Dice’s Open Web social recruiting platform? Understand your job specifications, pull out the core skills, competencies, industries and job titles you need and type them into Open Web so it can do all the work for you.

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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.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Stories the Recruitment Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 24th August 2015

Social Talent

The company says it conducted research that suggests many corporate employees feel they could do a better job if they knew how to find out who else in the company had specific skills, and that most resorted to looking at LinkedIn rather than their own company’s often outdated intranet listings. Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. Is Your Job Application Software Biased?

Recruiters Putting the Social into Networking

The Whiteboard

But hats off to this chap: There’s obviously no doubting the rise of social media in the way people network and communicate with each other nowadays. The fact is most people still get jobs via job boards. Which is why, whilst social media has its place in the overall recruitment matrix, its importance shouldn’t be overplayed. Good recruiters are good networkers and there really is no substitute for talking shop with people in person.

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!

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.

Why You Need to Invest in a Social Recruiting Strategy

Jobvite

If social media isn’t already part of your job advertising campaign, it should be. billion people are on social media. More than 73 percent of people age 18-34 have found jobs via social channels. Many hiring managers use social media long before an interview to “meet” a candidate. While an applicant tracking system is still a great way to track a candidate’s progress, social media adds another dimension. Recruiting Process

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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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!:

5 Signs You’re Doing Social Recruiting Wrong

Jobvite

There’s something fascinating about talking to recruiters regarding their experiences with social recruiting. If you conduct dozens of social media consultations each month, you tend to start encountering a lot of the same shortcomings and challenges. So to help you self-diagnose why you’re not getting the results you need from social media, here are 5 signs you’re doing social recruiting wrong. Social recruiting breaks this mold.

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.

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?

2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media

HireRight

When HireRight published its first Employment Screening Benchmark Report ten years ago, we did not survey respondents about their use of social media. It seems odd now, but a decade ago, social media wasn’t even on the hiring map. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that. Ignoring it today would be like running job postings exclusively in newspapers, or using only snail mail to correspond with job candidates.