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. Twitter Analytics.

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.

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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. What is social recruiting & why is it important?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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).

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?

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. If you reach out to someone on an open platform like Twitter you’ll find the engagement rates are fantastic, providing you are on Twitter and use it actively. What advice can you give for people using Dice’s Open Web social recruiting platform?

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Twitter Is No Longer Optional For Recruiters And HR

Sirona Consulting

There is a social media platform that every recruiter should be using – but they don’t, and I have no idea why. It is mainstream, super easy to use and is as mobile friendly as social networks go. I am of course talking about the little blue bird, Twitter. I have been a huge fan of Twitter for years, and it is always my go-to social network when I pick up my iPhone. If you are on Twitter currently, you can follow me here. Posting jobs.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015

Social Talent

We discovered from our research when conducting the 2014 Global Sourcing Surve y, that Sourcers in the Asia-Pacific region report the highest usage rates of instant messaging technology, dominated by Chinese owned WeChat (which allows employers to host company pages where candidates can apply for jobs and get status updates on their applications). Answer: because both social network giants have recognised the fact that IM is fast becoming the world’s primary method of communication.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

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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9 Truly Game-Changing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 13th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Monster Acquires ‘Tinder for Jobs’ App, Jobr. Monster announced last Wednesday that it has acquired the San Fran-based startup Jobr , which had been developing a job-finding app the company described as a “Tinder for jobs”, thanks to its use of swipe-based gestures. Before being acquired by Monster, the idea with Jobr was to make the job hunting process easier and quicker. First LinkedIn, now Twitter….

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

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.

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.

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.

Jobvite Q&A: How You Can Leverage Twitter’s Strategies for Recruiting on Twitter

Jobvite

We recently spoke with Erin Osterhaus, who researches and reviews HR solutions at Software Advice, to learn more about her findings from a discussion she had with Twitter’s recruiting programs officer, Anitra Collins. In that conversation, Collins described some of Twitter’s methods for finding top talent on Twitter, which include re-Tweeting job posts from employees’ personal handles, showing visuals of company culture and using hashtags to find the perfect audience.

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

LISTEN UP: Do NOT Miss this Week’s 7 Biggest Recruiting News Stories – 25th May 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: New LinkedIn Data Reveals How Candidates Want to be Recruited in 2015. LinkedIn have just released their second Talent Trends report and it’s full of juicy stats and insights into the minds of candidates globally as well as in several different individual markets, and how recruiters can successfully engage them during the recruiting process. Where candidates start their job searches. Then please, PLEASE, don’t apply for this job.

9 Spooktacular Recruitment News Stories to Brighten Up Your Halloween – 31st October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Top 10 Skills You Will Be Hiring for in 2017. Yes, in an effort to help you focus your team’s recruiting efforts accordingly in 2017, LinkedIn tapped into their extensive data and looked at billions of interactions between professionals and companies to discover the top 10 skills you and your team will be recruiting for next year. Twitter FINALLY Stops Counting Usernames Against Reply Character Limits.

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?