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

ExactHire Recruiting

You built a mobile recruiting presence, the applicants came…but then your organization wasn’t ready. 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. In this blog, I’ll review five mobile recruiting strategy fails encountered when a business is not prepared in the hopes that you can avoid the same mistakes.

Ready to Focus On Mobile Recruiting?

ExactHire Recruiting

If your organization is considering a mobile and social recruiting strategy, the good news is that it’s not too late to effectively implement one. According to a 2014 study by CareerBuilder , only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring. And in LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends Report , only 30% of employers reported having job postings optimized for mobile, with 37% reporting their career sites were mobile-optimized.

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Social Recruiting Strategies to Survive the Loss of Free Job Postings on Indeed

SmartSearch

This policy change may seem scary, but it also offers new opportunities for you to evolve your recruitment marketing strategy. As you plan for 2019, here are three options for improving the social recruiting component of your strategy in the year ahead: Option 1: Inbound recruiting with content. You need inbound recruiting—a process of creating and sharing content to attract both active and passive job seekers to your website…and your jobs. Option 5: Go mobile.

Mobile Recruiting Hacks

Glassdoor for Employers

In April 2015, Google announced an important change to their algorithm – it would now prioritize mobile friendly sites in search rankings. This shift was in reaction to an important discovery – over half of Google’s search traffic was from a mobile device. It’s no secret that people are enamored with their mobile technology. According to Glassdoor, approximately 90% of job seekers will search for new jobs on their mobile devices.

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

If there’s one thing I really, truly hate about using my smart phone, it’s when I go to look up some basic bit of information (should be easy enough), and get stuck playing a little game that I call “the mobile hokey pokey.” With the mobile hokey pokey, you want to scream and shout…this ain’t what it’s all about. Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Mobile isn’t a feature or function; it’s a mindset.I

Dice Social Wrap-Up: March 14-27, 2015

Dice

Maybe you’re a loyal follower of Dice on social media, or maybe you just recently decided to click that ‘Follow’ button. Even when it comes to recruiting. Candidates really appreciate it when recruiters make the effort to reach out in a more personal, social manner. It means a lot when you actually engage and don’t turn recruiting to a sales pitch #MemeFever #TChat #DiceInnovate pic.twitter.com/ZSgJ45sDZc — Lewis Calem (@CalemLewis) March 18, 2015.

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Would You Use Your Snap Bitmoji to Recruit Talent via Text Message? @goCanvasHQ

Fistful of Talent

I can tell you right now there won’t be many Gen X or Boomers that will want to see your recruiter reach out to them using their Snapchat avatar! My sons are all on Snap and I think having a recruiter contact them using their Snap avatar would be comforting in a way. The post Would You Use Your Snap Bitmoji to Recruit Talent via Text Message? Okay, for those who are under the age of like 25 I probably need to first do some explaining!

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. Source: SocialRecruitingStrategies.com. The post 30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic) appeared first on Social Talent.

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10 Brilliant Social Tools You NEED To Be Using

Social Talent

Today, we are absolutely spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing our tools for some kick-ass recruitment! We have talked a lot about the current challenges many recruiters face which makes hiring the right candidate more important than ever. And let’s face it – it’s a necessity for any recruiter to have a toolkit that fits their recruitment needs and helps improve their productivity and efficiency. We at Social Talent use this all the time!

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8 Exciting Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn to Acquire Connectifer. We first reported on Connectifer , the AI-based recruitment search, late last year when they had just raised $6 million more to continue building out their platform. At the time, their growth underscored an evolution not just in recruitment software but in the bigger area of vertical search. More than half of those active users (57%) are on mobile. Tinder for Recruiters” Gains £7 million Investment.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. Think of your social media followers and fans as your talent pool and your advocate network.

5 Ways HR And Recruiting Could Buck The Trend

Sirona Consulting

The same could be said for HR and recruiting to a certain extent, with different CV styles, interview techniques and website design being just some of the things that regularly change with time. Social media and mobile are perfect examples – they are well and truly fixed in every aspect of our everyday lives , including the workplace. However, I believe this is an issue that will cause more problems in HR and recruiting teams going forward.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices

Jobvite

Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media. There are two powerful reasons you ought to have a strong recruiting or employer brand presence on social media. Think of your social media followers and fans as your talent pool and your advocate network.

You Won’t Read Recruitment News this Good for Another 4 Years – 29 February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Debut Their First-Ever TV Ad. Is LinkedIn Becoming Less and Less Useful for Recruiting? He said: “Whether it’s being paid to promote content, focusing on sales and recruitment over other professions, or interruptive advertising, these streams incentivise poor behaviour by individual users on the site. Is LinkedIn becoming less and less effective as a recruitment tool in your experience? Social Media Manager.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Items this Week – 11th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting. Following on from last week’s announcement that Twitter had hired former Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Jeff Siminoff, to join their team, another social media giant has just announced a similar hire of their own. Mobile App Usage Grew 58% in 2015.

Survival of the Fittest: The Evolution of Recruiting Technology

Recruiting Daily

It’s no secret that the world of work has changed – but the fact of the matter is, recruitment, largely, remains stuck in stasis, with many employers failing to adopt the tools and technologies today that will be required to compete for – and win – top talent tomorrow. Modern Times: 5 Recruiting Technology Trends Every Employer Needs To Know. These features include the ability to apply directly for jobs or share referrals to their onsite social connections.

Roadmap to Social Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

Social media is the most prominent platform that has become the future of recruiting. There are several companies struggling with the right way to approach recruiting on social platforms. Here is the right roadmap to social recruiting. Understand Social Network. It is very important to understand why people approach social platforms. It’s the same thing for social recruiting channels. Don’t Forget Mobile.

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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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.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – November 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the pre-Christmas, November issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. 1 source of “above average candidates” And The Talent Graph is the best, most effective way of getting referrals. The ULTIMATE Recruiter’s Guide to Mobile for 2015. Recruiters are from Mars, Job Seekers are from Venus.

Where Did All The Value In LinkedIn Groups Go?

Sirona Consulting

For me they are now just a sourcing and networking tool only – and definitely not one for engagement, collaboration or conversation. Consequently they became a haven for spam, relentless posting of jobs across the groups by recruiters which then started a slow (to begin with anyway) decline of people actually giving a damn about them. Are you using these messaging apps for recruitment purposes? Do you find LinkedIn Groups useful and do you get any real value from them?

5 Ways For Recruiters To Stay on Top of Their Game

Social Talent

In order to be a good recruiter, you really have to be a master multi-tasker. However, since recruitment is such a competitive and ever-changing industry, recruiters really need to be doing everything in their power to stay on top of their game. Because if you’re not staying up to date with industry news, recruiting trends and new sourcing methods, we guarantee you – yes, you – WILL get left behind. Social Talent Blog.

Top 5 Recruiting Challenges to Overcome in 2016

TargetRecruit

These types of issues require recruiters and HR professionals in every type of industry to implement new solutions and strategies to improve the entire process––from sourcing to placing, and even beyond that. If you missed our webinar revealing the solutions to the top five challenges in recruiting, here’s a quick overview of the common challenges and how an end-to-end cloud platform can solve each problem.

Everything I Learned About Recruiting, I Learned From Content Marketing

Recruiting Daily

There’s a cottage industry out there of industry analysts, speakers, consultants and bloggers dedicated to the HR and recruiting industry, and the fact is, these “experts” must be seeing something I don’t see about the industry they’re covering. How hard is really to find candidates in the age of social and search, really? Recruiters, on the other hand, obsess over this simple stuff. 5 Things Content Marketing Taught Me About Recruiting.

12 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Summer/Autumn 2016

Social Talent

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. If you’re an owner, director, or member of senior management at a job board, if you supply services like ATS to the online recruitment industry, or you provide software to the recruitment industry, this event should be on your radar! Social Recruiting Summit. How to Source on Slack.

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.

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.

Three Trends Evolving in the Recruiting Industry

Leoforce

And in order to attract the best talent, you must have high quality recruiting tactics. The traditional recruiting train has left the station, and it’s time to update your recruiting strategies if you want to continue bringing in top talent. Here are three noteworthy recruiting trends that you should consider participating in: 1. Engage in social recruiting. But LinkedIn isn’t the only social recruiting tool you should utilize.

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. Source: HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing Vs. Inbound Recruiting Models.

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One Piece at A Time: Walking the Line Between Recruiting and Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

The fundamental difference between marketing and recruiting really comes down to a simple difference: in marketing, there’s no pressure (or expectation) to “get it right” right out of the gate. As a marketer living recruiter land, it never ceases to amaze me how afraid everyone seems to be to screw up once in a while, to break things and put them back together. This is why recruiters would rather tread water than make waves. Marketing is not recruiting.

How to: Navigate HR Expos to Find the Perfect Technology for Your Company

Social Talent

From the CIPD Recruitment Exhibition Show in London, to SHRM 2015 in Las Vegas, to HR Tech World Congress in Paris, recruitment shows and expos are there to help your company realise the potential of technology. Corporate recruiters, HR departments, and recruitment agencies alike rely on technology to help source top talent. Source: TechnologyAdvice.com. Lastly, smaller companies should focus on creating a paperless recruiting system.

SRSC Sneak Peek

Proactive Talent

In a few weeks I will be speaking at one of my favorite events, the Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (#SRSC), from August 8th-10th, here in Austin. I’ll be leading a session on utilizing video in recruiting and also participating as a panelist on the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP) panel, titled “How I Made it in Talent Acquisition (thanks to Social Media)”. Optimize Mobile Recruiting Strategies and Maximize ROI 5.

How to: Use Recruitment Marketing like a Fortune 500 Company

Social Talent

You are going to be hearing a lot about recruitment marketing in 2016. In fact, they are technically a recruiter’s consumers. And the only way you’re going to convince them of all that, is with recruitment marketing. What is Recruitment Marketing? A recruiter’s job is to convert applicants into hires. Recruitment marketing is what helps you do that by enabling you to build pipelines of interested and qualified candidates.

2018 People, HR, TA and Recruiting Conferences

Ongig

Here’s a list of top upcoming Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Recruiting conferences, events and expos of 2018. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Jan. Future of recruiting with AI. Cool and new tools for recruiting in 2018. Recruiting content that converts. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Recruitment. Capabilities of AI-Based Recruiting Products. Tactical sourcing tips. Sourcing on Facebook.

Engaging a Talent Pipeline Post Hiring Events

Yello

When a new requisition opens, you scramble to source from multiple job boards, ask department leads for internal talent recommendations, search LinkedIn for potential candidates and remind employees to submit referrals. If you recruit at campus career fairs, diversity conferences and professional hiring events, you should already have a talent pipeline. Tailor recruitment marketing content to the most-requested topics to increase candidate interaction with your brand.

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The Recruitment Process Checklist Every Recruiter Needs

Yello

To efficiently and effectively identify, assess and hire talent, companies are investing in recruitment operations strategies to streamline their recruiting efforts, improve hiring processes, and speed things up. Adopting a standardized recruitment process checklist is key for any talent acquisition team. Here’s everything you need to know about creating a hiring checklist: Why You Need a Recruitment and Selection Process Checklist. Recruitment Operations

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.

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.

Preparing for Mumbai: Thoughts on Top HR Tech Trends

Brandon Hall

In layman’s terms, the consumerization of IT has two facets: On the surface, it entails the pervasion of consumer technology (social media, smartphones and tablets, etc.) Consumerization of IT is the macro trend that’s behind other micro trends in human capital management such as social and mobile (and even cloud, depending on how you look at it). Trend # 3: Social and Mobile Technology. How Social and Mobile are Shaping HR.

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. This should happen automatically and be created when you begin recruiting for a job in your ATS (i.e.