How Staffing Competes with Social Media Temp Apps

SmartSearch

Are the temporary staffing apps popping up on social media just a nuisance – or are they a real threat to your staffing agency? Here are a few areas in which staffing agencies outperform apps: Ability to recruit. . source the right talent.

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.

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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. In order to thrive in what might be called the “mobile recruiting wild,” these elements must be addressed. In this post, I’ll present a survival guide for successfully incorporating additional external resources into your mobile recruiting strategy. #1 Moving to Mobile Responsive Web Design.

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.

How to Use Google Analytics to Measure Mobile Recruiting

ExactHire Recruiting

This isn’t a beginner’s guide to understanding analytics; however, even if you are new to recruitment analytics I encourage you to read this post for its tips for using Google Analytics to measure mobile recruiting activity. Why Should You Track Recruitment Site Activity? Even with access to a recruiting software platform with in-application measurement dashboards, it still makes sense to use Google Analytics as a complementary analysis tool.

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.

All Recruiting Is Mobile Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

I’m lucky (or unlucky) enough to have gone to enough recruiting related events and conferences over the past few years to realize that while mobile has progressed to the point of ubiquity, for some reason, the “thought leaders” thoughtlessly keep offering up the same old drivel as ever about “mobile recruiting.”. Any discussion about “mobile recruiting” is about as asinine and antiquated as your average employee handbook.

Not Another Mobile Recruiting Post.

Recruiting Daily

If you want a business case or case use for the importance of mobile recruiting adoption and optimization, you don’t really have to look far. Hell, there’s a cottage industry of content marketing and conferences dedicated specifically to the whole “mobile” category – which is all kind of silly and specious. Why Are We Still Talking About Mobile Recruiting? No where is this phenomenon more obvious than in mobile recruiting.

Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

The concept of candidate experience has become so ubiquitous to the recruiting conversation it’s become something of a cliché, a commoditized, catch all catch-phrase that’s grist for the content marketing and consulting mill. Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Which makes you wonder why recruiting still sucks so badly at both mobile and candidate experience.

Cell Counts: Why Mobile Recruiting Matters for Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily

The concept of candidate experience has become so ubiquitous to the recruiting conversation it’s become something of a cliché, a commoditized, catch all catch-phrase that’s grist for the content marketing and consulting mill. Which means it’s a lot like “mobile recruiting,” that other obnoxiously omnipresent talent technology trending topic. Which makes you wonder why recruiting still sucks so badly at both mobile and candidate experience.

Mobile Recruiting: Why Recruiters Should Care About The Google Algorithm Change

Recruiting Daily

With the omnipresence of mobile devices, it can be tempting to pull up your browser at any given moment of the day to immediately find the answer to a problem, the background on a new topic or person, and “how to” do nearly anything. If a site is not optimized to auto-adjust to mobile device formats, its ranking can drop from one position to the next or from one page of search results to another – potentially leading to a major loss of web traffic.

Mobile Recruiting: Get in the Know

NPA Worldwide

Rick is the founder and CEO of JXT, the number one provider of cloud-based digital marketing solutions for recruiters and corporate recruiters. Rick has coached thousands of recruiters, empowering them to take their businesses and careers to the next level. Mobility influenced the ways we access and exchange information in hiring to be about relevance, speed, and simplicity. Mobile apply is huge. Your mobile recruiting strategy.

Why Mobile Recruiting Isn’t for Everybody

CareerBuilder

Recruiting has many facets, and there is not a “one size fits all” approach that works across industries. Recruiting was catered to candidates’ specific skill sets. At my company, we have stepped into the world of recruiting on social media forums. We haven’t ventured into mobile recruiting , though, because it’s not where our applicants are or how they prefer to look for jobs. We know our source of hire. Be agile before you go mobile.

6 Tips You Need To Kickstart An Effective Mobile Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

This growth is not surprising since you can virtually do anything on your mobile devices nowadays – you can shop, chat with friends and family, watch movies, and yes, even apply for jobs. In fact, according to a Glassdoor survey, 9 in 10 job seekers say they will use their mobile devices to search for jobs. And 44% of job seekers report that they will apply to jobs directly via a mobile device. Mobile has already become a key aspect of every candidate’s job search.

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

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

Workable

I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. Sourcing 101: Passive candidates. Recruiting software and tools. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs.

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

Automated Business Designs

Okay, after hearing about all of the TikTok recruiting buzz, I thought it was finally time to take a deep dive into it. Could TikTok really be a good place for recruiters to dabble into, I thought? 1 The App Annie State of Mobile report shows TikTok is currently on track to hit 1.2

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Using Visuals To Make Your Vacancies Stand Out From The Crowd

Web Based Recruitment

Mobile & Video Recruitment & EventsE Mobile Recruitment. Free Mobile Recruitment Guide. Video Recruitment. Mobile Recruitment Video Training Course. Recruitment Events. Press & Media. That’s 200,000 more than this time last year (Source Adzuna). This rise in the number of vacancies will inevitably mean that some companies will find it even more difficult to recruit in areas of skill shortages.

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!

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.

This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

While LinkedIn now boasts more than half of a billion users , recruiters are simply competing against each other for all the exact same candidates ( who probably already have a job anyway ). In this record-low era, some users are so bombarded with recruiting messages, they are just ignoring them altogether. Fatigue is just part of the reason recruiters are investing fewer resources into professional platforms this year. Mobilize your recruiting strategies.

5 Tactics to Attract and Engage Millennials

Social Talent

This has a direct impact on recruitment activities as companies have to take into account who these millennials actually are, how to motivate them and how they can add value to their business. Whereas baby boomers had to learn to adapt as Information and Communication Technologies paved the way for the digital age, millennials have grown up using mobile, SMS and the Internet. Source: Millennials at Work – Shaping the Workplace. Get Social. Embrace Mobile.

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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5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes

Social Talent

2014 was choc-a-block with lessons to be learned, tips to take note of and techniques to be applied to how we go about sourcing in 2015, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of them: Mobile Usage Surpassed Desktop. In 2014, mobile was no longer just an up and coming technology to be thought about in future terms. And the mobile phenomenon had quite the impact on the recruitment industry : Mobile changed job search. Mobile changed job boards.

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The Modern Recruiter: 5 Crucial Skills You Need to Have

Social Talent

It is no big secret that the recruitment landscape today brings with it many challenges (maybe more so than ever before!) that can really test recruiters’ mettle. Significant changes have taken place, even in the last 5-6 years, including the changing demographics of multigenerational workforces, the arrival of the Big Data era and huge advances in mobile and social technologies. Source: LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2015. Mobile Marketing.

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6 Recruitment News Items to Capture Your Imagination this Week – 30th March 2015

Social Talent

But the app doesn’t barrage users with requests the minute they come in like most social apps do. Then, unlike on LinkedIn or Facebook or most other social networks, all the unanswered requests just disappear after a week’s time. Meanwhile (and this where it all gets very exciting for recruiters), if you’re the one in need of expanding your network, you can use Caliber to seek out users based on their professional experience, including their roles, skills and companies!

What’s Your Recruiting Personality? [QUIZ]

ExactHire Recruiting

Looking to get into the recruiting profession? Or, maybe you’re already a seasoned pro but just want to better identify your true recruiting strengths? Whatever the case, take ExactHire’s “What’s Your Recruiting Personality?” Whether you’re happy managing metrics, driven by social shares or energized by candidate conversations…there’s a recruitment role that speaks to your passion. This is especially true when it comes to navigating the mobile recruiting space.

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.

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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Are You Using AI to Communicate with Candidates During the Hiring Process?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A new survey, released by Clutch—a business-to-business (B2B) ratings and reviews firm—captures how AI, texting, social media, and other communication channels impact hiring practices. The survey also provides essential information for companies as they explore new ways to use technology in recruitment. Does AI Improve Recruitment? Amazon’s AI recruiting tool initially relied on resumes of employees who were hired over the past decade.

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4 Super-Creative Alternative Recruitment Methods We Should All Learn From

Social Talent

At Social talent, we’re ALWAYS on the look out for new and unusual ways of recruiting the best talent in the hopes of improving and advancing the recruitment industry and the recruitment process to the next level. Recruitment can be a very backward industry, especially when compared to the likes of Marketing and Sales which are always striving to find new ways to solve old problems. Not connected with us on social?

Your Questions Answered: “Think Like a Marketer” Webinar

SmashFly

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

Recruiting Daily

Every year in the US alone employers spend $72 billion — that’s billion, with a B — on recruiting services, staff and technology. The latter purchase would probably yield a better return on investment than most employers are getting out of their recruitment spend — so why do companies continue to spend so much? Gone are the days of just-in-time hiring, where time-to-fill was the only metric that really mattered to front line recruiters.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

5 Marketing Trends Shaping The Future of Recruitment

Social Talent

Recruitment has evolved dramatically over the past decades and is now a multi-billion dollar industry, thanks largely to the development of and advances in technology. Recruitment was heavily reliant on word-of-mouth and face-to-face applications. But now, with new technology and changes in candidate behaviour, recruiting is using modern marketing tactics to fill open positions. Today, we are exploring the 5 main marketing trends that will shape the future of recruitment.

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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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