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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.

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.

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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. Tool #3: Twitter Search (free).

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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.

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. Give us a follow on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , and Pinterest. Even when it comes to recruiting. Candidates really appreciate it when recruiters make the effort to reach out in a more personal, social manner. Recruiting #TechTalent RT @MeghanMBiro : Social, mobile, analytics and cloud > Many ways to find Talent!

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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.

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.

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 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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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.

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!

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. Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters…. Yes, Twitter is currently mulling over a new option that would let you write up to 10,000 characters in your tweets. I think you’ll agree with me when I say that, one of the best things about Twitter is the information density.

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.

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? Follow us on Twitter.

Top HR Twitters to Follow Right Now

SmartRecruiters

Spring clean your Twitter feed and make sure you’re following people that inspire your work! Twitter isn’t just a tool for shaming unorganized airlines, however much we all love to. So clear away the cobwebs that have formed this winter and give yourself a digital refresh on your social media. Chief content officer for Allegis Global Solution s and executive editor for Recruiting Daily.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Why Using Online Video Should Be A Priority For Recruitment In 2015

Web Based Recruitment

Video Marketing & Social Media Advertising For Recruiters. Recruitment Videos. Mobile Recruitment. Video Recruiting Workshop. Recruitment Events. Why Using Online Video Should Be A Priority For Recruitment In 2015. Half of YouTube views are on mobile devices. Mobile revenue on YouTube is up over 100% year on year. source ReelSEO). Email Linkedin Twitter YouTube. Recruitment Videos.

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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.

Is Your Job Application Process Turning Off Top Talent?

Recruiting Daily

In the past, the application process has always favored recruiters and employers. As the National Recruitment Partnership of Australia very eloquently put it: “T he job application process is not a circus of spinning plates and flaming hoops for the candidate to balance and jump through, just to prove they want to work for your company. As Stacy Zapar Donovan said : “ Today’s “no” candidate is tomorrow’s “yes” candidate (or source of referral) so never burn a bridge.”.

Mapping out Solutions: Integrated Geolocation

TargetRecruit

Data analytics, when applied to mapping and geographic information, allow powerful tools to be developed that can be used for a wide range of purposes, recruitment not the least among them. Location targeting can benefit recruiting in general. Why not save sourcing time by using GPS location-based systems to target candidates for these location-sensitive posts? Recruiting via Geolocation by Industry Professionals.

Taking Recruitment Mobile: Mobile Career Site vs Native Mobile App

HireRabbit

Every time you switch your television on, tune up your radio, or walk by random billboards and posters on the road, you’re bound to see an advertisement for a new mobile gadget. Whether it be a smartphone, a tablet, or any multi-task mobile device, the new trend of “technology-on-the-go” is growing more and more in popularity. With the increasing popularity of mobile devices comes with it the rapid demand for mobile application software. What Is A Mobile Career Site.

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.

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.

Top 10 HR and Talent Acquisition Conferences to Attend in 2017

Recruitics

You’ll hear from important HR leaders such as those from Facebook, Twitter and GE Capital. ERE SourceCon (March 13-15, 2017 in Anaheim, CA): Speaking of ERE, SourceCon is the conference to be at if you’re in the market for leading HR sourcing products and/or technologies. This event brings in recruiters and sourcers from across the country and gives you a chance to survey your field of competition and plan for a successful 2017.

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.

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Daily

But if you think you’re done with sourcing, think again. The one lesson I probably picked up on the fastest when I first started sourcing is that finding talent is really only half of the battle. To be great at sourcing or recruiting, you’ve got to think like a marketer. In recruiting, conversion means hires. The best way to do this, of course, is by doing something that’s kind of revolutionary for recruiters.

Say Anything: What the 80s Can Teach Us About Candidate Engagement

Recruiting Daily

But if you think you’re done with sourcing, think again. The one lesson I probably picked up on the fastest when I first started sourcing is that finding talent is really only half of the battle. To be great at sourcing or recruiting, you’ve got to think like a marketer. In recruiting, conversion means hires. The best way to do this, of course, is by doing something that’s kind of revolutionary for recruiters.

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.

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.

Podcasts to listen to: The most helpful 6 for recruiters

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software Login Get a Demo Applicant Tracking System Much more than an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), JobAdder helps agencies from startups to multi national enterprises make more placements. Recruitment CRM Stronger relationships lead to better outcomes. Temp & Contract Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Twitter followers 83 SoundCloud followers 4.7

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Recruitment trends: 10 experts share what’s in store for 2020

JobAdder

Recruitment Agency Software. Recruitment CRM. Tailored to temp & contract recruitment; source, place and manage contractors with ease & speed. Recruitment SMS. Recruitment Analytics. Recruitment AI/Automation. In-House Recruitment Software.

The recruitment process: 10 things you need to master to succeed

Workable

We’d love to tell you that the recruitment process is as simple as posting a job and then choosing the best among the candidates who flow right in. There are 10 main areas of the recruitment process that, once mastered, can help you: Optimize your recruitment strategy. What is the recruitment process? Recruitment Marketing – find and attract better candidates. Referrals – tap into your existing employee network to source candidates. Recruitment Marketing.

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.