How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging

Boolean Black Belt

When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, you should not ignore the potential of Facebook given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users. Jobvite also found that while job seekers flock to Facebook, recruiters prefer LinkedIn when searching for potential candidates.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

There was PLENTY to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the goodness: Top Blogs in February: 5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015 . 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!

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). Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

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. Social is not a quick fix solution.

9 Major Social Recruiting News Stories this Week – 27th July 2015

Social Talent

Additionally, it kills your employer brand, so you make it harder for you (and everyone else within your company) to recruit in the future. No matter how great your company is, you need to constantly put resources into your employer branding and recruiting efforts. Mobile.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – January 2015

Social Talent

Yes, the first month of 2015 is coming to an end, but in case you missed any of the most the month’s popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories, we have them all here for you to enjoy: Top Blogs in January: How to: Radically Improve Your Candidate Response Rates in 2 Easy Steps. Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 2015. 5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2014’s Biggest Outcomes.

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. However, when asked what they thought of recruiters/employers efforts on the popular micro-blogging site, job seekers were less than impressed!

7 Unmissable Social Recruiting News Stories – 13th July 2015

Social Talent

These organisations focus on how their policies regarding sustainability, fair trade, and other social programs make a tangible contribution to society. While LinkedIn may be able to tell recruiters what a candidate can do, Twitter is able to tell them who a candidate is.

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.” Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now?

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.

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. Social recruiting is more than LinkedIn.

The Must-Haves of Mobile Recruiting: Attract. Engage. Convert.

Jobvite

That’s why you have to make it great—particularly on mobile. The explosion of smartphones means that we now have a massive audience of mobile-savvy job seekers. And in many cases, their mobile phone is the center of their world. What does that mean for recruiters?

A Dose of Mobile Recruitment Reality

Metashift

It was a great pleasure to attend and speak at The Mobile Recruiting Conference 2013 in Atlanta last week. I''m now back in the UK and reflecting on some key issues and themes that will define how mobile recruiting will develop over the coming 12 months. Stats on mobile audience growth are ubiquitous these days with the global numbers and growth impossible to ignore. 2) Social and Mobile are inseparable.

BUMPER EDITION: 8 Headline-Making Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Finally Adds Video to Your Feed. The videos will run in-stream on users’ feeds on desktop, and will break out into “immersive” experiences on blackened screens when you click on the videos themselves. RELATED: 5 Top Mobile Apps for Recruiters ).

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. Mobile App Usage Grew 58% in 2015. In 2014, mobile app usage grew by 76%, and in 2013, it grew by 103%.

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. More than half of those active users (57%) are on mobile.

Conversational Marketing is Influencing a New Brand of Recruiting

Fistful of Talent

Every time there’s an innovation in the world of marketing, you can bet that not long after we’ll see the recruiting space follow. Well, one idea building steam this year is conversational recruiting , which puts an emphasis on real-time conversations that happen over an ongoing basis.

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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.

How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

Sirona Consulting

It is of course mobile phones and mobile devices. These are all highly likely to be first viewed on a mobile device. They are read on a mobile phone. We all search on our mobiles every day – for companies, location information and of course jobs. Social media.

6 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories to Soak Up this Week – 17th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Announce 3 New Talent Products and Enhancements to Drive Opportunities for Recruiters. The Open Candidates signal will be hidden from recruiters at the candidate’s current employer or affiliated company recruiters.

How Do You Interact With Your Candidates and Clients Daily?

Sirona Consulting

It is of course mobile phones and mobile devices. These are all highly likely to be first viewed on a mobile device. They are read on a mobile phone. We all search on our mobiles every day – for companies, location information and of course jobs. Social media.

9 Super Exciting Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: These are the Best Times to Post Your Jobs. Technical recruiting platform Triplebyte has just launched its engineer genome project to foster software-driven, intelligent job-matching. “We Twitter Connect Tab Offers Recruiters New Way to Find Talent.

Three New Twitter Announcements That Will Greatly Help Recruiters

Sirona Consulting

As social networks mature they start to understand more about how people use them, and they make changes accordingly. It found in it’s study that that direct response ads (think job ads within recruitment) with either a hashtag or an @mention performed the worst.

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.

BUMPER EDITION: 10 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Week – 12th October 2015

Social Talent

Back in 2012, LinkedIn shelved a much talked about referral product after trials because there were complications over getting companies to convince their employee to sign up, as employees needed to sign over network access to recruiters – something that didn’t go down very well!

Course TSPK101- Expanding Your Technology Vocabulary For Business Use

SailorAnn

In my opinion, there are three things that have become the norm of modern day societal interaction: Mobile Devices. Social Networking. Employees are increasingly demanding the use of mobile, cloud and social collaboration at work. to manipulate on-screen objects.

8 Industry-Rocking Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into this Week – 20th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Microsoft Buy LinkedIn for $26 BILLION. According to Nadella, it will redefine social selling. For recruiters, gaining access to the breadth of employees’ networks (for those who grant that access) could transform referral programs.

The Latest News in The World of Recruitment 30th January

Social Talent

It’s that time of the week again, where we fill you in on the latest news that’s trending within the world of recruitment. The recruitment industry is an ever changing landscape, so why not take this opportunity to sit back, relax and gain some intriguing insight.

7 Brilliant Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off Your Week – 30th November 2015

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: More and More People Searching for Jobs Via Mobile. But not only are more job-seekers going online, they’re also going mobile. Of those people relying on their mobile device, more than half used it to fill out an actual application.

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. This is why recruiters would rather tread water than make waves.

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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 & Employment Confederation. Hasson Associates Recruitment.

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9 Mind-Blowing and Mind-Boggling Recruitment News Stories this Week – 23rd May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Freelance Workers Will Soon Outnumber Employees. Is your recruitment strategy prepared for the so-called “Uberization” of recruitment? RELATED: The ‘Uberization’ of Recruitment: What You Need to Know ).

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5 Best Recruiting Software Add-ons For Your ATS

Ideal

Today, it’s much more common for recruiting teams to have an applicant tracking system as their base software and then choosing add-ons from a marketplace of complementary recruiting tools. AI for screening. That makes it ideal for high volume recruitment contexts such as retail.

You Need To Do These 8 Things To Be A Successful Staffing Firm

Spark Hire

Surprisingly, total sales in the staffing and recruiting industry have increased by 5.8 Streamline your entire recruiting process. Better recruiting comes from better processes. Screen out under-qualified applicants by asking pass/fail questions. Optimize for mobile.

Recruiting Videos Don’t Have To Suck.

Recruiting Daily

That is, if candidates even take the time to watch – and the truth is, most don’t -those who actually press play are likely to tune out a recruiting-related video after about 15 seconds, on average. . Recruiting Videos: No Budget, No Problem.

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This Is What You Need To Have On Your Hiring Checklist This Year

Spark Hire

Undoubtedly, a good portion of this past year was spent advertising job openings, screening applicants, and interviewing hundreds of candidates. The first thing any recruiter should include on their checklist is understanding the needs of the company they’re hiring for.