Social Media Recruitment Strategies That Work

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Social media has become an increasingly valuable tool for job seekers when they’re looking for their next career opportunity. And social media recruiting strategies have become a key way for companies to find and connect with right-fit talent. But it takes a lot more than a social media profile for employers to use these platforms to their full advantage. So why exactly should social media be such a crucial part of your Recruitment Marketing plan?

The 3 Top Social Media Trends in 2016 Translated for Social Recruiting

Proactive Talent

You've probably seen one of the many articles popping up this week covering the major trends emerging in social media as we head into the new year, like this one on socialmediaclub.org , but how do these new trends translate over to talent acquisition in regards to social recruiting? However, it required a lot of equipment, planning, and first building a large enough social media presence to attract a big enough audience. Social Recruiting

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This Is How Experts Use Social Media For Recruiting

Spark Hire

If you haven’t already given into the power of social media for recruiting, the time is now. The Global Recruiting Trends 2016 report from LinkedIn found that using social media and professional networks is the number one trend recruiters believe is here to stay. In fact, 47 percent of respondents said that social media platforms are the most effective employer branding tool. Michelle LeBlanc , Social Media Strategist, Industrium.

Social Media For Employer Branding: 7 Facebook Hacks You Need To Know

Proactive Talent

billion daily active users, Facebook has undoubtedly become an essential channel for talent attraction and recruiting today. Video Storytelling People love watching videos, and they’re dominating social media and the web. account for over 7% of all reach on the social network. Social Advertising When you’re just starting out with your Facebook Page, you’re likely not going to get thousands of likes or engagement overnight. Employer Branding Social Recruiting

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is. Nor does it factor in recruiting costs like recruitment advertising or agency fees, which add an additional 11 grand or so, on average, to the cost of backfilling an exempt employee. Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success.

Social Media Recruiting Trends You Need to Try Today

Contract Recruiter

When you need qualified candidates, you’re not limited to LinkedIn for social media recruiting. Look at other social media avenues to apply to your recruiting strategy to expand your reach, improve your hiring success, and speed your time to hire, all while building employer brand and engaging candidates and employees. These are the top five social media recruiting trends to amplify your recruiting strategy and create a competitive edge.

3 ways recruiters can accelerate their social media strategy in 2016

RecruitmentJuice

It’s 2016, and it’s a high time for all recruiters to be accelerating their social media strategy. Social media needs to be embraced as the fantastic (and essential) recruiting tool that it is. All recruiters are busy people , and many recruiters feel that they simply don’t have the time to invest in a social media strategy. It’s clear why a social media strategy is so important.

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

So in the spirit of transparency, and to answer the question I am always getting asked, I have shared all the tools and social media platforms that I use to make my daily social media working life as efficient as possible. This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs. I particularly like the mobile apps as they provide push notifications. And the mobile app works surprisingly well.

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

So in the spirit of transparency, and to answer the question I am always getting asked, I have shared all the tools and social media platforms that I use to make my daily social media working life as efficient as possible. This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs. I particularly like the mobile apps as they provide push notifications. And the mobile app works surprisingly well.

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

Social Talent

In the news this week: LinkedIn Reveal the “7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting” In a post on their Talent Blog site last week, LinkedIn Influencer, Paul Petrone, revealed the seven recruiter philosophies that “lead to a pattern of errors that will end in a ruined employer brand, a bunch of frustrated people and a company that’s devoid of top talent” 1. The app redesign dovetails with what Wojcicki said were YouTube’s top three priorities: “Mobile.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Recruiting is merging with marketing. 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? So, imagine a world where job boards and agency recruiting are ineffective and inexistent… I firmly believe that day is close upon us.

Social Recruiting: A New Way to Attract the Best

Peoplise

According to SHRM’s Talent Landscape report, 68% of HR professionals across industries report challenging recruiting conditions in the current talent market. […]. The post Social Recruiting: A New Way to Attract the Best appeared first on Peoplise Blog. Digital Recruitment attract best digital recruitment mobile recruitment social media social recruiting talent acquisition

Social Recruiting Round-Up: August 2015

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the August edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. So enjoy it, share it and have a very Happy Friday recruiters! Top Recruitment Blogs from August 2015: Top Misspellings in Current LinkedIn Job Titles. 10 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment.

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.

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! Twitter Analytics is one of the most comprehensive free analytics products associated with a social network on the market. But what does this new character limit mean for recruiters? For example, (recruiter | recruiting).

Writing For The 8 Second Attention Span: Recruitment Marketing Toilet Talk

Fistful of Talent

Toilet Talk: Most People Read Your Recruitment Marketing On The John. No s**t– according to a new survey, about 75% of Americans admitted to using their mobile phones while in the bathroom. With that said, it’s probably safe to assume that at some point candidates have read your recruitment marketing on the toilet. So, if you have 8 seconds–how are you going to change your recruitment marketing to stand out? Create a unique recruiting voice.

14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Twitter’s been around for nearly 8 years and has always been popular in recruiting circles, but there are still plenty of recruiters who don’t use Twitter to its full potential or are simply new to using Twitter for recruiting. For example, just the other day I noticed in one of my Hootsuite streams a recruiter with 3 followers tweet about a job. 1 Why Twitter Can be an Effective Recruiting Channel. Super social?

How to Optimize Your Social Media Profiles to Attract Talent

Spark Hire

And most recruiters expect that competition will be even greater in 2015, so they are planning to invest more in social and mobile recruiting as well as referrals. Social recruiting has become the new normal when it comes to attracting talent. But to get to the point where you have candidates to vet, you first need to maximize the use of your social media channels to attract said talent.

Social Media Changes Galore!

The Searchologist

What a week of social media changes! It’s all happening in social media and search this week so without further ado… 1. A useful LinkedIn mobile app update …or not. Or even worse, the standard message via the mobile app “Since. The post Social Media Changes Galore! Human Resources / Recruitment google+ Instagram LinkedIn Social Media Social Recruiting twitter

Social Recruiting Round-Up – April 2015

Social Talent

No, not THAT “time of the month” sillies – it’s time for our monthly social recruiting round-up; a collection of the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month. Enjoy and Happy Friday Recruiters!: Grid your loins recruiters! 5 Twitter Sins Recruiters Need to STOP Committing. 5 Incredible Recruiting Hacks to Boost Your Productivity STAT!

9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

of the 330 job seekers and 40 recruiters who took the survey, said they had found their last job by “responding to an ad posted on a commercial job board”. also said they had found their last job after being “contacted by a recruiter who had seen their resume in a job board database” like Monster or Careerbuilder. The new emoji will now resemble those used on mobile texting apps, or, as it turns out, Google’s own Hangouts app.

How to Take Advantage of Mobile for Recruiting

HireRight

With 45 percent of candidates taking advantage of a mobile device to apply for a job, it’s no wonder businesses are upping their mobile game when it comes to recruitment. Here are some ways that mobile can jump-start the recruiting process. The post How to Take Advantage of Mobile for Recruiting appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

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.

Five Tips for Your Social Recruiting Strategy

CKR Interactive

For the fifth year in a row, thousands of social media marketers and experts descended on San Diego to attend Social Media Marketing World (SMMW), the largest social media conference in the world. That all sounds great, but what does this have to do with recruitment marketing? Below I’ll recap some of the awesome takeaways for SMMW17 and the related applications for recruitment.

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. Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

Social Media Recruiting: 5 Aspects You Can No Longer Ignore

Jibe

Whether talent acquisition likes it or not, social media has become a part of recruiting. During the job search process, candidates expect to find information about your organization as well as your employees on social media. Besides being a major factor in employer branding, social networks also have impacts on the candidate experience. But before you go about altering your social recruiting strategy, here are five things your team should know: 1.

5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018

Social Intelligence

What do you think will be most important for recruiters in 2018? The results will be shared in a detailed report in 2018, and in exchange for your opinion you’ll be entered for a chance to win some amazing prizes (like free Social Media Hiring Reports from yours truly). 5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018. For HR & Recruiting, there are a lot of trends on social media to watch out for in 2018.

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. In short, social networks are the new Google.

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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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 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. This allows individuals who already have an interest and experience in the fields in which GE is trying to recruit to become inspired and to attach the title of “innovator” to GE, a powerful tool for talent recruitment. Forget Perks, Compassion Is What’s Needed to Recruit High-Performing Staff.

How to Measure Return on Social Media Investment

Prominence

What would happen if you stopped posting content to your social channels for a week or even a month? My guess is that in most cases it would make no difference to your recruitment or careers business. This is because the majority of recruitment firms or internal talent teams are only playing lip service to social media. The good news is that when compared to traditional marketing mediums social and digital media make it easier to measure results.

Who Owns a Recruiter’s LinkedIn Connections?

The Whiteboard

I received a LinkedIn connection request last week from an old candidate of mine that I’d placed many years ago into a global recruitment brand. Particularly in the increasing instances where a recruitment firm is paying for a Premium LinkedIn membership, or they’ve been duped into spruiking unfathomable amounts of cash on a LinkedIn Recruiter license. The post Who Owns a Recruiter’s LinkedIn Connections?

Employer Branding Hashtags that are #KillingIt at Social Recruiting

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 6 minutes When candidates search social media to learn about your company, what will they find? Provide candidates with the information they are seeking on your social channels with social media recruiting hashtags. Hashtags are important to your social recruitment strategy. When candidates click on your hashtag within a social channel, they access a portfolio of employee experiences.

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.

The Importance Of Social Media For HR

Jobcast

In a world consumed by social media, where much of our lives are spent online, human resources departments need to ensure that they make the most of social media for a variety of duties that they need to fulfil. Social media is incredibly popular, with platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram reaching milestone after milestone and still growing, while professional social media sites such as LinkedIn also continue to experience a successful growth story.

Integrating ATS and Social Recruiting: A Match Made in Heaven

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There are a lot of different ways to go about recruiting talent for your business and even more tools to use in the process. Strategies can be as variant as employer branding and college recruiting, and tools can range from candidate relationship management to employee referral software. While the options can be a bit overwhelming, more often than not, those methods and tools complement each other quite nicely, especially social recruiting and applicant tracking systems (ATS).

Workers’ Job Hunting Habits in 2019, and What You Can Learn from Them

Fistful of Talent

Last year, I wrote about how recruiting had finally reached the tipping point : forcing recruiters to treat candidates more like customers and get more creative to find and engage new talent through social media and text messaging. Recruiting takeaway: While the war for talent continues to rage on, the hiring rush is decidedly one-sided. Recruiters are in the hot seat.

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. The post 30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic) appeared first on Social Talent.

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A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram

Social Talent

Now, I know what you’re thinking; “ here comes Social Talent with yet another blog post about another social network I should have started using yesterday ”. Back in late 2011, a little known mobile app that went by the name of Instagram, had a healthy but still relatively small legion of about 10 million users. How can Instagram be used for recruiting? How are other companies using Instagram to recruit? Media recognition of their employer branding efforts.