How To Use Social Media To Land Your Dream Job


I believe that social media is the most effective tool for building your brand and business. We have Monster, Ladders, Recruiter, ZipRecruiter and other dot coms which provide job listings and automatically deliver your resume electronically. So, do you need to use social media to find a new job? The statistics tell us that if you are not using social media to help you find a job you are putting yourself at a huge disadvantage.

Unique Tools to Boost Your Social Media Sourcing

Pragna Technologies

We live in a connected world and with the advancement of technology in terms of social media it will more connected tomorrow. Social media is a valuable platform for any recruiter that acts as a wide source of information. Over the last few years social media recruiting has taken epic leaps. On an everyday basis recruiters are connecting to more and more people to find talent via social media.


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How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide


Social media sourcing involves using social networks to identify, attract, engage and hire potential candidates. Recruiters use social media sourcing to build talent pipelines for future roles and engage passive candidates who haven’t applied for current openings. Here’s everything you need to know about how to use social recruiting to build a strategy that meets your hiring needs: Intro to social media recruitment: Analyzing the data.

Monster Aggressively Moves Into Social Media

Staffing Talk

Staffing Talk readers know I don’t have much use for Monster. If you’re in the employment business, then brand your own employment process not Monster’s I say. So I was shocked to see recently Monster making a strong play in social media. I’m not convinced this is enough for Monster to regain the confidence of employment related publishers, but it’s a start

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?


Fortunately, the digital age has provided no shortage of channels for sourcing candidates, which include a whole host of competing job sites, as well as an ever-expanding list of social media platforms. Professional networking and social media sites. Though typically not the most efficient way to spend on recruitment, professional networking and social media sites have become essential to recruitment.

8 Shocking and Thought-Provoking Recruitment News Stories this Week – 29th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Monster’s Largest Shareholder Will Fight Company Sale. One of the US’s largest newspaper companies and reportedly Monster’s largest shareholder has said it is opposed to the $429 million sale of the recruiting services firm to Randstad (announced 2 weeks ago), and has urged other stockholders to do the same. “As As Monster’s largest shareholder based on publicly available information, MNG believes the $3.40

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


There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs. Everything you do or say on social media is building your brand. Use blogging, social media and public conversations to keep speaking to your ideal future hires. How to do social the right way.

16 LinkedIn Users with VERY Unfortunate Names

Social Talent

Dick Monster. The post 16 LinkedIn Users with VERY Unfortunate Names appeared first on Social Talent. Funny LinkedIn Social MediaNot everyone in life is gifted with a normal name. I, myself find it hard (read: impossible) to find novelty key rings and cups with my name on them. But in comparison to the 16 people you’re about to meet, I’m one of the lucky ones.

How Recruiters and Employers Can Use Tumblr

Recruiting Daily

Just like any other social channel where a company fails to support content with engagement, the two prong strategy of post and pray didn’t quite work. Tumblr seems to be a little like social’s red headed stepchild, especially when it comes to business use – it’s not like you read a ton of success stories or case studies about brands and consumers flocking to Tumblr – in fact, it rarely merits so much as a passing mention.

Why You Should Stop Wasting Your Time With Social Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

There’s nothing new – or even remotely interesting – about the concept of social recruiting, yet for some reason that doesn’t seem to stop this industry from discussing and dissecting this passe, seemingly passing fad incessantly. In fact, I’m pretty sure we’ve been talking about social recruiting since 2007 – if not even earlier. Why Social Recruiting Is A Waste Of Time. You’re officially a social recruiter, my friend.

Top 10 Irish Job Boards – 2015 Edition

Social Talent

Monster’s new strategy would appear to be paying off as the site climbs a total of three places since on the list since last year, and a whopping 376 places to become Ireland’s 260th most popular website after a serious drop in popular during 2014. The post Top 10 Irish Job Boards – 2015 Edition appeared first on Social Talent. Social Media

10 Social Media Strategies Recruitment Firms Can Use For Faster Growth In 2020


Social Media — two little words for a vast network of people, companies, brands, and more that started as a way for people to keep in touch with old friends has evolved until it affects every facet of modern life. 73% of Millennials report finding their most recent job on social media. And 86% of people in their first 10 years of employment say they use social media to find work. Your goals will inform your social media strategy. Get Social.

HR-based Podcasts Are Great Sources For Your Recruitment Efforts


Monster Hiring Podcast. Both employers and job seekers alike often utilize Monster to fulfill their desired career-based requirements. But did you know that Monster hosts a podcast of its own? Available on iTunes, “ The Monster Hiring podcast from features expert advice on how to hire, manage, lead and motivate you — and keep yourself motivated,” explains Kristina Martic of TalentLyft.

10 LinkedIn Groups Every Recruiter Should Join

Social Talent

LinkedIn is the most used social network platform by recruiters as it’s a goldmine for sourcing hard-to-find talent. Managed by: Subhashish Paul, Social Media Geo Strategy & Analytics Lead at IBM. The post 10 LinkedIn Groups Every Recruiter Should Join appeared first on Social Talent. However, one of the features not used enough by recruiters are LinkedIn Groups!

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What?! They Did What At Our Company?

Staffing Talk

I think most HR professionals and career coaches would concur though that stretching the truth in any forum, be it social media or an official job application, is risky, and that any uncovered fib is likely to damage your reputation. Here’s an example from career exert Liz Ryan in this post from Monster. Embellish. To decorate (something) by adding special details and features: to make (something) more beautiful, appealing or attractive.

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Filling In The Blanks In Hiring

Recruiting Daily

That structured data led to structured connections and social mediums like Facebook and Twitter. As they say, it’s all fun and games until someone is getting stalked on social media. Even political agendas and discourse in this nation is driven by what’s shared on social media, from police brutality to gun regulations. The perception of data has been evolving for some time now. Initially – data was cool.

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HR Vendor Cagematch: Monster vs LinkedIn vs Indeed

Jim Stroud

Monster or LinkedIn or Indeed? Maximizing LinkedIn for Business, Free Social Media Center of Excellence eBook [link]. When it comes to advertising jobs online, which website gives you the best overall value? In this episode of “The Jim Stroud Show,” Jim compares the 3 sites in what he calls “HR Vendor Cagematch.” ” Tune in for the fun and for an announcement. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE, LIKE, COMMENT ON & SHARE THIS VIDEO! // CREDITS.

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5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015

Social Talent

Answer: because both social network giants have recognised the fact that IM is fast becoming the world’s primary method of communication. Now, thanks to the likes of ‘ Power CV Search ‘ by Monster and our own sourcing tool, SourceHub , struggling to get to grips with Boolean’s many operators and usage rules, is no longer the case. For example, all you need to find great candidates on 12 different social sites including LinkedIn, Twitter and

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BUMPER EDITION: 9 Fascinating Recruitment Industry News Stories – 15th June 2015

Social Talent

But to woo non-English speaking Chinese users, the social network will, in his view, have to do more to develop its local services. So while Snapchat and Yik Yak might steal a few users from its social network feed, Facebook’s already focusing on the next fundamental communication utility. In a new report released last Wednesday, social technology company Brandwatch and jobs site Monster analysed over 1.1

5 New Sourcing News Stories for the New Month- 3rd November 2014

Social Talent

Such is the power of social sourcing in 2014. Prophet is a new Chrome extension that uses an advanced engine to predict the most likely email combination for any given person based on their name, company and other social data. Prophet works on the industries most popular social sites including, Facebook, Github, Twitter, StackOverFlow and LinkedIn. million from recruitment and Monster brought in a total of $393 million in the first half of this year.

ANOTHER BUMPER EDITION: 9 Juicy Recruitment News Stories – 29th June 2015

Social Talent

He says: “In the last year of running the business we have found, surprisingly for the communication industry, that so many people do business by email or social media or the internet. So, to ensure that the new recruits have the required social skills, the company “wanted to meet people in the pub, the home of great communications and great conversations, and really press on people how important interaction with other people really is.”.

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Take your recruiting strategies to the next level

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest blogger is Eric Winegardner, Senior Vice President of Client Adoption, Monster. Monster is a worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities. In his role at Monster, Eric and his team focus on helping clients be more successful with Monster’s tools. Monster’s Power Recruiter Workshops will help you deliver real results for your organization—as a recruiter and a businessperson. Monster PRW tour schedule: Oct.

8 News Stories to Set Recruiters’ Tongues Wagging – 20th October 2014

Social Talent

Not only does it allows you to create an all-encompassing Boolean string in a matter of clicks, it also allows you to save that string and run it in a variety of different online places including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Google, Monster, Indeed, Github etc. This year’s event has 10 different areas in which to find talks on HR technology, product demos, workforce learning, outsourcing, social enterprise, talent management and much more besides.

9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

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. It’s been said (even by us on numerous occasions) that Facebook Video is becoming bigger than YouTube, as brands upload more video directly to the social network than ever before. The post 9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015 appeared first on Social Talent.

Walk a Mile in the Candidate’s Shoes: Know How Jobseekers Find Your Company

Recruiting Daily Advisor

highlights which resources jobseekers rely on when seeking out new employment and provides insights into emerging resources, such as social media, in the recruiting process. Clutch finds that 33% of respondents choose to use Indeed or Monster for their online job postings, while 8% use Mediabistro and USAJOBS, among others. Social Media Recruiting Is Gaining in Popularity.

6 Watercooler-Worthy Recruitment News Stories to Discuss this Week – 18th July 2016

Social Talent

Well, that’s the rumour, but according to ERE Media’s Brian Blum , “no one has details, no one is willing to talk on or even off the record, and Google itself isn’t saying a word”. Monster Worldwide said “Employers and individuals will always benefit from additional help in connecting people with job opportunities and we encourage that activity.”. Not connected with us on social? In recruitment news this week: Is Google Starting It’s Own Job Board?

7 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Emerge this Week – 11th July 2016

Social Talent

According to a short press release , Simply Hired’s assets have been acquired by Recruit Holdings – the Japan-based group that also owns What this will mean for the site is unclear just yet, but believe the acquisition underscores how there is ongoing consolidation in the recruitment market, particularly in the wake of Monster recently acquiring Jobr and Microsoft buying LinkedIn. In recruitment news this week: Online Job Ads fall by 47% Post-Brexit.

The 5 Good, Bad & Surprising Recruitment News Stories this Week – 10th November 2014

Social Talent

But unlike other social networks, which only allow you to connect with other users, Intro’s users can share their information with anyone, even if the person they’re sending it to DOESN’T have the app. Monster Names New CEO, Announces Q3 Earnings and says ‘ We’re happy with our new strategy ‘ Tim Yates. Monster earned 5 cents a share in the third quarter, beating the 3 cents a share Wall Street predicted.

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. Top Recruitment Infographics from August 2015: 30 Incredibly Effective Social Media Tactics for Recruiters (Infographic). LinkedIn Launch the Social Selling Index for All Members.

6 Incredibly Important Sourcing News Stories this Week – 29th September 2014

Social Talent

For those of you who are unfamiliar with WeChat, WeChat is the world’s fastest growing mobile social app and brings messaging, social and gaming features together in one interactive platform. The post 6 Incredibly Important Sourcing News Stories this Week – 29th September 2014 appeared first on Social Talent. In the news this week: Employee Referrals Couldn’t Be Simppler.

8 BIGGEST Recruitment News Stories this Week – 23rd November 2015

Social Talent

Online media giant, BuzzFeed, has hired a new executive to lead recruiting and human resources — Lenke Taylor , who’s currently Google’s Head of People Operations for Business Functions in the EMEA region. She’s worked in media, news, business, and tech. Monster – Best Employment Advice Website. Google+ has always been a project for Google, regardless of what you’ve read in the media. In the recruitment news this week: Machines Better Than Humans at Recruitment.

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You’re Not Just a Recruiter Anymore

NPA Worldwide

Our guest blogger is David Wishon, the Senior Director of Talent Fusion by Monster responsible for service delivery. Talent Fusion provides comprehensive recruiting and sourcing solutions to its customers by utilizing Monster’s products, patented technology and industry expertise. Prior to joining Monster, he was Senior Vice President for Bank of America responsible for internet sourcing and competitive intelligence. Social Media for Recruiters

The State of Candidate Experience in 10 Statistics

Recruiting Daily

who said that review sites like Glassdoor were helpful marketing materials, and an even lower score for social recruiting (3.8% But they do not want to hear it on social media – the abysmal numbers suggest that employers are best off abandoning these resource intensive platforms in favor of building a great careers site with a candidate-focused, clean UX/UI and great content that’s optimized for search engines and mobile.

Technology Should Enhance the Candidate Experience


Stay Social… and Mobile. Look for social media tools for employees and candidates to share not only jobs but their experiences with your organization and your career site as well. And the best tracking systems now allow them the convenience of using existing online social profiles – such as LinkedIn, Monster, or Indeed – to apply to jobs with greater ease from a smart phone. A great ATS should enrich the candidate experience — here’s how.

Are Your Job Descriptions Search Engine-Friendly?

NPA Worldwide

Not too long ago, the team at Social Talent hosted a webinar for our members about writing killer job ads, and one of their tips really resonated with me. ” And most likely, the top results for that search would be from Indeed, Careerbuilder, SimplyHired, Monster, or other large job boards and aggregators. Read more tips and great ideas from Social Talent here. Social Media for RecruitersThere are a lot of things to consider when writing job descriptions.

The Emperor’s New Clothes: Lookup and the LinkedIn Talent Disconnect

Recruiting Daily

This, of course, has led to the more nefarious minds in Mountain View turning to increasingly desperate ways to right the ship, which means that its expansion into such categories as CRM, LMS and media buying have created a product suite that’s more bloated than their current stock market overvaluation, and likely, just as unsustainable and unhealthy over the long term.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – September 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September 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. In his first ever blog post for Social Talent, Stephen Nesbitt deconstructed the 4 biggest challenges associated with sourcing in Japan to help you find, attract, engage and hire more great Japanese candidates.

Staffing News of the Day, July 1, 2014

Staffing Talk

Monster attempts to deal with social recruitment trends by launching Twitter Cards and social aggregator TalentBin [Talking New Media]. News and how to share on social media infographic Baltimore Sun Central Valley Business Times Courthouse News Danny Glover Forbes HR Magazine Inc. Did the Dept. of Energy break the law by asking employees at nuclear facility to sign gag order ? Washington Post].

Staffing News Of The Day, November 8, 2012

Staffing Talk

Monster Worldwide reports Third Quarter 2012 Results and announces corporate restructuring. Social media takes workplace harassment to new levels. [HR Kelly Services Monster Worldwide No Train No Gain Mindflash infographic November 8 RMN Global Search Robert Half International Social Media Staffing News of the Day The Ohio Supreme Court WAHVE (Work At Home Vintage Employees

Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn. How many is that now this year?” Well to be fair, it must look like that to anyone that follows me on social media, as I share a few pictures on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram of each of my foreign travels.