Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

Here’s the thing about being a recruiter. That’s why when I tell a story, I always feel like I have to point out that it’s true – as a recruiter, some things are just too weird to put out there without putting out a disclaimer. What the hell is social about that?

Can Social Recruiting Work for Your Office Space? (Infographic)

Social Talent

A full 94% of professional recruiters use social media to attract talent, and 59% of employees say a company’s social media presence was part of the reason they chose their workplace. Clearly, there are plenty of good things about social recruiting.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – October 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the October 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. The World’s Most Horrific Recruitment Methods (Halloween Special).

Why Social Recruiting Is Everyone’s Job.

Recruiting Daily

If you’re like most employers, you’ve probably already set up some sort of social media presence dedicated to careers and hiring. Today, however, with social becoming an integral component of successful recruiting strategies, the tables have turned.

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: May 2015

Social Talent

Each week, we strove to bring you practical and useful tips, tricks and frameworks for composing better job tweets, writing killer job ads, nailing the perfect LinkedIn invite, perfecting social content posting, using essential online tools, and engaging with in-demand talent.

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.

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. As all decent recruiters know, you’ve got to “always be recruiting” to succeed in this game.

A Sourcer’s Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media

ERE SourceCon

Social recruiting in the past few years has become a force to be reckoned with. From the tools that help source and to the types of information that are collected social media has become an integral part of a recruiter’s life.

New to the Field? The 5 Social Recruiting Essentials.

Recruitalicious

As recruiters, our primary goals are to represent our organizations as brand ambassadors, drive traffic and positive attention, demonstrate competence and tech-savviness, inspire meaningful conversations and remain relevant, timely and precise—ultimately to attract the best available candidates. In social recruiting, specifically, there are countless tools and strategies that can tip the scale in favor of success. In reality, social recruiting is dead.

The Top Recruitment Marketing Channels in Germany

Smartdreamers

Of all the countries in western Europe, Germany has been the slowest to warm up to social media. Recruitment Tools Social Recruiting

There Will Be a Fierce War for Talent in the Next 12 Months, Jobvite’s First UK Social Recruitment Survey Shows

Jobvite

UK recruiters need more than monetary compensation to attract best talent. Recruitment professionals struggling to match hires to employer demand. Social recruiting is emerging as a recruitment imperative. These findings are revealed in Jobvite’s first ever UK Social Recruitment Survey , conducted by independent research firm RedShift Research. Recruiting is Getting Tougher. Social recruiting is the new frontier.

Guest Post: 5 Best Practices For Using Social Media For Recruitment

Ideal

Glassdoor reports 79% of job seekers use social media to research companies they’re interested in. To help attract candidates, here are 5 best practices for recruiting on social media the right way. According to PEW , a majority of social media users are White and Hispanic.

Webinar Recap: Social Media: The “Double-Edged Sword” of Hiring & Recruiting

Hyrell

Social media isn’t going away. In fact during Hyrell’s recent webinar, Social Media: The Double-Edged Sword of Hiring & Recruiting , we speculated that a new social platform might even have been released during our 45-minute discussion.

A Post About Nothing.

Recruiting Daily

The goal of recruiting and HR content, or any content, is not to be good – it’s to be read. The problem with recruiting or HR related content is that it’s intrinsically asinine and pointless, so of course must be the result of policy and not practicality.

3 Ways to Spot Top Quality Candidates via Social Media Screening

Hyrell

Social media is deeply embedded in our daily lives today -- particularly with Millennials. Millennials have been immersed in technology and social media since they were born and they are expected to account for 75 percent of the global workforce by 2025.

9 Spooktacular Recruitment News Stories to Brighten Up Your Halloween – 31st October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Top 10 Skills You Will Be Hiring for in 2017. What is nice to see is that there is still, a high demand for recruiters particularly in Ireland and the Netherlands. 5 Things Only Rude And Unprofessional Recruiters Say.

How Do I Message LinkedIn Group Members?

Stacy Zapar

Yes, this is a new policy. Yep. :) Photo credit: AntoninPlusMargaux ~~~~~ Stacy Donovan Zapar is an 18-year recruiting veteran for Fortune 500 tech companies and Founder of Tenfold , a recruiting consultancy and training firm. Change is in the air again at LinkedIn.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

7 Juicy Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 16th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: REC April Jobs Report Reveals Surge in Temp Billings. ” Speaking to Hopkins, website organiser, Michael Foster, said: “The whole scene was set up to rectify the imbalance of people who do not recruit to the media black and Asian people.

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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7 Game-Changing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 15th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Randstad Acquire Monster For a Cool $429 Million. In quite possibly the biggest piece of recruitment news since Microsoft bought LinkedIn , Dutch firm Randstad Holding announced last week that it was acquiring Monster. LinkedIn Update Cookie Policy.

How Hiring Will Change in 2016

Spark Hire

Those who are involved in their company’s hiring need to remain aware of these developments in order to ensure that their business remains competitive and continues to recruit the most talented employees that their industry has to offer.

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Candidate Experience for Dummies.

Recruiting Daily

Everyone seems to be talking about candidate experience these days, and the noise surrounding this perennial talent trending topic has become deafening, even though most of that banter ultimately falls on deaf ears throughout the recruiting universe. Recruiting is A Hell of a Drug.

Social Media Recruiting for Small Businesses: 4 Tips to Get Started

CareerBuilder

If social networking isn’t part of your recruitment strategy , your small business may be missing out on valuable opportunities to connect with potential employees and failing to take advantage of an outlet that can cut down on recruiting costs.

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

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Is Google Starting It’s Own Job Board? Mentions of a Google job board has been frequent at a number of recruitment events across Europe in the last few months including RecTech in Amsterdam and at a meeting of The Network global recruitment alliance in Warsaw.

8 Completely Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Week – 17th August 2015

Social Talent

The results tell us which countries in 2014 had the most professional migrants in 2014 and the general direction in which they moved – potential indications of economic performance through 2015, but also useful information for recruiters trying to place candidates in the top 20 countries.

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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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. These countries get a lot of things right, from the quality if the labour force, education and training and labour market policies.

LinkedIn: Why The InMail You Know Is On The Way Out

Recruiting Daily

Some of the changes are marginal, while some could have a profound impact of how LinkedIn is used by recruiters (those paying a premium for a LinkedIn Recruiter account, anyway). Some high-response rate recruiters may just use their InMails more strategically.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! This is mainly because 1 out of every 5 women recruited into STEM roles will negotiate their salary, versus 5 out of 5 men. Liz Morgan, Head of Recruiting at LinkedIn.

7 Headline-Making Recruitment News this May Bank Holiday – 2nd May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Shocking Statistics Reveal True Lack of Diverse Hiring. RELATED: How Badly is Your Unconscious Bias Affecting Your Recruiting Skills? ). Apple Has Laid Off ALL Its Contract Recruiters.

Brick of Hashtag: Why Recruiters Need to Kick Their Twitter Habit.

Recruiting Daily

I’ll admit that I joined Twitter somewhat reluctantly; unlike, say, Facebook, which is instantly intuitive and almost universally acceptable, Twitter seemed, in the halcyon days of social media, something akin to the online version of the AV Club.

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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Social Media Recruiting for Small Businesses: 4 Tips to Get Started

CareerBuilder

If social networking isn’t part of your recruitment strategy , your small business may be missing out on valuable opportunities to connect with potential employees and failing to take advantage of an outlet that can cut down on recruiting costs.

They Buy Anything: Selling HR and Recruiting Software To Suckers

Recruiting Daily

10 Steps For Selling HR & Recruiting Software (Even If It Sucks). It’s not easy, but here are 10 things HR and recruiting technology vendors can do right now to start up, cash in, sell out and bro down! Step 7: Say Your Software is “Social.”

Let Your Employees be Your Brand Ambassadors

BroadBean Technology

Whether you work in-house or for an agency, you already know that the recruitment world is not for the faint-hearted and attracting candidates in a crowded field is one of the most challenging aspects of being a recruiter. Your team know recruitment is expensive and that their referrals will save time and money, make sure they are suitably rewarded for their efforts. Social media is one of the greatest tools to enable employees to become brand ambassadors.

Is VERO on Your Radar?

CKR Interactive

“We created a new way to be social online. Our intention is really to create an online social network that mimics the greatest social network that exists, which is the one that exists between people. The social media marketing conversation lately has been dominated by the controversy surrounding Facebook and there is a new social networking app waiting in the wings. And there is the “no ads” policy, which really makes a difference in the user experience.