How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

A fly by the seat of your pants approach might work for some things, but social recruiting isn’t one of them. In fact, successful social recruiting requires the complete opposite. And the foundation for it is a strategy that answers the questions of how, when, where and in what way you’ll reach potential candidates through social. Define Your Audience Who are you trying to reach and recruit on social? Recruiting Recruiting Optimization

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.

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. Super social?

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?

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!).

Social Recruiting Round-Up – December 2014

Social Talent

’ ‘How can Snapchat be used for recruiting?’ ’ We believe that Snapchat will be one of the most influential recruiting tools of 2015 in a number of industries, so get up to speed with everything Snapchat related right here!

Social Recruiting 101: Utilizing LinkedIn to Find Passive Job Candidates

Hyrell

someone who has a job, but would be open to new opportunities) are in high demand in the recruiting world. The answer is simple : social media. Hiring managers need to take a strategic approach to finding top talent, and then personally reach out to present a compelling opportunity.

How an Influencer Program can Upgrade Your Social Recruiting Strategy

Rally Recruitment Marketing

To my defense, with my role as a Recruitment Marketer, part of my job is to manage the AppianLIFE Instagram , so you bet I’m using that as my excuse! Social recruiting. Over 84% of organizations are currently utilizing social media for their recruitment process ( Postbeyond ).

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! So what is social recruiting and how is it different?

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).

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 Social Recruitment Myths and Why They’re Not Actually True

Social Talent

Social recruitment first emerged around a decade ago and has been gaining quickly importance ever since. It is the intersection between social media and recruitment – allowing companies to utilize data, which potential employees share online.

How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent

TalentHQ

Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. Social recruiting has become an invaluable way to engage individuals who are a good fit with your company culture and core values. Encourage Employees to Get Social.

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.

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!

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.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – March 2015

Social Talent

There was LOADS to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the best bits: Top Blogs in March: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram. How can Snapchat be used for recruiting? The answers to all your Instagram recruiting questions are right here!

5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018

SmartRecruiters

Recruiters and TA professionals gathered for the second day of SRD18 to share insights, network, and beef up their recruiting toolboxes—here’s what we walked away with. Think about the actions and behaviors you want to drive”, he continues, addressing the recruiters in the audience.

The Short Half-Life of Your Social Recruiting Posts

Social Talent

Much like groceries in a supermarket, social media posts have shelf lives that expire. After all, good, interesting content is one of the top three reasons people will follow a company on social media. The big question is; how long is the shelf life of your social recruiting posts?

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.

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!

New Year, New Goals – Is Social Recruiting on Your List?

Recruiting Toolbox

What I find so interesting about it is the challenge of creating strategies and processes that capture the personal, social nature of the company and how they need to recruit. So how do we get focused and get ideas about this personal recruiting at scale?

Social Recruiting is All About Engagement, SRSC is all about Social Recruiting

Recruiting Toolbox

When I talk with talent leaders at different companies, one of the hottest topics on their minds is social recruiting. The first step for me is that we need to think of social recruiting as a conversation with candidates and future candidates.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting

CakeHR

The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1.

Dashboard Confessional: How To Lie With Social Recruiting Analytics

Recruiting Daily

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to do this stuff, I’ve seen a huge shift in the way analytics play a role in informing that particular marketing function.

Today’s Top Recruiting Trend: Social Recruiting

Personiv

Using social media to recruit employees isn’t necessarily new but with Facebook’s Jobs Dashboard update and LinkedIn’s recently launched Talent Insights , social recruiting is heading to the next level. Follow our tips to stay on top of social recruiting.

5 Signs You’re Doing Social Recruiting Wrong

Jobvite

There’s something fascinating about talking to recruiters regarding their experiences with social recruiting. If you conduct dozens of social media consultations each month, you tend to start encountering a lot of the same shortcomings and challenges.

Today’s Top Recruiting Trend: Social Recruiting

Personiv

Using social media to recruit employees isn’t necessarily new but with Facebook’s Jobs Dashboard update and LinkedIn’s recently launched Talent Insights , social recruiting is heading to the next level. In fact, experts say that social recruiting is a trend that’s here to stay. Follow our tips to stay on top of social recruiting. Social recruiting is how employers brand themselves to potential employees.

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5 Essential Tools To Boost Your Social Recruiting Effectiveness

Jobvite

In our series on social recruiting effectiveness , we’ve talked a lot about ways you can attract and engage candidates with social media. We’ve looked at specific approaches you can use on the various social sites.

Extrovert! Extrovert! Read All About It!

The Whiteboard

To add some context; she had recently left a role as the agency wasn’t right for her and these results were presented to her as she was exiting the business. As I’ve said before the big part of our title isn’t recruitment, it’s consultant.

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10 Ways Recruiters Can Attract More Candidates On Social Media

Sirona Consulting

Over the course of the last month I have delivered a series of presentations to recruiters – both in-house and agency side. This is the first of the presentations – How Recruiters Can Build Their Social Media Profiles To Attract More Candidates.

Announcing 2017's Top Social Recruiters Across Asia Pacific

Linkedin Talent Blog

If you take a look at recruitment in a traditional sense, its definition has completely transformed in just the last decade. Put it this way - traditional recruitment is the meat and potatoes. These professionals understand the importance of social media to position their EVP.

Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing

Dice

Studies show that having managers highly involved in the recruiting process has a critical impact on talent acquisition performance , including quality of hire and retention. They are also more likely to choose companies that present them with opportunities to fully apply their skills.

Using Social Media In HR & Recruiting [SLIDESHARE]

Unbridled Talent

Since signing up for a LinkedIn account in early 2006 ( member #5,852,039 here ), I’ve considered myself a “Social Media Anthropologist”, because I love to study how social media affects the entire employment process – from personal branding, job search, employment branding, recruiting, human resources and employee development. Using Social Media In HR & Recruiting – Jennifer McClure – Oct 2012 from Jennifer McClure.

Big Brand Theory

The Whiteboard

To put that into perspective, the worlds largest stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea (course it is) has a capacity of 114,000, chuck Eden Park on top and we’re close to the number of people who have viewed my cry for recruiters.

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Giving LinkedIn Premium a Side Step

The Whiteboard

Assuming that most of the readers of this post will be HR or Recruiter types of some shape or form (and also perhaps my Mum. Also searches profiles within places like GitHub and Stack Overflow now too, which is mana from heaven for IT Recruiters.

Tis The Season!

The Whiteboard

As a fairly agile and dynamic crew, we are a little way off hiring the Sydney Opera House for Jon & Sean to present the years results in matching black turtlenecks with Clarkson-esq denim jeans. Xmas parties.

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