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).

Social Recruiting Strategy: from Good to Great


Using social media improves the quality of candidates that land in your pipeline by 49%. It makes sense- candidates trust a human voice more than a corporate logo, and learn more about a company through social media than through careers pages and job descriptions.

How Hootsuite Hires: A Social Recruiting Success Story

Recruiting Daily

Hootsuite , a high growth, high tech employer based in Vancouver has emerged as one of the most widely used social business platforms on the market. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media.

Retention! A New TA Tool? | @JimStroud on The #SocialRecruiting Show

The Searchologist

Retention is the new recruitment! The post Retention! Human Resources / Recruitment employee engagement retention Social Recruiting talent acquisition

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”. They can also click into videos to see individual metrics around engagement, audience retention and more.

Social Recruiting – How to Attract and Connect With Top Candidates

Spark Hire

One of the best talent acquisition strategies continues to go underutilized — social recruiting. Social media is perfect for expanding your employer branding and connecting with candidates on a more human level. We spoke to Brad Owens to learn how social recruiting can help you find the right talent in a fast, effective manner. The most important and underrated aspect of social recruiting right now is truly making a connection with one person,” he says.

How Hootsuite Hires: A Social Recruiting Success Story

Recruiting Daily

Hootsuite , a high growth, high tech employer based in Vancouver has emerged as one of the most widely used social business platforms on the market. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media.

7 Ways To Attract Star Hires Using Social Recruiting Best Practices


Has your business fully embraced social recruiting? Here are 7 ways recruiting teams are adapting to the social world to attract talent and win candidates over. Boost your recruiting brand + attract hires using social media.

Share The Social Recruiting Love!

The Searchologist

It’s time well spent because it improves quality of hire, cultural fit, retention, productivity and, of course, saves a bucket load of cash. The post Share The Social Recruiting Love! Human Resources / Recruitment Candidate Attraction Social Media Social RecruitingDo you care about your followers & fans? To build your fan base, following, tribe, whatever you want to call it, takes time.

The First Step in Recruitment Marketing

Fistful of Talent

One of the hottest topics in Talent Acquisition is around the concept of Recruitment Marketing. The biggest problem most TA shops and leaders have with recruitment marketing is flat out, how do we get started? Most of this confusion comes from the theory that as recruiters we now need to start thinking like marketers. The first step to recruitment marketing is determining who you are. The goal of recruitment marketing is for all of these parties to be on the same page.

Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing


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. Get Managers Involved in Social Media.

Clever Retention Strategies and Creative Sourcing Strategies

Jim Stroud

I was a guest on “The Social Recruiting Show.” [ Click here to watch the replay.] Clever retention strategies. # How new technologies could be leveraged in recruiting. The Social Recruiting Show: Creatively Sourcing w/ @jimstroud from Jim Stroud. Dear Reader, I was VERY fortunate today! We laughed a LOT, but managed to discuss the following before, during and after the show: # Creative sourcing strategies.

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Join Manish Dixit , VP of Product and Engineer at Dice, at ERE Recruiting Conference and learn to tackle your greatest recruiting leadership challenges. Employer Resources Employment Branding ERE Hiring Tips Open Web Recruiting Retention San Diego social recruiting talent acquisition Tech recruiting10% ERE Discount. 100% Worth It. Register Today. It’s a war out there for top talent.

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5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.7.15


We round up the best articles and content in recruitment marketing each week so you can spend more time reading and less time searching. Continue Reading → The post 5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.7.15 ATS Employee Engagement & Retention Employee Referrals Recruitment Marketing Social Recruiting employee referrals Kris Dunn Nathan Perrot Paul Petrone Sarah Landrum social recruiting Tim Sackett

How To Create Awesome Employer Brand Content Candidates Will Love

Proactive Talent

To create more meaningful content, you’ll want to spend some time developing an annual editorial and social media calendar. Retention rate is a good indicator of the strength of your employer brand and efforts as engagement tools for current employees.

Learn to Optimize Job Posts for Best Exposure


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Food for thought: 7 takeaways from In-House Recruitment LIVE!

BroadBean Technology

Firstly, many thanks to the In-House Recruitment Network for last week's fruitful event, In-house Recruitment LIVE! Topic: Social Recruiting: The Challenges and the Opportunities. Kevin Green, Chair at Good Recruitment Campaign.

The State of Recruiting in 2015 (Infographic)

Social Talent

The recruitment industry is a fast-changing one. As a result, each year, Jobvite conduct a survey exploring how these changes are affecting both recruiters and job seekers to gauge the state of recruiting for that particular year. increasing retention rate – 13%.

How to Build up a Gender Diverse Pipeline Through the Grace Hopper Celebration

Rally Recruitment Marketing

During my time at Pandora , and now in my role as Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Manager at Squarespace , Grace Hopper has always been a big part of our strategy – including experiential marketing on-site and digital/social marketing before, during, and after the event.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]


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.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th November 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Has Facebook Accidentally Revolutionised Recruitment with its Latest Change? This week, Facebook announced a change to the way their messaging systems work , which has the potential to significantly impact recruiting on Facebook.

How Does Human Resources Use Social Media? [Infographic]

Unbridled Talent

Although the size was relatively small (300 HR Practitioners), the survey results offer some interesting and specific insights about how HR professionals are utilizing social media in the workplace. Top areas identified for social media integration included: Recruiting.

What Is Inbound Recruiting? Here’s Everything You Need to Know


Inbound recruiting is a methodology that uses digital marketing strategies to engage targeted groups of passive and active job seekers at different phases of the recruiting funnel. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. The post What Is Inbound Recruiting?

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31 must follow blogs for tech recruiters in 2016


Recruiting tech talents is a tough job. To recruit in IT field you need to adapt to new methods of recruiting and constantly try them out, to see what combination works and brings you the most and best candidates. Social recruiting. Recruiting the best programmers.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories to Whet Your Appetite this Week – 18th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Job-Hopping is Accelerating (Particularly Among Women). This research shows us that retention is going to become an increasingly important issue in the recruitment industry in the not too distant future.

BUMPER EDITION: 11 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Recruitment Video that Makes You Want to be a Flight Attendant. There is nothing we love better than a fantastic recruitment video here at ST towers, but as you’re well aware, they’re a rare find. What Recruiters Want Vs. What Recruiters Get.

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Position Your Thought Leaders to Attract Top Biosciences Talent

CKR Interactive

Faced with rising R&D costs, risks and uncertainty addressing scientific breakthroughs – not to mention record-breaking unemployment rates in the US – business leaders are searching for new and innovative ways to attract, recruit and retain top biosciences talent.¹. Retention of your top talent must be a primary focus as the costs to replace specialized positions has reached epic proportions.

How Authentic Is Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP)?


The ability to deliver against EVP’s can have a tangible impact on both talent sourcing and retention. Talent functions must realize the authenticity of an EVP will be compared to real employee experiences through social media channels.

Inbound Marketing for Recruiting: Making Candidates Care Enough To Click

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters, you know what I’m talking about. Of course, then you go to a search engine or social network , and you’re served up display ads from the exact same vendors you were shirking touting the exact same call to action you ignored in the first place.

HR Check In: Why Your Company Needs to Invest in HR Tech


Sure, this might mean tapping into your budget, but chances are the investment will pay itself off with the improvements you’ll see in cost-per-hire, time-to-fill, and retention rates. The 4 Things You Need to Know for a Better Candidate Experience (Undercover Recruiter).

Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Reveals Fierce Competition, Evolving Strategies


In the 9th Recruiter Nation Report (Formerly Called the Social Recruiting Survey), 69% of Recruiters Report Increased Hiring in the Last Year, With 95% Expecting Similar or Increased Competition Over the Next Year. SAN MATEO, CA –(Marketwired – Sep 27, 2016) – Jobvite ( ), the leading recruiting platform for growing companies, today announced the results of its ninth annual survey of recruiting professionals.

Successful Technical Recruitment Is A Long Game

The Searchologist

Did you see the recent article in Recruitment Grapevine where Rethink Group talked about their evolution into a Recruitment 2.0 Proper partnering from recruitment through to retention. If only the cowboy technical recruitment agencies would take a leaf out of Rethink’s book and cease this. The post Successful Technical Recruitment Is A Long Game appeared first on The Searchologist.

Are You Using Data to Drive Your HR Strategy?


As technology, social media and data continue to become interwoven into the fabric of the workplace, HR must start to think and act like business functions by using data and insights to drive their strategy. Measure: Recruiter capacity. Measure: Retention.

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Why team storytelling is the next thing in recruitment marketing

Stories Incorporated

This article was originally posted on Social Recruiting Strategies’ blog. Recruitment marketers, we’re often measured on how well we deliver the reality of the employee experience to prospective hires. Increasing retention because you’ve right-set expectations from apply?

Implementing AI Recruitment: Questions to Ask


Indeed, AI is bringing benefits like efficiency, accuracy, and ease of use to the recruiting industry, and recruiters are realizing that automation can mean faster and better hires. AI can help recruiters by speeding up processes and eliminating bottlenecks in bringing on candidates.

Why Do Employees Quit?

NPA Worldwide

I just saw a Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey that listed the top 6 reasons employees leave your company. I think that compensation is an easy excuse to cover the more complex reasons impacting employee retention.

A Comprehensive Guide to Campus Recruiting KPIs


In the world of recruiting, it’s a buyer’s market. Many job seekers now get leads from recruiters on social media. companies monitor whether their recruiting methods lead to satisfactory hires. Guide to Campus Recruiting KPIs. Speed up the recruitment process.

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Why You Need Old-School Metrics to Track Recruiter Performance


You’ll find lots of good thinking about how to measure the success of a recruiter. Smart money is on the talent advisor who creates benchmarks and scorecards that bring transparency to the recruiting process. When you look at the expense of recruiting, you are looking for value.

Top 4 Recruiting Metrics to Use in 2017

Proactive Talent

If recruiters spent their days analyzing and reporting on every metric out there they would have absolutely no time to recruit. Trends like social recruiting are only useful if recruiters know exactly what works and what doesn't. By giving your recruiting program a data-focused approach you will be able to understand candidates, both active and passive much better. Retention Rate This is also a given when it comes to recruiting metrics.



Get a look at upcoming trends in recruiting courtesy of LinkedIn Talent Solutions in this Slideshare presentation. Some of the key takeaways: 39% agree that quality of hire is the most valuable metric for performance, and 32% say employee retention is a top priority over the next 12 months.