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Screening Candidates Through Social Media

Dice

At this point, social recruiting is firmly ensconced in the toolboxes of most recruiters. Although it’s not the be-all and end-all of their work, more and more recruiters find social media provides them with a universe of qualified candidates that’s both wide in numbers and deep in specific skills. Remember, social media can be one-way—some people just post and don’t comment,” Ellis observed.

How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent

RecruitmentJuice

Social media is a fantastic way to connect with an audience, and that audience is likely full of candidates who would make great employees. Almost all professional recruiters network, so why not attract talent using social media. The Benefits of Social Media Recruiting. To create an ideal recruitment system that will give you access to high quality candidates, you need to utilise multiple avenues of access. Use LinkedIn for Sourcing.

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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. Social media is now our source of news. Social media gives us the power to follow people, pages, channels, and groups that interest us.

Why Your HR Lady Hates Social Media.

Recruiting Daily

And Along Came Social… Back around the time Barack Obama was running for his first term on a platform of change we could believe in, and we actually believed him, HR professionals the world over began to receive an ever increasing deluge of invitations to webinars, seminars, SHRM chapter meetings and CPE classes that caused their little hearts to flutter. ” or “Monitoring Your Employees: How To Protect Your Company From Social Media.”

7 Unconventional Social Recruiting Channels To Find Potential Job Applicants

RecruitLoop

More than 50% of initial recruitment screening is happening through unconventional social media channels. So how can recruiters get the best results? Employer branding Hiring Talent Online Marketer Recruitment Social Media Source

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. The truth of the matter is that top prospects want to learn as much as they can about an opportunity, including who they’ll work for and what they’ll do, before they invest time filling out an application or taking a coding test, noted Scott Weiss, president of technology solutions and recruiting firm Makena Partners.

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

Workable

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.

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. If you’re considering the idea of using social media for recruitment, make sure you understand what applicants are looking for in an employer and abide by legal employment regulations first. To help attract candidates, here are 5 best practices for recruiting on social media the right way.

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. But I’m not going to lie to you – even though, I am a recruiter, as we’ve established. The Social Recruiting Saga: Our Tale Begins. This is a true story about social recruiting.

Social Media Recruiting: 10 Tips and Best Practices

Recruiting Blogs

Over 45% of the world population or roughly 3,48 billion people are using social media in 2019. Millennials and Gen Z, the current and future main workforce spend a large amount of their lives on social networks. What is social media recruiting?

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. Twitter is announcing a straightforward way for advertisers (and recruiters my friends!)

Social recruiting in tech: How to make the most of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit

Devskiller

With 94% of recruiters admitting that they use social media for candidate sourcing, the competition for tech talent is as fierce as ever. However, it’s wrong to assume that you can’t stand out from the IT recruitment crowd. Social media recruiting – best practices.

Manatal: The Best Social Recruitment Software in the Market

Manatal

Recruiting has changed a lot over the years. While traditional recruitment is still effective to this date, certain norms to expand the workforce have been standardized to adapt to the progressing world. There are certain software that allows what we call “social recruiting”.

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Recruiting is merging with marketing. Gone are the days that clients are willing to pay you to screen candidates that they can get from job boards. 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? Social is not a quick fix solution.

Best Practices for Social Media Use in Recruiting and Hiring [Infographic]

HireRight

During the ten years HireRight has conducted its annual Benchmark Reports, social media became not only a communication phenomenon but a useful tool in sourcing talent. And as we found in our recently-published 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, surveying thousands of HR professionals, it’s become virtually indispensable for recruiters, hiring managers as well as job candidates.

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. A total of 55% of you are using it to post jobs, source candidates, share content and message candidates. 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.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

Gerry Crispin considers himself a life-long student of recruiting. Passionate about examining how candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers can better achieve their goals and objectives, he’s built a career on facilitating communication between these three key stakeholders. What recruiting and hiring challenges from 2016 will become bigger obstacles in 2017? The pressure for greater productivity and efficiency in recruiting continues to grow.

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 Recruiting Round-Up – March 2015

Social Talent

Now that April is upon us, we thought it was time to reflect and take a look back at the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month – otherwise know as the March edition of the Social Talent Social Recruiting Round-Up! 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.

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. Here are some of the latest social recruiting trends to know to get the most from the strategy: Screening goes both ways.

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. Top 10 Screening Mistakes Made by Recruiters (Infographic).

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. Is LinkedIn a more effective for sourcing talent?

Social Recruiting and the Metrics that Count

Breezy HR

With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates. There are standard metrics for determining the return on investment for recruiting. With social media becoming more and more a channel for recruiting success, it is time to make sure that social recruiting is attributing to actual candidates.

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. Source: Who is Danny / Shutterstock. Strategies can be as variant as employer branding and college recruiting, and tools can range from candidate relationship management to employee referral software. Social Recruiting Automation. It’s a great way to make your recruiting efforts even more successful.

LinkedIn InMail template for recruiters: Sourcing for a specific position

Workable

As a recruiter, you can also proactively reach out to professionals who could be strong candidates, even if you’re not connected. Easy to read: Many people check social media on their phones, so use a visually appealing structure with short paragraphs and bullets when appropriate so that your message looks nice on small screens. Social media recruiting HR Toolkit Tutorials Recruiter Social recruiting Sourcing

Semantic Search: Faking Your Way To Sourcing Success

Recruiting Daily

If you really want to tell how good at sourcing someone really is, the first task to assign them should be to find a recent, relevant and comprehensive guide to sourcing-related terms and terminology. So if they can’t seem to come to a consensus on what, exactly, sourcing itself means, then the baseline (and barriers for entry) for this critical recruitment function are almost always lost in translation for the rest of us. How To Fake Your Way To Sourcing Success.

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Recruiting Daily

Unless you live under a rock (or at least somewhere far from Silicon Valley or social media), you’ve probably been unlikely to escape all the coverage recently devoted to the launch of the new social platform and crusading startup, Ello , a new site that’s positioning itself as a simple, ad-free alternative to Facebook – the “anti-Facebook,” as it were. Or is it the start of something bigger in social?

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Hired says it screens job candidates through a rigorous process combining algorithms and human curation, so employers don’t need to sift through a giant pile of résumés. Perhaps most importantly, instead of dealing with a recruiter who’s just trying to fill a role to earn a commission, the candidates work with Hired Talent Advocates, and those advocates are judged based on the job seeker’s satisfaction. 61% checked “social professional networks” (LinkedIn’s generic term for itself).

8 Juicy Recruiting News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 9th March 2015

Social Talent

It’s simple, it’s easy, it looks really cool and it has great recruitment potential! Click here for our complete “ Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram ” – everything you need to know about the recruitment-related merits of the app and why using it could be the best thing you ever do for your recruitment and employer branding efforts. LinkedIn No Longer Supporting Microsoft Outlook Social Connector. In the news this week: LinkedIn Has Had a Makeover!

From Creeper to Class Act: Social Recruiting Done Right

Breezy HR

Ask your Marketing Director, and they’ll be able to tell you exactly how many sales leads have come in via social media. Despite the fact that a whopping 84% of hiring organizations use social media to source and recruit high-quality candidates, the thought of looking for applicants in the same place you look for travel inspiration and cat memes makes many hiring execs uneasy. social media can be a BIG can of worms, both for employers and candidates.

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

Workable

I talk to high-growth startups every day and I keep hearing versions of “compared to recruiting, fundraising was easy”. Sourcing 101: Passive candidates. Recruiting software and tools. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs.

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. Why Candidates Aren’t Clicking: A Recruiting Call To Action. And chances are, your recruitment marketing messaging is falling on deaf ears, contributing to the noise instead of cutting through it.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

At this stage your company doesn’t have a dedicated recruiting team. The tools you use weren’t designed for recruiting. You don’t have much that amounts to a recruiting strategy. Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. What is social recruiting?

9 Super Exciting Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: These are the Best Times to Post Your Jobs. Technical recruiting platform Triplebyte has just launched its engineer genome project to foster software-driven, intelligent job-matching. “We Twitter Connect Tab Offers Recruiters New Way to Find Talent. People You May Know” and “Popular Near You,” however, get more screen real estate as they’re presented as cards you can scroll through horizontally.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

But as March fast approaches we thought it was time to reflect and take a look back at the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month – otherwise know as the February edition of the Social Talent Social Recruiting Round-Up! These are the 5 biggest recruiter no-nos of 2015, and if we catch you still doing any of them this year, we’ll call you out!

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. Following on from last week’s announcement that Twitter had hired former Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Jeff Siminoff, to join their team, another social media giant has just announced a similar hire of their own. If you haven’t already implemented a mobile recruiting strategy, you will HAVE to do so in 2016.

9 Industry-Rocking Pieces of Recruitment News this Week – 11th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Watch Out! There’s Now a Recruiter Screening Tool for Candidates. Lazy recruiters beware! Candidates will soon be able to screen you before deciding whether or not to work with you. Andrew is just one of the thousands of candidates who don’t want unsolicited approaches from recruiters. Using Anthology Shield, candidates will be able to build personal screening criteria, which is private.

The Games People Play

The Whiteboard

The downloads and usage stats have been insane, eclipsing Tinder, Twitter, and steamrolling pretty much every social channel in front of it. In a similarly predictable fashion, countless recruitment blogs and LinkedIn click-bait fodder have and will be written with titles such as “10 things Pokémon GO taught us about Millennials”. New Zealand’s own Chris South somewhat facetiously suggested there could be future opportunities for us millennial-candidate short recruiters.

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 Grapevine have curated a selection of thoughts on the issue from some of our industry’s biggest players: Macildowie. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. Hasson Associates Recruitment. World’s First VR Recruiting Experience Launched.

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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 ). All of the passwords were encrypted, or “hashed,” but one of Motherboard’s sources said they had cracked 90% of the passwords in just 3 days.

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