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. But social media can be an important part of the hiring process, even after a candidate has made it past the résumé review, telephone screen or even the first interview.

Social Media and Recruiting

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Do you use various social media sites during your recruiting process? For anyone not already doing so, you may be interested to know that there are quite a few ways social media sites can be used during the recruiting process.

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Should Your Business Screen Employees Using Social Media?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Social media not only is a revolutionary communication tool but also offers several advantages to businesses. On top of this, an increasing number of organizations use it to screen potential job candidates. Source: Who is Danny / Shutterstock. The Social Screening Scene.

9 Steps To Clean Up Your Social Media Image

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

What may not be as top-of-mind is your social media presence. According to a CareerBuilder survey , 70 percent of employers actively investigate social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to screen candidates during the hiring process.

Tips for Using Social Media in Recruiting

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Source: Guzaliia Filimonova / iStock / Getty Images. Using Social Media in Recruiting: Do’s. Ensure that the employer’s social media profiles are kept current and complete and that they all reflect the organizational culture and vision.

Should You Be Using Social Media Screenings for Your Candidates?

Contract Recruiter

Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram; social media is mainstream. Virtually everyone has at least one social media profile, though how much they use it, how easy it is to find and identify as theirs, and how valuable it is will vary wildly. The Legality of Social Media Screening.

What Are Jobseekers Hiding on Social Media?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

If you’re using social media to recruit jobseekers, be warned that these potential employees may be hiding things from you in order to seem like the ideal candidate. Source: enjoy your life / Shutterstock. According to a new survey conducted by employment screening agency JDP , 43% of jobseekers enable privacy settings to keep material hidden from current employers and future social media screenings. Best Practices for Social Media Screening. “If

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. Social media networks are perfect for reaching candidates who aren’t actively looking for a job. With social media, candidates can have instant access.

How to Check a Potential Candidate?s Social Media Account?

CakeHR

Privacy advocates think snooping around someone’s social media account is like reading someone’s private letters or personal diary. Social Media Laws have been enacted to restrict the employers’ access to an applicant’s or an employee’s accounts. In this article, we will discuss: How the social thumbprint of a potential candidate influences the hiring decisions of potential employers? Legal aspects of screening a job applicant through social media.

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.

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.”

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.

The Dos and Don'ts of Social Media Screening in the Hiring Process

Hundred5

However, there’s more to social media screening than simply looking up an applicant’s Facebook profile and going through their tweets. Here’s why social media screening is important, as well as the best practices on how you can (legally) do it to learn more about your candidates. Why use social media screening? However, social media screening has a place in the hiring process for several reasons.

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.

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?

Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing

Dice

Getting the hiring manager involved in sourcing can save everyone time by eliminating bottlenecks and targeting candidates who are the right fit,” Weiss said. Innovative tech recruiters have extended the popular “lunch and learn” training concept to talent sourcing by hosting “lunch and source” events. Having the hiring manager take part in the initial phone screen is ideal,” Weiss said. Get Managers Involved in Social Media.

Which One Are You When It Comes To Social Media?

Staffing Talk

I must admit I am bit confused about social media use after doing a little bit of reading and researching for this post. Richard Branson recently wrote in this blog about the surprising lethargy in the executive suite when it comes to engaging in social media. However, when you get to the very top of companies, there is a surprising lethargy about using the online tools already available: social media.

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.

4 Best Practices For Diversity Sourcing | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Use social media to spread the word about your diversity efforts. Use Keywords to Source for Diverse Candidates. partner with universities and institutions with a large population of minority students to establish a reliable recruiting source.

How to screen Node.js developer skills 

Devskiller

is an open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment that executes JavaScript code outside a web browser. Open source experience should also be discerned as an additional benefit since Node.js is one of the most open-source friendly platforms that exist. screening

How to screen machine learning skills

Devskiller

So let’s delve a little deeper into machine learning and the best ways to screen a machine learning expert. How to verify machine learning skills in the screening phase? What to take into account when screening a CV? Social Network login. Social Network login.

Is The Use Of Social Media As A Recruiting Tool Rising Fast Enough?

Staffing Talk

Social media use among recruiters is rising. But it may not be happening fast enough, at least according to a survey of leaders in human resources and talent management who believe their companies are behind in terms of the adoption and use of both internal and external social networking technologies. Most of us probably use social media platforms and networks in some form or fashion to build our brands, market our organizations, and even list specific job reqs.

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

MightyRecruiter

MightyRecruiter recently sat down with Gerry to discuss, among other things, how the challenge of having millennials in the workforce is nothing new and how social networks and new technologies will put a sharper focus on the job market for candidates in 2017. Social networks such as Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Google, and Facebook are changing how jobseekers find and vet employers. How is this affecting how you find, screen, interview, and hire candidates?

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. Employer branding Hiring Talent Online Marketer Recruitment Social Media SourceSo how can recruiters get the best results?

Top Background Screening Trends in 2020

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In 2020, employment background checks are trending toward increasing complexity, added controversy about screening social media behavior, and the need to ensure corporate compliance with important new laws that vary by state and sometimes even by city. Screening Gig Workers.

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

Recruiting Daily

My very first job title ever was as a “sourcing analyst,” which had the necessary gravitas at the time to make me not feel bad compared to my B-School buddies who selected, rather than scrounged, for their gigs. This role was, essentially, how sourcing is still largely defined: name generation and verification. Back in the Day: The Original Social Sourcing. I had what’s normally known as a bucket req; I sourced for one profile, and one profile exclusively.

5 Sourcing News Stories to Keep You “In-the-Know” this Week- 16th March 2015

Social Talent

Greenhouse grows companies’ recruiting efforts in 3 ways: It aggregates a company’s job candidate sources like referrals, events, job boards, external agencies and social media into one hiring dashboard. For example, you might find candidates are routinely passing the first round of technical phone screenings but are failing face-to-face interviews. In the news this week: InMails: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

Recruitment Recruitment Recruitment ??

The Whiteboard

Since I was partly raised by television, the forgotten screen, I think in terms of TV shows. Those too young to remember will be aghast to know that the contestants were separated by a screen, a concept contradictory to the commonplace looks first, swipe right or left culture of today.

How to Advance your Talent Sourcing Skills

WizardSourcer

How can you advance your talent sourcing abilities when you are in the game for awhile? How can a seasoned Recruiter excel and advanced in the craft of talent sourcing and research? You will need to continuously learn and improve on talent sourcing to make placements. .

Candidate screening process in IT recruitment – 11 tools for technical recruiters

Devskiller

After sourcing, candidate screening process in IT recruitment is the second most time-consuming stage. There are several different assessment and screening tools which help you get through your IT recruitment process smoother and these tools will save your time and money. In case of IT recruiting it is not only a matter of confirming information in a resume or verifying behavioral or decision-making traits but also it often includes technical screening.

How to Use Social Media Sites for Your Future Recruitment

Recruiting Blogs

s a HR recruiter, you certainly want to know where the most qualified as well as large talent base to find, though most of the recruiters these days too, do not use social media as their effective as well easy way to find candidates. If you are among them, try to get involved in social media as well as possible. There are hundreds and thousands of people on social media websites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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.

15 tips and sourcing strategies in recruitment

Devskiller

For this reason, creative sourcing strategies in recruitment are important to develop. . Candidate sourcing , or just sourcing, is the means of identifying candidates for a job opening. Talent sourcing is a proactive approach to candidate recruitment. Exploit social media.

LinkedIn InMail template for recruiters: Sourcing for a specific position

Workable

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. The post LinkedIn InMail template for recruiters: Sourcing for a specific position appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better. Social media recruiting HR Toolkit Tutorials Recruiter Social recruiting Sourcing

What are the best methods for sourcing and screening top talent?

Recruiting Blogs

There are many stages in the hiring process, and sourcing and screening are considered top steps. Here are the Effective Ways to Source Candidates. Employee Referrals in Sourcing. Sourcing Within the Organization. Finding Passive candidate from Social Media.

Recruiting strategies: a comprehensive guide for small business

Workable

Find employees: social recruiting and job boards. Find employees: sourcing and headhunting. Proven ideas in recruiting strategies such as sourcing (looking for talented people who aren’t actively looking for a job) and employer branding are now within reach of any smart, small business.

6 Rules For Using Candidate Sourcing Tools

Ideal

Candidate sourcing tools can – and should – be a recruiter’s best friend. Here are 6 rules to follow when selecting a candidate sourcing tool. Automating the admin work of sourcing will allow your recruiting team to focus on more value-add tasks around interviewing, networking, and building connections. Make sure your candidate sourcing tool is easy to use and offers a variety of ways to look for candidates. Rule 6: Collect data from multiple sources.

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Are You Using AI to Communicate with Candidates During the Hiring Process?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A new survey, released by Clutch—a business-to-business (B2B) ratings and reviews firm—captures how AI, texting, social media, and other communication channels impact hiring practices. Experts, however, believe AI can be beneficial if companies use the technology for skill-based testing instead of screening candidates’ race, gender, or backgrounds. Social Media Presence Becoming Increasingly More Important.

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Unscientific Assessment: How To Use Phrenology for Screening and Selection

Recruiting Daily

My research uncovered some weird and wonderful ideas about how to read into physical phenomenon to figure out what someone’s really all about, or what we in this industry refer to as shortlisting, screening and selection. A Better Way of Spotting Talent: 10 Steps to Screening Success. About the Author: Lisa Jones is a Director of Barclay Jones , a consultancy working with agency recruiters on their recruitment technology and social media strategies.

Friend or Faux: Why It’s Time for LinkedIn To Get Real.

Recruiting Daily

I mean, at first, I was going to give them a pass – I figured, well, that’s going to happen to any platform, particularly on social media. Most of these dudes avoid us like the plague – which is why tech recruiters have to get creative when sourcing and engaging guys like “Mark Lee.” For weeks (actually, no, make that months), I’ve sat back and watched a pretty interesting phenomenon unfold.