Screening Candidates Through Social Media

Dice

At this point, social recruiting is firmly ensconced in the toolboxes of most recruiters. 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.

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.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

There was PLENTY to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the goodness: Top Blogs in February: 5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015 . 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!

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!).

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. Social is not a quick fix solution.

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

Recruiting Daily

Back in the Day: The Original Social Sourcing. Which was my job to sell them on, since the sourcing function was also responsible for scheduling second round screens if their vitals checked out.

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.

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!

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

Social Recruiting 101

Jobvite

Your ability to find and interact with your potential candidates on social network sites like Facebook and LinkedIn is crucial to your company’s talent search. Learn how to get connected and social with our new eBook “Social Recruiting 101.” eBooks Home Screen

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!

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.

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.

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.

Did You Know Some Employers Use Social Media to Screen Job Candidates?

HireRight

While many companies use social media sites to recruit and advertise job openings to candidates, only a small percentage of them use social media to evaluate job candidates. The post Did You Know Some Employers Use Social Media to Screen Job Candidates? Social Media background check online background check recruiter recruiting recruiting tip social media social media background check social media background screening social recruiting

Why You Need to Invest in a Social Recruiting Strategy

Jobvite

If social media isn’t already part of your job advertising campaign, it should be. billion people are on social media. More than 73 percent of people age 18-34 have found jobs via social channels. Enables Easy Candidate Screening. Recruiting Process

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.

Why Recruiters Check Candidates' Profiles on Social Media?

RChilli

When I talk about social media, what do you think about? Social Recruiting marketplace Resume screening technologyTweets? Sharing photos? Connecting with friends and colleagues? What More?

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.

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. There’s a fine line between the kind of relevant, personalized social media recruitment that makes your dream candidates swoon?—?and

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. Social recruiting is more than LinkedIn.

Get Ready for Gen Z – the Next Wave of Talent

Fistful of Talent

This includes FaceTime and video conferencing, so check your teeth after lunch and don’t be afraid to apply some screen time to your outreach strategy. Move over, millennials. There’s a new kid in town.

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.

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. Having the hiring manager take part in the initial phone screen is ideal,” Weiss said.

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.

5 Out-Of-Box Recruiting Tactics You'll Want To Know About

Proactive Talent

Attracting and recruiting top talent is getting harder and harder every day. So what are some of the creative, unique tactics companies have used to help them better connect, engage and recruit top talent? Is there still a way to make your recruiting process more fun and different?

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How to Use Paid Social to Recruit the Best Talent

FireFish Software

Even just putting the smallest of budgets behind your social recruitment strategy will instantly unlock useful new features, help you reach better quality candidates and get your company brand onto more screens, more frequently. Marketing Social Recruitment

Conversational Marketing is Influencing a New Brand of Recruiting

Fistful of Talent

Every time there’s an innovation in the world of marketing, you can bet that not long after we’ll see the recruiting space follow. Well, one idea building steam this year is conversational recruiting , which puts an emphasis on real-time conversations that happen over an ongoing basis.

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4 Recruiting Trends That Will Make You Feel Lucky

Spark Hire

In the recruiting industry, skill is absolutely essential but you have to admit, it doesn’t hurt to be lucky. All in all, it is a lucky time to be a recruiter. We talked to four experts about what’s making them feel lucky when recruiting right now. Inbound Recruiting.

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. Employer Branding Recruiting Social RecruitingA bad hire can cost companies more than $50,000. But that’s not the end of the story.

Catfish Candidates: Top 5 Recruiting Red Flags.

Recruiting Daily

A “catfish” is a commonly used term for a person who creates fake profiles on social media sites using pictures and bios they’ve found online, pretending to be someone they’re not. I’ve even seen recruiters get catfished – which, frankly, isn’t hard to do.

The Robots Are Coming…Slowly

The Whiteboard

To summarise in true Whiteboard fashion, candidates in the most part, aren’t really digging Recruitment Tech. They’ll apply to a job posted via social media, but that’s where engagement trails off, with only 9% of Australians having completed a video interview.

2017 Trends in Recruiting via Social Media

HireRight

When HireRight published its first Employment Screening Benchmark Report ten years ago, we did not survey respondents about their use of social media. It seems odd now, but a decade ago, social media wasn’t even on the hiring map. That’s changed quite a bit, as we’ve seen in HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Social media has become part of the fabric of talent management, and a critical one at that.

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Recruiting Daily

Or is it the start of something bigger in social? And what does it mean for the future of social media as we know it? Ello for Sourcing and Recruiting: Cool Tool or Exotic Sourcing Syndrome?

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.