19 Deadly Social Media Sins Every Recruiter Needs to STOP Committing (FREE Download)

Social Talent

Have you shied away from using Facebook’s Social Graph to search for candidates? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then I’m afraid you, my friend, have committed a deadly social media sin – of which there are 19 in total. Many recruiters simply just aren’t aware they’re committing these sins. Have you ever searched for candidates using the top search bar on LinkedIn? Have you posted a job spec as a blog post on LinkedIn?

Why SEO is a big part of your Employer Brand


And if your brand doesn’t match job seekers expectations, or their SEO results, they’ll have no problem moving on. Try incorporating these simple SEO tips and tricks into your employer branding strategy to be everywhere top candidates are looking: Increase Ranking. Building and maintaining a blog is probably the most common (and successful) SEO engine for businesses of all sizes. Getting Social.

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Job advertising on social media with Workable


Social media platforms, along with traditional job boards, serve as effective recruitment channels. By sharing or advertising your open jobs on social media, you increase the chances of finding qualified candidates faster. That’s because social media job posting helps you: 1. Unlike job boards, social networks are built for sharing content. People can easily share social media posts with their friends.

Social Recruiting Strategies to Survive the Loss of Free Job Postings on Indeed


This policy change may seem scary, but it also offers new opportunities for you to evolve your recruitment marketing strategy. As you plan for 2019, here are three options for improving the social recruiting component of your strategy in the year ahead: Option 1: Inbound recruiting with content. You need inbound recruiting—a process of creating and sharing content to attract both active and passive job seekers to your website…and your jobs.

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 – September 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September 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. In his first ever blog post for Social Talent, Stephen Nesbitt deconstructed the 4 biggest challenges associated with sourcing in Japan to help you find, attract, engage and hire more great Japanese candidates.

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!).

Leveraging Recruitment Marketing to Attract Top Candidates


Similarly, employers and recruiters can utilise the same strategies to attract talent to their organisations. To ensure maximum impact, recruitment marketing combines company marketing with powerful recruitment strategies. It is estimated that the number of social media users will reach 2.67 This is good news for recruiters because they are now able to reach more potential candidates than ever before. The Importance of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).

Evolving Your Social Recruitment Vocabulary


This post will focus on deciphering the terminology behind social recruitment. The term social recruitment was first used as early as 2009, but started to become part of conventional recruitment strategy around 2011 [1]. Social recruitment has now become mainstream and many vendors now offer social recruiting and marketing products in addition to their core recruitment management system (RMS) offering. Social Sharing.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). LinkedIn was by far the most heavily used social recruiting site, with 57% of the respondents sourcing at least one hire from the site in the last year.

4 Simple Ways To Effectively Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

Passive candidates are rich with experience and the skills they possess often making them the ideal candidate for any recruiter. When engaging with a passive candidate, recruiters must steer away from old-fashioned techniques. Remember, your objective as a recruiter is to be noticed by your target audience. New technology continues to determine the recruitment process, so make the right choice when considering how you’re going to approach them. Social Matters.

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A Recruiter’s Guide to Building a Strong LinkedIn Network

Social Talent

The strength of a recruiter’s candidate pool is only as strong as their network. It’s really important for recruiters to have a deep candidate pool from which to source, but it’s even more important that that pool is full of connections relevant to the industries you tend to source within. This becomes particularly important if you are recruiting for specific disciplines over and over again. A robust LinkedIn network boosts your SEO results.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. Insights derived from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect 2015 event are still pouring onto the site’s Talent blog, the most recent of which is a 2016 Roadmap for the future of recruiting , based on the topics discussed, the findings published and the concerns raised by LinkedIn Influencer, Lou Adler. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? Impact on Corporate and Agency Recruiters.

Building Your Online Recruiting Presence

NPA Worldwide

Staying competitive requires companies to ramp up their online presence, from the retailer’s website to it’s social media platforms. This is not only true for retailers, but for recruiters too. Just like you research clients and candidates, they will be scouting out your online recruiting presence, as well. Many recruiters consider themselves “old school” – still doing things as they did them 10, 20, 30 years ago.

HR Check In: The Trifecta of Recruiting (Social Recruiting, Candidate Experience, Employer Brand)


Unfortunately, talent acquisition teams that aren’t dedicating time and effort to these three recruiting concepts won’t be able to keep up with modern candidates. Your job seekers expect a positive candidate experience, availability and engagement from you on social tools, and the visibility into an attractive employer brand when they look for positions at your company. 4 Social Recruitment Blunders That Can Cost Your Business (HRN Blog).

The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

This, if anything, should be good news for recruiters and the talent acquisition industry. But if the Royals can turn it around, even after 30 years of futility, trust me: there’s still hope for recruiters. The Farm System: Minor League Recruitment Marketing. But instead of making it happen, recruiters, it seems, would prefer to watch, and wonder, instead. And like batting in baseball, making contact is everything in recruiting.

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6 Intriguing Recruitment News Items to Note this Week – 20th April 2015

Social Talent

Lots of professionals (we hope you’re included) share content (articles, blog posts, and presentations), on a regular basis on social and professional networks to strengthen their employer brands, attract talent, and market and sell their products and services. Enter Elevate , LinkedIn’s newest project and their answer to this social sharing problem. What an inventive use of your own product for recruitment purposes!

LinkedIn Is Still No.1 But Only If You Use It Correctly

Sirona Consulting

But for very many recruiters it is a huge untapped resource that is still – unbelievably – not taken as seriously as it should. In my opinion, it is definitely taken for granted across recruitment and HR, yet the data and insights it provides about industries, companies and employees is second to none and often available no where else. After all, for many industries, it is STILL THE DEFAULT online social network that recruiters go to before anything else.

What Recruitment Can Learn From Community Managers

Sirona Consulting

It was actually refreshing to attend, after many years of recruitment conferences! ). The world of recruitment – and more importantly our target audiences, talent – is going through some significant changes. We are seeing workforce demographics change, employee loyalty decline, social media is now mainstream and our adoption of mobile devices is literally changing the way we all work. Here are ten things recruitment could learn from community managers.

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What Recruitment Can Learn From Community Managers

Sirona Consulting

It was actually refreshing to attend, after many years of recruitment conferences! ) The world of recruitment – and more importantly our target audiences, talent – is going through some significant changes. We are seeing workforce demographics change, employee loyalty decline, social media is now mainstream and our adoption of mobile devices is literally changing the way we all work. Social media management is not community management – or is it?

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Social and Mobile: Reaching and Engaging Candidates


Statistics show that social recruiting works - learn more about these staggering stats, as well as strategies that can be used to help you successfully reach and engage candidates via social media, mobile, and SEO platforms.

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Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

But what these stats do show is that, if you want to attract and hire top talent more efficiently, you need to diversify your recruiting strategy and go beyond job postings. Let’s take a look at a few more reasons why a job posting shouldn’t be your sole recruiting tactic: Reason #1: Job Posting Is A Passive Strategy No, I don't mean a strategy that attracts passive candidates. Here are three things you can do that will help improve your recruiting results.

9 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2016

Social Talent

Here’s our comprehensive list of the 9 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2016: 1. What to expect: Great recruitment tips, practices and techniques based on real life experiences. With a career spanning 35 years, Greg is a leader of the global recruitment industry and is a regular keynote speaker at staffing conferences around the world. Greg’s masterclass will be packed with cutting-edge insights for recruiters.

You’d Better Ask Somebody: Why Employee Referrals (Still) Matter in Hiring.

Recruiting Daily

That’s the paradox of social networking; while our updates ostensibly reflect what’s going on in our life, we can no longer lead lives that aren’t largely informed by what happens online, and how our connections will react, no matter how much of a stretch that “friend” moniker might in fact be. On a recent appearance on the Animal radio show, Matt Charney was talking about what constitutes “great” recruiting content.

How To Calculate Your Recruiting ROI

Recruiting Daily

Data Driven Recruiting: A Reality Check. That’s why even the most optimistic outlooks on the positive outcomes data driven recruiting can have must be tempered by the reality that we, as humans, make decisions that no algorithm can model or predict. Even Google still serves up irrelevant responses, which is basically the entire business model upon which SEO & SEM are predicated. How To Calculate Your Recruiting ROI.

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Course TSPK101- Expanding Your Technology Vocabulary For Business Use


Social Networking. Employees are increasingly demanding the use of mobile, cloud and social collaboration at work. If we use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to engage customers as part of our sales strategy are they any compliance risks? What guidelines need to be added to our code of conduct around acceptable usage of social media at work? How should we address anonymous employment reviews on social media sites about our company?

4 (Totally Fixable) Reasons No One’s Visiting Your Career Site


You Have No Inbound Recruiting Channels. It could also include social media, SEO, email marketing, PPC advertising, and many more channels. It takes time to build a strong following on social media, or an email list. Here’s some more info on how to boost career site traffic through SEO. The recruiting team most likely won’t have much control over the redefining the corporate brand, but they can focus on the employer brand.

5 Benefits of Taking a Marketer’s Approach to Your Recruiting Strategy


Best-in-class recruiters know that the talent acquisition process starts long before a candidate lands on the job listing on their website. As a holistic approach , recruitment marketing touches every aspect of your outreach, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Oldie but Goodie: The Future of Corporate Career Sites


On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. Career Sites are no longer (or should no longer) be static job pages linked together by a single homepage but really act as your recruiting hub for engaging and interfacing with candidates about your company and employment opportunities. Every job should have it’s own page that is SEO optimized.

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. It combines elements of both employer branding and recruitment marketing to attract, nurture and convert candidates as well as to retain current employees. Inbound Recruiting Vs. Inbound Marketing – The Great Overlap. Source: HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing Vs. Inbound Recruiting Models.

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How to: Get the Most out of Your LinkedIn Company Page

Social Talent

Take Advantage of LinkedIn’s Solid SEO Strategy. Leverage the fact that LinkedIn has already established a solid SEO strategy and consistently ranks high on Google searches. Ensure to include SEO terms in both the company description and ‘Specialities’ section. Relevant industry news – we dedicate one update a week to what’s going on in the recruitment industry.

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Missed Messages, Dropped Calls: Once Upon A Time In Mobile Recruiting… OK, I know that title’s probably a little cheesy. How many of you recruiters out there actually believe you could get a candidate through the entire application, interviewing, offer and onboarding process using just their smartphones or mobile devices? If you’re not asking for mobile recruiting solutions, you’re asking for trouble.

Drive A Social Community to Stay Connected and Competitive


Recruiting is in many ways a sales function. Social media is one a global platform that could really help recruitment agencies reach their utmost potential. Here’s some tips and tricks for attracting the right candidates on the social media challenge. You’re not only growing your SEO for search credibility, but also getting the brand out that’s attached to the job position. Blog Social Recruiting

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6 Ways to Find Best Fit Talent


Your recruiters do all they can, but the candidates you want just don’t flood your company doors. Use these 6 tips to optimize your job posting and recruiting efforts. Without proper or effective SEO keywords, your chances of finding a qualified candidate pool are slim. Page titles, meta tags, and H1 tags can all be used to increase SEO efficiency. While using words like “mentor” may sound better, “consultant” is a more effective term for SEO purposes.

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Job Aggregators – Fad or Future?


A few months ago I did a presentation to a group of global recruitment professionals on social recruiting tools and sourcing channels. The group comprised of HR leaders and many “seasoned’ Recruiters; some of which had been in the industry for more than 15 years. I have to admit, that with all the traction job aggregators have made over the last 5 years I was surprised that it was still such a mystery to Recruiters.

10 Essential Non-Recruitment Related Blogs All Recruiters Should Follow.

Recruiterly Blog

There are so many recruitment blogs (you are reading one of them) available to the recruitment professional. That’s why this diverse list of non recruitment blogs might prove extremely beneficial to you. Helping you master the dozens of things that go alongside recruiting that most recruitment blogs never touch on. . Regardless of the niche or industry you are working in, marketing is a big part of your job as a recruiter. appeared first on Recruiterly.

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How to market your company to attract top talent


With the need to hire the best talent, companies are competing when it comes to recruiting. Recruitment IS marketing. Over 30 percent of Google searches are related to job hunting , which is exactly why good SEO is important in helping you be seen by the right candidates.

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What Brandon Hall Group’s new report tells us about high-performance Recruitment Marketing


Last week, we shared a new report from Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas on “ Key Components of High-Performance Recruitment Marketing,” available for complimentary download here. The report has been very popular with our community, I think, because talent acquisition leaders are ready to take their Recruitment Marketing strategies to the next level. The report is packed with best practices that modern recruiting organizations can learn from.

6 Free Tools to Help With Your Recruitment Marketing


Love it or hate it, marketing is one of th e core functions of every staffing and recruitment firm but it ’s often the department with the least amount of dedicated resources. . Here’s our list of six powerful (and free) recruitment marketing tools that you can start using today to help your business grow. . Google Analytics – This website analytics power tool is one of your best friends in recruitment marketing.

Top 20 Benefits Of Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Recruit CRM

Benefits of Applicant Tracking System For Agency Recruiters. Every day recruiters are flooded with hundreds of resumes for various jobs advertised. It is virtually impossible for recruiters to scan each resume manually and shortlist them. Recruiter Time-Share Per activity.