5 Benefits of Social Media to the Recruitment System


There are billions of people on social media right now. Social Media Statistics 2021. Before anything else, let’s take a look at social media statistics and the approximate number of users of major applications. The role of social media has evolved.

The Top 20 Social Media Job Titles [by Popularity]


What are the optimal social media job titles? I asked my team to help me analyze which social media titles work best. The 20 Most Searched-For Social Media Titles — A pie chart of the top 20 social media positions that candidates search for on Google.


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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. All you need to do is fill out your details on the form below and click ‘Submit’: The post 19 Deadly Social Media Sins Every Recruiter Needs to STOP Committing (FREE Download) appeared first on Social Talent.

Using Social Media to Recruit Candidates and Develop Clients

NPA Worldwide

I had an opportunity recently to listen to a webinar by Tony Restell with Social Hire , called How to Acquire Candidates & Clients with the Right Social Media Strategy. If you aren’t familiar with Tony and the team at Social Hire, it’s worth following them on social media. We hear from our members regularly that they aren’t sure that using social media to recruit candidates can be effective. Social Media for Recruiter

Recruitment Marketing – Social Media Stats that will drive your strategy in 2020

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest contribution is from Amanda Davies, a marketing consultant and business coach with Green Umbrella Marketing – a recognized brand known within the recruitment industry for providing social media management services, coaching, design and online marketing strategies.

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 media recruiting trends.

How to find Social Media Specialists with Boolean search strings


Use Boolean logic in Google to find resumes and profiles of Social Media Specialists. Modify them to recruit professionals who can build effective social media strategies to engage your audience. Generic search string to find Social Media Specialists. social media specialist” OR “social media marketer”), to cover variations of the same job title. Searching for profiles of Social Media Specialists.

4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

Social Matters. To stand out and appeal to candidates, it’s imperative that you’re making best use of your social platforms. Social media offers numerous opportunities to network, whilst also allowing you to distribute the content you create on a wider scale. Using social geolocation tools is great for these efforts. From my perspective, additionally, I see social recruiting as being so much broader. Source: The Undercover Recruiter.

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8 SEO Tips to Make your Job Posting Searchable


The answer is simple: SEO for job posting. Whether you are individually posting on job boards or streamlining the process with an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) , SEO will help your job openings comes up higher in search results. Here at Recruitee, we have helped our users attract more candidates by making their job openings searchable with SEO. Have you posted a vacancy stating that you are looking for a “Blogging Superstar” or a “Social Media Wizard”?

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How to find SEO Managers with Boolean search strings


When hiring SEO managers, using Boolean search logic in Google can help you find resumes and profiles. Modify them to recruit for skilled SEO managers or specialists who can oversee your website optimization efforts. Create a Boolean search string for SEO managers around terms like: -job -jobs -sample -examples , to avoid irrelevant results. (“SEO SEO manager” OR “SEO strategist”) , to cover similar job titles. Searching for profiles of SEO managers.

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The Ultimate Recruiters Guide to Using Social Media to Source Candidates in 2019

Recruiterly Blog

When it comes to sourcing candidates and finding the best fit for your business, there’s one place you can’t ignore: social media. adults on Facebook and 3.196 billion people using social media in general – that place is on the social networks. That said, using social media to source candidates is no easy task, and – like with any recruitment strategy – it can be easy to get off course. Why Social Media.

How To Build A High-Performance Sourcing Department – Part 5 Leading by Example

ERE SourceCon

Sourcing requires a skill set that includes expertise in a variety of areas; such as cold calling, SEO, branding, social media and technology. Although sourcing requires this varied skill set, all too often, sourcing functions are led by recruitment or human resource professionals who lack core sourcing skills. The problem with outsiders managing a sourcing team is that they are not able to lead by example.

5 things to cover when interviewing a social media candidate

Recruiting Blogs

Thinking of employing an in-house social media assistant for your business? With social media becoming an ever growing source of lead generation for businesses, many companies now have their own in-house social media mangers. The social media content produced in-house is often of a higher quality and more personal than posts produced by an outsourced agency. What would be your goals when taking on a new social media account? .

4 Fun and Festive Sourcing News Stories – 22 December 2014

Social Talent

SEO/ SEM marketing. Yes, December 2012 was the last time Instagram updated their filter list with the introduction of Mayfair and Willow, but last week, the social network added not one but five new filters to it’s collection, rounding out the number of filters to an even 24. The post 4 Fun and Festive Sourcing News Stories – 22 December 2014 appeared first on Social Talent. Funny LinkedIn Mobile Social Media instagram job site

Source Smarter Not Harder With Marketing

Fistful of Talent

Put employer branding aside for a moment and start thinking about the lead generation expertise of your marketing department as a sourcing opportunity for you, if done correctly. I’ll admit that I was being selfish when we partnered with our Digital/SEO Manager. Our recruiting team was running lean and time to source had become an issue; we needed support and a Sourcer. We’re not just talking about Social Media: cast a wide net.

How to Build a Personal Brand as a Recruiter


Online marketing and social media are great ways to quickly connect with others within your field. . Well, my best advice would be to focus on building your personal brand on social media. I wanted to build an audience around talent sourcing. How to Source on iCIMS.

4 Simple Ways To Effectively Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

Social Matters. To stand out and appeal to candidates, it’s imperative that you’re making best use of your social platforms. Social media offers numerous opportunities to network, whilst also allowing you to distribute the content you create on a wider scale. Using social geolocation tools is great for these efforts. From my perspective, additionally, I see social recruiting as being so much broader. Source: The Undercover Recruiter.

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Mobile Recruiting: Why Recruiters Should Care About The Google Algorithm Change

Recruiting Daily

We see this time and time again with the rise of job aggregator apps, social media, and video usage among recruiters. Blog Posts Hiring HR & Recruiting Technology Recruiting Recruiting News Recruiting Products Recruiting Tips Social Media and Recruiting Tools Sourcing and Screening candidate experience Google hr technology icims mobile recruiting seo susan vitale Tools When was the last time you used your phone to search the web?

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


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. A content-sharing plan addresses all the ways you can get your content in front of your target audiences, and it can include email, SEO, social media, pay-per-click advertising, and leveraging influencers. When you think of social networks and recruiting, you probably think of LinkedIn.

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.

7 Essential Twitter Feeds For Recruiters

Social Talent

A social media recruitment trainer and Keynote speaker, Katrina Collier tweets about everything from events and Ted talks to her own articles on such topics as ‘Are Facebook reviews damaging your hiring? If you’re keen to find the most interesting articles from a host of sources including New Statesman and HR tech world, look no further. Frequent posts everyday pack with useful information and great insights into the world of recruitment and social selling!

A Recruiter’s Guide to Building a Strong LinkedIn Network

Social Talent

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. A robust LinkedIn network boosts your SEO results. “Always be sourcing” as Stacy Donovan Zapar (the most connected woman on LinkedIn) says. Every person you know, has potential to be beneficial to your sourcing strategy.

Hireology Product Update: Sourcing Suite Enhancements


Here’s an overview the latest updates: Hireology’s Sourcing Suite. We recently rolled out our Sourcing Suite, which helps all customers optimize applicant sourcing spend and drive quality applicants to open roles. Below, we’ve outlined the key components of our Sourcing Suite and the latest enhancements. Applicant Engine has driven two times more quality candidates and a 30% cost savings compared to traditional sources.

Why you don’t need a social media strategy for your employer brand

Recruiting Blogs

Yes, that’s right, I don’t think you need to worry about a social media strategy for your employer brand…but more on that in a second. A few years after that, I started learning about SEO. However, when you start hearing about EVPs, candidate journeys, mobile friendly career pages, content, social media, etc….it Is social dead? This tells me that it’s hard to capture value via social for your employer branding efforts. Blasphemy!

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Sourcing marketing candidates email


Use targeted Boolean search strings to source qualified candidates for specific marketing roles, like SEO Managers and Social Media Specialists. Try to network with them on social platforms, including Facebook groups , Slack and Twitter. For European candidates, please refer to guidance on using social media for recruiting and collecting candidate information as per the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Sourcing candidates?

Executing a Digital Content Strategy for Recruitment

Recruiting Daily Advisor

When trying to source the best candidates for a role, recruiters sometimes forget that a well-planned content strategy can make their job a lot easier for them. Source: TypoARTBS / shutterstock. One of the key aspects of any successful marketing strategy is positioning your business as a trusted source of advice and knowledge. This is a significant cost, especially when you consider that job boards may not always be an effective way to source top talent. On-site SEO.

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

Social Talent

According to Adler, the key to sourcing is understanding the candidate. In fact, they’re more likely to use online job boards, company career web pages, and social media to hear about a new job opportunity, compared to other generations. Use online resources, such as your career web page and social media accounts to provide information about your company and its culture. SEO Manager. Social Media Manager.

Hireology Releases Sourcing Suite at NADA 2017, Empowering Dealers to Build Their Best Teams


Hireology is excited to announce its latest product update, a Sourcing Suite to help dealerships optimize applicant sourcing spend and drive quality applicants to open roles. The Sourcing Suite includes Hireology’s Applicant Engine and Career Site offerings, both of which are immediately available to Hireology’s 1,600 retail automotive customers and any organization looking to implement the Hireology platform.

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. Give points for every activity someone can do to refer an employee – social sharing, sending an e-mail, sending a resume, that sort of thing.

Hiring, Solved: Why Every Sourcer Should Be Using A Recruiting CRM

Recruiting Daily

In recruiting, most of the focus and fixation on tools happens before candidates even enter these systems, which is why so many vendors focus on sourcing related stuff like SEO/SEM, semantic search, profile aggregation, talent communities and a bunch of other buzzwords that are more meaningless to most of us than your average Boolean String. It’s rare that CRM and sourcing are discussed in tandem, but they’re both integral parts of a successful recruiting strategy.

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The Surprising Way to Increase Careers Site Traffic

Rally Recruitment Marketing

What about social media? That authority coupled with questions candidates were already asking through search engines has helped us use SEO to drive traffic to our careers site and increase our reach, when they were seeking information.

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5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2015

Social Talent

2015 with was choc-a-block with lessons to be learned, tips to take note of and techniques to be applied to how we go about sourcing and recruiting in 2016, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of them: 1. Social Networks are going niche and private. Along with other visually based social media channels like Instagram, SnapChat is slowly but surely becoming an incredible vehicle on which to present and show off your employer brand to potential candidates.

HR Technology: One Platform To Rule Them All, One Platform To Find Them.

Recruiting Daily

Still, nearly 40% of employers still say that they’re unable to have accurate enough source of hire data to do their jobs effectively, which you’d think they’d figure out before they started investing in heavy duty enterprise analytics solutions. The ability to simultaneously compare job posting performance and efficacy across all sources is imperative for maximizing and optimizing recruitment spend.

The Best Source of Contractors You NEVER Knew About

Social Talent

Bathed under the California sun, in a place they call Mountain View, lies the headquarters of the best source of freelance contractors you never knew about and that you’d LOVE to start talking to! And it’s just become the newest addition to our one-stop sourcing tool, SourceHub. Why is it the best source of contractors? Sign up for SourceHub for FREE today and start sourcing top notch contractors immediately! Ssssh!

Oldie but Goodie: Source of Hire & Candidate Touchpoints


Two weeks ago (2011) I wrote a post on accurately measuring “Source to Hire” through your ATS & job distribution technology and received the following interesting comment from Master Burnett: There is rarely a single source of hire in today’s hyper connected reality. Single source of application maybe. A single source of hire is unrealistic in today’s recruiting environment. Source to Hire OR Source of Application? Social Networks.

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. Top Infographics in April: How Social Media Photos Affect Your Job Search (Infographic). Enter Elevate , LinkedIn’s newest project and their answer to this social sharing problem.

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. Social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram offer recruiters a huge opportunity to connect with passive candidates – many of whom would never be found through traditional sources. Social Media for Recruiters social recruiting

The Week That Was in Recruiting: HR Technology Conference Edition

Recruiting Daily

Other than the SEO play from the headline, and of course this lone mention, this is going to be the one post you read this week that’s not going to mention the HR Technology Conference (that’s called keyword baiting, by the way). Sourcing Monster? Better than sourcing LinkedIn? Yep – you heard that right, as one staffing agency is taking this unique approach to sourcing. Last, but not least, my selection for my favorite social update this week.

Global Recruitment Brand Dragged into the Gutter

The Whiteboard

As highlighted by Clennett, Michael Page’s SEO has gone to s**t, at least in Australia, with this story leapfrogging their actual website on Google. The days of *views are my own* will soon be obsolete as the lines between work, play, social media, and real life rapidly erode. Happy Friday everyone, and go easy on the source this weekend. Employment Human Resources Recruitment Agency PR Recruiter Ross Clennett Social Media

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The Recruiter’s Guide to Digital Marketing.

Recruiting Daily

There’s little warm-up involved anymore, since candidate information has become completely commoditized due to a spate of new sourcing tools and talent technologies that give us so much information about candidates without our actually having to put in a whole lot of effort. The downside of direct sourcing is you never know what you’re going to find, and sometimes, it ruins everything. Cleaning Up With Social Media.

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