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.

What Does an Award-Winning Careers Social Media Presence Look Like?

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In this year’s Jobvite Job Seeker Nation Report , 33% of candidates said they get their information about a company’s culture through the employer’s social media accounts. But what does that mean for your Recruitment Marketing strategy? Sign up for our recruitment event”.

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How to Use Social Media as a Powerful Recruiting Tool

JazzHR

Social media has proven to be an effective tool for marketers and advertisers to reach consumers. The lessons learned through these campaigns can translate directly to the recruitment process. The challenge is determining which social channels produce the most engagement and which tactics resonate best with relevant job seekers. Here are some ways to use social media to its fullest potential as you source candidates: Use live video to host Q&A sessions.

A Sourcer’s Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media

ERE SourceCon

Social recruiting in the past few years has become a force to be reckoned with. From the tools that help source and to the types of information that are collected social media has become an integral part of a recruiter’s life. Understanding the good, the bad, and the ugly of social recruitment helps explain the depths of a recruiter’s love/hate relationship with social media.

Four Tips for Social Recruiting and Sourcing

Talemetry

Social recruiting, specifically sourcing from social media outlets, is getting tougher every year. LinkedIn has effectively locked their platform down to the point that it's easier to get a recruiter license than hack it with Google and a good command of Boolean search. And the price of recruiting licenses continues to climb. social media sourcing

5 ways to measure social media ROI as a recruiter

RecruitmentJuice

It’s all too easy to believe that the number of followers or ‘likes’ are an accurate barometer of how successful social media activity is. Of course, these are not referred to as ‘vanity metrics’ without reason – and for HR and recruiters the numbers are largely irrelevant. As employers and recruiters have come around to embracing the potential that social offers, so too comes an increased pressure to measure ROI.

Should Social Media Recruiting Be Your Strategy in Recruitment?

RChilli

Nowadays, social media has become an integral part of our everyday life across all generations and organizations. Social media is not solely used as a communication channel, but in this era, it is the source of reaching out to a large audience from a business perspective as well.

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.

Recruiters and Their Social Media Fails

The Whiteboard

Like many of you recruiters out there, things are pretty busy for me right now. Add to that the couple of events we hosted last week for our vRPO recruiters and the quarterly #RicePowWow and I think I have a fair enough excuse… Excuse for what? My recent social media fails. The other social media fail was actually with you Whiteboard readers, and more specifically those of you with the incomparable depths of courage to actually post comments on here.

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.

The Big Cost of Social Recruiting Inaction

Dice

If you’ve been avoiding the use of social media in your recruiting, the potential impact on your hunt for top tech candidates is simple to explain: By limiting your exposure to the most talented technical talent, you’re hampering your chance to provide hiring managers with a high-quality set of candidates to consider. It’s true that social media engagement gone wrong can be a time-suck. based recruiter WinterWyman. “I’m

How to Make Social Media Work for Your Recruiting Process

ExactHire Recruiting

These days, social media is about the best way for job seekers to see what’s out there and for hiring managers to find job seekers. Leveraging the community that social media sites provide can be an extremely effective way to source talent. Everyday interaction on social media will be required to stay “current” as well. Don’t make your social media presence all about you. Write [on Social Media].

Social Media For Employer Branding: 7 Tips To Promote Your Employer Brand On LinkedIn

Proactive Talent

With more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories, LinkedIn is no doubt one of the world’s largest social and professional networking sites, making it a great talent attraction channel to add to your recruitment marketing machine. Another best practice I’ve seen many companies do is encouraging employees to add links to the company’s careers site, employer brand content, such as recruiting videos , to their LinkedIn profiles.

The mistake MOST recruiters make when it comes to social media

RecruitmentJuice

The important place that social media has within recruitment is now pretty well documented. Social media has proven itself to be highly effective in generating leads and attracting talent, particularly passive candidates. And, of course, those candidates — wherever they might be — now have an expectation that recruiters will use social media. We’re not disputing its strengths and it can be a great way of sourcing candidates.

6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins

Dice

Although measuring rising followers and engagement scores is a first step when getting into social recruiting, a recent survey by Gallup found that these soft metrics can prove misleading. As your social recruiting programs mature, it’s important to dig a little deeper to see how your efforts are impacting your business goals. Sources of Influence. Recruiters have historically tracked source-of-hire to identity and focus on the most fruitful sources of talent.

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?

what is social recruiting, and how to do it #likeaboss?

RChilli

Recruitment has drastically changed in the past decade. Undoubtedly, social media has become an increasingly essential tool for sourcing and recruiting job candidates. Even this practice got its buzzword- "Social Recruiting.".

Talent Attraction: What it is and Things to Think About

Proactive Talent

The means and tactics of attraction vary and include, but are not limited to, employer branding , recruitment marketing , organizational culture , compensation and benefits.

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.”

The Worst Social Media Habits Recruiters Need to Kick

FireFish Software

Even if you're already successfully recruiting candidates on social media - are you practicing these habits that could be getting in the way of you achieving even better results? Kick these common social media habits from your daily routine to see a notable improvement in your social interaction, and make more placements as a result. Recruitment Social Recruitment Sourcing

5 Great Statistics that Prove How Social Media Recruitment Helps Businesses

Manatal

The purpose of social media, as the name suggests, was to allow people to interact with each other online. However, it’s also proving to intertwine with recruitment and these statistics will show you why it’s okay for the business. The Power of Social Media.

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

JazzHR

With unemployment at its lowest point in years, employers are being forced to get increasingly creative when it comes to finding and recruiting candidates. Fortunately, the digital age has provided no shortage of channels for sourcing candidates, which include a whole host of competing job sites, as well as an ever-expanding list of social media platforms. Professional networking and social media sites.

Top 5 Social Recruiting Tools

Proactive Talent

Last week we showed our readers how to build a successful recruiting strategy , but with any good strategy you need the perfect set of tools in order to hit deliverables and obtain results. Social recruiting could be - and sometimes is - a job in and of itself because of its constant evolution. Recruiters understand the importance of leveraging social media but they’re also busy. It’s also a great social listening tool. Recruiting Optimization

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 Trends You Need to Try Today

Contract Recruiter

When you need qualified candidates, you’re not limited to LinkedIn for social media recruiting. Look at other social media avenues to apply to your recruiting strategy to expand your reach, improve your hiring success, and speed your time to hire, all while building employer brand and engaging candidates and employees. These are the top five social media recruiting trends to amplify your recruiting strategy and create a competitive edge.

How I Wrote My New Book – Social Media Recruitment

Sirona Consulting

After fourteen months in the making, my latest project – my new book, Social Media Recruitment – is now published*. What is even better is that Social Media Recruitment is already a No.1 The early reviews weren’t bad either ( here are just three) … ‘The definitive guide to social media recruitment. Hassanah Rudd, Australia Recruitment Manager, Fletcher Building. ‘It’s

7 Social Recruitment Myths and Why They’re Not Actually True

Social Talent

Social recruitment first emerged around a decade ago and has been gaining quickly importance ever since. It is the intersection between social media and recruitment – allowing companies to utilize data, which potential employees share online. Moreover, companies often create their own social media profiles which are focused on recruitment. Almost all recruiters nowadays employ it, albeit to a different extent.

Social Recruitment Is Losing Its Way

The Whiteboard

The talk from Jacqui Wall from Umbrella on building resilience in recruitment is certainly coming in handy with the somewhat fragile nature of me and my team this morning. It came from someone who, over the past few years, has built an increasingly public profile around various social media channels and recruitment marketing. He told me that Twitter was a waste of time for recruitment. Does social still work for you?

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is. Nor does it factor in recruiting costs like recruitment advertising or agency fees, which add an additional 11 grand or so, on average, to the cost of backfilling an exempt employee. Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success.

What Has Become of Social Recruiting?

The Whiteboard

His exasperation with social media is something surfacing more and more in our own recruitment circles too. In-house recruiter Rachel Kemp has admitted to tuning out of LinkedIn , while HR dude Richard Westney has questioned the impact and cut-through of blogging now social media is seemingly reaching saturation point. So yes, social media fatigue is creeping in, but don’t let it bother you.

How Will ATS’ Improve Social Media Hiring in 2020?

ApplicantStack

Social media hiring is growing in importance. Want to improve social media hiring in 2020? Social media has changed recruitment significantly—in a relatively short period of time. Many HR professionals don’t understand how an applicant tracking system supports social media recruiting. ATS’ were introduced before social media. Some regard social media as an afterthought.

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 much is “social recruiting” really happening?

Recruiting Daily

The idea of ‘social recruiting’ — the concept whereby hiring managers, HR types, and others look at your social media profiles as a way to (a) find you or (b) move you along in a job search — has been in the business media for a while now. Blog Posts Featured News hiring LinkedIn Recruiting Social Media social recruiting Sourcing

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

5 Key Metrics to Track for Social Recruiting Success

Proactive Talent

If you’re recruiting in 2017, there’s no doubt that social media is part of your plan. There’s really no way around it, whether you are actively sourcing and recruiting through unique social networks, or simply using an auto-share option to post job openings to more common social sites. Either way, nearly every company is using social recruiting in one way or another, and it’s going to become an even bigger focus with each passing year.

What Range Of Social Media Tools Do You Use? Here Is My Toolbox

Sirona Consulting

So in the spirit of transparency, and to answer the question I am always getting asked, I have shared all the tools and social media platforms that I use to make my daily social media working life as efficient as possible. This could be social media, it could be name checks or links shared on other blogs. Social Media Dashboard Hootsuite : I have tried the alternatives like Tweetdeck, Falcon and Sprout Social but Hootsuite is my favourite.

Job advertising on social media with Workable

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.

5 Social Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Glassdoor for Employers

Social media has had a massive impact on almost every aspect of business — and recruiting is no exception. Today’s candidates use social media to find their future employers, and as a result, recruiters have embraced platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook as valuable recruiting channels. Consider these statistics : 80% of employers say social recruiting helps them find passive candidates.

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?