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.

Why You Should Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media

Recruitics

One such development in the space that has captivated recruiters is the use of social media in talent acquisition. When people think of social media as a recruitment tool, they immediately think of LinkedIn or Glassdoor. True, both are in the social media family and are primarily targeted at the jobs space; however, social media provides many more channels to recruiters than the two listed above.

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8 Reasons To Start Using Social Media Recruiting Strategy

Talview

Social media is most often used by organizations to promote their products, show-off company culture, and/or present themselves and their brand, in the best light. Recruitment Strategy recruitment social media recruiting

Hitting the Right Note on Social Media

The Staffing Stream

These are certainly unprecedented times, and now more than ever, people will be turning to social media for some form of support. Here are a few tips for making sure you hit the right note on social media. Covid-19 Social media Staffing

Social Media As An Asset

SmartSearch

Social is the great ice breaker. The world of social media has changed immensely over the past 10 years. Social media is a what ? Initially, many people were befuddled with social, so it got a bad rap as a waste of time. were not highly received, however over time, people learned and adjusted their POV to socially interact in more meaningful ways. In the scheme of things, social is still a relatively new medium and undergoing immense evaluation.

Why Your HR Lady Hates Social Media.

Recruiting Daily

That sort of insolence, of course, is why performance improvement programs were created, thank goodness, but even with decades of distance, Jan still hasn’t fully forgotten the nerve frazzling trauma that memo caused all those years ago when she was just starting out as a 25 year old HR manager, challenging her steely resolve and everything she’d learned while studying for her SPHR (back when that acronym actually meant something). Some Social HR Straight Talk.

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.

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Social Media and Employee Onboarding: 3 Keys for Success. It is, after all, a very good place to start, particularly since so many companies seem not yet to have started doing even the simple stuff when it comes to leveraging social media for onboarding. Because when it’s used as a professional network and not a job board posing behind some basic social functionalities, turns out LinkedIn is actually not half bad.

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.

The importance of social media and employer brand in the transition to a post-COVID-19 world

Stories Incorporated

Social media and employer brand have an important relationship during, and in the transition out of, the COVID-19 pandemic. We don’t know exactly how long the phases of social distancing will be in place. Social media and employer brand are interconnected for your audiences.

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. A must-read for those new to social recruiting, but with plenty of great content for those who are already social too.’

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

JazzHR

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. Among the most traditional, and often most effective, methods of sourcing candidates is the old-fashioned approach of looking inward. Professional networking and social media sites. The post What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

How To Market Your Recruitment Business on Social Media

Social-Hire

This post is the next in our series of articles showing how SMEs are able to get tangible business results, in this instance from implementing the right social media strategy for recruitment agencies. Social media marketing is a particularly profitable activity in the recruitment industry because a new client win can bring many years of additional assignments to work on. The Basics of How To Market Your Recruitment Business on Social Media.

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. 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.

5 Recruitment Takeaways From the State of Social Media 2015

Social Talent

MDG Advertising have just released their “ State of the Internet 2015 ” infographic, and it’s jam-packed with findings surrounding social media and it’s usage in 2015. Well, it reveals a number of interesting stats surrounding the usage of social media by people the world over (read: job seekers the world over) that you can use to inform and advise how you use social media in your recruiting efforts. Social-Hire.com see an opportunity.

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.

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. A must-read for those new to social recruiting, but with plenty of great content for those who are already social too.’

Which Social Media Network To Include In Your Recruitment Strategies?

Recruiting Blogs

Social media recruitment is required nowadays and it’s perfect to find out star candidates. 73% of millennials have found their last job on social media. What do you mean by social media recruiting & does it really help? Source: Business 2 Community.

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects

Recruiting Blogs

Social media has been a world-changing phenomenon. However, the last 10 years have seen a huge spike in both users of social media and reasons for using it. . In 2019, there were 3.486 billion active users on social media , equating to nearly half of the entire population having a social media presence. Studies have shown that this image can affect your job prospects when potential employees conduct a background check. Sources

The Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

Social Talent

You’ve made the decision to include content as part of your social recruiting efforts and we salute you for it. Quicksprout have scoured various research studies conducted by several social media authorities and put together this pocket-sized infographic to help you get your content to the right people, in the right place and at the right time: Source: Quicksprout.com. Let me first say, well done.

5 Uplifting and Inspirational Sourcing News Stories – 18th May 2015

Social Talent

While Facebook introduced more robust search functionality in 2013 with the release of Graph Search, its functionality is extremely limited compared to the potential in the social graph data behind it – as we recruiters well know! Over the weekend, T echCrunch reported that Facebook is working on a new use for its social graph data, which will allow users to search for links to articles directly from Facebook’s mobile app.

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.

Corporate Social Media Gets Engaged

Jobvite

The Burson-Marsteller 2011 Global Social Media Check-up recently became available; this study quantifies how the Fortune Global 100 use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and corporate blogs. Sourcing and Nurturing hr socialrecruitingTake a look at the full report for all the … Continued.

Corporate Social Media Gets Engaged

Jobvite

The Burson-Marsteller 2011 Global Social Media Check-up recently became available; this study quantifies how the Fortune Global 100 use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and corporate blogs. Take a look at the full report for all the trends including: A six percent increase in the number of companies using at least one social media platform. Burson-Marsteller 2011 Global Social Media Checkup. And fortunately, social media is a great equalizer.

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.

Social Media Isn’t Just How You Find Passive Candidates — It’s Where You Engage Them

SkillSurvey

Consider these social media strategies to influence job seekers and build referrals: Facebook is fertile ground for job seekers—67% of those who used social media to find their most recent job used Facebook according to Jobvite’s Job Seeker Nation Study 2016. Regardless of the social media platform you’re using, remember to ask candidates to follow or like you. Hiring and Recruiting all industries sourcing passive candidates

How Hootsuite Hires: A Social Recruiting Success Story

Recruiting Daily

Hootsuite , a high growth, high tech employer based in Vancouver has emerged as one of the most widely used social business platforms on the market. Its enterprise social monitoring and publishing tools have fueled the company’s explosive growth from bootstrap to big brand, from start-up to social success story. We’re talking dozens and dozens of really specialized, really skilled and hard to source hires from all over the world. In social media.

How to Write a LinkedIn Profile for Outreach Success

RecruitmentJuice

LinkedIn is currently ranked among the top most popular and most used social media channels. Image Source. Image Source. . Image Source. Image Source. Image Source. . Image Source. . If you would like to show the LinkedIn community that you never ceased with your studies, always write down information regarding workshops, seminars and any extra courses that you’ve been doing.

Top 4 Considerations for Hiring in the UAE

Social Talent

Sourcing in the UAE has never been more significant than right now. With the Dubai Expo 2020 expected to create more than 200,000 jobs across various sectors and nearly half of Middle East firms planning to hire for new posts ahead of the event, the need to source local and international talent is at the top of the agenda for recruiters. Consideration #1: Social Network Optimization. Make sure that the company ethos sets the tone for what will be posted on social media.

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Candidate Sourcing Efforts

Recruiting Daily Advisor

You probably already know that if you’re not sourcing candidates, you’re missing out on discovering top talent for your company. Source: Aniwhite / Shutterstock. Leverage Social Media to Find Active and Passive Candidates. This happens for your sourced candidates, too.

The 2019 HR Media Study: Hot Topics + Key Insights

Yello

Yello’s 2019 HR Media Study is a comprehensive look at seven leading HR publications: HR Dive , Recruiting Daily , SHRM , NACE , TLNT , ERE , and Human Resource Executive. Here’s what we learned: Top 3 takeaways from the 2019 HR Media Study: The most popular discussion topics include recruitment strategies, HR technology, HR leadership, and diversity and inclusion. . Studies and research make up a large majority of HR articles today.

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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.

Identifying Free Online Training

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Den Rise / Shutterstock. Social Media. Social media channels like Facebook and LinkedIn are great places to look for free training offered by organizations or individuals looking to share their knowledge.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Stories the Recruitment Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 24th August 2015

Social Talent

Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring to learn about their social media habits. LinkedIn was the only social media platform studied that actually saw its user base decrease slightly from 2014 to 2015: Facebook, of course, remains far and away the most widely-used social media platform.

How Hootsuite Hires: A Social Recruiting Success Story

Recruiting Daily

Hootsuite , a high growth, high tech employer based in Vancouver has emerged as one of the most widely used social business platforms on the market. Its enterprise social monitoring and publishing tools have fueled the company’s explosive growth from bootstrap to big brand, from start-up to social success story. We’re talking dozens and dozens of really specialized, really skilled and hard to source hires from all over the world. In social media.

The Startup Hiring Guide: Hiring for rapid growth from 5 to 50

Workable

Sourcing 101: Passive candidates. There’s more to social media hiring than just tweeting your jobs. Everything you do or say on social media is building your brand. Use blogging, social media and public conversations to keep speaking to your ideal future hires.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

The study finds that active searchers aren’t necessarily unhappy with their jobs — nearly half said they were satisfied, while 20% said they were neither satisfied nor unsatisfied. 61% checked “social professional networks” (LinkedIn’s generic term for itself). What this means for you: Social media is now officially as important as job boards when it comes to recruiting, so you need both a presence on and a strategy for social talent acquisition.

How to source candidates: An FAQ guide

Workable

Good candidate sourcing helps companies proactively find and hire qualified people. Here, we answer frequently asked questions about candidate sourcing to help you build strategies to attract active and passive candidates. What is sourcing? What is the difference between sourcing and recruiting? How does sourcing affect recruiting? What is a Sourcing Specialist? What is social sourcing? What are the best methods for sourcing candidates?

You’ll Be Amazed What HR and Recruitment Can Achieve When They Work Together!

Social Talent

In fact, a study by McKinsey highlights this point when it notes that by 2020 there will be a demand for 166 million to 168 million high-skill workers and a supply of only 150 million high-skill workers. The 2016 Recruiter & Employer Sentiment Study notes that recruiters say that lengthy hiring practices as well as the difficulty in finding suitable talent were two of the key things keeping managers from hiring. appeared first on Social Talent.

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Case Study: Hireology Drives Quality Applicants and Cost Savings for Home Health Care Businesses

Hireology

Applicant Engine sources applicants across various job boards, niche employment networks, local classifieds and social media automatically – saving time that would have otherwise been spent managing expensive one-off job boards. We recently pulled together a case study featuring several key metrics. Some highlights include: 2.49x more quality applicants sourced with Applicant Engine compared to traditional job boards.

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