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.

Solve These 7 Tough Social Media Ad Challenges

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Paid social media ads can be a great opportunity for recruitment marketers to increase employer brand awareness and build qualified talent pipelines. But we all know social media advertising can be super challenging! How and why to A/B test your Twitter ads.

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Employee Policies for Social Media

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The rapid emergence of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and others means that virtually anyone can have a platform to share his or her views with the world in their rawest form. Source: CLS Digital Arts / shutterstock.

Solve These 7 Tough Social Media Ad Challenges

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Paid social media ads can be a great opportunity for recruitment marketers to increase employer brand awareness and build qualified talent pipelines. But we all know social media advertising can be super challenging! How and why to A/B test your Twitter ads.

Social Media Recruiting Strategies

Crelate

Increasingly, on social media. How Is Social Media Used in Recruiting? According to The Muse , 92% of companies are using social media platforms to recruit. There are two very different ways to reach job candidates via social media.

How Social Media Fits Into Recruitment Marketing

Valuehire

Ask around and see if you’re able to locate just one person who doesn’t have a single social media account. We’re willing to bet you will either find no one or the odd person who doesn’t require social media to forward his/her career. Here’s a challenge for you.

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.

Tips for Policing Employee Social Media as Elections Near

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Guzaliia Filimonova / iStock / Getty Images. So, what’s an employer to do when an employee likes or shares an inflammatory article on Facebook or uses his 280 characters on Twitter to start a battle with a local government candidate? Social Media Policy.

Tips for Dealing with Employees’ Abusive Social Media Posts

Recruiting Daily Advisor

billon people expressing themselves on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok, employers have to ask themselves some important questions. Can you legally fire them for posting something on their personal social media accounts?

9 Steps To Clean Up Your Social Media Image

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

What may not be as top-of-mind is your social media presence. According to a CareerBuilder survey , 70 percent of employers actively investigate social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to screen candidates during the hiring process.

Social Media Are Recruiters’ Strongest Allies When Attracting Top Talent

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Chinnapong / shutterstock. If organizations want to attract top-level talent, social media should be their initial and primary destination. Here are three important ways social media could and should be leveraged to successfully navigate this new era of recruitment.

What Are Jobseekers Hiding on Social Media?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

If you’re using social media to recruit jobseekers, be warned that these potential employees may be hiding things from you in order to seem like the ideal candidate. Source: enjoy your life / Shutterstock. According to a new survey conducted by employment screening agency JDP , 43% of jobseekers enable privacy settings to keep material hidden from current employers and future social media screenings. Best Practices for Social Media Screening. “If

Recruiters and Their Social Media Fails

The Whiteboard

My recent social media fails. I’m not grumpy about being a year older (as Ricky Gervais said in The Office, “we’re both in our thirties”…well that’s me), but I refuse to respond to messages from people who have merely been prompted by a social media network that they should do something. And don’t even get me started on Twitter telling that three of the people I follow have just started following so-and-so.

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].

Unique Tools to Boost Your Social Media Sourcing

Pragna Technologies

We live in a connected world and with the advancement of technology in terms of social media it will more connected tomorrow. Social media is a valuable platform for any recruiter that acts as a wide source of information.

Should Your Business Screen Employees Using Social Media?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Social media not only is a revolutionary communication tool but also offers several advantages to businesses. Source: Who is Danny / Shutterstock. But on social media, people tend to show their true colors. Pros and Cons of Social Media Screening.

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.”

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. Social media networks are perfect for reaching candidates who aren’t actively looking for a job. With social media, candidates can have instant access.

Social Media: Is it more powerful than ever?

Teamtailor

Social media is a powerhouse tool in the midst of distancing and isolation, and feeling isolated or being in a situation such as this can be a hard thing to process psychologically. Examples being Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Reddit. Social Animals.

5 Essential Tips for Mastering Candidate Sourcing on Social Media

Spark Hire

Over the past decade, social media has permeated all aspects of our lives. And as a staffing professional, you know that candidate sourcing is no different. Social media can be your most useful candidate sourcing tool if you understand how to use it effectively. Knowing how to optimally find, research, and engage with candidates on social media will make your job (and life) easier. It’s not easy to find passive candidates on social media.

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. The Power of Social Media. You would see them everywhere on social media: online selling, advertisements, sponsored posts, influencer posts, and more.

How to Leverage Social Media for Healthcare Recruitment

Hospital Recruiting

With all the buzz about social and professional networking sites, healthcare providers wonder if there’s any value in leveraging them to recruit staff. Some statistics put almost 80% of Americans with some form of social media presence, whether personal or professional.

How to Check a Potential Candidate?s Social Media Account?

CakeHR

Privacy advocates think snooping around someone’s social media account is like reading someone’s private letters or personal diary. Social Media Laws have been enacted to restrict the employers’ access to an applicant’s or an employee’s accounts. In this article, we will discuss: How the social thumbprint of a potential candidate influences the hiring decisions of potential employers? Legal aspects of screening a job applicant through social media.

5 Benefits of Social Media to the Recruitment System

Manatal

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]

Ongig

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.

What Is The Role Of Social Media In Influencing Job Searches?

Valuehire

In the year 2019, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who has never heard of Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Even if a person isn’t completely familiar with all three of those huge social media platforms, he/she is bound to use at least one of them. It’s no surprise that employers all over Canada have utilized social media to look further into the candidates who apply for their available job positions. Social media will tell you.

5 Tools For Effective Employer-Brand Content on Social Media

JazzHR

Yet, social media representation of an employer brand is something a company or organization can control. Why Social Media Matter for Employer Brand? Currently, social media are the most used channel to view the company. Source [link].

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. So offer social media trainings to help your employees build their personal brand and educate them on how they can contribute to your employer branding efforts on LinkedIn. Employer Branding Social Recruiting

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. But despite all this, many recruiters are left frustrated with the results they get from social media.

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

Social Talent

Have a large number of candidates received a generic direct message from you on Twitter? 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. 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?

Excellent New Twitter Talent Sourcing and Recruiting Tool

Boolean Black Belt

Do you leverage Twitter in your sourcing and recruiting efforts? If NO – I strongly recommend you read my 14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting and see the two comments from Matt Chiasson. If YES – would you be interested in a better way to search for and find people in your target talent pool on Twitter? Twitter People Search: Tactics Cloud. Search results can be: Saved as Twitter lists. Easy Twitter list search.

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.

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. Twitter can be very fickle.

Social Media Training 101: Avoiding Embarrassing Corporate Blunders

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others have dramatically increased the reach of individuals in sharing ideas. Source: CLS Digital Arts / shutterstock. Most of us know someone who has overshared on social media, exposing personal information or embarrassing comments, photos, or videos to their entire network and beyond.

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

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. A total of 55% of you are using it to post jobs, source candidates, share content and message candidates. New research also shows that Twitter is becoming increasingly popular with job seekers too. In fact, 58% of job seekers have used Twitter for job-seeking purposes in the last 6 months alone. Twitter Analytics. This is where Twitter Analytics can help.

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.

5 Ways to Engage Talent on Twitter

Social Talent

The second and final part of our Social Recruiting series is on Twitter recruitment. Twitter has recently just celebrated its 10th anniversary and to say it has evolved in that time would be an understatement! In fact, this may surprise you but 51% of all jobs posted on social media are posted on Twitter – more than any other network, even the most professional network LinkedIn. So what are these tactics you can use on Twitter?

14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Twitter’s been around for nearly 8 years and has always been popular in recruiting circles, but there are still plenty of recruiters who don’t use Twitter to its full potential or are simply new to using Twitter for recruiting. I found this interesting so I decided to tell the world what I had seen via Twitter and LinkedIn to see what kind of a response it would generate. 1 Why Twitter Can be an Effective Recruiting Channel. Super social?

7 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017

Social Talent

Start your 2017 the right way by following some great people on Twitter and adding their knowledge to your daily feed. Here’s our comprehensive list of the 7 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017: 1. You have direct access to it on Twitter, so get following! Since 2004, Bryan has watched as the digital landscape has evolved rapidly and social media and mobile have taken over from more traditional marketing methods.