Best Practices in Social Recruiting
MAY 31, 2016
Using Social Recruiting to Build Your Candidate Pipeline. For those of you recruiting passive candidates regularly, this may seem like a no brainer, but social media can be a recruiter or HR manager’s best friend. New to social media?
Top 5 Social Recruiting Tools
MARCH 7, 2017
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
Social Recruiting – The Value of Facebook In Talent Acquisition
MAY 6, 2015
Facebook is still the largest social media platform with almost three times as many users as other platforms including LinkedIn , Instagram and Pinterest. LinkedIn has become the go-to tool for social recruiting, specifically social talent acquisition. How can you not embrace Facebook for recruitment when 84% of all social media users ONLY use Facebook?! It’s your job to shape and influence that brand, so use your social presence to build it.
Social Recruiting Strategy Guide
OCTOBER 5, 2015
What is social recruiting and why is it important
Social Recruiting Survey Reveals How Recruiters Are Changing Strategies to Overcome Hiring Challenges
Check out our 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey to learn all kinds of hiring trend data In a highly competitive job market, information is power.
The Deadly Sins of Social Recruiting.
OCTOBER 30, 2015
There’s been quite a bit of hype about social media. Social media is self perpetuating; networks are echo chambers that magnify their own importance. Are you really generating regular client inquiries and business development opportunities on social media?
How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging
Boolean Black Belt
MARCH 16, 2015
When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, you should not ignore the potential of Facebook given that it has 1.38B monthly active users and 890M daily active users. Jobvite also found that while job seekers flock to Facebook, recruiters prefer LinkedIn when searching for potential candidates.
Why Social Recruiting Is Everyone’s Job.
JANUARY 8, 2016
If you’re like most employers, you’ve probably already set up some sort of social media presence dedicated to careers and hiring. Today, however, with social becoming an integral component of successful recruiting strategies, the tables have turned.
Social recruiting is more crucial than ever
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Workplaces increasingly rely on social platforms for candidate sourcing. Job boards work as a way to bring in new talent into the pipeline, but posting jobs to social networks is an important alternative and may open up a wider talent pool. Social recruiting widens the talent pool.
Social Recruiting: Making Sense of Connection Requests on LinkedIn
APRIL 18, 2017
Networking plays a huge part in the recruiting world. Social Recruiting: Making Sense of Connection Requests on LinkedIn. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting Amy Volas Connection Requests LinkedIn Social Recruiting
7 Social Recruitment Myths and Why They’re Not Actually True
MARCH 1, 2016
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.
Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.
JULY 15, 2015
Here’s the thing about being a recruiter. That’s why when I tell a story, I always feel like I have to point out that it’s true – as a recruiter, some things are just too weird to put out there without putting out a disclaimer. What the hell is social about that?
Social Recruiting: Start Somewhere!
MAY 14, 2016
Recruiters are pretty social beings by nature. Good thing that, because being social is a big part of the job. Recruiters connect people with opportunities and to do this, they rely on their solid network which they build and fine-tune. Social Recruiting: Start Somewhere!
How To Boost Your Social Recruiting With Videos
AUGUST 23, 2016
How To Boost Your Social Recruiting With Videos. Today’s job recruiters are well aware that social media is a candidate gold mine. But job recruiters also know that converting qualified social media users into actual applicants requires a bit of wooing. Partly this is because different social media platforms will call for different lengths. Finally, you can also consider incorporating some popular recruiting hash tags.
6 Social Recruiting Mistakes to Avoid
DECEMBER 15, 2016
We outline the most common social recruiting mistakes that plague today’s employers and how to correct them
New Year, New Goals – Is Social Recruiting on Your List?
JANUARY 5, 2015
What I find so interesting about it is the challenge of creating strategies and processes that capture the personal, social nature of the company and how they need to recruit. So how do we get focused and get ideas about this personal recruiting at scale?
The Big Cost of Social Recruiting Inaction
Dice Industry Insights
DECEMBER 8, 2016
I’m always surprised to find technology people that aren’t involved in social media these days,” said Kevin Rooney, CEO of Expert Interview, a Chicago company that helps employers assess technology candidates. “It’s It’s true that social media engagement gone wrong can be a time-suck.
30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic)
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Looking to add a little “ oomfph ” to your social recruiting efforts? Then check out 30 of the best social recruiting tools including CRM tools, Search tools, Social Media solutions, Interview tools and Mobile Recruiting tools.
What Has Become of Social Recruiting?
JANUARY 28, 2016
His exasperation with social media is something surfacing more and more in our own recruitment circles too. But any recruiter worth their salt would still innately understand how to connect, engage, and maximise an opportunity from those situations.
Are You a Social Recruiting Guru? Take This Quiz.
Dice Industry Insights
OCTOBER 18, 2016
The post Are You a Social Recruiting Guru? Employer Resources Industry Insights Hiring Hiring Manager Recruiting social recruitingTake This Quiz. appeared first on Dice Insights.
Social Recruiting: How to Find an Expert
Social Recruiting Strategies
JULY 20, 2015
Social Recruiting: How to Find an Expert. Social recruiting is here to stay. HR professionals who have embraced Employment Branding principles and some claim “expert status” in social media strategy. Mira Greenland, VP of Sales, CareerArc.
Social Recruiting Round-Up: September 2015
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Hello and welcome to the September edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. 32 Weirdest Objects Sent To Recruiters Ever!
Supercharge your LinkedIn efforts for better social recruiting
APRIL 20, 2015
LinkedIn is one of the most effective platforms to harness for social recruiting. It's clear that LinkedIn is a great resource for recruiters seeking to fill open positions. However, a lot of recruiters still don't make the most of this site.
Social Recruiting 101: Utilizing LinkedIn to Find Passive Job Candidates
JUNE 2, 2015
someone who has a job, but would be open to new opportunities) are in high demand in the recruiting world. The answer is simple : social media. Build your network from the ground up and prove that you’re someone worth knowing in this social space.
Beautiful Struggle: Why Social Recruiting Shouldn’t Be Easy.
APRIL 5, 2016
Social Recruiting Just To Get By. Or even worse, just adding #Jobs to the end of a tweet and hoping some qualified candidate happens to see it aren’t going to help you with anything other than looking like you still don’t get how any of this social stuff works.
Social Recruiting Round-Up: October 2015
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Welcome to the October edition of our Social Recruiting Round-Up – a selection of the best, most shared blogs, infographics, webinars and recruitment news stories from the Social Talent blog in the last month. The Most Hated Words Among Recruiters.
How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy
MARCH 1, 2017
A fly by the seat of your pants approach might work for some things, but social recruiting isn’t one of them. In fact, successful social recruiting requires the complete opposite. And the foundation for it is a strategy that answers the questions of how, when, where and in what way you’ll reach potential candidates through social. Define Your Audience Who are you trying to reach and recruit on social? Recruiting Recruiting Optimization
5 Key Metrics to Track for Social Recruiting Success
MARCH 21, 2017
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.
Why Candidate Personas are Essential to Social Recruiting
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Andy Headworth is one of 37 contributors to SmashFly’s 2016 Recruitment Marketing Ideabook. In this guest blog post, he expands on his recruitment marketing best practice for 2016: leveraging social profiles to better target communication to candidate leads. Whoever thinks that recruiters have it easy with. Continue Reading → The post Why Candidate Personas are Essential to Social Recruiting appeared first on SmashFly Blog.
Can Social Recruiting Work for Your Office Space? (Infographic)
JUNE 10, 2016
A full 94% of professional recruiters use social media to attract talent, and 59% of employees say a company’s social media presence was part of the reason they chose their workplace. Clearly, there are plenty of good things about social recruiting.
The Recruiting Reel Episode 9: Top Qualities of Social Recruiters
JANUARY 19, 2016
In this episode of The Recruiting Reel, special guest, Katrina Collier of Winning Impression offers her top 3 qualities of a great social recruiter! Today’s show features Katrina Collier, founder of Winning Impression, and an expert in social media recruiting.
7 FREE Twitter Products for Serious Social Recruiters
JULY 6, 2015
Twitter is now the second most popular social network among recruiters and sourcers the world over. However, when asked what they thought of recruiters/employers efforts on the popular micro-blogging site, job seekers were less than impressed!
Employee Advocacy for Recruiting: The Complete Guide to Launching an Employee-Based Social Recruiting Program
OCTOBER 11, 2016
You’ve heard all about – hell, felt – the massive shift in the recruiting world. That’s why you’re reading a guide to employee advocacy for recruiting. But just in case, let’s recap: it’s no longer a viable option to recruit in a passive, transactional way. The post Employee Advocacy for Recruiting: The Complete Guide to Launching an Employee-Based Social Recruiting Program appeared first on The FirmPlay Blog.
10 Social Recruiting Ideas to Try on LinkedIn
APRIL 25, 2016
Welcome to the first in a three part series on using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for Social Recruiting. According to Jobvite’s Job Seeker Nation Study , 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to search for candidates. Are you utilizing LinkedIn to its full recruiting potential?
6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins
Dice Industry Insights
MAY 24, 2016
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. Applications Submitted via Social Networks. Recruiting Cost Ratio.
Why You Should Stop Wasting Your Time With Social Recruiting
APRIL 7, 2015
There’s nothing new – or even remotely interesting – about the concept of social recruiting, yet for some reason that doesn’t seem to stop this industry from discussing and dissecting this passe, seemingly passing fad incessantly.
5 Signs You’re Doing Social Recruiting Wrong
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
There’s something fascinating about talking to recruiters regarding their experiences with social recruiting. If you conduct dozens of social media consultations each month, you tend to start encountering a lot of the same shortcomings and challenges.
The Short Half-Life of Your Social Recruiting Posts
AUGUST 31, 2015
Much like groceries in a supermarket, social media posts have shelf lives that expire. After all, good, interesting content is one of the top three reasons people will follow a company on social media. The big question is; how long is the shelf life of your social recruiting posts?
5 Essential Tools To Boost Your Social Recruiting Effectiveness
AUGUST 31, 2016
In our series on social recruiting effectiveness , we’ve talked a lot about ways you can attract and engage candidates with social media. We’ve looked at specific approaches you can use on the various social sites.
How To Create Content for Social Recruiting Purposes
Glassdoor for Employers
DECEMBER 2, 2015
As Recruiting and HR professionals, our main objective is to find qualified, valuable job candidates to fill the hiring funnel. Content ideas for social recruiting. There are three main types of content that can really help bolster your recruiting efforts – company, team and thought leadership. Promoting your recruiting content. When it comes to recruiting through social media, your employees can be an incredibly beneficial asset.