Best Practices in Social Recruiting

Jazz

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?

Social Recruiting – The Value of Facebook In Talent Acquisition

BrightMove

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.

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The Future of Social Recruiting: Content Marketing

Talemetry

When it comes to social recruiting, your jobs are not your best content. social recruitingOf course you should polish all your job listings to be dynamic and reflect your employer brand and employer value proposition, but the job listing itself is just a commodity.

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

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13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

SYMPTOMS EXCELITIS COMPLIANCEPHOBIA RECRUITER SIGNS THAT YOU NEED a new APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM 13 Table of Contents Introduction 01 You're “Tracking and Managing” Hiring with Email, Spreadsheets, or Worse, Paper. 11 Your Hiring Managers Aren’t Actively Involved in the Recruiting Process.

How to Use Instagram for Social Recruiting

FireFish Software

You no doubt have a social recruitment strategy that includes the likes of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, but what about Instagram? Marketing Social Recruitment

Why Ignoring Social Recruiting Will Cost You Your Career

Social Talent

Recruiting is merging with marketing. It used to be that recruiters were merely CV shufflers, matching a resume to a job. Recruiting, as it stands today, is failing as fast as a confused, out of shape, ballerina on ice skates! So what is social recruiting and how is it different?

How to Use Facebook for Social Recruiting Messaging

Boolean Black Belt

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.

Recruiting Daily

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

Jobscience

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.

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.

Social Recruiting: You’re Doing It Wrong.

Recruiting Daily

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 Strategy Guide

iCIMS

What is social recruiting and why is it important

Social Recruiting: Start Somewhere!

Undercover Recruiter

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!

Before You Act, Check The Social Recruiting Facts!

The Searchologist

Not checking your social recruiting facts? Your social media accounts could end up blocked or even deleted. It’s brilliant that Recruiters and Sourcers collaborate and exchange ideas. The post Before You Act, Check The Social Recruiting Facts!

Social Recruiting: Making Sense of Connection Requests on LinkedIn

Undercover Recruiter

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

How To Boost Your Social Recruiting With Videos

BrightMove

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.

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30 Indispensable Social Recruiting Tools (Infographic)

Social Talent

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.

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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 Has Become of Social Recruiting?

The Whiteboard

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.

The Big Cost of Social Recruiting Inaction

Dice Industry Insights

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.

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The Dark Art of Social Recruiting

BroadBean Technology

Social Recruiting, a phrase continually bandied about by just about everyone with any interest in finding the silver bullet that will solve all recruiting headaches. You don’t need to build the perfect social recruiting strategy straight away, in fact, that’s impossible.

A Fantastic Social Recruiting Case Study

Metashift

I''ve been following Maersk Drilling''s excellent Facebook recruitment work ever since I met their Head of Communication, Marketing and Branding Fredrik Tukk when we were both speakers at the Onrec Conference in Denmark last year.

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Social Recruiting Round-Up: September 2015

Social Talent

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!

Are You a Social Recruiting Guru? Take This Quiz.

Dice Industry Insights

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.

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Supercharge your LinkedIn efforts for better social recruiting

Jobscience

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.

How To Build a Social Recruiting Strategy

Proactive Talent

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

Social Recruiting 101: Utilizing LinkedIn to Find Passive Job Candidates

Hyrell

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.

Recruiting Daily

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

Social Talent

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.

Four ways to use social recruiting in finance and insurance services to find that next great hire

Talemetry

An ongoing social sourcing and recruiting strategy will help find them and then entice them to join your team. social recruitingFor financial services companies, the ‘ Path to success involves finding those bright, innovative minds ’.

Why Candidate Personas are Essential to Social Recruiting

SmashFly

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.

6 Social Recruiting Mistakes to Avoid

iCIMS

We outline the most common social recruiting mistakes that plague today’s employers and how to correct them

Can Social Recruiting Work for Your Office Space? (Infographic)

Social Talent

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.

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. However, when asked what they thought of recruiters/employers efforts on the popular micro-blogging site, job seekers were less than impressed!

Why You Should Stop Wasting Your Time With Social Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

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.

6 Metrics for Measuring Social Recruiting Wins

Dice Industry Insights

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.

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How To Create Content for Social Recruiting Purposes

Glassdoor for Employers

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.

The Short Half-Life of Your Social Recruiting Posts

Social Talent

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?

Employee Advocacy for Recruiting: The Complete Guide to Launching an Employee-Based Social Recruiting Program

Firmplay

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.