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.

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. That’s understandable, as LinkedIn is a professional social network and some profiles are as detailed as resumes.

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. Super social?

The Big Cost of Social Recruiting Inaction

Dice

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.

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. He told me that Twitter was a waste of time for recruitment. Does social still work for you?

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.

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. Sources of Influence. But modern applicants may be influenced by multiple sources.

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. Consider these statistics : 80% of employers say social recruiting helps them find passive candidates. 91% of employers are using social media to hire talent today.

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.

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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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. Among the most traditional, and often most effective, methods of sourcing candidates is the old-fashioned approach of looking inward.

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

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 ’.

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 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.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – February 2015

Social Talent

There was PLENTY to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the goodness: Top Blogs in February: 5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2015 . These are the 5 biggest recruiter no-nos of 2015, and if we catch you still doing any of them this year, we’ll call you out!

Anti-Social Recruiting: Why Sourcing Best Practices Are BS

Recruiting Daily

My very first job title ever was as a “sourcing analyst,” which had the necessary gravitas at the time to make me not feel bad compared to my B-School buddies who selected, rather than scrounged, for their gigs. Back in the Day: The Original Social Sourcing.

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!

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

Social Recruiting Round-Up: August 2015

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the August 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. 10 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment.

Social Recruiting Done Right - Breezy HR

Breezy HR

Sourcing candidates through social media doesn't have to be sleazy or sneaky. Here are few tips to help you nail your social recruiting strategy at every stage

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. Get Managers Involved in Social Media.

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: June 2015

Social Talent

At the start of June we decided to dedicate most of the month’s blog content to helping you guys make the most of all of the excellent recruitment/HR conferences that were taking place around the world in June (and the months to come). Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

4 Common Social Recruiting Challenges

ViziRecruiter

Recruiting through social media is a great way to showcase your job openings and boost organizational awareness. The team at ViziRecruiter has solutions to the common challenges that can exist with social recruiting.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – December 2014

Social Talent

’ ‘How can Snapchat be used for recruiting?’ ’ We believe that Snapchat will be one of the most influential recruiting tools of 2015 in a number of industries, so get up to speed with everything Snapchat related right here!

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. Give Tactics Cloud (and Twitter Sourcing/Recruiting) a Spin.

Sourcing Summit 2015: The Best Bits

The Whiteboard

Earlier this week witnessed the gathering of the glitterati of the New Zealand recruitment community at the 2015 Sourcing Summit. Here’s some other highlights that stood out for me, and might be of interest to those of you who couldn’t make it: Best Sourcing Tool.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – November 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the pre-Christmas, November issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. The ULTIMATE Recruiter’s Guide to Mobile for 2015.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – October 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the October issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month. The World’s Most Horrific Recruitment Methods (Halloween Special).

Social Recruiting Round-Up – September 2014

Social Talent

Hello and welcome to the September issue of Social Talent’s Social Recruiting Round-Up – a collection of the best blogs, infographics and new stories posted on the Social Talent blog in the last month.

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?

Social Recruiting Round-Up – April 2015

Social Talent

No, not THAT “time of the month” sillies – it’s time for our monthly social recruiting round-up; a collection of the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month. Enjoy and Happy Friday Recruiters!: Grid your loins recruiters! 5 Twitter Sins Recruiters Need to STOP Committing. 5 Incredible Recruiting Hacks to Boost Your Productivity STAT!

Social Recruiting Strategy: from Good to Great

Beamery

Using social media improves the quality of candidates that land in your pipeline by 49%. It makes sense- candidates trust a human voice more than a corporate logo, and learn more about a company through social media than through careers pages and job descriptions.

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.

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.

How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent

TalentHQ

Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. Social recruiting has become an invaluable way to engage individuals who are a good fit with your company culture and core values. Encourage Employees to Get Social.

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.