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.

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.

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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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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.

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.

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?

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?

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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?

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 ’.

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.

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.

9 Major Social Recruiting News Stories this Week – 27th July 2015

Social Talent

Additionally, it kills your employer brand, so you make it harder for you (and everyone else within your company) to recruit in the future. No matter how great your company is, you need to constantly put resources into your employer branding and recruiting efforts.

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.

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 in tech: How to make the most of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit

Devskiller

With 94% of recruiters admitting that they use social media for candidate sourcing, the competition for tech talent is as fierce as ever. However, it’s wrong to assume that you can’t stand out from the IT recruitment crowd. Social media recruiting – best practices.

9 Intriguing Social Recruiting News Stories – 6th July 2015

Social Talent

of the 330 job seekers and 40 recruiters who took the survey, said they had found their last job by “responding to an ad posted on a commercial job board”. He noted, that like most source of hire surveys, the sample size and collection methods make drawing conclusions more art than science.

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.

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.

3 Tips on How To Become a Social Recruiting Mastermind in 2018

Social Talent

Social media has become a necessity for recruiters in today’s working world. Its functions are endless with recruiters finding new and exciting ways to post a job advert, source new talent or to advertise their company culture. Recruitment

Integrating ATS and Social Recruiting: A Match Made in Heaven

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There are a lot of different ways to go about recruiting talent for your business and even more tools to use in the process. Source: Who is Danny / Shutterstock. Social Recruiting Automation. It’s a great way to make your recruiting efforts even more successful.

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.

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. But what does this new character limit mean for recruiters?

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!

May the Source Be With You, Social Sourcing That Is

Recruiting Daily

News Facebook mike wolford Recruiting Tool social recruiting social sourcing sourcecon Sourcing star wars star wars and recruiting tool Twitter youtubeBy Mike Wolford We have all seen the numbers.

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.

6 Unconventional Sites for Sourcing Talent

Proactive Talent

Recruiting never sleeps. However, candidates are becoming even more segmented across the web, they’re not spending most of their time on active channels like job boards or Linkedin, and the most in demand are constantly bombarded with recruiting messages so standing out is key. Savvy recruiters need to find more creative and find unconventional ways to source and engage that talent. Need help crafting a personalized message to a candidate you sourced somewhere else?

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).

Talent Attraction: What it is and Things to Think About

Proactive Talent

The means and tactics of attraction vary and include, but are not limited to, employer branding , recruitment marketing , organizational culture , compensation and benefits.

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.

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.

2016 social recruitment trends forecast

Workable

Social recruitment seems to have almost slavishly followed the stages of the Gartner Hype Cycle. We know that social recruitment isn’t going to replace everything else we’ve been doing but promoting your jobs to your most engaged audience makes sense. How to recruit employees effectively on social media. A quarter of all job seekers use social media as their primary tool for job searching. Recruiters will naturally go where great candidates are.

7 Unconventional Social Recruiting Channels To Find Potential Job Applicants

RecruitLoop

More than 50% of initial recruitment screening is happening through unconventional social media channels. So how can recruiters get the best results? Employer branding Hiring Talent Online Marketer Recruitment Social Media Source

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. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media.