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. Fortunately, the digital age has provided no shortage of channels for sourcing candidates, which include a whole host of competing job sites, as well as an ever-expanding list of social media platforms. Professional networking and social media sites. The post What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

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. Its enterprise social monitoring and publishing tools have fueled the company’s explosive growth from bootstrap to big brand, from start-up to social success story. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media.

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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. Getting the hiring manager involved in sourcing can save everyone time by eliminating bottlenecks and targeting candidates who are the right fit,” Weiss said. Innovative tech recruiters have extended the popular “lunch and learn” training concept to talent sourcing by hosting “lunch and source” events.

Why Social Recruiting Is an Effective Tactic to Use in The Hiring Process

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Guzaliia Filimonova / iStock / Getty Images. However, despite the pandemic and massive layoffs, a majority of companies are starting to look for new talent and are in need of creative recruiting strategies to target top candidates in today’s job market. Why Social Recruiting?

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”. also said they had found their last job after being “contacted by a recruiter who had seen their resume in a job board database” like Monster or Careerbuilder. Also not among the Top 5 sources in 2006, company career sites are today how 10% of the survey’s responding job seekers found their last job.

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. A recent study showed fully 94% of recruiters reported using at least one social network for sourcing or talent attraction in 2015, evidence that this emerging technology has already moved from the recruitment margins to the mainstream. Scoring Net Promoters: 3 Keys for Social Recruiting Success.

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. Its enterprise social monitoring and publishing tools have fueled the company’s explosive growth from bootstrap to big brand, from start-up to social success story. And if you’re reading this, well, no need to tell you how tough tech recruiting really is out there. In social media.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – January 2015

Social Talent

Yes, the first month of 2015 is coming to an end, but in case you missed any of the most the month’s popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories, we have them all here for you to enjoy: Top Blogs in January: How to: Radically Improve Your Candidate Response Rates in 2 Easy Steps. Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 2015. Top 10 Screening Mistakes Made by Recruiters (Infographic).

7 Unmissable Social Recruiting News Stories – 13th July 2015

Social Talent

These organisations focus on how their policies regarding sustainability, fair trade, and other social programs make a tangible contribution to society. This allows individuals who already have an interest and experience in the fields in which GE is trying to recruit to become inspired and to attach the title of “innovator” to GE, a powerful tool for talent recruitment. Is LinkedIn a more effective for sourcing talent?

Social Recruiting is All About Engagement, SRSC is all about Social Recruiting

Recruiting Toolbox

When I talk with talent leaders at different companies, one of the hottest topics on their minds is social recruiting. While most leaders know that social needs to be a critical part of their recruiting efforts, many are struggling with how to optimize the strategy and select tools that will help them meet their goals. The first step for me is that we need to think of social recruiting as a conversation with candidates and future candidates.

HR Check In: Taking Social Recruiting to a New Level

Jibe

Social recruiting has definitely become a hot topic in the human resources space. This week’s round up pulls four articles that explain the influence of social tools on recruiting and how to measure the results of your efforts. This provides recruiters with a unique chance to paint a picture about their company’s brand. A useful piece of advice from this HR Grapevine article—encourage your recruiters to think like marketers on social media.

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Candidate Sourcing Efforts

Recruiting Daily Advisor

You probably already know that if you’re not sourcing candidates, you’re missing out on discovering top talent for your company. Source: Aniwhite / Shutterstock. Leverage Social Media to Find Active and Passive Candidates. Hand Off to a Recruiter at the Right Time.

10 Social Recruiting Ideas to Try on LinkedIn

Jobvite

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? Here we’ll look at 10 ways you could use LinkedIn better to attract, source and approach your ideal target candidates.

Sourcing military veteran candidates email

Workable

When sourcing and hiring military veterans for your roles, use online resources to get candidate profiles and contact details: VetJobs. Beyond niche job sites, use go-to sourcing techniques, like boolean search and social recruiting. You could also attend career fairs specific to military candidates and network with colleges where veterans and service members pursue their studies. Sourcing candidates? Download our complete sourcing guide for free.

10 Social Recruiting Ideas to Try on LinkedIn

Jobvite

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? Here we’ll look at 10 ways you could use LinkedIn better to attract, source and approach your ideal target candidates.

Social Recruiting Benefits: Why You Won’t See Many Without Culture Change

Jibe

Social recruiting is much easier said than done. Although sites like Twitter and LinkedIn may be far down on the top source of hire list in 2015, companies seem to be more interested in experimenting with social recruiting than ever before. An Aberdeen study showed that 73% of Millennials found their last job through a social network. So, why not meet them there, on their own social turf? What Does A Social Recruiting Culture Look Like?

HR Check In: The Trifecta of Recruiting (Social Recruiting, Candidate Experience, Employer Brand)

Jibe

Unfortunately, talent acquisition teams that aren’t dedicating time and effort to these three recruiting concepts won’t be able to keep up with modern candidates. Your job seekers expect a positive candidate experience, availability and engagement from you on social tools, and the visibility into an attractive employer brand when they look for positions at your company. 4 Social Recruitment Blunders That Can Cost Your Business (HRN Blog).

The most powerful social recruiting technique of all

Metashift

In the plethora of blog posts, white papers, conferences, webinars and hang outs about social recruiting, the focus and topics are always very similar. New tools, new ways of sourcing and vague unquantified references to engagement and "being social". There is a phrase for this, it''s called social proof. Corporate careers sites still seem to favour the staged managed people profiles that have been with us pretty much since online recruitment started.

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5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

These candidates, often referred to as passive candidates, present a unique set of challenges for the modern recruiter — after all, someone who is happy in their current role doesn’t typically submit applications to open positions or respond to recruiter outreach. If you’re looking for a more effective candidate sourcing strategy, keep reading as we explain five proven methods for sourcing passive candidates! What is passive candidate sourcing?

New to the Field? The 5 Social Recruiting Essentials.

Recruitalicious

As recruiters, our primary goals are to represent our organizations as brand ambassadors, drive traffic and positive attention, demonstrate competence and tech-savviness, inspire meaningful conversations and remain relevant, timely and precise—ultimately to attract the best available candidates. In social recruiting, specifically, there are countless tools and strategies that can tip the scale in favor of success. In reality, social recruiting is dead.

The 7 Biggest Social Recruiting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Beamery

It’s so easy to make social recruiting mistakes that many recruiters don’t even realise where they’re going wrong. Social recruiting has become a key part of almost every top hiring operation. In fact, only 4% of recruiters don’t use social media in the recruiting process. An overwhelming 92% use social media regularly! Great social recruiting is so much more than just finding candidates on social media though.

Twitter Users Aren’t Your Candidates!

Fistful of Talent

Twitter users are more likely to be neurotics and narcissists than the normal population, by a lot, based on a number of academic studies. I don’t truly see many organizations really trying to recruit on Twitter.

Go Beyond Job Postings: 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent

Proactive Talent

But while job boards may have the highest number of applications, their conversion-to-hire rates fall drastically behind other sources of hire like employee referrals and company career sites. But what these stats do show is that, if you want to attract and hire top talent more efficiently, you need to diversify your recruiting strategy and go beyond job postings. 3 Effective Ways To Attract And Hire Top Talent So how do you go about diversifying your recruiting strategy?

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories You Must Read this Week – 24th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn’s 2016 Workforce Diversity Report is In! Waders continued: “In May 2016, our recruiting team introduced a modified Rooney Rule with the goal of having a diverse candidate slate for every role we are hiring for. The release of the new tool comes after Glassdoor’s 2016 pay equity study found that in the United States, women make about 76 cents for every dollar that men earn. Introducing “Hound”: A Brand New FREE Sourcing Tool.

Graduating Class of 2016: What HR Needs to Know

JazzHR

A recent study published by LinkedIn reported that young millennials are on track to surpass four job changes by the time they hit age 32. Social Media is Everything. The use of social media has grown considerably over the last decade, and doesn’t seem to be slowing anytime soon. According to Pew Research Center , 75% of all Millennials have created a social networking profile compared with 50% of Gen-Xers, 30% of Boomers and only 6% of the Silent Generation.

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7 Eggs-citing Recruitment News Stories this Easter – 27 March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Tech Talent Shortage is Our Fault… Bad news guys… The tech talent shortage we’re experiencing has less to do with under-qualified candidates and more to do with a lack of knowledge on our part. It’s vital that recruiters are given the right tools to develop their knowledge and understanding of how developers work. The results of a new study by the University of Toronto Mississauga have revealed some very worrying results!

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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. Another best practice I’ve seen many companies do is encouraging employees to add links to the company’s careers site, employer brand content, such as recruiting videos , to their LinkedIn profiles.

BUMPER EDITION: 9 Stories the Recruitment Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 24th August 2015

Social Talent

Social media dynamos Instagram and Pinterest nearly doubled their users between 2012 and 2015 , according to a new study — and Pinterest is winning. based think tank, surveyed 1,907 adults this spring to learn about their social media habits. LinkedIn was the only social media platform studied that actually saw its user base decrease slightly from 2014 to 2015: Facebook, of course, remains far and away the most widely-used social media platform.

8 Recruitment News Stories the Industry is Buzzing About this Week – 31st August 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: NEW LinkedIn Recruiter Search Insights Surface Valuable Talent Pool Data. According to a Bersin study , one thing that top recruiters have in common is the ability to analyze and understand talent pools. Yet, LinkedIn data shows that only 1/3 of recruiters say they have access to the tools they need to do this well. According to a LinkedIn survey, 82% of recruiters share that their hiring managers can sometimes have unrealistic expectations.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Perhaps most importantly, instead of dealing with a recruiter who’s just trying to fill a role to earn a commission, the candidates work with Hired Talent Advocates, and those advocates are judged based on the job seeker’s satisfaction. The study finds that active searchers aren’t necessarily unhappy with their jobs — nearly half said they were satisfied, while 20% said they were neither satisfied nor unsatisfied. Social media recruiting.

8 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories – 14th September 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: SHRM Survey Reveals 2/3 of Companies Made Social Media Hires in the Last Year. Two-thirds of all companies have sourced new hires in the last year from social media , that’s according to a new study conducted by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). LinkedIn was by far the most heavily used social recruiting site, with 57% of the respondents sourcing at least one hire from the site in the last year.

7 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Emerge this Week – 11th July 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Online Job Ads fall by 47% Post-Brexit. At this stage it is unclear if this is an early shock reaction from employers and whether this trend will continue, however, if recruitment budgets do contract and open head counts are frozen, it will certainly have a negative impact on the UK economy.”. Recommended Reading: Brexit & the Recruitment Industry – Where do we go from here? ). The “Uberization” of recruitment continues!

9 Super Exciting Recruitment News Stories this Week – 9th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: These are the Best Times to Post Your Jobs. Technical recruiting platform Triplebyte has just launched its engineer genome project to foster software-driven, intelligent job-matching. “We In fact, several studies have revealed interviewer bias when reviewing resumes that are identical,with the exception of names that might signal race or gender. “We’re Twitter Connect Tab Offers Recruiters New Way to Find Talent.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Items this Week – 11th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: 9 Stats That Will Help You Write Better LinkedIn InMails. It makes sense to reach out to these people first when recruiting. Following on from last week’s announcement that Twitter had hired former Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Jeff Siminoff, to join their team, another social media giant has just announced a similar hire of their own. If you haven’t already implemented a mobile recruiting strategy, you will HAVE to do so in 2016.

8 Pressing Recruitment News Stories We Need to Discuss this Week – 27th June 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Brexit and the Recruitment Industry: Where do we go from here? And t he debate is also being raged as to how the decision will affect the recruitment industry. Recruitment Grapevine have curated a selection of thoughts on the issue from some of our industry’s biggest players: Macildowie. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. Hasson Associates Recruitment. World’s First VR Recruiting Experience Launched.

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5 Reasons Sourcing is Fundamental in Recruiting and Hiring

Jobvite

As difficult as all this sounds, many hiring managers are putting themselves through the same agony by leading their recruiting efforts without sourcing. Sourcing, proactively seeking out new job candidates through résumé databases, membership directories and online communities including social media, is essential to the success of any recruiting and hiring program. Sourcing allows you to connect with potential candidates far before the need ever arises.

BUMPER EDITION: 11 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st February 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: The Recruitment Video that Makes You Want to be a Flight Attendant. There is nothing we love better than a fantastic recruitment video here at ST towers, but as you’re well aware, they’re a rare find. When hiring managers and recruiters use their discretion to overrule the results of assessment tests, their hires do less well than workers selected exclusively on the basis of test scores. What Recruiters Want Vs. What Recruiters Get.

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7 Juicy Recruitment News Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into – 16th May 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: REC April Jobs Report Reveals Surge in Temp Billings. According to the Markit and Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) Report on Jobs (the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market), temporary billings are rising at the strongest rate for a year (growth is at a 13-month high), while permanent placement increase at slowest pace since September 2015. Recruitment Agency Relents on Highly Criticised Heels at Work Policy.

6 Unmissable Recruitment News Stories this Independence Day – 4th July 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: New LinkedIn Report Reveals the Latest Job Seeking Trends. And the findings are very positive from a recruiters perspective! The site asked over 33,000 people around the world about their job seeking habits and this is what they told them: An incredible 90% of global professionals are open to hearing from a recruiter about a new job opportunity. While 30% utilise social networks to find their next role. Not connected with us on social?

Social Recruiting: An Industry Leader Grows by Word of Mouth

Jobvite

The recruiting team at Yelp recently gave us an insider view on how they have been driving dramatic growth in hiring – the company has doubled in size over the past year. Get employees involved : Yelp makes it easy for all employees to refer candidates; even at this year’s rapid pace of growth, employee referrals have provided a consistent, high quality source of hires with 33% of hires made through referrals. They naturally become a part of the extended recruiting team.”