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. For example, just the other day I noticed in one of my Hootsuite streams a recruiter with 3 followers tweet about a job. 1 Why Twitter Can be an Effective Recruiting Channel. Super social?

Twitter Users Aren’t Your Candidates!

Fistful of Talent

I find way too many HR and Talent leaders and pros are using Twitter to confirm ideas and thoughts they are having: “I heard,” “I found,” “I saw” and when I ask where did you see and hear these things, it almost always starts with Twitter or Insta.

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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. New research also shows that Twitter is becoming increasingly popular with job seekers too. In fact, 58% of job seekers have used Twitter for job-seeking purposes in the last 6 months alone. Twitter Analytics.

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. If YES – would you be interested in a better way to search for and find people in your target talent pool on Twitter? Twitter People Search: Tactics Cloud. Search results can be: Saved as Twitter lists.

Social Recruiting Best Practices

NPA Worldwide

Social media platforms can be a valuable tool in a recruiter’s toolbelt, if used wisely. Candidates regularly utilize use social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, to find their future employers. Source: Aberdeen Group. Source: LinkedIn.

The Big Cost of Social Recruiting Inaction

Dice

If you’ve been avoiding the use of social media in your recruiting, the potential impact on your hunt for top tech candidates is simple to explain: By limiting your exposure to the most talented technical talent, you’re hampering your chance to provide hiring managers with a high-quality set of candidates to consider. It’s true that social media engagement gone wrong can be a time-suck. Be intentional and disciplined, but you absolutely must engage as a technical recruiter.”.

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. It came from someone who, over the past few years, has built an increasingly public profile around various social media channels and recruitment marketing. 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. In-house recruiter Rachel Kemp has admitted to tuning out of LinkedIn , while HR dude Richard Westney has questioned the impact and cut-through of blogging now social media is seemingly reaching saturation point. But any recruiter worth their salt would still innately understand how to connect, engage, and maximise an opportunity from those situations.

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. Find out more about sourcing on Facebook here.

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

Social Talent

In the news this week: LinkedIn Reveal the “7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting” In a post on their Talent Blog site last week, LinkedIn Influencer, Paul Petrone, revealed the seven recruiter philosophies that “lead to a pattern of errors that will end in a ruined employer brand, a bunch of frustrated people and a company that’s devoid of top talent” 1. Pointedly, LinkedIn will be the only option given for single sign-on — no Twitter, Facebook or Google+ here.

5 Ways to Engage Talent on Twitter

Social Talent

The second and final part of our Social Recruiting series is on Twitter recruitment. Twitter has recently just celebrated its 10th anniversary and to say it has evolved in that time would be an understatement! In fact, this may surprise you but 51% of all jobs posted on social media are posted on Twitter – more than any other network, even the most professional network LinkedIn. So what are these tactics you can use on Twitter?

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. The truth of the matter is that top prospects want to learn as much as they can about an opportunity, including who they’ll work for and what they’ll do, before they invest time filling out an application or taking a coding test, noted Scott Weiss, president of technology solutions and recruiting firm Makena Partners.

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? Of course, you’ll still find these kinds of images, however, Instagram can also be used as part of a wider social recruitment strategy to increase candidate and client reach and engagement, as well as being a useful sourcing tool if you know where to look! Marketing Social Recruitment

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. Moreover, companies often create their own social media profiles which are focused on recruitment. Almost all recruiters nowadays employ it, albeit to a different extent. General Recruitment Myths: 1.

12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

Greg Savage

A powerful two-minute read for all the desk recruiters out there. Candidate care Client Skills Coaching recruiters Fee Negotiation Recruitment Social Networking Social recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition Twitter candidate care client skills recruitment sourcing talent acquisition12 tips. Each no longer than 10 words. Will lead you to fun and money. Click on the hyperlinks if you want more details on each concept.

7 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017

Social Talent

Start your 2017 the right way by following some great people on Twitter and adding their knowledge to your daily feed. Here’s our comprehensive list of the 7 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017: 1. Michael Goldberg is the Executive Director for DirectEmployers Association and has over 25 years of human resources and recruiting experience. Matthew Jeffery is one of the world’s leading recruitment strategists and futurologists.

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.

How to: Search Followers of Other Twitter Accounts to Find Great Candidates

Social Talent

Each week, we receive lots of questions about various issues related to social media and the art of social recruiting. But when a particularly interesting Twitter-related query came in to us last week, we felt we needed to share the solution with you all. The question we were asked was: How can you search the followers of someone else’s or another company’s Twitter account? For example, (recruiter | recruiting).

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. So enjoy it, share it and have a very Happy Friday recruiters! Top Recruitment Blogs from August 2015: Top Misspellings in Current LinkedIn Job Titles. 10 of the Most Underrated Tools in Recruitment.

Twitter job posting template

Workable

Twitter is ideal for sharing short and sweet job ads with your network. Here’s what to include in a Twitter job post: Position. To bring your Twitter job posts in front of job seekers, whether they’re followers or not, add recruiting-related, hyperlocal or industry-specific hashtags like #jobs #Hiring #LondonJobs and #QAjobs. Here’s a Twitter job posting template you can customize for your open roles: Sample Twitter job posting template for recruiters.

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! Whose responsibility is this if not for the thousands of recruiters’ out there? So, imagine a world where job boards and agency recruiting are ineffective and inexistent… I firmly believe that day is close upon us.

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. But I’m not going to lie to you – even though, I am a recruiter, as we’ve established. The Social Recruiting Saga: Our Tale Begins. This is a true story about social recruiting.

May the Source Be With You, Social Sourcing That Is

Recruiting Daily

Let us not forget Snap Chat, YouTube or Twitter. 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. Facebook has nearly two billion unique monthly visitors. There were over 200 billion tweets in 2016. Six-hundred million people use Instagram a monthly basis.

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. Today’s candidates use social media to find their future employers, and as a result, recruiters have embraced platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook as valuable recruiting channels. Consider these statistics : 80% of employers say social recruiting helps them find passive candidates. Use social media to tell your brand’s story.

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?

Can Twitter Product Pages Change the Recruiting Landscape?

Recruiting Daily

The new functionality of Twitter product pages will make it easier not only to find candidates that will fit into your company’s culture, but will make it easier for candidates to find you. Social media ROI, anyone? There is no doubt that I am a big Twitter fan. When Twitter announced that they were starting to test a new product, it piqued my interest. If you’re one of the Twitter haters, don’t run just yet. Twitter Tech Breakdown.

6 Tips for Successfully Recruiting on Twitter

Green JobInterview

For more than 10 years, Twitter has reigned social media as a source of quick content updates. Despite many reports over the years of Twitter dying out, the social network continues to thrive with more than 310 million active monthly users, posting 500 million tweets daily. Anyone not utilizing Twitter for business use is missing out on… The post 6 Tips for Successfully Recruiting on Twitter appeared first on GreenJobInterview.

Social Recruiting: 3 Twitter Metrics You Can Start Tracking Today

Jibe

One of the most common social channels used for recruiting (besides LinkedIn) is Twitter. When you think about the purpose of Twitter, it makes perfect sense why those in talent acquisition would take to this network. But how can you make the most out of Twitter as a recruiting tool? Tony Restell, Founder of Social-Hire.com, says it best: A5. Social Media has grown in importance for recruiting and talent acquisition.

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. So, enjoy it, share it and have a very Happy Friday recruiters, we’ll see you next week! Top Recruitment Blogs from October 2015: A Recruiter’s Guide to Building a Strong LinkedIn Network. The Most Hated Words Among Recruiters.

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. 4 Biggest Challenges (and Solutions) Associated with Sourcing in Japan. How to: Set Up and Use Twitter Lead Generation Cards to Attract Candidates. Top Recruitment News Stories in September: Monster Launched New Social Recruiting Platform.

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). We also gave you a heads up on some of the hottest topics being discussed at these conferences, like the issue of unconscious bias and the deadly affect it can have on the recruitment process. Contractors and temp recruiters rejoice!).

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. We produce content for you guys to read, enjoy and learn from 5 days a week and we thought that sometimes it’s just handy to have all the best bits put in one place: Top Blogs in October: 26 Crazily Creative Recruitment Ads You NEED to See. okay, A LOT like Twitter!

The Social Recruiting Round-Up: May 2015

Social Talent

We decided at the beginning of May to dedicate the month to helping you guys drive great results across all aspects of your online sourcing. Each week, we strove to bring you practical and useful tips, tricks and frameworks for composing better job tweets, writing killer job ads, nailing the perfect LinkedIn invite, perfecting social content posting, using essential online tools, and engaging with in-demand talent. Top Recruitment Blogs in May: The Anatomy of a Perfect Job Tweet.

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.

Twitter Is No Longer Optional For Recruiters And HR

Sirona Consulting

There is a social media platform that every recruiter should be using – but they don’t, and I have no idea why. It is mainstream, super easy to use and is as mobile friendly as social networks go. I am of course talking about the little blue bird, Twitter. I have been a huge fan of Twitter for years, and it is always my go-to social network when I pick up my iPhone. If you are on Twitter currently, you can follow me here.

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. Social media is especially useful for finding passive candidates. Furthermore, 98% of respondents use LinkedIn as a sourcing tool when searching for candidates. All in all, social media is a pretty big deal for recruiters.

How To Source Candidates Using Google Plus and Twitter [Recording]

Sirona Consulting

Google+ and Twitter are still being under-used by recruiters and sourcers looking to identify and engage with new candidates. Yesterday I delivered a live webinar for Sourcecon (ERE), on the subject of using Google+ and Twitter to find candidates. Searching for people on Twitter. How to use Twitter lists. Identifying multiple candidates immediately using Twitter lists. How to engage with people on Twitter.

Social Recruiting Round-Up – March 2015

Social Talent

Now that April is upon us, we thought it was time to reflect and take a look back at the most popular blog posts, the most talked about infographics and the biggest recruitment and sourcing news stories of the last month – otherwise know as the March edition of the Social Talent Social Recruiting Round-Up! There was LOADS to talk about this month, so sit back, relax and soak in all the best bits: Top Blogs in March: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Instagram.

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. LinkedIn is NOT the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is.

Dashboard Confessional: How To Lie With Social Recruiting Analytics

Recruiting Daily

As someone who’s more or less grown up with the commoditization and corporate adoption of social media, and as someone who gets paid to do this stuff, I’ve seen a huge shift in the way analytics play a role in informing that particular marketing function. The ability to forecast the relative volume of search engine queries or the reach of a target professional demographic segment on social is how people get paid on the Internet, after all. Social Analytics: A Reach for Relevance.