A Social Recruiting Guide

Glassdoor for Employers

Sitting there at the latest HR conference, one recruiter asks the other – “how do you use social media for recruiting?”The Still figuring social media out? But think about it further – that means one in four isn’t using social media.

13 Can’t-Miss Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Conferences (and 3 Others Worth a Look)

Yello

06/28/2018 // TALENT acquisition. Attending recruiting and talent acquisition conferences is a great way to stay current on the trends and best practices of your chosen profession, reconnect with friends and former colleagues, network with the industry’s movers and shakers and even earn credit for your SHRM certifications. Recruiting Conference #1: Social Recruiting Strategies Conference. Recruiting Conference #3: SourceCon.

From Creeper to Class Act: Social Recruiting Done Right

Breezy HR

Ask your Marketing Director, and they’ll be able to tell you exactly how many sales leads have come in via social media. There’s a fine line between the kind of relevant, personalized social media recruitment that makes your dream candidates swoon?—?and

The Searchologist Katrina Collier Shares Her Social Recruiting Secrets

Undercover Recruiter

Be sure to join their webinar, How to Get In-Demand Candidates to Respond TODAY: Katrina Collier Spills Her Social Recruiting Secrets, on August 23rd. When it comes to recruiting, Katrina Collier is a real social butterfly. This post is sponsored by MightyRecruiter.

4 Recruiting Trends That Will Make You Feel Lucky

Spark Hire

In the recruiting industry, skill is absolutely essential but you have to admit, it doesn’t hurt to be lucky. All in all, it is a lucky time to be a recruiter. Current trends and technology make it easier to find great talent quickly and effectively. Inbound Recruiting.

Why Recruiters Should Be Thankful for Social Recruiting — November 2015 Roundup

Spark Hire

Social recruiting goes far beyond simply posting a job opening to Twitter or reaching out to passive candidates on LinkedIn — and to be quite frank, doing it the correct way is an art. As a marketing professional who manages all the social media channels for Spark Hire, I’ve seen a great deal of recruiters posting their opportunities on social. What is it about your social messaging that makes it extra special and appealing for top-tier talent?

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.

A Social Media Recruiting Strategy Framework

Sirona Consulting

A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in a Google+ Hangout on implementing social media recruiting strategies. As a consultant specialising in this area, I have conversations around social media recruitment strategy every day.

5 Ways to Make Your Recruiting Budget Stretch Further

Glassdoor for Employers

In a job seeker’s labor market , a recruiter’s job is never done — open requisitions take longer and longer to close, while new ones open up in the meantime. So what’s a cash-strapped talent acquisition team to do? A recruiter’s best asset is through word of mouth.

Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

The talent landscape has evolved and we're on a mission to help companies evolve with it. I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up! In it I talk about how now is the time for companies to start changing how they attract and hire talent.

Candidate Personas: 4 Ways Recruiting Can Get Value From Them

Jibe

Talent acquisition teams have recently been putting lots of resources into employer branding and messaging. Likewise, recruiting can build out candidate personas. Onboarding: Ramp Up New Recruiters Very Quickly.

The Future of Sourcing: Do You Have What it Takes to Succeed?

Stacy Zapar

And that's a double-edged sword because that means it's not only easier for you and me (the "good" sourcers), it's also easy for everybody else (junior, untrained and/or lazy recruiters). And we both know what THOSE recruiters do a lot of.

8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

Proactive Talent

What is social recruiting and what does an effective strategy look like? If you’re a small or medium-sized company with very limited resources, what free tools can you use beyond LinkedIn and job boards to improve your recruiting efforts? How do you go about building a strong employer brand to help your company attract and recruit top talent? Q: Tell us a little about your background and how you came to found Proactive Talent Strategies.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels.

4 Interesting Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off December – 5th December 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: A New App is Tipped to Revolutionise Recruitment. The app also discovers training programmes the user can take to improve their skills, and their employability as a result. 3 Insights Small Business Recruiters NEED to Share with the C-Suite.

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! We will continue to strive to do better,” says Pat Waders, LinkedIn’s Lady SVP of Global Talent Organisation. Understanding Recruitment. Recruitment Company of the Year: £50million+ turnover.

Candidate Experience: A Crash Course for Modern Recruiters

Jibe

This article is designed to help beginner recruiters better understand and utilize candidate experience best practices across the recruiting lifecycle. The end result is usually a document that can be shared within recruiting teams and used to develop messaging.

Hiring And Recruiting Roundup – May 2015

Spark Hire

In the month of May, our hiring and recruiting roundup theme is how recruiters and hiring professionals attract talent to their job openings. Just as April showers are needed in order to grow May flowers, companies need great talent in order to grow their organization. Attracting general talent can be simple, but attracting the right kind of talent with the skills and cultural fit you’re looking for can be tricky. Try These Trends to Attract Top Talent.

31 must follow blogs for tech recruiters in 2016

Devskiller

Recruiting tech talents is a tough job. To recruit in IT field you need to adapt to new methods of recruiting and constantly try them out, to see what combination works and brings you the most and best candidates. Social recruiting. Recruiting Division Blog.

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: The Future of Recruiting: Roadmap 2016. So, where does he think the future of recruitment is going in 2016? And more importantly, what can recruiters do to stay on top of that change? Talent Branding Expands the Candidate Pool by 10X.

It's All About Engagement!

Stacy Zapar

Top 5 out of 130+ brands on Twitter on Social Recruitment Monitor • #1 in followers growth (people listening to us) • #1 in replies (people talking to us) • #1 in retweets (people sharing what we post) • #2 in tweets (our communications with our followers) All this after only 2 months.

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. Social media recruiting.

Sourcing Candidates: 14 Ways to Take Pressure off Recruiters

Jibe

Considering the high costs of bad hires, it’s a shame when the sourcing and recruiting processes get rushed. This is where proactive talent acquisition strategies come in handy. Increasingly, this involves leveraging the internet as a recruiting asset.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 1st August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: This is What Millennials Want From Their Job Hunt (Psst! Even though companies that have diverse talent “will build more innovate products and services, get more market share, and have more revenue”. Liz Morgan, Head of Recruiting at LinkedIn.

8 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories to Whet Your Appetite this Week – 18th April 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Job-Hopping is Accelerating (Particularly Among Women). This research shows us that retention is going to become an increasingly important issue in the recruitment industry in the not too distant future. RELATED: Recruitment and the Gender Pay Gap ).

The Applicant Tracking System Isn’t the Problem. Recruiters Are.

Recruiting Daily

Every day, there are a litany of new complaints and negative comments levied against ATS software, a convenient whipping boy for the bigger picture problems plaguing the recruitment industry and even more convenient villain for the smaller annoyances frustrating frontline practitioners every day.

I Heart Lists!

Stacy Zapar

I remember back to my early days in the Twitterverse and being so grateful for these lists as they introduced me to amazingly talented minds in the recruiting space. The 50 Most Popular Recruiting Influencers on Twitter - LinkedIn's Talent Blog | @hireonlinkedin 2.

Ello: Is There Anybody Out There?

Recruiting Daily

Now you could argue that enough people don’t take advantage of their security settings on Facebook, but that’s for another day, and frankly, that’s not likely going to stop the train that is Facebook. Or is it the start of something bigger in social?

How to 'Court' Purple Squirrels Online

Stacy Zapar

This SAME concept applies to recruiting purple squirrels. They get 10 of those emails a week from lazy recruiters. You’ve gotta COURT them, just like you would that high school cutie… And you’re gonna do it over social media. Interested in having Stacy train YOUR recruiting team?

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How To Become A Badass At Sourcing.

Recruiting Daily

I know, a lot of you think phone sourcing is either old fashioned or completely obsolete – the technological antipode of things like crowdfunding, social media or ecommerce.

6 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off 2016 – 4th January 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Recruitment Industry Has Best Year EVER! The REC’s annual report also found that 634,000 people were placed into permanent roles via a recruiter in 2014/15. REC chief executive Kevin Green says: “This is a very exciting time for recruitment.

Driving Success with LinkedIn as a Small or Mid-Sized Company | Talent Connect Vegas 2013 [video]

Unbridled Talent

Ray – Senior Director of Global Recruiting, ExactTarget. Arnaud Kermouche – Manager of Talent Acquisition, Uni-Select, Inc. 07:01 – 13:40 Describe the evolution of LinkedIn’s role in your Talent Strategy and how it’s grown over time.

The Day the Postings Died

Stacy Zapar

Then it came time to write this blog post and it all made sense. ;) A long, long time ago I can still remember when recruiting used to make me smile… Back in the day, when I first cut my teeth as an agency recruiter in the mid-90's, recruiting was all about relationships.

Big News!!

Stacy Zapar

Social Recruiting (of course!), Training (duh!), Talent Communities, Talent Brand, Employee Referrals and I might even take on a req or two to keep my skills sharp and try out some of the latest tips, tricks and technologies out there!

11 Human Resources, Recruiting & Leadership Practitioner Speaker Recommendations

Unbridled Talent

I attend and speak at dozens of conferences each year – many focused on audiences of practitioners in the Human Resources, Recruiting and Leadership Development professions. Mary Faulkner – Director of Talent Management, ClearChoice Dental Implant Center. Mary is a leadership & talent professional who works within organizations to help build better companies. She will nail a seminar, training session or keynote at your event. Blog: Amplify Talent.

Talent Pool, Talent Pipeline Or Talent Database? Does It Matter?

Sirona Consulting

“Can you help me build a talent pool?” “So tell me what you mean by a talent pool? ” Just to add to their perplexed look I added, “and who will be managing it – HR, the recruiter or the hiring manager?”