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.

The Deadly Sins of Social Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

There’s been quite a bit of hype about social media. Social media is self perpetuating; networks are echo chambers that magnify their own importance. Are you really generating regular client inquiries and business development opportunities on social media?

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.

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

Writing For The 8 Second Attention Span: Recruitment Marketing Toilet Talk

Fistful of Talent

This is an aside and traveler rant, but hear me out. Toilet Talk: Most People Read Your Recruitment Marketing On The John. With that said, it’s probably safe to assume that at some point candidates have read your recruitment marketing on the toilet.

How Great Content Ideas Can Fuel Social Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

Using social media as a recruiting platform has become a leading practice in sourcing and placing for many businesses today. Though not every post guarantees placements, coming up with a consistent, social recruiting strategy will ensure your messages are targeting the right candidates.

Staffing News of the Day, February 18, 2013

Staffing Talk

Travel recruitment sector saw more than 100% increase in number of people using mobile devices to search vacancies [Breaking Travel News]. revenue rises in fourth quarter, and announces sale of nurse travel division [Investors].

5 Creative Instagram Careers Accounts to Check Out

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As you can imagine from these numbers, Instagram isn’t a platform that the modern marketer – or Recruitment Marketer – can afford to ignore. In short, Instagram is a great platform for relationship and brand building for recruiting purposes. Employer Branding Social Recruiting

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Guest Post: 5 Best Practices For Using Social Media For Recruitment

Ideal

Glassdoor reports 79% of job seekers use social media to research companies they’re interested in. To help attract candidates, here are 5 best practices for recruiting on social media the right way. According to PEW , a majority of social media users are White and Hispanic.

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.

Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn.

Want To Hire On Twitter Successfully?

The Searchologist

Over the last few months I’ve had the honour to travel to Sydney, Auckland & Amsterdam to speak at SOSU Sourcing Summits and to Dallas to speak at SourceCon, which has led to an uptick in my Twitter followers. And consistently I’ve seen one error that is holding back Recruiters from.

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).

Your Target Talent Is No Longer All On LinkedIn

Sirona Consulting

The world of HR and recruitment seems based on many flawed assumptions , such as the perfect candidates actually exists; candidates don’t use social media, job boards are dead and (a big one for me) all the candidates you need to recruit are on LinkedIn.

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. RELATED: A Recruiter’s Handbook Guide to Snapchat ).

Always Be Closing Almost Never Works In Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

And if you think that “always be closing” is always a great approach for building and nurturing nascent relationships, you probably suck at recruiting. The Medium Is Not the Recruiting Message. Social Recruiting: Success isn’t Conversions, It’s Conversations.

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. Recruiters Are “The Worst Bosses in the UK”.

The 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Reference Checking

Social Talent

For recruiters, this, more often than not, tends to be reference checking. ” But what if the referee is a Sales Manager that spends 90% of the year travelling to conferences and sales pitches? Startup Stock Photo. We all have certain parts of our jobs that fill us with dread.

BUMPER EDITION: 8 Headline-Making Recruitment News Stories this Week – 8th August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn Finally Adds Video to Your Feed. LinkedIn’s latest move into video isn’t surprising, after all it has been one of the biggest growth engines for a number of other social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and most recently Instagram.

Can Twitter Product Pages Change the Recruiting Landscape?

Recruiting Daily

Social media ROI, anyone? You’re probably wondering what’s in it for recruiters, since you’re reading this on a recruiting blog and all. So what does this have to do with recruiting? Let’s get right to it.

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.

Dialed In: Mobile Recruiting and The Candidate Experience.

Recruiting Daily

Mobile Recruiting: Can You Hear Me Now? Missed Messages, Dropped Calls: Once Upon A Time In Mobile Recruiting… OK, I know that title’s probably a little cheesy. If you’re not asking for mobile recruiting solutions, you’re asking for trouble.

How to Use Social Media to Source & Hire In-demand Candidates

MightyRecruiter

Hiring influencer Katrina Collier Spills her Social Recruiting Secrets in an Upcoming Webinar. Voted one of The 100 Most Influential People in HR & Recruiting on Twitter, Katrina Collier knows a thing or two about using social media to source and attract candidates. Not only is she recognized around the world as an expert on social recruiting, she also spends the bulk of her time traveling the globe, sharing her insights with companies of all and sizes and types.

This Is What You Need To Have On Your Hiring Checklist This Year

Spark Hire

In fact, a 2015 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 48 percent of CEOs say their companies have lost money because their recruitment process is inefficient. The first thing any recruiter should include on their checklist is understanding the needs of the company they’re hiring for.

Want To Hire On Twitter Successfully?

The Searchologist

Over the last few months I’ve had the honour to travel to Sydney, Auckland & Amsterdam to speak at SOSU Sourcing Summits and to Dallas to speak at SourceCon, which has led to an uptick in my Twitter followers. Set the scene and add links to your career site or other social media profiles.

Real Time Collaboration: Why Being Social At Work is Paying Off

TargetRecruit

“Live chatting” still has an aura of “playtime” associated with it, even today when so many social platforms have been introduced. Working Social is paying off in very big ways in many staffing companies across the world. Many companies have asked us how and why a more online collaborative business process may benefit them, so here is a short list of 5 reasons why “Live Chat” or “Social Collaboration” is so advantageous. Find us in your favorite social media!

Tweeting and Sneezing: 2014 Social Media Lessons Learned

Recruiting Daily

Where It’s @: Twitter for Recruiting and HR. In the context of social, 2014 has been, for lack of a better phrase, undeniably ginormous (OK, maybe I should give the Real Housewives a rest). RTs and Recruiting: Getting Started on Twitter.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Keep You In-the-Know this Week – 7th March 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Jobbatical Scores $2M. It does this by matching the “skill set and travel aspirations” of tech and startup professionals with companies worldwide who are in search of talent. The Demographic Breakdown of Social Media Users.

Tweeting and Sneezing: 2014 Social Media Lessons Learned

Recruiting Daily

Where It’s @: Twitter for Recruiting and HR. In the context of social, 2014 has been, for lack of a better phrase, undeniably ginormous (OK, maybe I should give the Real Housewives a rest). RTs and Recruiting: Getting Started on Twitter.

#SpeakingForAll: A Vow For Change | @LouiseTriance on The #SocialRecruiting Show

The Searchologist

As an event organiser and speaker, I’ve spent years traveling around the world training talent teams on better social recruiting strategies. Human Resources / Recruitment #SpeakingForAll disrupthr speaking opportunitiesI’m frustrated.

The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Prominence

Defining Social Recruiting. Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) Job Marketing – promoting specific jobs either through paid or organic social channels.

Recruiting on Instagram: 4 Companies Crushing It

Glassdoor for Employers

Using social media for recruiting purposes goes way beyond LinkedIn. recruiters used LinkedIn for social recruiting purposes last year, just 40 percent of job seekers did. And then there are the companies recruiting on Instagram.

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3 Years Old Today!

Stacy Zapar

What a fun ride it’s been… going from a full-time recruiter sharing jobsearch tips for jobseekers to launching my own business and blogging about social media recruiting and sourcing strategies. I get to travel and learn and share as part of the best job in the world.

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7 Recruiting Trends That Will Continue Into 2019

Hacker Earth

The year 2018 saw a rise in the use of Social Media in recruitment. Social Recruiting’, a blanket term for finding talent through social media was coined in 2008. Not just this, more organizations will switch to Talent Assessment and Recruitment tools for ensuring a better candidate experience for their prospective employees. Also read – Social HR – New rules of talent acquisition ). Recruiter Tips Talent Assessment

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.