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.

Sourcing Hacks: Two Surefire Ways to Find Candidates on Twitter

Social Talent

If you’re anything like us, you probably have Twitter open on your computer from the minute you get into work until you shut up shop at the end of the day. From getting the inside scoop from thought leaders in the industry to asking recruitment burning questions in Q&A sessions; there’s no doubt about it – Twitter is a fantastic platform for recruiters to use to stay on top of their game. Sourcing Hack #1: Use Followerwonk. Using Boolean on Twitter.


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Twitter Sourcing Tool Tactics Cloud Shuts Down

Boolean Black Belt

I hope my blog post wasn’t somehow the kiss of death for Tactics Cloud, but in only a matter of weeks after writing about how awesome I thought their Twitter search solution was, they will no longer be offering Tactics Cloud as they have decided to focus our efforts on new opportunities.” ” Although Derek Zeller discovered that you could still access and search Twitter with Tactics Cloud via this link , the Tactics Cloud crew said they will be shutting that down shortly.

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. Easy Twitter list search.

#Sourcing on #Twitter Using a Simple #Hashtag #Search

ERE SourceCon

I have heard from various sourcing and recruiting professionals that they think that sourcing via Twitter, can be a waste of time. Search Techniques Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Twitter FeaturedQuite the contrary it has some interesting search options.

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. I found this interesting so I decided to tell the world what I had seen via Twitter and LinkedIn to see what kind of a response it would generate. 1 Why Twitter Can be an Effective Recruiting Channel.

How to Learn Programming – A Programmer’s Track Preview, Witchcraft Sourcing with Twitter and Ruby

ERE SourceCon

I will be presenting at Sourcecon in Austin about sourcing using Bash, Ruby, Python, and R. Social Networking Sourcing Talent Acquisition Twitter Featured

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. You can also use Twitter to engage with candidates on a more personal basis. ”.

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. This is where Twitter Analytics can help.

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. You have direct access to it on Twitter, so get following! What does a man with such experience use his Twitter account to do? You name the role, Stacy has sourced for it! nf4dcVBH7u via @sourcecon #sourcing

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

Social Talent

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? First off: why would you want to search the Twitter followers of a certain company? Well, take Jamie Oliver’s Twitter account for jobs in his restaurants – @jo_jobs – for example.

7 Essential Twitter Feeds For Recruiters

Social Talent

In order to minimise the angst and maximise your gains follow these twitter feeds. Not only does this twitter feed feature a serious of ingenious and hilarious recruitment memes, it also provides some brilliant, targeted advice for those looking to recruit new candidates on LinkedIn. Collier’s love of dogs and interesting tweets on how culture impacts on recruitment add a personal touch to this twitter feed, making it entertaining to follow.

Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing


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. What’s the key to getting managers more involved with sourcing on social media? The post Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing appeared first on Dice Insights.

Twitter: 7 Things EVERY Recruiter Should Be Tweeting About

Social Talent

Have you resigned yourself to the fact that you’re ‘just not a Twitter person’? Sure, Twitter can be daunting if you’ve never used it before, but it can also be one of the best ways to build your personal brand and make a name for yourself in the recruitment industry. Surely Twitter is simply a place to share your personal thoughts and comedic observations, right? Remember, you’re an expert in recruiting and sourcing. Twitter Chats.

11 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2015

Social Talent

Start your 2015 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 11 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2015: 1. @ jerometernynck. Jerome Ternynck is the founder and CEO of the San Francisco based, SmartRecruiters , and an absolute ‘must follow’ on Twitter.

Twitter job posting template


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.

5 Recruitment Bloggers in Australia to Follow on Twitter

Social Talent

Today we’re sharing our five favourite recruitment bloggers in Australia that you need to be following on Twitter. These five individuals have their collective fingers on the pulse in terms of what’s happening in the recruitment industry Down Under, along with offering major insider tips and sourcing know-how. Follow Greg Savage on Twitter here. Follow Nicole Underwood on Twitter here. Follow Alli Polin on Twitter here.

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


With 94% of recruiters admitting that they use social media for candidate sourcing, the competition for tech talent is as fierce as ever. There are many ways (some of them creative) in which you can use social recruiting to source new hires! Tag away with Twitter. Happy sourcing!

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. 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. Picture that, but on Twitter.

7 Twitter Lists Clever Recruiters Use to Boost Their Recruiting Efforts

Social Talent

If you haven’t unlocked the power of Twitter lists, you are missing out on a powerful resource to help achieve your recruitment goals,” says Blogging4Jobs author, Audra Knight. Twitter is a powerful recruiting tool and Twitter Lists are one of the most untapped resources the site offers its users. ‘But what is a Twitter list and how can it possibly be as useful and effective for managing and optimising your Twitter experience?’

Want Better Recruiting? Add These 41 Twitter Feeds To Your List


Twitter’s fast-paced, of-the-moment approach makes it a great way to keep up with the news in influencers in the recruitment and hiring fields. To see what’s happening, add these 41 top recruitment professionals to your Twitter feed.

Drive Sourcing Through The Power Of Periscope

ERE SourceCon

But what if we could also use that “tour” and those Q&A sessions as a part of our social recruiting arsenal to proactively recruit and source new talent? That’s where Periscope becomes a great tool to drive traffic to our jobs and source candidates proactively. Recruiting Resumes Social Networking Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Twitter Video Resumes Video Sourcing Featured

Your Ultimate Guide to Sourcing Candidates with Hiretual


Nope, it’s you – a soon-to-be AI Sourcing superhero. . Over the past five years, AI Sourcing has emerged as a go-to resource for sourcing candidates in talent acquisition. sourcing passive candidates . sourcing on Twitter, LinkedIn, GitHub, and other open web platforms .

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.

Next Generation Sourcing

Social Talent

If you have taken our world-class training before, you will be familiar with our exclusive souring tool called SourceHub, which helps you to dramatically improve your sourcing efforts through automatically generating your Boolean search string. What really makes SourceHub powerful is its online integration with websites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Behance, Bringing more efficiency to your sourcing! The post Next Generation Sourcing appeared first on Social Talent.

5 Twitter Sins Recruiters Need to STOP Committing

Social Talent

Twitter is an incredible resource when it comes to attracting potential candidates and a fantastic tool for engaging with them. In the 9 years since the site began, Twitter has become the world’s second most popular sourcing tool behind LinkedIn (55% of recruiters are now using it) and a healthy 35% of recruiters are now using it to post their jobs and message candidates respectively. So stop purely posting job after job on Twitter.

How to Create a Diversity Sourcing Strategy


In order to start this you’ll need to create a (Diversity Sourcing Strategy) plan for your Recruiting Team. . Track all your metrics and create a sourcing goal for each week, month, and quarter. . I wrote a post about creating a Talent Sourcing Jam ( here ). .

How to Best Incorporate Twitter Hashtags in Your Recruitment Process


Candidates Online Marketer Recruitment Social Media SourceEditor’s Note: This is a guest post by Michelle Lambert. Her opinions are her own. The people that you hire determine the performance and future of your business. Acquiring the right talent at the right time cultivates the success of your company. Technology has made recruitment easier for you as an employer and one of the […].

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.

Meetups and “In Person” Sourcing

ERE SourceCon

There are plenty of online solutions to this – LinkedIn, Github, StackOverflow, and Twitter are often excellent sources of fantastic hires. But as Maisha Cannon reminded us at SourceCon Austin, there’s something to be said for “in person” sourcing, too: meeting people in real life and talking to them about your company or your open roles.

Using Jobsoid Chrome Plugin to source candidates


It has also become the best and most-preferred platforms for sourcing desired candidates. Just like social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, etc., LinkedIn […] The post Using Jobsoid Chrome Plugin to source candidates appeared first on Jobsoid.

Twitter Is No Longer Optional For Recruiters And HR

Sirona Consulting

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. It has so many attributes that recruiters should be taking advantage of: Candidate and client sourcing – based on bio data AND what they tweet about. Monitoring – easily check what people are saying about you and your brand/company on Twitter. Get the Twitter basics right. .

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.

A Recruiter's Guide to Twitter


Nearly a year ago I wrote a blog explaining what the average recruiter was like on Twitter, it can be found here , but in summary the average recruiter has 37 followers and really doesn’t get Twitter. This follow up is designed for recruiters who recently attended an RCSA Greg Savage event and now feel the urge to get onto Twitter, or anyone else for that matter. To recruit on Twitter the most important skills are learning how to find other users to track (stalk!),

6 UAE Recruitment Agencies That You NEED To Follow On Twitter Now

Social Talent

Today, we’re looking at the major movers and shakers in the region that are rocking it on Twitter right now! Boasting a whopping 11,000 followers, the Hays Dubai Twitter account mainly shares content from their hugely successful job blog, including articles such as ‘7 Time Saving Job Search Tips’, ’10 Reasons to Relocate to the UAE’ and much more. HR Source @hr_source.

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing 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. Among the most traditional, and often most effective, methods of sourcing candidates is the old-fashioned approach of looking inward. As your organization grows, so too should your ability to source candidates through more narrow channels.

9 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2016

Social Talent

Start your 2016 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 9 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2016: 1. What to expect: Practical tips on how to use social media for recruitment from one of The 100 Most Influential People in HR & Recruiting on Twitter. And, most importantly, for us today, Craig created the first EVER Twitter chat for recruiters.

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

Greg Savage

Candidate care Client Skills Coaching recruiters Fee Negotiation Recruitment Social Networking Social recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition Twitter candidate care client skills recruitment sourcing talent acquisitionA powerful two-minute read for all the desk recruiters out there. 12 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. Walk away from shitty margins or clients who disrespect you.

BUMPER EDITION: 7 Unmissable Sourcing News Stories – 27th April 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: It’s Now Easier Than Ever to Reach Out and have Private Conversations on Twitter. Last Monday Twitter changed how direct messaging works so that it became even easier for you to communicated one-to-one or with a chosen group of people, anywhere in the world. Twitter have now included a setting that allows you to receive DMs from anyone, even if you don’t follow them. Find out more about sourcing on Facebook here.

Recruiters, Listen in as James Tozer of The Economist Talks Twitter

Undercover Recruiter

Even the likes of Instagram and Slack are being coined as candidate sourcing tools, alongside market leaders LinkedIn and Facebook. But what about Twitter? Recruiters, Listen in as James Tozer of The Economist Talks Twitter. Social Media James Tozer Jorgen Sundberg Link Humans Podcast The Economist TwitterWe know how important social recruiting is in this current digital climate.