When organizations talk about implementing social media into their recruitment marketing strategies, most often times they are not really sure to start. In many cases, they begin to talk to their existing recruitment technology providers to see how to start. The thing with this is that in many cases recruitment technology does not provide any more value to the free social media tools that marketing…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 23, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments
This picture of me was snapped recently at a local mall and it’s for realz! Can you believe it? Me, Leslie Mason, reduced to soliciting social media scores on the street corner. Am I the only person who measures their social success by their Klout score and what in the world is going…Continue
I've always been a big advocate of using Social Media for identifying and attracting talent and I'm old enough to have been using the internet to recruit since way before…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments
In a desperate attempt to stay relevant to what some people claim is an increasingly disenchanted audience, especially teens, FB is soon to be rolling out a more visual and less cluttered…Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 1:51am — No Comments
I must be behind the times or just in denial.
I don't believe that so many employers are taking to the online streets of Facebook for pre-employment screening. I think they might be making it up just to look hip or as part of some kind of…
Since the boom of social networking in the early 2000’s we have been driven to consistently updating the world with our goings on, whether that’s where we’re going, what we’re doing or what we’re eating for dinner (because everyone needs to know that you are eating a really lovely pizza!).
This week, I finish my series with discussion on Facebook in recruiting. I found that there are some pretty strong opinions as to if Facebook should or should not be used in recruiting. What do you…Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about candidate experience, social recruiting, HR’s future, Facebook vs. LinkedIn and HR / recruiting conferences.
And as it was released before this one, here is…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on January 25, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about company culture, the perfect candidate, candidate attraction, employer branding and the Facebook Social Graph.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Facebook today unveiled a few new tools with Social Graph leading the way as the most innovative and potentially the…Continue
I was catching up on email while standing in line at Peet’s in Oakland yesterday morning when the headline for a job description caught my attention:
“Head of Global Recruiting for Facebook”
Wow, we here @Ongig study job ads a bunch — I wondered what…Continue
Added by Jason Webster on January 14, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Employee engagement is essential in the workplace as it not only ensures the happiness of employees but has also been proven to increase productivity by 69% and decrease turnover by 14.9%. Its impact upon…Continue
Added by Laura Purt on January 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Ok, the election is in the rearview mirror, winter is looming, and I bet you haven’t gotten all of your Christmas presents yet! Nevertheless, things keep happening in the job board and online recruiting world. For example:Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on December 11, 2012 at 9:08am — No Comments
Ever wonder where all the traffic to your job postings comes from?
On the heals of last week’s piece on The 5 Things Everyone Should Know About SEO in Job Descriptions, Ongig took a look at our last 100,000 visits to the “social job descriptions” we help power for our employer users (and thus have visibility into via…Continue
Added by Jason Webster on December 10, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
According to ERE.net roughly 30% of all hires come through a referral. A referral pipeline can be easier to build in the early and mid-stages of a company’s growth. People are attracted by the opportunity to get in early and have an impact.
As your company grows, the referral pipeline can be…Continue
The traditional recruiting approach is to hire a third party recruiting firm or individual recruiter who writes boring job descriptions, throws “hail mary” listings on job boards and works their network.
There is nothing wrong with this, but if you want younger, tech-savvy employees, I believe you need to go to Facebook: home of 1 billion people!
Here are 5 companies that are leveraging their Social Recruiting efforts by doing a good job with their Facebook Careers pages. All…Continue
Facebook launched its long-rumored job board offering last week. It was a bit rocky:Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about social recruiting, LinkedIn, recruiting best practices and new Facebook jobs.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
Added by Chris Brablc on November 16, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments
It is superior to use pictures rather than just words when communicating a message — this is an application of “The Picture Superiority Effect". In this article, I’m gonna co-opt it for us recruiters and call it “The Visual Recruiting Superiority Effect” or “Visual Recruiting” for short.
But first, some advertising/design/recruiting…Continue
With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:
1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that…Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments