All Blog Posts Tagged 'Facebook' (182)

Times Are Changing: The Rise of the IT Executive

Everyone knows the legend of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, immortalized and fictionalized in the film The Social Network.He went from college dropout to multimillionaire in just a few short years.

Jan Koum, CEO of WhatsApp was raised in the Ukraine in a home with no electricity and…

Continue

Added by Marc Berman on October 6, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Facebook’s June 2014 Ads Update - The Down Low

So I’m going to tell it to you straight. When it comes to investing time in a Facebook page, lately, I’m just plain against it. Well, that is unless you’re going to spend money on ads. Seriously. The social media budget is a reality.

I’m sorry if you’ve spent a ton of resources and energy building out an organic Facebook plan. News flash: the organic only days are gone. Organic reach is in the…

Continue

Added by Katrina Kibben on June 12, 2014 at 3:41pm — 2 Comments

Using “The Other Three” in Social Recruiting

Known as the “Big Three”: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have led the way in social recruiting. It makes sense, connections are simple to make, there are vast pools of data to be collected and these are where internet users are spending massive amounts of their time. While the Big Three are the place…

Continue

Added by Raj Sheth on March 18, 2014 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

Agency Recruiters "Censored!" LinkedIn Awash in "Tombstone Epitaphs!"

Recent changes to LinkedIn's feature-set whereby "Company Pages" are afforded In-Profile  Activity Feed's (like Facebook's "Update Status"), but "Member Profile Pages" no longer enjoy the feature, "Censor" Agency Recruiters for 2 key reasons.…

Continue

Added by Nick Lagos on February 12, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments

73% of Your Candidates Are NOT on LinkedIn

Within the last 30 days, more than 1.19 billion people have signed onto Facebook to update their profiles; interact with their friends, family members, acquaintances, and coworkers; follow companies; and conduct their social, personal, and professional lives…

Continue

Added by Stephane Le Viet on December 23, 2013 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments

2 Emerging Recruitment Technologies Worth Watching

Recruitment technology has largely been a laggard in both innovation and adoption, several years behind the consumer curve.  But as last week’s iTalent competition at the…

Continue

Added by Matt Charney on November 19, 2013 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

It Takes Talent to Spot Talent!

Attracting Talent: Good companies create a strong brand identity with their customers and then deliver on that promise. Great employment brands do the same, with quantifiable and qualitative results. As a result, the right people choose to join your company.



Selecting Talent: Management should implement proven talent selection systems and tools to create profiles of the right people based on the competencies of high performers. It's not simply a matter of…

Continue

Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

College Grads Looking

Rich Peterson strongly believes getting off of Facebook and YouTube and landing on LinkedIn is the first step to securing a job. It’s an absolute must to create a LinkedIn profile by the time you’re a senior in college, but it’s an even better idea to start as a freshman.

Link into as many people as you possibly can. Start to…

Continue

Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How To Use Facebook For Recruiting And Still Keep Your Private Life Private

I know many are resistant to using Facebook for recruiting, but just bear with me for a few paragraphs. You might find I’m proposing an interesting little twist that could change your mind about Facebook.

Recruiters handle the one commodity businesses cannot function without: talent. That responsibility makes us critical supply chain managers. It means we…

Continue

Added by Susan Wright-Boucher on August 13, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Infographic: Inside the Rocketship: Talent Brand Tips From Top Startups

Shared by our friends at LinkedIn:

Inside the Rocketship: Talent Brand Tips From Top Startups

Recruiting high-caliber technical talent is a constant challenge. Especially in Silicon Valley, where stealth-mode startups battle…

Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on July 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

7 steps to explode your reach on Facebook by using #Hashtags For #Recruiting

Just over a month ago Facebook launched the use of #hashtags across their platform. What does this mean for you as  a recruiter? It does not mean a whole lot to your recruiting strategy however the proper use of hashtags can prove to be extremely valuable, so let’s take a look at 7 great ways to leverage hashtags on Facebook.

Please note:  I will strongly urge you to not waste your time…

Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on July 10, 2013 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Facebook: Audio Messaging and Shooting Video with the new IOS App

So it's been slightly more than 7 months since Facebook released it's Audio Messaging and Video Shoot capability. I am curious to ask how this is being used for recruitment. I have not seen much talk about use cases for…

Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on July 5, 2013 at 8:55am — No Comments

How Marriott Hotels is Beating Facebook at Their Own Game in Social Recruiting

The Marriott Hotel chain is known for its large complexes and global enterprise, employing hundreds of thousands of people all over the world in hospitality positions from cleaning to management and tourism.

With revenue exceeding the $11 billion dollar mark, the red…

Continue

Added by Paul Slezak on June 25, 2013 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

NEW: LinkedIn Contacts newly released. Feature Updates and Changes

Video below

Have you seen the new changes to you LinkedIn contacts page? There are some feature changes that are both good and bad depending on your needs and how you use the tool. As LinkedIn moves towards increasing it's…

Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on June 12, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Professor X of Recruiting

Wouldn’t you want the X-men working for you? 

Professor Charles Francis Xavier, the X-men’s founder, wanted people with that something “extra,” people whose   special skills were manifest yet misunderstood. He built a tool to find these unique men and women. He broke down their skills, categorized them, and finally brought them together to maximize their potential.

Professor X was in…

Continue

Added by Derdiver on June 12, 2013 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

The Best Salesman I've Met Who Failed Miserably

The other day I read that Forbes ranked Sales as the second most difficult profession to recruit  …

Continue

Added by Will Thomson on June 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

Is Facebook Stickier Than LinkedIn?

Anyone with an eye on talent acquisition has seen the debate on whether Facebook or LinkedIn is stickier in attracting

 top candidates. A popular perspective is that Facebook is where you keep your personal friends, while LinkedIn is where you keep it professional. In fact, most of the folks I talk to tell me this is their approach the two social networks.

On the surface the story seems to fit. LinkedIn is branded…

Continue

Added by Jason Webster on June 3, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Social Media Tools to help your Recruiting Team

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

Will Work For Klout

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

Added by Leslie Mason on March 15, 2013 at 7:50pm — 3 Comments

2 Reasons why Facebook won't help you recruit



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

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

Subscribe

Free Sourcing Tool

Marketing Partners

RecruitingBlogs on Twitter

Recruiting Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2014   Created by RecruitingBlogs.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

scroll to the top