I really do think more recruiters should be using twitter. It is such a powerful tool to find and engage with Candidates.
Recruiters are, in my opinion, far too obsessed with CVs. When are we going to realize that this is not the only way to understand a candidate. In fact how often do you look at a CV and forget that there may actually be a living breathing person behind…Continue
What does your Twitter bio say about you? If you’re not completely happy with it and you’re looking to spice it up a bit, check out this…Continue
HRmarketer software analyzes more HR marketplace data than anyone else. Every day, this includes tens of thousands of HR- and benefits-related tweets, Facebook updates and LinkedIn updates, as well as 5,000-plus new articles and blog posts.
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
One of the most valuable educational tools for professionals is right at your fingertips but it is rarely used for these reasons. Business to business types of sales or networking with other professionals in your line of work is simple and easy using social media sites including…Continue
OK Twitter fiends - ummm...Social Recruiters.....thought you might enjoy this one. A nice overview on how to get that coveted RT. Do you have secret tricks to making sure your tweets are heard? How has Twitter helped you at your desk (if at all)? …Continue
Recruitment is Broken
Many people will know Greg Savage through his blog, The Savage Truth, or indeed his…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 data driven stories, social recruiting, sourcing / recruiting partnership, skill shortages and great developer job ads.
Also, a reminder. The Candidate Experience Awards have started accepting applications for…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 31, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments
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
In one part of the world, a butterfly flaps it's wings. In another, there's a Tsunami.
That's what happened this week, and two people lost their jobs because of it.
Added by Michael Wright on March 23, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments
You may not think of Twitter as an effective HR tool capable of streamlining the recruitment and hiring process, but we’ve already seen the emerging trend of social recruiting popping up in unexpected places. With Twitter, recruiters and HR professionals are finding it easier than ever to raise awareness about job…Continue
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
The time has come to control content, so says Twitter. This month Twitter will be adding new fields to tweet structures on return API calls. What does this mean? It means nothing to 99% of the twitter world however this change will inevitably effect how corporate entities use twitter and it…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on February 21, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
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!).
Facebook today unveiled a few new tools with Social Graph leading the way as the most innovative and potentially the…Continue
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
Gather round, everyone. Uncle Charlie is going to tell you the story of the little meme and how it swam all over cyberspace because people loved it so.
Now, first I have to explain what a “meme” is. A meme is defined by Wikipedia as “an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within the culture.” This was a concept put forth by British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins back in 1976 when he described those…Continue
Added by Charles Davis on November 7, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments
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