Are you using social media in your job search? Are you using social media to find potential hires? Whether you’re looking for a job or looking for a new hire, you should be using social media as part of your process. While Pew Research estimates that 65% of adults use social media for their own job search, only…Continue
Job searching can be overwhelming, long and tiresome. In order to use your time productively and get the best results, you should organize your activities and set short-term goals. Organizing your time will help you to stay focused, avoid burning out and help you to achieve maximum results.
Below are some tips for…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Every good recruiter knows that social media is becoming more and more important when it comes to finding a great candidate. Just days ago Mashable reported that a social media monitoring service Reppler found that 90% of recruiters and hiring managers have visited a potential candidate’s…Continue
Participants of the People Sourcing Certification Program go through 60 questions for the Level 1 and 80 questions for the Level 2 at the end of the Program. We use the tests as an additional opportunity to practice and apply the sourcing skills.
As several participants have pointed out, and as one of them wrote, the Program actually makes you “think” instead of just plugging in some answers…Continue
Much has been discussed lately about the need for recruiters to build talent networks or communities and leverage them as a source for candidates.
First off, let’s define and draw a distinction between a talent network and a talent community.
Talent Networks: A database of ‘talent leads’ a recruiter can draw on when looking to fill open positions.
Talent Communities: A database of ‘talent leads’ that communicate and interact with each…Continue
Added by Mike Vilimek on April 12, 2012 at 7:47pm — No Comments
On this blog, I talk a lot about measuring the performance of your recruitment ads and tying back important recruiting metrics to the recruiting source that produced the results. These metrics are important as it enables you to understand the high & low performers in your media buying strategy so you can “fire” your low performers and increase usage of your high…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on January 12, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments
How to post to multiple Linkedin groups from one page is the subject of this week's episode. Is this even possible? The short answer is yes, by using a certain Chrome extension called "Add to Any." Click here to download the show notes which has links to all of the items mentioned in the show. Thanks!
Added by Jim Stroud on January 10, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments
We already know the benefits…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on August 15, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments
There is power in your direct network. In fact, every individual, every person you may come in contact with is a potential business partner. Don't get me wrong, you must tread carefully and watch your privacy and your very safety, but when one begins with the end in mind - career management, long term goals, financial considerations, filling new requisitions, and on and on and on, one must be aware how valuable a network trully is.
The larger one's network the more apt…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on August 12, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments
A Jobvite survey out this morning says 89 percent of the respondents to its poll (most of them not Jobvite customers) said they are either already using some form of social media in their recruiting or will in the next year. They are also having success; 64 percent said they’ve actually…Continue
Added by Tracy Saunders on July 12, 2011 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Not a single day passes by of late without hearing the dreaded words 'global talent pool', but what does that phrase actually mean in practice, if anything at all?
Consider a typical recruiting scenario. You're looking for a mid-career engineer for a specific location. There is no relocation package on offer so straight away it would be fair to assume that 99 times out of a hundred your likely candidate is going to come from a 30 or 40 mile radius of wherever the business is situated.…Continue
An article in the national press here in the UK yesterday reminded me all too clearly that we live in an online world where identity is all too easily obtained.
I, like most, am bombarded by a huge number of emails, tweets, status updates, blogs…Continue
In the beginning, there was the job board, and the candidates rejoiced. So many jobs! So many locations! So much easier than paper.
The employers liked it, too.
But after a while, candidates realized that general boards were, well….general. They discovered that many (er, most) jobs were inapplicable to their interests. So they asked the job boards to make things easier. “Help us find just the jobs we want!”
Job board operators responded in a variety of…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on February 8, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments
The other day I wrote about some common reasons on Why Social Recruiting Fails but today I’m going to focus one I didn’t specifically mention that I think is important which is just Never getting started. For some, starting to use social media can seem like this insurmountable hump that they feel they can never get over and therefore they hesitate to even get started.
Social Recruiting has been a really hot topic in recruiting over the past year with a variety of opinions on either side of the fence in terms of it being a viable recruiting strategy going forward or a fad that will die out in the next few years. I for one, think that social recruiting or the act of utilizing social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to engage and recruit qualified candidates can be an important part of your overall…Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week we’ll be talking about veterans and how we can help them, HR outsourcing, the viral candidate, storytelling in business, Google pay raises and why Twitter Auto DM’s just don’t work.
Here are the articles our that interested us this…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 12, 2010 at 9:54am — No Comments
David Als, Talent Attraction Strategist at Human Capital Management Solutions, reached out to me to talk briefly about the challenges of integrating Social Media into a recruitment strategy. It was terrific to be able to touch base with David before the upcoming…Continue