According to GlobalWebIndex, the average Internet user has more than 5 social media accounts. Popular sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter offer recruiters a perfect platform to connect with top choice candidates—most of whom are never accessible on traditional sources like job boards.
Category: Social Media Recruiting
More and more organizations are finding that top candidates are more reachable through social media channels than through traditional means.
Since its inception in 2003, LinkedIn has become one of the most widely used social media platforms for businesses and organizations, recruiters, hiring managers, Human Resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) professionals, learners, industry thought leaders, and jobseekers. Around 25% of adults in the United States use LinkedIn, and around 106 million people access the site […]
Recruiters spend a majority of their time sourcing talent. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a magic button you could hit that would make talent suddenly appear? While there isn’t such a thing just yet, there are certain tools you can use to make your lives easier, starting today!
While social media has taken over many people’s personal lives, when it comes to using it to recruit top talent, very few employers (18%) have success recruiting from sites like Facebook or Twitter, according to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey.
Over the summer of 2018, a hashtag on Twitter went viral after conspiracy theorist Alex Jones announced that “liberals were planning a second Civil War.” Needless to say, this was false, and the Twitterverse turned this nontruth into the most hilarious trending hashtag: #lettersfromthesecondcivilwar. What does this have to do with recruiting you ask? Three […]
You know how important the candidate experience is to the overall recruiting process, so what are you doing to help improve that experience? One way to know whether you’re providing a favorable experience is to walk a mile in the candidate’s shoes.
When trying to source the best candidates for a role, recruiters sometimes forget that a well-planned content strategy can make their job a lot easier for them. Engaging and informative content attracts top talent through ranking your site higher in Google, drawing people who are looking for information, and helping you build a reputation in […]
Now that 2019 has arrived, recruiters and HR professionals should be thinking about ways to shift their focus to new and innovative techniques that will enhance their recruitment outlook. The times are a-changin’, and different interviewing practices can save recruiters time and money, ultimately helping them find the best candidate faster with less hassle. Are […]
Cold-pitching candidates on social media sites, liked LinkedIn®, is common practice for many recruiters. You do a quick search, find candidates that seem like they’d be a good fit for the role, and then message them via InMail. Seems easy enough, but what if the candidate isn’t currently looking for a job or is content […]
Recruiting top talent to your organization can be a difficult task. Between the historically low unemployment rate and the cottage industry of jobs websites out there, it can be challenging to locate strong candidates and persuade them to join your business. In an effort to spread their message as widely as possible, an increasing number […]