Category: Sourcing

Finding and connecting with the candidates you want is an increasingly difficult challenge. From mining social media sites to posting opportunities, sourcing is where recruiting success begins.

Good Mobile Recruiting Websites—Some Examples

In yesterday’s Advisor, expert Matt Adam, speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego, debunked three myths of mobile recruiting. Today, a good example of a mobile site, plus several ways to engage in mobile recruiting. For a good example of a site, Adam […]

Debunking Mobile Recruiting Myths

Mobile-friendly career sites are more and more a necessity, but not all such sites are really candidate-oriented. Expert Matt Adam, speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San Diego, debunked three myths of mobile recruiting and offered six questions to help readers gauge their mobile-readiness. […]

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Mobile Career Sites—6 Questions

Mobile-friendly career sites are more and more a necessity, but not all such sites are really candidate-oriented. Matt Adams, speaking at SHRM’s Talent Management Conference and Exhibition taking place this week in San Diego, offers six questions you should ask about your mobile access.

Pinterest, the Recruiting Tool … Really?

Using Pinterest for business may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of this highly visual, crafts-heavy relative newcomer to the social media scene. But with explosive growth and the ability to drive traffic to your website, Pinterest is certainly a tool worth considering.

Recruiting on LinkedIn, the ‘Official’ Workplace Social Media Hub

Recruiting on LinkedIn yet? As of May 2014, the site claims to have over 300 million members worldwide exchanging information, referrals, recommendations, ideas, and opportunities, so there’s no denying it’s a force to be reckoned with—and a key tool in your recruiting toolbox.

Recruiting Tools 2015: Twitter and Facebook?

While the fundamentals of sourcing remain timeless—attracting the notice of great candidates and encouraging them to get in touch with your organization—there are now more ways than ever to go about it. Is Twitter one of them? Facebook?

From Dull Job Description to Attractive Posting

Yesterday’s Advisor covered Recruiting Sin #1—Hiring before you know what you need. Today, how to take your understanding of the job and turn it into a posting that will attract great candidates and turn away undesirable ones.

Do You Actively Recruit Passive Candidates?

As the unemployment rate inches further downward and positions are taking longer to fill, many employers are looking for new and innovative ways to reach the best talent. One option that is increasing in popularity is searching for passive candidates—individuals who may not be directly looking for a new job, but who would be open […]