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 […]
Tag: Social Media
When using social media to screen candidates, a picture can be worth a thousand words. As LinkedIn® expert Brynne Tillman has shown us, having a good profile picture is a great first step in creating a candidate-centric profile on LinkedIn.
Social media is a topic that can be hard to navigate, to say the least. It’s tempting to check out someone’s social media profiles—be it a first date, a new neighbor, or a potential or current employee.
Everything you post to the Internet, stays there, whether you want it to or not. Through the magic of technology, nothing ever really disappears from the web and that includes social media posts. No matter what lengths you take to erase your digital thumbprint, some traces will always remain, and the bad news: employers are […]
In parts one and two of this article series, we’ve highlighted the basics of using your free LinkedIn® account to recruit top talent. Today’s focus will be on communicating with candidates after you’ve completed your LinkedIn search.
In yesterday’s article, we’ve already established what it takes to lure in candidates with an amazing LinkedIn® recruiter profile. Today we’ll uncover how to search for potential candidates using the free search function in LinkedIn.
If you’re new to the recruiting game and are unsure of where to begin finding talent, start with LinkedIn®. LinkedIn is basically professional Facebook, where working professionals in all industries can connect and leave the clutter of their personal lives behind. If you’re new to recruiting and LinkedIn, here are some tips for using the […]
“Help Wanted” ads have evolved significantly since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was first enacted in 1967—from classified ads in the local newspaper, to listings on company websites and online jobs sites like ZipRecruiter.com and Indeed.com. With the recent advent of advertising on social media platforms, the recruiting landscape has changed even further.
Matt Jacobson, a paralegal research analyst with Brann & Isaacson—a Maine-based employment law firm—answers the following question from a Maine employer and offers four insights on how to attract and retain workers.
According to the 2017 CareerBuilder Candidate Experience Study, nearly four in five (78%) candidates say the overall candidate experience they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people. But when does the “experience” start? Is it when a candidate first applies for an open position? Or, is it after the candidate has […]