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.
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]