59% of job seekers use social media platforms to find recruitment opportunities, according to Talent-Works International Statistics. The reasons behind this trend lie in the way the digital market works. Every corporate business runs by a rule in this digital age. In most cases, it has to do with growing your digital presence. This includes having a clean professional social media presence from which people can refer to. This especially helps when you need to recruit highly qualified senior employees who add value to what you have already built.
Wikipedia describes social proof as: “A psychological phenomenon wherein people copy the actions of others in an attempt to reflect correct behavior for a given situation.”
Robert Cialdini, the Professor of Psychology & Marketing who coined the term, goes on to say that social proof “is driven by the assumption that the surrounding people possess more knowledge about the current situation”.
Read more at: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/what-is-social-proof/
Why you should recruit on Twitter
The first social recruitment site you think of may not be Twitter. After all, they don’t have a dedicated job site and aren’t geared toward professional networking. But how to recruit on Twitter is an essential skill for any recruiter.
You may be asking yourself, “why?”
The answer is: it’s worth a shot. Here are some reasons why you should learn how to recruit on Twitter:
Read more at: https://blog.recruitee.com/how-to-recruit-on-twitter/
There is a digital shift sweeping through the recruitment industry. More agencies are looking for ways to enhance their recruitment processes, and they’re turning to new software to do so.
One tool that’s making headlines in 2019 is video-engagement software, which can be used to conduct interviews, as well as headhunt candidates and attract new clients.
A recent study by Cisco predicts that by 2021, 80% of all internet traffic will be video and there will be 1.9 billion video users.
The use of social media as a business tool to help hire is quickly rising. It will be, or some might say already has become, a necessity as part of your overall approach to finding new candidates and staying in touvh with existing ones .
Social media’s significant prominence in both the business world and people’s personal lives means it is the communication channel of choice of many to the world. From keeping in touch with family to chatting with friends, networking with business contacts or keeping up to date with news and events, online profiles can do it all.
In an interview* that dealt with online comments made about her on-stage chemistry with Bradley Cooper at their performance of ‘Shallow’ at the Oscars, Lady Gaga described social media as the toilet of the internet. But I bet you she never worked in recruitment. Seriously. Look it up. She’s an incredibly talented and critically acclaimed artist but I bet you she couldn’t tell you anything about the 2004 ‘opt-out’ provision that was added by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, to provide workers and hirers with minimum standards they could expect from private sector recruitment agencies and employment businesses. Could she
Learning is one of the best things anyone can do to stay up to date with the latest happenings in the market. If you want to stay in this competitive market, you should be aware of what is happening around you.
The best way to be at the top is “Learning.” In this post, I’m going to share some blogging websites for recruiters where they will get blogs, recruitment events, news, humorous blogs, etc. from which recruiters can acquire enough knowledge to stay up-to-date.
Attracting top talent for your business can often be a relatively challenging and intensive process. Finding the best and most qualified employees can make a huge difference in the overall success of any company. Therefore, while it can be an intimidating process, it is worth the extra effort to ensure that you are hiring the most qualified candidates.
The following information provides a closer look at effective methods that can help ensure your company is appealing to the top tier of the applicant pool.
More information: https://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/how-to-attract-top-talents-online/
Connecting to candidates has become increasingly difficult and relying on traditional recruiting techniques like phone calls and emails to connect with an on-the-go workforce will likely result in losing out on a worthy applicant. Instead, companies are utilizing methods that align with the communication preferences of today’s talent generation and switching to text-based recruiting.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/texting-is-helping-recruiters/
Blue Monday may be pitched as the most depressing day of the calendar year, but for recruiters, it’s the best day of the year to pull in new candidates and get the new year off to a great start. Here’s our two cents on how you can turn Blue Monday into a positive and use it as an opportunity to fill up your recruitment pipeline for the weeks and months ahead.
More information: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/why-recruiters-love-blue-monday