How to Win at Social Recruiting in the Middle East

One of LinkedIn’s Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies hails all the way in Dubai, a city that has seen tremendous growth in such a short period time and continues to make great strides in all aspects of modern life.

Situated along the coastline of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is widely recognized as a cultural melting pot with only 10% of the population being local ‘Dubaians’, and the other 90% hailing from all four corners of the globe. So as a recruiter, let’s just say life must be interesting!

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/middle-east-recruiting/

Social Media in Recruitment: Useful or a Giant Waste of Time?

It’s definitely a norm; using Twitter and LinkedIn to advertise and promote jobs, as well as using these platforms to connect and communicate with potential candidates. Using social media is seen as an essential component to any kind of recruiting strategy.

But how useful is it? We spend a lot of time on social media, but are we seeing the returns on investment we put into our social strategies? We have to ask our panel of industry experts how influential social hiring has been for them. Hint: it is VERY useful!

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/social-media-recruitment/

LinkedIn’s Top 3 Tips for Social Recruiting

Social recruiting and social engagement have become a must within any and every recruiting strategy, and this is especially true to LinkedIn when it comes to your business’s online presence.

LinkedIn latest results from the 2017 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies find that UK recruiters lead the way when it comes to social recruiting, with five of the top ten global firms being British.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/linkedin-social-recruiting/

How to Use Facebook Paid Ads in Recruitment

Facebook advertising could be the missing link in your recruitment process. Let’s take a look at what all the fuss is about and find out how you can make the most out of Facebook paid ads in recruitment…

What is Facebook Paid Advertising?

If you’re a Facebook user, you’ll have already encountered Facebook paid advertising in some form – all the big brands are using it.

More information: http://blog.firefishsoftware.com/how-to-use-facebook-paid-ads-in-recruitment

5 BAD SOCIAL MEDIA HABITS RECRUITERS SHOULD STOP TODAY

The potential that social offers recruiters is now well understood. The benefits are many and as a result social media has now become not just accepted – but expected – in recruitment. But nothing is ever perfect.

And, just like anything, it’s easy to fall into bad habits. As everybody knows, habits can be harder to break than they are to make. Here are 5 bad social media habits recruiters should stop today.

More information: http://recruitmentjuice.com/blog/5-bad-social-media-habits-recruiters-should-stop-today/

10 Ways Recruiters Can Attract More Candidates On Social Media

Over the course of the last month I have delivered a series of presentations to recruiters – both in-house and agency side. This is the first of the presentations  – How Recruiters Can Build Their Social Media Profiles To Attract More Candidates. I was asked to share my experiences of some of the things recruiters could do on social media that would benefit them in their social media candidate attraction.

More information: http://sironaconsulting.com/2016/03/10-ways-recruiters-can-attract-more-candidates-on-social-media/

5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Be Using Facebook to Recruit

It’s no secret that social media is used regularly within the recruitment process; in fact, 84% of companies recruited using social media last year.
LinkedIn is usually the preferred choice of social networks for recruiters to source candidates, as Facebook and Twitter can seem intrusive; typically, they’re designed for personal use, whereas LinkedIn is a professional network.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/hr-professional/5-reasons-why-you-should-definitely-be-using-facebook-to-recruit

Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media.

The way of Recruitment has changed dramatically over recent years. In the world of recruitment people start using  social media in talent acquisition.

When people think of social media as a recruitment tool, they immediately think of LinkedIn or facebook. Actually both are the social media tools and are primarily targeted at the jobs space; however, social media provides many more channels to recruiters than the two listed above.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/supplement-recruitment-marketing-with-social-media

Spiraling Recruitment Costs? Hire using Social Media!

It is no secret that business recruitment can be a painstaking process. Considering the prospect of company expansion and all due excitement, such positive emotion can soon become consumed by the stress and impatience of sourcing the ideal candidate within time and budget constraints.

According to Entrepreneur.com, the average cost of recruiting and training a new employee into a fresh position is $4,000. Over in the UK, HRreview’s research suggests it costs in excess of £30K to replace an existing position.

More information: https://blog.hrn.io/spiraling-recruitment-costs-hire-using-social-media/

New Facebook Job Postings: Will They Get it Right?

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On Monday, Facebook announced it was testing a feature to create and promote job postings on business Pages. The immediate industry reaction is that it may become a massive competitor to LinkedIn and do a much better job at acquiring the attention of passive seekers.

More information: http://www.workology.com/new-facebook-job-postings-will-they-get-it-right/