In the domain of social media recruitment, Google Plus is often ignored. It is rather surprising that despite being a treasure trove for candidate sourcing, it is often written off by recruiters and employers looking to hire.
However, if delved deep, recruiters can make more out of Google Plus and reap enormous benefits from the social channel regarding candidate sourcing.
More information: https://www.thecareermuse.co.in/candidate-sourcing-via-google-plus/
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/
Social media and recruitment are booming business. They have become the platform for advertising a position, as well as reaching out and holding onto the best employees. Training companies, employment agencies and human resources have all made social media a part of their marketing practices for recruitment, onboarding and training. The latest digital tech in general and content marketing in specific have become critical to connecting with the modern workforce.
More information: http://www.onrec.com/news/news-archive/how-to-utilize-social-media-for-recruitment-purposes
Did you know that recently Facebook had 1 billion users log in on the one day? That’s a staggering 1/3rd of all Internet users and 2/3rds of their own users all in the one place at the one time.
So why aren’t you fishing in this pond?
As a seasoned social recruiting trainer the excuses I usually hear are along the lines of it’s personal, it’s creepy, people won’t like it, we’re not allowed access (staggering in 2015!), my CEO is scared of it, and so on.
More information: https://www.eremedia.com/sourcecon/whats-so-wrong-with-recruiting-on-facebook-by-winningimpress/
Jeremy Langhans, a global recruitment expert who has consulted for companies including Microsoft, Yahoo and Starbucks, recently stated that businesses risk alienating talented job seekers and wasting money on expensive recruitment processes if they do not embrace social media.
More information: http://www.webrecruitusa.com/social-recruiting-makes-job-search-more-humane/
The Talent Acquisition profession is evolving rapidly due to the Digital Marketing Age. We are slowly moving from performing full cycle Recruitment processes alone to Employee & Employer Branding as well. Given this scenario it’s obvious to question what aspects are involved in a Recruitment Professionals Role.
More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/whatsapp-group-chat-is-counselling-candidates-on-improving-their
You no doubt have a social recruitment strategy that includes the likes of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, but what about Instagram? Surely it’s just for sharing pictures of #brunchgoals or your morning #yoga poses right? Wrong! Of course, you’ll still find these kinds of images, however, Instagram can also be used as part of a wider social recruitment strategy to increase candidate and client reach and engagement, as well as being a useful sourcing tool if you know where to look!
More information: http://blog.firefishsoftware.com/instagram-social-media-recruitment-strategy
It is a surprise to me that Sourcing on Facebook is not more common. It seems that most recruiters turn first to job boards or LinkedIn or maybe even their own database before venturing further into the many other internet resources available. Perhaps these traditional routes offer low hanging fruit but we all know that valuable (Passive) candidates can be found elsewhere and that means Facebook should be considered a primary resource.
More information: http://www.intel-sw.com/blog/sourcing-with-facebook/
Just because we’re a social media company doesn’t mean that we’re selling when we say that social media helps every part of your business. Starting from the operations and business development right through to customer services, HR and IT. Who says social media should just be for marketing? In a study by Jobvite, it was found that employers who used social media for recruitment found a 49% improvement in candidate quality. Social recruiting can work for your business too. Read on to find out more.
More information: http://www.liveandsocial.com/blog/introduction-social-recruitment/
You might have stumbled across this post because you are thinking about implementing a social recruiting strategy. Or maybe you’ve found that job boards and other recruiting techniques of the early 2000s aren’t quite as effective as they used to be and are looking for new avenues for recruitment. Whatever the reason may be, everyone’s talking about social recruiting.
More information: https://www.work4labs.com/4-reason-to-start-socialrecruiting-today/