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/

Why companies do not underestimate the strength of their employees’ social contacts?

Companies do not underestimate the strength of their employees’ social contacts. Just the opposite, they’ve begun to reward them if they help bring new and skilled help into the firm.

Every employee knows someone who knows someone else, and their neighbour has a guy who’d be perfect for a specialised position in your company. Maybe they aren’t actively looking for work, but your employee’s efforts open their eyes to a job opening and they get to thinking.

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/why-companies-do-not-underestimate-the-strength-of-their

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/

LinkedIn Research Tells Us Exactly How Candidates Want to Be Recruited

LinkedIn is a significant social media presence that a lot of people (me included) use just about every single day. That makes LinkedIn pretty important.

But besides being a great place for working professionals to stay connected, it’s also got a lot of interesting information that is pretty important to know. Here’s a case in point: It can tell us precisely how candidates want to be recruited.

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

How Facebook Could Transform Talent Attraction… But It’s Gonna Cost

Job boards are dead, long live LinkedIn!

LinkedIn is dead, long live…

Ok, I know LinkedIn is far from dead, but the way many recruiters have used it, it may just be dying out with new changes. So, what’s next?

There is one thing for sure, whatever it is, it ain’t gonna be free! And it might just be any one of the dead channels above, or a completely new one. 

More information: http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/facebook-talent-attraction/

Recruiting New Job Candidates via Google Plus: A Quick Look

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/