Tag: social media recruiting

How effective is your talent sourcing strategy?

How do you find talented new recruits to fill job openings in your company? Do you have a preferred sourcing strategy that you use above all else? The most effective way to find new talent is to have an employee sourcing strategy that leverages several channels at once. In particular, employee referrals and social media are seen by HR managers as the talent sourcing tools that lead to the best results. Here are a few sourcing strategy tips and methods to help you identify the best talent sources for your business. Effective Sourcing Strategy Tools 1. Employee Referrals Employee sourcing strategies have Read more

Hire Faster From Your Employees’ Social Media Networks

Your co-workers have an average of 350 Facebook friends apiece. That might not seem like much to go on, as you search for your next great hire. But when you multiply it by only ten employees, that’s a potential reach of 3,500 prospects. Now factor in the fact that employee referrals constitute the number one source for both quality and quantity of new hires, and you’ve got a solid chance of recruiting success based on how you are able to leverage your employees’ social media networks. It’s one thing to know that the connections are out there, waiting for you, and Read more

Social Media Recruiting – Beyond Sourcing

While social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become some of the key social places where talent-seeking companies and recruiters look for sourcing top talent, HR teams and recruitment professionals also understand that the recruiting process is far from completed by simply going to a source such as LinkedIn and doing a search or posting a job. In this article we will highlight why an enterprise level recruitment software platform and applicant tracking system are critical enterprise solutions with social media recruiting capabilities that any growing organization must have to get their recruitment organized and managed in Read more

5 Recruitment Analytics Hiring Managers Love

Numbers can really help a company paint a picture of the hiring process. For instance, the average time-to-hire from a company career site is 45 days. For each open position, employers receive about 118 applications on average. Only about 17 percent of employers find candidates with the skills they need for their company. These numbers explain just how tough the recruiting process can be. Companies can quickly and efficiently tailor their strategy to the practices garnering the best results if they pay attention to recruitment analytics. Simplicant’s next-generation platform and applicant tracking system make it easier than ever to use Read more

3 New Ways to Use LinkedIn in Your Recruitment Plan

Are you looking to connect with your next great candidate? Combining professional social media giant LinkedIn with a great recruitment platform and applicant tracking system such as Simplicant makes for a smarter recruitment plan for finding the best talent. LinkedIn can be a great resource for finding top quality candidates, especially passive candidates. Once you have located these top-notch candidates, you can use Simplicant to build an impressive talent pipeline for your company. Here are some tips and tricks for your recruitment plan to leverage LinkedIn more effectively in your overall talent acquisition strategy.

The Skills Gap Issue In Startup Hiring – Guest Post on HR.com

The skills gap is a major concern for venture-backed startups to Fortune 500 companies. This should not be surprising if you look at numbers like those provided by the Job Preparedness Indicator. According to this recent survey, only 17 percent of hiring managers said candidates were presenting the right skills for the job. In startup companies, it is even more essential to hire employees with the necessary skill sets. A bad hire can cost a company big money, and hiring an employee who does not fit into your organization can ruin the company culture you have worked so hard to Read more

A Hiring Checklist For Finding Top Talent- Guest Post on TLNT

When your business is rapidly growing, it is important to find the top talent your company needs. It is also important to hire this top talent as quickly as possible so your company can continue to grow and thrive. This is one reason why your company should be sure to have a hiring checklist to keep your recruiting efforts on track. Perhaps new funding has made it possible for your company to finally branch out and hire the employees you need to stay competitive in the marketplace. Or maybe some of your top talent has flown the coop and you Read more

Marketing Lessons for Hiring Managers from the Presidential Campaigns- Guest Post on Recruiter.com

The presidential election may be over now that Barack Obama has been reelected as our 44th president, but that does not mean the lessons we can learn from the campaign season are behind us. In fact, there are still plenty of marketing lessons hiring managers can learn from the way Mitt Romney and President Obama ran and maintained their campaigns. Getting the right talented candidates applying for your open positions is about understanding how to market your company. An attractive company will pull in great candidates who want to become a part of the company success and culture. By using Read more

Getting Friends Hired – Employee Referrals Simplified

Can getting your friends hired actually help your career? It certainly can if your employee referrals are top-quality candidates ready to help your company achieve its goals and move forward. Companies from startups to Fortune 500s are looking for enterprise solutions to their current hiring woes. This is not surprising considering only about 17 percent of current employers say the applicants submitting resumes for their open positions have the right skills necessary to perform the job. As a result, employee referrals are extremely important to organizations, and more companies are embracing these referrals and encouraging employees to refer a friend to acquire Read more

3 Hiring Lessons Learned from the World Series

There is nothing like going out for some peanuts and cracker jacks, especially around World Series time. Baseball is America’s number-one pastime because the sport is exciting and built on hard work and dedication. These are also attributes companies search for in candidates when looking to fill open positions with top talent. Your company needs exciting, hard working, and dedicated employees to move the organization forward to meet goals and expand. If you feel that your company keeps striking out when it comes to hiring, here are some tips from the World Series to help you hit a homerun when Read more

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