Tag: social recruiting

Social Recruitment: Redefining Talent Sourcing and Candidate Management

With high unemployment and a wealth of talent flooding into the candidate pool, employers need a social media recruitment system that can help them effectively source and communicate with the right candidates and then efficiently take them through a screening and interviewing workflow. Simplicant’s next-gen recruitment platform embraces the newest capabilities and brings a new kind of social relevance to the process of hiring as well as job seeking. Hiring managers and recruiters now have the opportunity to embrace new talent sourcing paradigms while extending their recruitment reach and broadening their hiring capabilities beyond that of a traditional applicant tracking Read more

How To Brand Your Company Career Site

Are you taking shortcuts in your recruiting strategy by limiting your talent acquisition efforts to just a handful of resources? Your organization may be missing out on many opportunities to connect with the best candidates. As a result, it would take longer to fill critical open positions and may end up costing a lot when you factor in the opportunity costs of not filling these positions in a timely manner. According to a recent survey, many new job seekers believe a company career site is an important factor in their search. So, if you were a company that did not utilize Read more

How to Use Video For Recruiting Top Talent

The use of next-gen recruitment practices for recruiting top talent is a growing trend in today’s hiring community. While social media gets the bulk of the attention, video recruiting is quickly becoming a way to show off your company brand and provide candidates with a candid look into the company culture. Why use online video for recruiting top talent? Because your top talent is attracted to online video. Last year, nearly 800 million people consumed web videos and by 2016 this number is expected to rise to 1.5 billion, according to Cisco.

Social Recruiting Strategies: Finding Talent With LinkedIn

This year companies are expected to use social recruiting strategies for an impressive 80 percent of all job openings. Social media outlets are changing the way recruiters source, engage, and hire great candidates. One of the bigger social networks is LinkedIn, where nearly 98 percent of recruiters turn to look for talent. Realizing the power of its social network, LinkedIn has opened the doors to recruiters looking to use the platform more strategically. But can you really replace a good recruitment platform with LinkedIn’s solutions alone? Or does it make more sense for your social recruiting strategies to utilize both Read more

Social Media Sourcing Tips To Find Great Candidates

Social recruiting is making it easier than ever for recruiters and hiring managers to find and hire great candidates. Considering companies are now using social media sourcing to fill 80 percent of all openings, social media sourcing and recruitment tools are here to stay. The social media profiles for talented job seekers now tell employers more than ever before about a candidate’s personality, qualifications, and ambition. This added information assists during social media sourcing in making better and faster hiring decisions. Once you have determined exactly what kind of candidate you need for your open positions, you can then evaluate Read more

3 Signs Your Relationship With A Job Candidate Is Failing

Forty-seven percent of workers are thinking about making a change in their workplace situation. Social recruiting is paving the way for recruiters to easily reach out to this wide pool of job candidates faster and more effectively than ever before. This does not mean, however, that recruiters should ignore establishing positive relationships with potential employees. The following are some signs your candidate relationship management might be failing, and how to fix these communication misfires to keep job candidates engaged:

Facebook Recruitment Tips That Really Work

Is your Facebook page adding value to your company? Getting people to “like” your page is a great way to engage with customers, partners, and current employees. Facebook recruitment is also about building relationships with potential job seekers interested in your company. Using Facebook recruitment as part of an overall social media recruitment strategy is a smart way to connect with an audience of interested job seekers. Most businesses have adopted the Facebook company page as part of their company’s extended web presence, but are they using Facebook recruitment effectively to get the most value out of this exercise? Facebook Read more

How to Build an Effective Recruitment Campaign with Social Media

Social media and recruiting are a match made in talent acquisition heaven. The evidence is clear: this infographic reiterates the continued growth of social networking platforms and the increasing amount of time users spend on these. Another confirms the reliance on social networking sites for talent sourcing and recruitment campaigns. When you put the two together, the benefits are obvious. But, what if you have never created a social recruitment campaign? What if you are just getting used to this whole social thing? Check out these tips to build a social media driven recruitment campaign, ensuring you are reaching the Read more

Social Recruiting Strategy And Facebook Capabilities

Facebook — the largest social networking platform — went public a few weeks ago, and not everyone may have been able to “like” how the market reacted. Regardless of where the stock price is, there’s no question that Facebook has been a pioneer in bringing change (good and bad) in regards to how people communicate with each other, from its initial beginnings in a Harvard dorm room to the major makeover known as Timeline. The recent uproar regarding Facebook’s IPO may be shifting attention to a debate around the value of the stock. The reality is that Facebook is a Read more

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