5 Social Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Social media has had a massive impact on almost every aspect of business — and recruiting is no exception. Today’s candidates use social media to find their future employers, and as a result, recruiters have embraced platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook as valuable recruiting channels. Consider these statistics: 80% of employers say social recruiting…

How To Create Content for Social Recruiting Purposes

As Recruiting and HR professionals, our main objective is to find qualified, valuable job candidates to fill the hiring funnel. To those outside our department this can seem simple – just post a job description and see the qualified candidates roll in. We all know that the reality is much different. With so many desirable…

Talent Wars Heating Up: Glassdoor Survey

The power seat has shifted and job seekers are finally beginning to take the upper hand – now recruiters and human resources professionals are having a hard time filling great positions. According to the Glassdoor Recruiting Outlook Survey conducted by Harris Poll, nearly half (48 percent) of hiring managers note they don’t see enough qualified…

A Social Recruiting Guide

Sitting there at the latest HR conference, one recruiter asks the other – “how do you use social media for recruiting?”The other responds sheepishly, “I don’t…”and the whole ball room immediately goes quiet in awkward silence in the realization that someone admitted they weren’t an expert in “social recruiting.” If this is you, have no…

Mobile Is A Must In Any Decent Recruiting Efforts

When it comes to recruiting, mobile can’t be an afterthought. As the number of mobile devices proliferates, so does the uses, requiring companies of all sizes to embrace mobile as a recruiting tool. The Importance of Embracing Mobile “Various studies show that over three-fourths of employed workers are either open to or actively looking for…

Does Social Recruiting Really Work?

While most companies now recruit job candidates through social networking sites, screening applicants with such sites hasn’t caught on nearly as much, according to a recent SHRM study—and maybe that’s a good thing. Three new studies from social science researchers underscore how tricky it can be to make judgments about employability from what’s online. In…