Social Media Recruiting

Recruiting is (and has always been) a social activity. Social Media Recruiting made internet recruiting more like recruiting in real life (except that a billion people are now only one message away).

3 Ways to Get Results from Social Recruiting

Using social media in recruiting isn’t new — 84 percent of organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) currently use social recruiting. But social recruiting is no longer limited to screening candidates’ social profiles or connecting with talent on LinkedIn.

As technology and social platforms evolve, new opportunities and trends emerge, and employers need to stay on top of them to find the best talent. Here are some of the latest social recruiting trends to know to get the most from the strategy: read more…

3 Strategies to Build Successful Recruitment Campaigns

The aim of a job ad is to encourage the highest number of high-calibre candidates to click and apply. That’s the only moment of truth for a job ad. However, since studies have shown that an ad is only one piece of the puzzle, now is the time to stop playing the odds with talent sourcing. Candidates will be more likely to click and apply when you actively publish more online about your brand. read more…

Ways to Optimize Your Brand’s Presence on LinkedIn

Let me throw some statistics at you. (Hold on.)

  • LinkedIn has 380 million users.
  • LinkedIn is attracting new users at the rate of 2 every second.
  • Linkedin gets 35 billion pageviews each quarter.
  • LinkedIn reaches 37% of the total U.S. digital population
  • LinkedIn users spend an average of 17 minutes on the site per month.
  • LinkedIn has 1 million professional publishers on the network.
  • LinkedIn has hosted more than 3 million longform posts.
  • LinkedIn serves as the publishing platform for 18,571 long for posts per day.
  • LinkedIn is used by 41% of all millionaires.

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A Valuable LinkedIn Feature You Aren’t Using

LinkedIn has evolved tremendously since it was founded in 2002. They have transformed their platform from a simple online resume and networking site to a comprehensive system for managing all your personal branding activities and actions. They have been adding features regularly, providing a richer and more productive experience that allows you to forge strong and meaningful relationships with your connections. read more…