social recruiting

  • 9 Ways to Recruit Using Social Media Marketing

    In these days of digital communication, companies are increasingly shifting away from traditional recruiting methods and turning to the Internet. Social recruiting – using social media for hiring – is proving an excellent way to help companies reach the high-quality candidates. Though the benefits of social recruiting may be clear, how to effectively integrate recruiting tactics into your social media marketing efforts may not be. Here are nine ways to use social media marketing to recruit your next job prospects.   1.    Announce Open Positions Your social media posts provide a great opportunity to announce current openings to all of your followers. When sharing content on Twitter, where space is restricted, make sure to include the title of the you’re trying to fill along with a few important descriptive phrases – such as “full time salaried position” or “experience in WordPress development required” – along with a link to an online application. Consider adding hash tags that are relevant to the post, such as #job, #hiring, or #ITjob, to help those actively searching for a job find your post.   2.    Post Jobs on LinkedIn For a fee, LinkedIn allows you to post your job opening and application directly on…

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  • Is Social Recruiting the Key to Finding Quality Job Candidates?

    Not too many years ago, searching for candidates to fill an open job position meant hanging a “help wanted” sign on a storefront, or posting small blurbs of job descriptions in printed newspapers or trade publications. These job postings eventually moved to online forums as the Internet became mainstream, but the format was essentially the same. Today, however, companies have a new option: social recruiting. Using social media networks to recruit potential employees and fill open positions helps companies reach a large audience of job seekers. Not only that, but social recruiting can help your company sort through the crowd to find the quality, highly qualified candidates you want to hire. Why It Works It’s Where People Are Social networks were once considered the domain of teens and twenty-something students. With 901 million Facebook users, Twitter accounts numbering over 500 million, and more than 161 million users on LinkedIn, it’s getting more and more difficult to find someone without a social media presence. It’s hard to imagine a better way to reach the very potential candidates you’re looking to hire. Built-In Network for Referrals By reaching the large audience that social media provides, you increase your chances of getting your…

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