Posts Tagged ‘social media recruiting’

Social Media: Beyond Recruitment

Building relationships has never been more important in business settings.  As companies of all sizes vie for a piece of the local and global marketplace pie, the need to build your profile and communicate your company culture is critical. Social media offers unique opportunities for HR professionals. Social media for recruitment A recent report from…

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5 Tips for Recruiting Through Social Media

Using social media creatively boosts your chances of hiring the talent needed to lead, and grow, your company. Despite the rumor, there is no shortage of talent.  But there is a lot of competition for the talent on the market.  How do you drive interest toward your brand? Most companies work with several job boards. …

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Social Recruiting – The Value of Facebook In Talent Acquisition

Facebook is still the largest social media platform with almost three times as many users as other platforms including LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest. While user engagement is stagnant on other sites, Facebook’s level of engagement continues to grow with a current rate of 70% of users engaging daily. Marketing has certainly found a venue for…

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Marketing or Recruiting: Which Department Should "Own" Social Media?

The great debate: Marketing or Recruiting. Who should be in charge of the social media for an organization? Many talent acquisition professionals are sure to understand the frustration that comes along when the left hand doesn’t communicate with the right hand in this area.  Marketing is in charge of the brand reputation and customer satisfaction,…

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Winning The Talent War – A 2015 Recruitment Outlook

At a recent recruiting conference, LinkedIn and KPMG executives presented on ways to win the talent war in 2015. A top takeaway was the fact that approximately 63% of recruiters surveyed projected an increase in hiring volume in 2015, compared to just under 45% for 2014. These findings translate similarly into international markets, as well.…

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Social Media's Influence on Talent Acquisition

Glassdoor recently reported that 96% of the online population belongs to at least one social network. Add that to the fact that 47% of today’s workforce was born after 1980 (and by 2025, more than 75% of workers will be come from the “social media generation” having grown up with internet and social networks) and begin…

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Social Media Spotlight on Skype: How to Master the Video Interview

In this day and age of technological advancements, the use of video interviewing is becoming more prevalent. Resources such as Skype allow recruiters the convenience of a phone interview with the advantage of a face-to-face interview. Skype interviews save time and money and can be much more beneficial than a standard phone interview for not much…

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Social Media Spotlight on Jive

Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts into the Enterprise Social Media sector, let’s talk about Jive. What is the idea behind or purpose of Jive?  Founded in 2001, Jive is a social business software company. Launching social enterprise software with the same name, Jive SBS3.0 was introduced in 2009. How many current Jive users…

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Social Media Spotlight on Chatter

Continuing with the expansion of the social media-centered series of posts into the Enterprise Social Media sector, let’s chat about Chatter. What is the idea behind or purpose of Chatter? Launched by Salesforce.com in 2010, Chatter is an enterprise social collaboration tool, similar in concept to Yammer, Jive, Tibbr and others. Technology information website Work…

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Social Media Spotlight on Tibbr

Getting back to the social media-centered series of articles dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, the next few posts will dive into the enterprise social media sector. With that, let’s talk about Tibbr. What is the idea behind or purpose of Tibbr? Tibbr is “The social network for work. Get work…

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