he Social Media for Recruitment Summit West!
Discover the next steps to effectively blend social media techniques and tools with your existing recruitment strategy:
-Build productive internal communities your organization to bridge the integration and development of your social media recruitment strategy
-Improve your knowledge of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn from global best practices
-Learn how to reach out to your employees with customer facing initiatives
-Manage your online employee brand through social media recruitment tools
-Choose which tool to use when ascertaining which channel will work best with your ongoing recruitment needs
-Increase and enhance your diversity recruitment strategies
-Understand the critical legal implications that need to be considered when integrating social media into your overarching strategy…
posed to help recruiters find and connect with candidates, with little training and at all skill levels.
Jim Durbin, the Social Media Headhunter, has prepared a live action walkthrough of 17 tools you can sign up for and use immediately to improve your recruiting results.…
searches, and your reputation - and then you can turn around and use it as a recruiting tool as well. But always focus on what is right for your desk."
I'd like to add that the idea of "social media" IS NOT NEW to recruiting. For example, Recruiting Blogs itself is an online social network of like-minded professionals since before Twitter & Facebook took off as networking & recruiting tools. Many of my contacts here were once part of the old Yahoo newsgroups, and other communities such as ERE or technical specialty bulletin boards for networking & sourcing.
The point is that recruiting/staffing professionals have ALWAYS gravitated to the communities where the talent is (or where their prospective customers are), whether that's online or not. Social media has simply given more MEDIA CHOICES for sourcing, branding, promoting jobs, business development etc. And like all media choices, it's just another option & tool in the shed. Use accordingly.…
he social media tools (Facebook being the #1 tool I use) are the main reason for this. I no longer have to call someone to find out what they are doing, where they have been or how they are feeling...I can simply check Facebook for that. And if they haven't updated their profile in a bit, I simply IM them or send a message rather than picking up the phone.
I'm curious to hear if your cell phone minute usage has decreased as well and if you feel its because of all the new social media tools available today.…
Added by Tom Steele at 11:45am on February 13, 2009