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Social Recruiting: Failure is an option

You grow up most of your life hearing your parents and partners, teachers and TV stars, mentors and managers - remind you that failure is not an option! The fear of failing is scary. It is human nature to be successful.

But atimes, one may have to fail (probably a few times) to get things right. And the same goes with introducing social recruiting into your hiring strategy. One of the reasons that deter some UK companies from social recruiting, is the thought of… Continue

Added by Vic Okezie on August 25, 2010 at 8:06am — No Comments

WTF is Social Recruiting?

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The term ‘social recruiting’ is soooooo hot right now. It’s on the lips of recruitment commentators, consultants, recruiters, and vendors. There is even a global wave of conferences and seminars on the topic.

So what does social recruiting mean? Well, from my observations, it… Continue

Added by Paul Jacobs on July 28, 2009 at 8:01am — 1 Comment

Social Network Recruiters: Coming to an Office Near You?

Are we on the verge of seeing a new job in HR -- for Social Network Recruiters? Some think so, but I see more opportunities to blend jobs of social media / community / social network marketing with HR to really have success in a Web 2.0 world.

Added by Ben Yoskovitz on February 18, 2008 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Either Do Social Recruiting or Don't

Lately, there has been tons of discussion around the use of social media in recruiting. While there are some companies that recognize the value of these new tools to achieve their recruiting goals, others argue that until Social Recruiting is more proven it should simply be added onto existing activities. While I’m in agreement that an organization should never jump into something without a…


Added by Omowale Casselle on April 6, 2010 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

HireClix - Grandma's Chicken Soup #26: Social Recruiting is Here to Stay

The summer sizzle is in full effect. Are you feeling the heat about you recruitment marketing strategy?  This is not the time to take a vacation from recruiting or implementing a social recruitment strategy.  Job seekers are getting savvier about their…


Added by Scott Ryan on July 18, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

Using Pinterest and Instagram as Niche Social Recruitment Tools

You’ve heard a lot about recruiting on every different social platform - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. The list goes on. But are some of these networks better for recruiting in specific industries, or for particular positions?

Pinterest: We’ve discussed recruiting on Pinterest in some of our previous blog posts. Some people believe that recruiting on…


Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 7, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Social Recruiting and The Truth About Surveys

The last few months have seen a continued increase in discussions around Social Recruiting. Almost weekly, we are seeing surveys and reports that go from extremely pro-social recruiting to very anti-social recruiting. The former tend to come from companies offering social media hiring tools or services to employers and corporate recruiters. Like you'd… Continue

Added by Vic Okezie on July 13, 2010 at 6:07am — No Comments

Social Media vs. Social Recruiting

An interesting topic I have been wrangling recently is the convergence of Corporate Social Media and Corporate Social Recruiting. While the two seem to align perfectly with each other, they are proving more and more difficult to sync up. One would think, at least this one person, that social recruiting and social media have the same end goal in mind, but the problem is aligning the social strategy to new talent and aligning the social strategy to new clients is very different. This can lead…


Added by Kirby Cole on August 16, 2011 at 10:02am — 7 Comments

Recruiting: Its not all about Social

With only a few seconds before her presentation, Sarah White was gracious enough to grant me an interview at the Social Recruiting Strategies Conference about what she learned and what she shared with others. One key takeaway, "Its not all about social." Lesson learned: Don't be so caught up in social that you neglect other steps in the recruiting process.…


Added by Jim Stroud on June 18, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

HireClix - Grandma's Chicken Soup #27: Social Media Recruiting with Google+

It is more obvious than ever that recruiting teams have to diversify their recruitment marketing efforts. Job seekers are getting savvier about their search and you have to make sure that your organization is found when they are looking online.

The smart money is moving to digital recruiting through targeted advertising and social…


Added by Scott Ryan on July 25, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Social Recruiting: Content is not king! Conversation is.

A Social Recruiting Strategies Conference recap is given by Autumn McReynolds. Listen in to what she learned. The least of which, when it comes to social recruiting, content is not king. Conversation is.


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Added by Jim Stroud on June 13, 2012 at 3:49pm — No Comments

How to use social media for recruitment?

Added by Mark Powney on July 31, 2009 at 3:07am — 1 Comment

On the State of Social Recruiting

Are you using social media in your job search? Are you using social media to find potential hires? Whether you’re looking for a job or looking for a new hire, you should be using social media as part of your process. While Pew Research estimates that 65% of adults use social media for their own job search, only some are as successful as they could be. Job seeking through…


Added by Erica Bell on April 22, 2013 at 2:39pm — 9 Comments

Just launched: The Social Recruitment Monitor. A free online measurement tool providing insights and a benchmark for social recruitment activities.

Last Friday the Social Recruitment Monitor ( has been launched by Maximum ( It is the world's first online measurement tool that provides actual weekly ‘popularity’, ‘activity’ and ‘interaction’ insights in social recruitment activities by global employers.

With this monitor it will be possible to answer…


Added by Vincent Rietveld on October 17, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments

Source Candidates from Social Media in no Time

Social media recruiting has taken precedence over the traditional recruiting methods in the recent years. Millions of users join one social network or other on a daily basis. A recent survey has revealed that 82% of job seekers in the U.S. use social networks and 14.4 million job seekers have used social networks to find their last job. Almost 90% of the companies in the U.S. use social media as a recruiting strategy.

Social media recruiting shot to fame because of two reasons. The… Continue

Added by Umamaheswari.K on August 9, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments

Why Use YouTube for Recruitment [Infographic]

A lot of companies have jumped into social recruiting feast with recruiting on facebook and twitter. But have you included YouTube in your social recruiting mix?

YouTube is a highly underutilized social network when it comes to recruiting. And if you haven’t looked at YouTube as a tool for recruiting and employer brand building this infographic will…


Added by Prafull Sharma on December 27, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Social Staffing Strategy: Do you have one?

It’s likely that you and your company will be interested in implementing a social staffing and collaboration strategy this year. Maybe you’ve done so already and kudos to you…you’re ahead of this ever changing curve.  It’s glaringly obvious how social media has changed the way that recruiters and staffing professionals do business.

Recruiting:  Here‘s how  a search assignment used to work:

Receive a search assignment. Next, scour your internal database for  qualified…


Added by TargetRecruit on February 22, 2012 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

Social Recruitment – Reality or Hype?

Over the last year or so there has been much hype around Social Networking and even more specifically, social recruitment. Social recruitment is a reality and can be very valuable as part of a recruitment…


Added by Gillian Meier on March 8, 2010 at 4:03am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing – Starting with Social Recruiting

By iCIMS Blogger Karen Bucks


What is Recruitment Marketing?

According to good old ERE:

Recruitment marketing used to mean writing job ads and placing them in newspapers. Today, it covers a wide…


Added by Karen Bucks on March 24, 2011 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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