Sourcing Adda's Blog – July 2015 Archive (16)

Recruiting Proactively in 5 Simple Steps

We’ve heard so much talk about Proactive Recruiting but where are all the Proactive Recruiters hiding? Have they conveniently decided to make a no show or are they playing hide and go seek? Well that’s a tricky question and one only Employers may have the answers too or is there some other reason, that’s interesting?

I think the later holds true since, they might not be aware of what goes into making a perfect hire. So the obvious question is what are the 5 simple steps to Recruiting…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 31, 2015 at 1:35am — No Comments

How effective are Social Media Recruiting Surveys?

If you’re a Recruiter then I’m sure you are well aware of the current scenario with the Talent Acquisition Industry. If not then a write up on how effective are Social Media Recruiting Surveys will definitely enlighten you about the same. I can think of several reasons as to the effectiveness of Social Media Recruiting Surveys. These surveys help you identify what the latest trends are and how effective are your efforts to gather talent as against you’re competitors.

The survey dealt…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 30, 2015 at 1:25am — No Comments

8 Career Fair Myths and Realities Uncovered

Well we’ve gone over this several times yet we still continue to follow these myths that we think are realities when they aren’t. As Recruiters this holds true for most of us as every field has its own myths and realities that most professionals aren’t aware of.  But if you think that you’re aware of all of them think again as I’m sure that you’ve missed some. So let’s uncover some career fair myths and realities.…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 29, 2015 at 1:27am — No Comments

5 Effective Social Media Metrics for Business Tracking

The internet is the perfect source of information about any topic be it Social Media monitoring or simply tracking your business on social channels. The recent developments have caused companies and Talent Acquisition professionals to track any other activity related to a business’ presence on Social Media. For obvious reasons I need not mention. 

With that being said most Talent…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 28, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

5 More Ways to Recruit Top Talent

A Recruiter’s tasks have been simplified to a great extent with the arrival of the Internet. Gone are the days where recruiting was done using traditional methods like “I’ll wait for the right candidate to walk in” or “eventually the right candidate will come find me”. 

Technology has not only simplified the tasks but also speeded up the recruiting process entirely. The current method used in recruiting is Online & Mobile Recruiting which facilitates the “you don’t search for me…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 23, 2015 at 2:27am — No Comments

How Many IT Hires Happen On Social Media? (WhatsApp Group Chat)

Unlike the usual Chats that you come across @SourcingAdda we have taken the initiative to bring together under one umbrella Recruiters and Sourcers from a pan India level. The objective of creating a WhatsApp Group Chat is to help Recruiters & Sourcers interact with each other and stay updated with the latest trends in the Talent Acquisition field. This is possible…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 20, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Can candidates be blacklisted by a company?

Well it’s great to have so many Talent Acquisition Professionals like yourself participating, adding or inviting new people to join Sourcing Adda’s (@SourcingAdda) WhatsApp Group Chat. From the traffic that we’re receiving, I can honestly say that we’re in for a variety of perspectives. I’m confident that the conversations we’re having are definitely going to be something that aren’t worth a miss. So if you haven’t yet joined well you better as you’re definitely going to receive great…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 20, 2015 at 1:40am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Why Recruiters & Sourcers should use Twitter?

Can you guess what time is it? If not here’s a hint - were you part of the WhatsApp Group Chat that was held? Figured it out yet, you guessed right it’s time for a recap of these chats that we all so patiently wait for.  Here’s what went on in this week’s chat where Recruiters and Talent Acquisition professionals like yourself got together to discuss why Recruiters & Sourcers should use Twitter.…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 17, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Is it possible to survive without job portals?

Well it’s time for another recap of what went on in this week’s WhatsApp Group Chat. Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) being a group for Talent Acquisition Professionals to interact with each other is a great platform to gather together and discuss more about the subject of Sourcing and Recruiting that we are all passionate about.

Having said that it’s time to find out what the discussion on the common questions was all about like is it possible to survive without job portals? If yes,…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 15, 2015 at 9:03am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - How do you train someone to be a Sourcer?

If you’ve been following Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) I’m sure you’re aware of the WhatsApp Group Chat and are probably part of it too. If not you’ve already missed a lot but you can still catch up.  We now have 3 new additions to our groups i.e. Pune 2, Kolkata and Gujarat apart from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune 1. Well now you can be a part of these new entries if you’ve wanted to connect with individuals within your location. So let’s get a recap of the Chat that…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 14, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

Top Tweets of the Sourcing Chat – Best Practices in Campus Recruitment and On - Boarding

Well I’m sure this comes as a surprise to the ones that routinely follow us for the latest updates. We at Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) recognise this and have taken the initiative to give all our members a recap on the latest developments in the Talent Acquisition Industry. We have also decided to help you interact with Thought Leaders across the Recruitment Sphere. So if you’ve missed the Sourcing Chat (#SourcingChat) here’s a chance to get a recap of the same.

With #SourcingAdda…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 13, 2015 at 1:23am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Best practices that ensure maximum footfalls for recruitment drives

Well it’s time to revisit the WhatsApp Group Chat that was held to test our memory. So tell me how many of you can remember all the important aspects that were discussed. Well we’ll soon find out as the discussion was on the “Best practices that ensure maximum footfalls for recruitment drives” Tell me did you remember that? If yes, then that’s great. But let’s find out what was discussed.…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 10, 2015 at 9:09am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - As a Recruiter, do you always give feedback to interviewed candidates?

Well it’s time for a recap on the WhatsApp Group Chat that was held this week and a chance for us to test what we’ve learnt so far. So if you’ve missed some then this is your chance to catch up on aspects missed. So let’s find out what was discussed on “As a Recruiter do you always give feedback to interviewed candidates?”…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 10, 2015 at 2:52am — No Comments

4 Undervalued Social Media Metrics for Business Tracking

As we all know measuring marketing has always been a needle in a haystack approach and anyone who’s familiar with measuring marketing would agree nonetheless. And then came digital marketing bringing along with it the ability to measure online activity. If one is to measure digital marketing it’s simple but only if you know where to look. When it comes to measuring digital marketing or for that matter Social Media Marketing you have online tools which are free or paid depending upon the tool…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 9, 2015 at 1:10am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat: Do we really need weekend drives or are there any alternatives?

The recent WhatsApp Group Chat was a hit amongst the members as we received lots of inputs that were simple yet quite interesting. If you weren’t able to make it this time it’s not too late to be in loop of the insights shared as you are reading them. Here’s what our distinguished Talent & Sourcing professionals had to say about whether we really need weekend drives or if there are any alternatives? …

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 3, 2015 at 1:54am — No Comments

4 Ways to use Tumblr for Recruiting

Being in to the Recruitment industry for so long, I’m sure you’ve heard of Social Networking sites and their effectiveness in recruiting. If you are familiar with the popular Social Media channels such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, then understanding Tumblr will be relatively easier.

Unlike the popular Social Media channels that are designed for different purposes there is one that combines most of the features that a collection of Social Media sites cover separately i.e. Tumblr.…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 1, 2015 at 3:53am — No Comments

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