Posts tagged with ‘online recruitment’

Interview advice: Understanding the interviewee

#TheElevatorPitchHiring managers and recruiters can conduct hundreds of interviews between having to go through the experience as a candidate themselves. So naturally, it’s easy to forget how it feels to sit on the other side of the table. Our latest TEI Report focuses on the problems facing interviewees, and uses totaljobs research to provide tips to help.
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Is social recruiting like online dating?

is online recruitment like online datingOnline interaction is a relatively new concept that has started to bleed into all aspects of life. When it comes to recruitment, searching around for the perfect match can start to feel like online dating. At least some parts of it anyway – for example the endless trawling through prospective candidates in order to find a match. Here are some words.
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Building your recruitment brand on Google+

google+Did you know that Google+ now has more users than Twitter and LinkedIn? That it’s second only to Facebook in terms of its user base? Those facts alone should make you pause for thought if you’ve not yet taken any steps towards building a recruiting presence on Google+! But there’s a much bigger reason for you to pay attention to Google+. Numerous.
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Building a powerful recruiting brand on social media

recruiting-brandWith the right approach to social media, your company can build itself a huge army of recruiting brand advocates. These are followers who are predisposed to wanting to work for your company – or engaging with your recruitment consultants – and who are also primed to recommend to others that they do the same. That was the message from.
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The benefits of social media recruiting

social-mediaNot that long ago, if you had said you would be fishing for potential recruitment candidates on Facebook you’d have been laughed out of town. Well, that’s all changed. Today, finding skilled, talented candidates using social media sites is as viable as using more traditional methods, such as jobs boards, advertising, networking, word-of-mouth or cold-calling. In fact, arguably, social media has helped.
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Are online career fairs worth your time?

career-fairsJobs fairs have been around for years, and have in the past offered candidates the opportunity to connect with a range of companies all in one place. However, they also come with their downsides. They often attract vast amounts of people, and from a candidate’s point of view, can involve standing in queues for ages to get a very brief.
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The perils of company websites

Company websites may still be the favoured channel for candidates to find information about jobs, but don’t get too relaxed just yet as there’s a sting in this tail. Jobseekers don’t just want a job – they want a perfect match, so employers need to raise their game beyond yesterday’s benchmarks of what makes a great company site. Employers are miles.
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How to advertise a job on totaljobs

With so many people out there looking for work, headhunting can be one of the most difficult parts of recruiting. Ensuring that you’re sourcing the right person who has the skills, the personality and who lives near the company can create a huge headache, and that’s without factoring in any salary negotiations along the way. Online recruitment can take the hassle.
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Mobile recruiting

The possibilities for mobile recruitment are endless, and though exciting, I’m unsure that the majority of businesses have completely caught on to the needs of the new generation. I recently had my own wake up call at a college event, where I was asked to support and sit in on a Dragon’s Den style panel to scrutinise and determine the best.
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Social Media – Do it properly!

As I may have mentioned in previous blogs, I love social media and how it has changed the game in modern recruitment. I love how accessible it makes candidates to recruiters and vice-versa, but beware, get social media wrong and you run the risk doing a huge amount of damage to your brand. The problem for any recruiter, especially one in-house,.
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