Posts tagged with ‘social media’

How to stand out in the New Year

How to stand out in the New Year2015 is upon us and industry rivalry is as fierce as ever, so it is crucial that recruiters get the pick of the best candidates for their organisation. There are many ways you can improve your attraction to potential employees and stand out from the rest of the crowd. What follows are five tips to make your organisation more prominent.
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Recruitment jobs: old and new

Recruitment jobs old and newIt’s been more than 100 years since the first recruitment agency opened in the UK. In that time the industry has changed massively, but the basic need to find or advertise a job has remained the same. We take a look at how the digital age and other factors have impacted the hiring process. Social media matters Gone are the days when.
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What the social recruiting gurus aren’t telling you

what social media gurus arent telling youDo you remember back when job boards first came onto the scene? If you were in recruiting back then, I bet you can recall how people said this would be the end of recruitment agencies. Why would any company hire via a third party when they could choose instead to go direct? Of course we all know how that story unfolded.
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How to find and engage with influencers in your recruiting niche

Whenever I’m helping a client who’s new to social media, I’m always careful to ensure that expectations are properly managed. The truth is it takes time to build up a sizeable and engaged following on social media. Having said this, finding and engaging with influencers in your recruiting niche is one of the most proven methods of accelerating the results you.
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Building your recruitment brand on Facebook

building your recruitment brand on facebookSo far in this social recruiting series, I’ve helped you figure out how to find and share valuable content on your social networks to engage target candidates and employer brand advocates. I’ve then shown you how to apply this approach both on Google+ and on Twitter (see here for those articles). Both are tremendously important for your recruiting.
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Building your recruitment brand on Twitter

twitter-brandBuilding a strong recruiting brand on social media isn’t rocket science. But unless you learn from those who’ve been successful, you could lose months (even years!) figuring out the hard way what works and what doesn’t. I’m writing these posts for Totaljobs to help spread the message about what works. In my last post The Building Blocks for Social.
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3 ways to boost your social recruiter profile

social-recruiter-profile With the advent of social media, the world feels like a much smaller place. It’s so much easier to connect and communicate with people and it’s undeniably opened a lot of doors. However, the sheer scope of the internet means that you can become inundated with information. How do you pick the good from the bad? And how do you.
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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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Mobile strategy in 2014

mobile-strategyMobile strategy is the hot topic of the moment. Candidates are doing it. Clients are doing it. Competitors are most certainly doing it. Although this is not brand new technology for 2014, this year it is predicted there will be a surge in its use and therefore you need to keep up with the technology to stay ahead in the.
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