Posts tagged with ‘Twitter’

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 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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Does Twitter actually help your recruitment process?

How many recruiters and candidates out there use Twitter as a job hunting tool? The answer is surprisingly few. Many Twittter users see it primarily as a tool to market themselves, rather than a way to link with a vast pool of untapped candidates. Part of this is down to the profile that Twitter has within the media and the perception.
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Using Twitter for recruitment

Using Twitter in recruitmentOf all the social networks (apart from Google Plus, that is!) Twitter still proves to be the one that seems to bamboozle and scare recruiters. It may look a mad place to be because of the sheer volume of people and billions of tweets every day, but for recruiters this social network is a ‘must-use’ platform. Let me explain why. Twitter.
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The perils of social recruiting

It seems that everywhere you look these days, people are talking about “social recruiting”. Well, they are everywhere I look. It’s almost as if “social media” is some new magical treasure trove of otherwise unattainable candidates – which of course it isn’t. All that’s happened is the group of people you used to attract via job postings and traditional adverts are.
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Is the CV dead?

Among the many hats I wear when helping candidates is that of a CV writer, and having had a chance to think about this question I’ve come down firmly in the ‘no’ camp, which is not just in the spirit of self-preservation, honest! Here are my five reasons why I think the CV will be around for a while yet. 1.
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