When you need qualified candidates, you’re not limited to LinkedIn for social media recruiting. Look at other social media avenues to apply to your recruiting strategy to expand your reach, improve your hiring success, and speed your time to hire, all while building employer brand and engaging candidates and employees. These are the top five…

Read More

Well, it’s been a while since my last blog post. I have been exceptionally busy  making a number of incremental but impactful changes to our recruiting tools, team, and best practices – especially in regard to passive candidate sourcing.  But the biggest change over past few months has been our new company name.  Since 2009,…

Read More

LinkedIn is a premier (translation: expensive) tool for recruiters created as a professional social networking website and has evolved into a major source for recruiting candidates. LinkedIn’s search functions, job posting feature, groups, and messaging make connecting with the right candidates in a professional way fast and easy. LinkedIn wants its users to spend all…

Read More

LinkedIn, like other major social recruiting platforms, is always evolving to attract its audience of professionals, employers, recruiters, and job seekers. Anyone with a LinkedIn profile should make it a habit to check LinkedIn blogs regularly (daily or weekly) to keep up with changes and beta features. If you’re a recruiter or owner of a…

Read More

LinkedIn is the undisputed champ of all social media for recruitment tools. What about other popular options? Search engines like AltaVista and AOL are a distant memory if you remember searching for information online in the mid-1990s. But when Google came on the scene, it firmly lodged itself in the American technology vernacular as both…

Read More

Social media for recruitment offers a platform, or level playing field, where recruiters can attract and engage top talent regardless of status, gender, age religious beliefs, and sexual orientation. Or… perhaps we should look again? Companies are aware that simply posting job descriptions is not going to attract impressive credentials. Successful recruitment through social media…

Read More

Does your LinkedIn strategy for recruiting candidates consist of searching target companies and sending one inmail after another? Is your acceptance rate low and depressing? Do your job postings get lost in the now crowded LinkedIn space? Then you are not maximizing the features and benefits of LinkedIn for recruiting candidates! LinkedIn is a fantastic…

Read More

There was a time not long ago when sites like Facebook and Twitter were filled with drama teens, computer geeks, and twenty-something singles looking for dates. Social media for recruitment was not considered. However, social media has undergone many changes. Today, it is hard to find a computer user who doesn’t have some form of…

Read More

Recruiters have always been on the cutting edge of trying the latest recruiting tools to be able to compete in a tight market. Remember when there was a waiting list to get the latest AIRS training for Google searching? Today, having solid Google Boolean search skills is simply part of the job. The complexity –…

Read More

Don’t leave your LinkedIn profile as a static, closed channel. Use LinkedIn for recruiting candidates by getting proactive and working your LinkedIn account on a regular basis. LinkedIn is the number one social media platform used by professionals and is a source of almost unlimited new candidate contacts with over 200 million members in 200…

Read More

Looking for ways to ramp up your recruiting efforts, find highly qualified candidates, and produce better results? Recruiting with LinkedIn should be your next plan of action as you venture into social tools. This robust social network was designed with recruiting in mind, putting thousands of skilled professionals from multiple industries within your reach. There…

Read More