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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The toolbox used by a recruiter must be full and ever-changing. What worked yesterday, may not work today. And what works today, may not work tomorrow. LinkedIn for recruiting candidates can be one of your most effective tools. Since its beginning in 2008, LinkedIn has worked to make a place for itself in the field…

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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…

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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…

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Should a social recruitment strategy be based solely on business growth objectives, or on the unique needs of high performing candidates? As an HR manager or recruiter, how closely tied your social recruitment strategy is to actual candidate satisfaction is something you need to start asking yourself now in order to attract the best talent…

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