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Why Your Brand Needs to Hire a Community Manager Now

Why Your Brand Needs to Hire a Community Manager Now | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
A community manager is critical to building and expanding your social media community. They do so much more than send out tweets and update Facebook.

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#SourceCon Live: Social Recruiting and Sourcing... How Are They Different? - YouTube

We were joined today by Johnny Campbell of SocialTalent who will be keynoting our upcoming conference in Atlanta. Other guests include Marc Mapes, Jim Stroud...
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Recruiting In the Age of Job Hopping

Recruiting In the Age of Job Hopping | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
By Jennifer Umali Many companies are still playing catch-up when it comes to the growing trend of job hopping. Recent studies show that individuals change jobs or industries an average of 11 times within their professional lifetimes.
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Note to Recruiters: it is essential to understand that it is no longer a negative to see candidates that have several job changes under the 3 year mark.  Times have changed. We must change with them.

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Michèle Richner's comment, August 8, 2013 3:49 AM
I completely agree with you. 1 year is probably the new 3 year mark.
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Is Sourcing Still a Function of Recruiting? | Marenated

Is Sourcing Still a Function of Recruiting? | Marenated | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Sourcing has always been an important part of the talent acquisition function. Often the conduit for talent coming into the organization, it's been lumped into business intelligence, sometimes part of the marketing research ...
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Top 10 Things Developers Hate About Recruiter Emails (And How to Avoid Them) « Careers 2.0 Blog

Top 10 Things Developers Hate About Recruiter Emails (And How to Avoid Them) « Careers 2.0 Blog | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
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The 5 Things Everyone Should Know About SEO in Job Descriptions | The Magnet Blog presented by Ongig

The 5 Things Everyone Should Know About SEO in Job Descriptions | The Magnet Blog presented by Ongig | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
A key to recruitment SEO is to nail these 5 things in your job description: 1) The URL should be in Plain English; 2) Be specific; 3) Longevity; 4) Use Video & Pictures; 5) Get Links.
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We spend so much time driving traffic to our career page but are only converting (industry average) around 8-12 % of the people who actually click and view our jobs.  

 

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Let's spend more time converting (getting them click apply) or capture some contact info. @recruiterlarry 


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Waste No, Want Not ~ Building Alumni Talent Communities is just smart sourcing!

Waste No, Want Not ~ Building Alumni Talent Communities is just smart sourcing! | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
When was the last time you saw a great corporate Alumni page, activity, community, strategy? The last one I saw was a recent tweet about Accenture sending their Alumni, Valentines days cards, sayin...
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I totally agree - corporate alumni are a very important part of the recruiting eco system. Not only are their referrals more likely to succeed (familiar with skills + culture) but if they come back (boomerangs) they are usually committed and high performing. LH

 

Since we are talking about "talent communities", Don't forget about : 

 

Silver Medalist  (Candidates that made it through the process but didn't get offer) 

Orphans (Candidates that build a profile in your ATS but don't apply)

Influencers - Fans of your brand, People following your company on LinkedIn, Twitter, facebook, Youtube. 

 

That's all for now.....

 

Please continue to add ideas by commenting and sharing. :)

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Talent Communities vs Career Websites: Which is Better? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Talent Communities vs Career Websites: Which is Better? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
In the war for talent, which will make more candidates apply - a career website or a talent community? This infographic, from Ascendify, gives all the answers.

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G+ Public Circles Database

G+  Public Circles Database | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Lists public circles shared on Google+. Find new circles to follow and check, in which circles you have been shared.
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Want to jump start your Google + Circles?  Here you go.  This site lets you search and add ready made circles. Enjoy. 

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12 principles for responding to negative online comments

12 principles for responding to negative online comments | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Due to convenience, the opportunity to receive a direct response and the potential to kick up a fuss when not treated as they expect, customers are turning to social media for customer service and ...
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1.Move fast-users of Facebook pages expect to be responded to within 24 hours and Twitter users within 2 hours. In social media, it often pays more to be quick than 100% accurate.

2.Be accurate

3.Be flexible

4.Be transparent. Admit if you have made a mistake.

5.Be sincere

6.Be human.

7.Be focused

8.Follow-up

9.Add value

10.Take control

11.Avoid fights.

12.Don’t censor

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Startup 'Entelo' develops algorithm that connects tech recruiters with likely candidates based on their online activity

Startup 'Entelo' develops algorithm that connects tech recruiters with likely candidates based on their online activity | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Sit down with execs from any tech company in America and ask them about their biggest obstacle to growth. 99 times out of a 100, they'll tell you about their ongoing struggle to find technical tale...

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Facebook Nearby: This Week in Social Media | Social Media Examiner

Facebook Nearby: This Week in Social Media | Social Media Examiner | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media news and new developments making social media marketing easier.
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Facebook nearby feature. Another reason to GeoTag Job Descriptions and Events.  As more candidates search for jobs on the go, it is important for recruiters to tag all posts and jobs.  If you are a recruiter is Austin, Tx but you are targeting candidates in Los Angeles, be sure and tag your jobs in L.A so it will be found by mobile devices  as "near by" on twitter and facebook. 

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7 key ways to optimize Facebook Fan Page SEO | Socialmedia.biz

7 key ways to optimize Facebook Fan Page SEO | Socialmedia.biz | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Improve your Facebook Fan Page SEO in a few steps. Here are 7 ways you can help your Facebook page reach the top of search engine results.
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Compare social media recruitment activity globally

Compare social media recruitment activity globally | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
The Social Recruitment Monitor, brought to you by Maximum, lists social media recruitment activity for the world's leading employers. It accurately tracks data for the major social networks. It's refreshed weekly.
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Very cool tool - It's about time. 

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7 Tips for Social Recruiting on Twitter - YouTube

These Seven Tips will help you utilise your Twitter account. For more great tips become a Sourcing Ninja! Log on to www.socialtalent.co
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LinkedIn's Deep Nishar wants to make site a one-stop shop for professionals - San Jose Mercury News

LinkedIn's Deep Nishar wants to make site a one-stop shop for professionals - San Jose Mercury News | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn's Deep Nishar wants to make site a one-stop shop for professionals
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A: One way that professionals become great at what they do is when they are able to consume knowledge and insight.
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How to Win (Twitter) Friends and Influence People

How to Win (Twitter) Friends and Influence People | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
There are certain rules to follow if you want to grow your Twittersphere.

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Good article. This can apply to all social media channels.  Recruiters must remember that posting jobs to twitter, FB, and Linkedin is NOT a social media strategy.  Add value to your followers. @recruiterlarry

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Why Use YouTube for Recruitment? [ Infographic ]

Why Use YouTube for Recruitment? [ Infographic ] | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
A lot of companies have jumped into social recruiting feast with recruiting on facebook and twitter. But have you included YouTube in your social recruiting mix? YouTube is a highly underutilized social network when it comes to recruiting.
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LinkedIn move to discourage X-Ray Search via Google/ Yahoo | Social Talent

LinkedIn move to discourage X-Ray Search via Google/ Yahoo | Social Talent | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn may be moving to discourage or even prevent Recruiters from `x-raying` their member profiles. Here`s the scoop on how, why, & if it really matters!
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Passez-vous les profiles Linkedin aux Rayons-X avec Google ou Yahoo ? Des changements s'en viennent...

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Social Media Talent War: Who’s Winning? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Talent War: Who’s Winning? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
The talent war on social media is fierce - but which network is winning? This infographic (from Recruit Loop) has all the answers. Takeaways Facebook has t
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How to Measure the ROI of Employer Branding

How to Measure the ROI of Employer Branding | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
41% of companies have developed an employer brand strategy, but how do you measure the effectiveness of your employment branding investments? (How do you measure the effectiveness of your employment branding investments?

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Employer Branding should be the 1st thing companies concentrate on. To be the prefered employer not only attracts talent but consumers too. 

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12 Most Pinning Ways to Rock Contest on Pinterest

12 Most Pinning Ways to Rock Contest on Pinterest | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Pinterest expert, Kelly Liebermann, hits the bullseye with the 12 Most Pinning Ways to Rock Contests on Pinterest.
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Having trouble coming up with a snazzy job title for a hard to fill position? What about a "Name this cool job" contest? cheers 

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Google+ Pages can now interact with users who haven’t circled them; analytics for businesses coming soon

Google+ Pages can now interact with users who haven’t circled them; analytics for businesses coming soon | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Are you a business user struggling to find followers on Google+? Then read on for news that will be just up your street. Google launched Business Pages for Google+ back in November ...

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Top 10 Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Annoyances You Can Fix Right Now

Top 10 Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Annoyances You Can Fix Right Now | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook: can't live with it, can't live without it. Between spam, privacy issues, and trash in your news feed, Facebook can get pretty annoying, and other networks like Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn can be just as bad.
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Software Tool Gives Voice to Recruits - Time Delayed Audio Interviews

Software Tool Gives Voice to Recruits - Time Delayed Audio Interviews | Recruiting with Social Media | Scoop.it
Featured Article Software Tool Gives Voice to Recruits Workforce Management Tasked with hiring 1,200 loan officers in Texas for a major mortgage bank, Adecco's Recruitment Process Outsourcing unit breathed new life into a familiar technology: the...

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