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.
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.
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 ...
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...
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.....
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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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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
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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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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