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Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs, Google +, RSS.....the sources of information are endless. In the Rewarding Recruitment Scoop we will gather the best the web has to offer on the topics of Social Recruitment and Employee Referrals and bring them to you in one place.

 

You can also find us on Twitter: @RewardRecruit

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The 5 Recruiting Technology Trends of 2013

The 5 Recruiting Technology Trends of 2013 | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
This Blog Post is from the e-book, “2013 Recruiting Technology Trends” by Recruiter.com (Read it!). An examination of recruiting technology trends with expert commentary and helpful advice for recruiting practitioners.
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Some interesting points. Death of ATS - will this pan out we wonder?

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Express Lane to a New Job – Employee Referral — Work Coach Cafe

A recent article in The New York Times (“In Hiring, a Friend in Need Is a Prospect, Indeed“) highlighted the effectiveness of an internal referral by another employee, particularly in comparison with applying through a job board with no connections inside of the employer. 

According to studies quoted in the Times article, being referred by an employee is the “express lane” to a new job:

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Some fantastic tips on how to work your network.

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Meet the rock-star brands of social recruiting | SmartBlogs

Meet the rock-star brands of social recruiting | SmartBlogs | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
We’ve all seen how social media can engage customers and employees, but many companies forget about job-seekers, who now conduct most of their job searches
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Some inspiration for your own strategies perhaps.

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Get Rid of Job Descriptions and You’ll Hire Better People

Get Rid of Job Descriptions and You’ll Hire Better People | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
For the past 30 years I’ve been on a kick to ban traditional skills -- and experience-based job descriptions. The prime reason: they’re anti-talent and anti-diversity, aside from being …
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Interesting piece. In today's environment it really is time to look at everything we do and ask ourselves why. Is it just because "we've always done it this way"??

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News Flash: Recruiting Has the Highest Business Impact of any HR Function - ERE.net

News Flash: Recruiting Has the Highest Business Impact of any HR Function - ERE.net | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it

Within most corporate HR functions, the atmosphere is simply too politically charged to even consider raising this powerful question:“Which HR function ranks No. 1 with the highest impact on two critical business success measures — revenue growth and profit margins?” Well, the data is in, and we now definitively know that the answer is … recruiting is the most impactful HR function!

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Some interesting stats in this article from ERE.net. Proving it deserves it's spot in the boardroom has always been an issue for HR. Despite this it's often the function least likely to engage in metrics!

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Social Recruiting is Real. Check Out These Stats

Social Recruiting is Real. Check Out These Stats | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
I've had the pleasure of working with TweetMyJobs in the past.  They are a Twitter job board that use Twitter to post jobs.  The video you see includes statistic and information from their 2012 Social Recruiting Survey.
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HR can't afford to ignore social recruitment any longer. Opening up your company to social commentary might be a risk, but losing out on the benefits would be even worse.

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Why Facebook Graph Search is No Threat to LinkedIn…For Now

Why Facebook Graph Search is No Threat to LinkedIn…For Now | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
I break down exactly why Facebook's Graph Search doesn't pose a threat to LinkedIn - data opacity, data depth, and searchability.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Why Employee Referrals Are the Best Source of Hire

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Employee Referrals Are the Best Source of Hire | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
Today, employee referrals are the most useful way of finding the best candidates for the job. Here is how valuable a referral truly is, courtesy of Jobvite.
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We certainly think so....

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How to Spot and Contact a Passive Candidate [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Spot and Contact a Passive Candidate [INFOGRAPHIC] | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
Around 80% of the workforce is considered passive (ie open to talking, always looking or maybe available to talk) - the other 20% is happy with their job. This
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Some great tips here on sourcing candidates before the become active.

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Social Recruiting Tips: Twitter, Facebook + LinkedIn - Social-Hire

Social Recruiting Tips: Twitter, Facebook + LinkedIn - Social-Hire | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
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Basic tips but good to have on file & temperature check yourself from time to time. 

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Struggling To Get The Right Person On Board – Follow These Social Media Rules - Social-Hire

Struggling To Get The Right Person On Board – Follow These Social Media Rules - Social-Hire | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
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Some good tips to check yourself against if your social recruiting strategy isn't delivering. 

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Sirona Says: Social media content for recruitment is important now, not tomorrow

Sirona Says: Social media content for recruitment is important now, not tomorrow | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
If any of you are still thinking that social media content in recruitment is a waste of time then you obviously haven't heard of the changes that are happening on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter then! They are all moving to...
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Source of Hire Report: Referrals, Career Sites, Job Boards Dominate; 58% Have Sourcing Teams

Source of Hire Report: Referrals, Career Sites, Job Boards Dominate; 58% Have Sourcing Teams | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
CareerXroads released its annual source of hire report this week and, as usual, the report is full of information about the broader talent acquisition landscape. We'll get to that in a …
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As always referrals come up trumps!

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Hiring Winds Blowing toward Referrals and Networking

Hiring Winds Blowing toward Referrals and Networking | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
How are the bad economic times affecting the way employers hire staff?
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Networking & referrals coming up trumps yet again!

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Why you should use inside contacts | Keppie Careers

Why you should use inside contacts | Keppie Careers | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
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Employee Referral from the other side.....be the referree!

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The source is strong in this one…

[INFOGRAPHIC] As part of this research we worked with over 900 of our customers to use their 2012 data in aggregate. These organizations ranged broadly in size and included 10 of the Fortune 500 and 50 of the Fortune 1,000. In total, we gained insights into over 10 million applicants.

To give you a pre-release snapshot of the report, we’ve summarized the findings in the below infographic.  You’ll see that we analyzed internal sources, employee referrals and company career sites were the number one driver for interviews with similar results for hires.

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We hate to say we told you so....but.....!

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HOW TO: Start a Social Recruiting Program

HOW TO: Start a Social Recruiting Program | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
How do you start a Social Recruiting Program? Determine goals, choose sites to drive traffic and establish metrics are a few great ways to start.
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Sometimes "social media" can feel like the popular kids group at school - an established clique with no visible entry point. It seems like everyone involved already knows the rules and has a "presence". This article will give you a headstart if you're confused how to even get into the game.

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Employers Increasingly Rely on Internal Referrals in Hiring

Employers Increasingly Rely on Internal Referrals in Hiring | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
As employers increasingly use internal referrals to find new hires, the odds narrow for unconnected job seekers, especially among the long-term unemployed.
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Great to see what others are doing. Compare and benchmark your company. 

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INFOGRAPHIC: The History of Job Applications from Faxing to Social

INFOGRAPHIC: The History of Job Applications from Faxing to Social | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
How do you apply for jobs? Probably via a job board, email or maybe even LinkedIn. In a new and very scientific study from SparkHire, we learn that in the be
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We love these infographics....such a great summary and reminds us all how far we have come. Can't wait to see where we go next!

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Social Media for Recruiting:The Social Recruiting Revolution

Social Media for Recruiting:The Social Recruiting Revolution | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
Social Media for Recruiting and Social Recruiting Revealed: Strategies and step-by-step approaches for those wanting to become effective at social recruiting.
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Excellent starting point if you are new to the field. A series of articles with this one covering just what is social recruiting.

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How to Create a Social Recruiting and Branding Strategy Like General Mills

How to Create a Social Recruiting and Branding Strategy Like General Mills | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
General Mills is the world’s 6th largest food company, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with over 35,000 employees. The maker of Cheerios, General Mills
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Great examples from a leader in the field. Step back and take a look at your own strategy and social presence - could it do with a refresh?

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The Resume’s Evolution Over the Past 500 Years [Infographic]

Did you know Leonardo da Vinci is credited with writing the first professional resume? Since then, this keystone document to most any job search has evolved sub...
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Companies that Use Social Media to Recruit Have Lower Turnover

Companies that Use Social Media to Recruit Have Lower Turnover | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
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Really interesting!

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Hiring Staff Through The Reach Of Your Employee Network - Is It *Really* This Easy? - Social-Hire

Hiring Staff Through The Reach Of Your Employee Network - Is It *Really* This Easy? - Social-Hire | Rewarding Recruitment Scoop | Scoop.it
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Interesting points on effective use of ERP

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