7 LinkedIn Tips for Graduates to help with the grad job search We have put together some LinkedIn tips for graduates because we know that the graduate job hunt is a merciless quest of CV amendments, psychometric tests and automated rejection emails. We all know the pitfalls and have heard the horror stories of excellent
Quick Social Media Tips Building a strong brand presence on social media is crucial if you are to use social media for recruitment. Posting can be a bit daunting for a brand, especially when it seems like you’ll just be lost in the din. Fear not! Social media doesn’t have to be complicated, and we’ve
I’m sure we have all come across a profile on LinkedIn that has made us raise an eyebrow, or roll an eye. Siobhan, a member of our research team here at SMS, has written a great list of the 8 worst LinkedIn crimes. Hopefully you don’t recognise any indiscretions as you scroll through the list!
Instagram is a dynamic social media app, that has a lot of potential as a recruitment tool. We have posted other pieces about smart sourcing on Twitter (http://bit.ly/1NmXtKO), on LinkedIn (http://bit.ly/1ObxG5m), and about the power of the passive candidate (http://bit.ly/1PYCyLH) but this time we’ve written up some tips for recruiting on Instagram. Recruiting on social
I’ve seen some big and (I assumed) sophisticated companies calling for people to join their ‘talent pool’ recently. “Calling top lawyers – we’re great; come and join our talent pool.” What the……..? I don’t know why I am continuously surprised to see global companies being so incredibly naïve and arrogant, because it happens all the
Candidate Generation Management, or CGM as we call it, is by far the most comprehensive and effective way for employers to undertake direct sourcing for mid-range positions (let’s say £20k – £100kish). Here’s what CGM is: – Find everyone you might recruit now or in the future (your ‘total addressable market’ AKA ‘TAM members’) –
First, how to do it: a) Get their buy-in by explaining that if they have a great online profile, better candidates will want to work for them so their team will be higher-performing and they will get promoted! b) Make sure that the hiring managers you’re working with have superb profiles on social media representing
How To Use Apps to Market Your Brand Often mobile apps are dismissed as “fads” that are not worth spending time and effort using for marketing. However some are standing the test of time, being used by huge brands, and other up and comers are causing a stir as people begin to discuss their marketing
How to use Twitter for business development and recruitment Confirm to yourself who you want to build relationships with and who you want to see your messages online – this is the most important process you need to do. It may include your clients, prospective clients, candidates, prospective candidates, prospective employers, journalists, thought leaders, people
Recruiting creative talent? Try Behance Long before the corporate world adopted the use of internet and social media for personal branding purposes, designers and creative have been using blogs, online portfolios, and visual CVs to promote their work to potential employers. However, the majority of social recruiting is done using sites like LinkedIn and Facebook.