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
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
Prophet for Google Chrome There are an endless number of Google Chrome extensions out there that are available. A number of these are great for recruiters and sourcers. The amount of information you can find when sourcing candidates for a role can be critical, especially when you are faced with time constraints. Now there are
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.
Stop searching LinkedIn? Not in a Boolean years By now, news of LinkedIn’s new commercial search limit has spread like wildfire and a lot of people initially overcome by righteous indignation (how dare LinkedIn try to make money) are starting to realise that this is how it’s going to be for the foreseeable future. Before
Direct Sourcing & Talent Acquisition Predictions – 2015 Facebook at Work, despite popular opinion, will not challenge LinkedIn. It’s going to be a system for internal collaboration. It might be useful for internal mobility but not external recruiting Recruiters will need to look beyond LinkedIn as functionality becomes more restricted and properly learn Facebook Graph
Searching & Sourcing on SocialBro SocialBro is fast becoming the go-to platform for social media and marketing professionals when managing their Twitter accounts. It provides in-depth data about Twitter communities, as well as providing tools to help you manage your marketing campaigns, and sources such as Twitter lists, text files and hashtags. Here at Social