Social Media

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Social Media and Recruiting Tools

Social media is a great way for recruiters to engage passive candidates. There are some great new tools that integrate social media into your talent acquisition efforts. Here are my favorites. Before I start, let me say that this isn’t an exhaustive list meant to exclude; it’s merely meant as some good examples! Zartis and … Continue reading

Social Media – 6 Rules for engaging passive candidates

 While there are literally hundreds of social networking tools available, using them to craft a solid strategy to precisely pinpoint and truly engage passive candidates requires persistence, patience, and an understanding of six classic rules of engagement, described in more detail below: First and foremost, think like the passive job candidate Don’t ever stalk community … Continue reading

Social Media / People will need to be even more literate with them says Workopolis

Jobs for tech savvy social media experts will be as obsolete in 10 years as for more traditional occupations such as taxi dispatcher and toll booth operator, according to a new study released Tuesday by online employment site Workopolis. The study predicts that in their own ways social media experts will become a much a … Continue reading

Muslim vs Christian candidates / An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination Via Online Social Networks in US

a minority of U.S. firms likely searched online for the candidates’ information. Hence, the overall The effect of experimental manipulations on interview invitations is small. However, in the field experiment, we find significant discrimination against the Muslim candidate compared to the Christian candidate among employers in more politically conservative states and counties. Continue reading

Pharmacists / Increasingly Using Social Media for Job Search

Pharmacists are the most avid users of social media as part of their job search compared with other health care professionals, a new survey finds Continue reading

Recruiting and Social Media / Extraverted candidates prone to postings related to alcohol and drugs and those low in agreeableness in online badmouthing

Results of a study indicate that extraverted candidates were prone to postings related to alcohol and drugs. Those low in agreeableness were particularly likely to engage in online badmouthing behaviors Continue reading

HR Technology online (Infographic)

Here are some online sources in HR Continue reading

Job Search / Integrating Social Media in Your CV

The jobs market has become increasingly more competitive in the economic downturn. Job candidates need to utilise all the resources at their disposal to make a great impression. Naturally, you must ensure your CV is as impressive as possible, carefully detailing your skills, experience and expertise. However, your CV will make you more attractive to … Continue reading

Job Search / Your online profile could harm

We’ve all searched our own name online (come on, admit it), but how many of us have really checked out our search results thoroughly? And how many of us might be more vigilant if we thought a potential employer was doing exactly the same thing? We spoke to online profile management experts Veribo to find … Continue reading

LinkedIn / Most Recruiters Who Use Social Media

A new Jobvite survey on social media recruiting says that 94 percent of recruiters who use social media use LinkedIn Continue reading

Job Search with LinkedIn / Is ‘Move Your Job Application to the Top of the Recruiter’s List’ Cheating ?

Could it be that the job boards and business networks — like LinkedIn — are not doing the job? Continue reading

Social Media / Do You Still Need A Resume ?

The primary challenge with many articles written by these forward-thinking bloggers is that they want to present a replacement to the resume. But the resume story itself is a separate living, breathing entity Continue reading

Job Search with LinkedIn / Close to 100% of job seekers use it as their number one social media

According to a new survey of job seekers, hiring managers, recruiters and HR executives, close to 100% of job seekers use LinkedIn as their number one social media site for job hunting Continue reading

10 Steps employers should take when creating a social media policy

Employers should take the following 10 steps when creating a social media policy Continue reading

Job Search / Social Media Can Cost You a Job

More than two in five hiring managers who currently research candidates via social media said they have found information that has caused them not to hire a candidate, up 9 percentage points from last year Continue reading

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