Social Recruiting: The New Tool For Staffing

Social media has become a secret weapon that many recruiting firms are turning to. While social recruiting is still foreign to a lot of staffing companies, there are some companies investing heavily in the new recruiting trend. In fact, recent survey from Jobvite, revealed 73% of hiring managers plan to invest in their social media presence in 2015.

Social recruitment is tough to ignore as most people are available on social media throughout the day. But the responsibility of learning the new technique goes both ways for hiring managers and candidates. This is the time were candidates should realize their online profiles need to reflect their professional experience and career goals while demonstrating a positive, put together person. Take time to clean up social media profiles so recruiters have a chance to get to know the professional behind the profile.

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Recruiters Increase Social Recruiting Spending

With the job positions increasing, hiring managers are using social media more than ever to understand potential candidates before offering the job. Job seekers should check their social media pages and comb through each network to confirm there is correct spelling, appropriate photos and other info that won’t be red flags. Social recruiting continues to be on the rise and according to a recent study by Jobvite, 73% of recruiters have hired a candidate through social media and 93% of hiring managers will review social profiles before offering a job.

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Social Recruiting: The new age of recruiting

Adecco just published findings from their first ever global study on social recruiting, and things are changing.

Job seekers now have a whole new way to search for jobs. Social media has brought more opportunities and advanced career options to the playing filed, and it has become a valuable tool for not only job seekers, but recruiters as well.

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Week in Review 1/20 to 1/24

Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!

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Week in Review 4/1 to 4/5

Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!

Around the IT Industry:

According to Modis:

  • Anonymous Stands Up to North Korea
  • Comcast Infuriates Users Again. News at 11:00.
  • Social Media: Not Just for Games
  • Want Untraceable Texts? Get an iPhone.
  • National Digital Public Library? Coming Soon!

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