Social Recruiting Roundup: 3 Top Posts You Might Have Missed

Industry News, Survey, Tips

Social Recruiting Roundup

We’ve scoured the web to find the best posts on social recruiting — so you don’t have to. Catch up on the latest survey findings, tips, and ideas in the world of social media and hiring.

    1. How to Get Hired in a Digital World – InfographicUndercover Recruiter – Read Time: 2 mins.

Although this infographic is intended for the digital job seeker, it lists some notable stats for employers who are paying attention to the rise of social recruiting:

      • 30% of all Google searches are job-related
      • 78% of recruiters have made a hire through social media
      • Close to 8 recruiters out of 10 have already hired through social media
      • Employers who used social media to hire found a 49% improvement in candidate quality
    1. Social-Media StorytellingHRE Online – Read Time: 4 mins.

HRE discusses the surprising HCI survey results that speak to how employers are adopting and using social recruiting:

72 percent of organizations use social media for recruiting, but only 55 percent believe they’re using it effectively.

The article asks HR pros, employers, and human capital analysts to share what they’ve observed to be the most effective social recruiting strategies and weigh in on why some organizations might be missing the mark.

Related: 3 Qualities of Highly Successful Social Recruiters

    1. The Easy Way to Get a Social Influencer Advocating Your Brand Is to Hire OneEntrepreneur – Read Time: 3 mins.

This post lists the steps in sourcing a social influencer, which the author claims could help drive awareness to your brand–especially if you own a small business or startup.

“Social media has given rise to a new breed of social influencers capable of driving 16 times more engagement with your target audience than paid or owned media programs.”

Will one’s social media clout find its way onto future resumes? Or has this era already dawned?


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