Link Roundup: The Rise of Social Recruiting

May 3, 2013 9:00 am Published by Megan Lunetta

Are you getting the most out of your social recruiting strategy? It’s clear that social recruiting continues to gain traction as a viable means of finding some of your best potential candidates. Not only can social recruiting be used to find active candidates, but it can also help you attract those passive or hard to reach ones!

Social media recruiting is on its way to becoming the HR world’s recruiting method of choice. With Facebook having the largest reach and the most consistent member engagement, it’s definitely a necessary tool to add to the recruiter arsenal.

  • The Social Recruiting Strategies Conference features HR and recruitment industry leaders discussing the impact social media platforms have on talent acquisition and employer branding. Check out the next conference to learn more about content marketing for recruiters.

  • It’s a great time to be in the talent business! This presentation on slideshare demonstrates the movement toward social media recruitment. People have a need to stay connected and recruiters are learning to take advantage of this opportunity to reach a wider candidate audience.

  • How has your business used social media to recruit? The Recruiting Blog mentions that Facebook recruiting is growing and is effective in filling a company’s talent gap and discovering quality hires.

  • Not only is it necessary for recruiters to use social media, but it’s also important to measure for success! ERE writes about the new return on investment for social media recruiting.

  • TLNT discusses how social media has killed off the traditional resume. Social profiles can provide more dynamic information for recruiters. Do you still value the traditional paper resume?

  • The Undercover Recruiter asks: Who’s winning the social media talent war? The included inforgraphic shows the path recruiters take using social media and that Facebook has the biggest talent pool.

Social Recruiting: Who is winning the talent war in social media

How you are using social media to recruit and what are some challenges you face on these platforms? I’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments!

This post was written by Megan Lunetta