Social Recruiting For The Win in 2014

January 10, 2014 5:24 pm Published by Joy Galia Meyouhas

2013 proved to be a great year for technology and business. But one of the key breakthroughs was the establishment and integration of social media into Marketing and HR departments worldwide.

Social recruiting has taken the world of Human Resources by storm as a new strategy for engaging potential candidates. Incorporating a social recruiting strategy into companies’ recruiting processes is no longer an option, but rather a necessary means by which to access those active and passive candidates who were once out of reach.

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Social media for recruiting is not a fad. There’s no time like the present to start getting ahead on your social recruiting strategy. Here’s the low-down on the trends you can anticipate in 2014.

  • At the end of each year we tend to take a look at what shaped the previous year and what predictions we might have for the year to come. In this article published by The Social Media Examiner, social media professionals help shed some light on the 11 major trends that are set to stay in 2014.
  • Andrew Hutchinson’s article on SocialMedia Today, explores the mindset of the social recruiting skeptics and urges you to look at social networks from a different perspective.
  • As a recruiting tool, social media has changed the way the industry finds new talent. Facebook is a great way to source talent, especially now that recruiters can use the revolutionary Graph Search tool. If you’ve been hesitating to use Facebook as a recruiting platform, then you don’t want to miss this article on the many reasons you should be Facebook recruiting right now from Business2Community.
  • Social media comes down to leveraging your connections to build lasting business relationships. Whether to help source potential candidates, grow customer relations, or just to share great content, social media is an essential tool for 2014. This article shares some of the key predictions, not just for social media but for the growth of small business as well.

 Where do you think social media for recruiting is headed in 2014? Do you believe social media for business is here to stay? Please, share your thoughts and ideas with me in the comments below!

 

Joy

This post was written by Joy Galia Meyouhas