Who Puts the “Social” in Social Recruiting? (You Do!)

February 21, 2014 5:20 pm Published by Joy Galia Meyouhas

Today’s candidates are breaking down the barriers to communication as they connect and engage with their future employers on various social platforms. As a recruiter, staying “social” on social media should be at the top of your priority list for sourcing top talent. Knowing where to connect, with whom to connect, and how to build a strong social media team will ensure your company takes the most successful path down the long and winding “social” road. Here are some dos, don’ts, and how-to’s of social recruiting from around the web:


You Put the "Social" in Social Recruiting!


  • First and foremost, businesses need to stop treating social media as an afterthought. This article teaches companies (small and large) how to achieve the best results by using social media throughout the business. Stop procrastinating and start connecting!
  • Thanks to some key changes on the platform, the debate over whether or not we can use Facebook for recruiting should be over. Check out this article on Social-Hire.com for the low-down on Facebook’s new features, as well as how to keep your company visible.
  • Still questioning how to achieve success with Facebook recruiting?  Well look no further—This article breaks down the ABCS of recruiting on Facebook and gives you key stats to further validate the platform as your next big social move.
  • Last but not least, you must understand and use social media etiquette when recruiting on social platforms. Try avoiding these 4 major social blunders and make your social recruiting strategy top-notch!

How effective is your social media strategy when it comes to recruiting? Have you given Facebook’s new features a try? Share with me your comments in the section below!



This post was written by Joy Galia Meyouhas

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