If you are a recruiter, or if your company is recruiting, should you look for potential employees on Facebook? You might want to just because of Facebook’s enormous membership base. It has certainly got LinkedIn beat when it comes to number of users. Indeed, 85% of Internet users have Facebook accounts.
To me, one of the weirdest things about Google is that, for an international technological powerhouse with a market cap soon to reach half-a-trillion dollars, it is rather idiosyncratic. And they are idiosyncratic in a way that goes beyond Google doodles, or the many search easter eggs that the company has slipped into its algorithm. It actually puts substantial resources into things like driverless cars, or internet from the sky, or immortality.
While the use of social media for personal branding and job search (PB&J) is still in its infancy, the best of the online millennials have perhaps strayed a bit far to the right side of the self-marketing continuum between physical networking and virtual/social networking. This story illustrates that social networking should complement, not replace, traditional physical networking for personal branding and job search.
In marketing, we talk a lot about the B2B buying funnel and stages like awareness and interest, consideration and intent, and evaluation and purchase. A smart marketer can match the appropriate content with the right stage of the buying cycle and the right target. How about the recruiting funnel? It doesn’t work all that differently.
You have already heard this many times before: social media websites are great tools for recruiting and sourcing potential job candidates. What happens if your company still hasn’t established its presence in the social media? How can you start recruiting and sourcing effectively? These simple tips will get you started in no time.
With all the tools available today, the recruitment process has grown to a point in which it’s no longer about chasing candidates but is instead about attracting the right talent. Learn how your business can harness the power of social media to attract top talent.
There’s no reason why you can’t get an internship in the digital sector – after all, the positions are out there so someone has to get them! Now, while we can’t actually help you find the perfect internship, we can give you a few helpful pointers on how to find and apply for an internship – both in and out of the digital sector.
Today, the conversation has now turned digital, be it an email, a status update or a Tweet. Recruiters are now 'hiding' behind a keyboard and a computer for their relationships. Technology and social media has the ability to increase our horizons and encourage interaction across digital networks, but it has limitations.
Does social media recruiting work? If you have been trying to hire employees, chances are that you have at least considered using social media to find the right candidates. There is ample proof that social media can help fill jobs; but it depends on what kind of job you are trying to hire for.