News Tag: Social Recruiting

Social Media Recruiting Continues Growth Spurt

If you’re not using social media to complement your hiring efforts yet, then you’re seriously falling way behind the trend. Earlier this summer, Jobvite unveiled its annual Social Recruiting Survey, which found that social media has become an essential recruiting tool for successful HR teams. Currently, 92 percent of companies are using social media to […]

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Recruitment Software: How Important is Social Media Integration?

By now, most companies know how important it is to have a good recruitment software system in place. But how does your company value that software’s ability to integrate with social media? Last year, Jobvite released its annual Social Recruiting Survey and introduced the new Jobvite Index, both of which unveil how recruiters are using […]

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Facebook To Protect Passwords Of Employment Seekers

Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer, Erin Egan, recently put business bosses on notice that the world’s largest social network is prepared to take legal action against the “distressing increase” in employers demanding employee’s Facebook passwords. This is an interesting position for the social network to take, since most of the time it is fighting off criticism for its own privacy violations. […]

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Who are you missing by not recruiting via social networks?

College students who spend hours a day on Facebook might not be wasting their time, several studies suggest — they might even find jobs through social networking. That’s because savvy employers, according to new report, are increasingly recruiting through social sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others. The report, published in the Daily Pennsylvanian —  the student newspaper of […]

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Sourcing via Social Media – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Twitter and LinkedIn are the most popular tools for the recruitment of top company executives. However, twitter sourcing has more benefits than LinkedIn. First, LinkedIn is not as popular as twitter. In the US, the number of twitter users is approximately 14,031,985 while LinkedIn users are approximately 12,699,785. Second, Twitter gives you access to some basic information that is not available on LinkedIn. […]

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