10 Common Social Recruiting & Internet Sourcing Myths BUSTED


Common Social Recruiting and Internet Sourcing Myths. social recruiting and internet sourcing have had plenty of time to accumulate some big, big, myths. Or LinkedIn? What type of resistance have you encountered when talking abou the benefits of internet recruiting and sourcing?

How to Source, Hire, & Recruit Candidates on Instagram


The mobile photo sharing tool was purchased by Facebook in early 2012 and is one of the simplest and yet fasting growing social networks since it launched in October 2010. How Can Recruiters Use Instragram to Source Candidates? Instragram.

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5 Rock Star Google Internet Sourcing Tricks


Even if you are not in a dedicated sourcing role, you probably use Google several times a day. Google & Internet Sourcing Tips That Work. This is simply internet sourcing tips you can use that are easy to remember and even easier to use. Source Candidates the Easy Way.

Source Qualified Candidates on Social Media in Half the Time


Internet Sourcing in Half the Time. Often referred to as sourcing , organizations don’t wait for the job seeker to find them, they find the job seeker using the phone, personal networks or the internet to guide their candidate search.

Why Recruiting Online is More than Just Sourcing

The Undercover Recruiter

Nowadays you can find Java developers on GitHub, accountants on LinkedIn, journalists on Twitter and your neighbour’s cat on Facebook. Why Recruiting Online is More than Just Sourcing. Branding Recruitment Social Recruiting Sourcing branding online recruit Recruiting

Using LinkedIn For Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Do you have the same fear that many of my c-level executive clients have when I tell them they need a branded, 100% complete LinkedIn profile and to fully leverage all the social network has to offer? They never completed their profiles or used LinkedIn at all.

Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012

Resume Bear

At YouTern, we answer that question by providing our Top 100 “MUST Follow” Twitter accounts for 2012! bbenishek One of the best people on Twitter – and a source of incredible passion. CareerRocketeer A career advice powerhouse – and also a great Linkedin group!

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Recruiting & Hiring on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn by Country


Social networks in particular present an opportunity to engage employees on a wide scale sourcing and engaging them via social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. LinkedIn: The Social Network Recruiting Standard.

How NOT to Contact Recruiters on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Lots of us in the recruiting world are very active on LinkedIn, doing what we can to be accessible to jobseekers. LinkedIn is a great tool for helping others and I love to do my part. This is the most common request in my LinkedIn inbox, but one where I’m least able to help.

300 Million; It’s Time To Get Instagram Sourcing


Instagram has come a long way since Jessica first wrote about it back in 2012. That’s more than Twitter’s 284 million and not that far behind LinkedIn. 3 Ways To Use Instagram For Sourcing Talent.

Are You Going Beyond CVs For Your Candidate Sourcing?

The Undercover Recruiter

At the Talent Sourcing Conference, held at Monster HQ in August, we heard that Monster alone have 10 million UK CVs in their database. This could be why the discipline of sourcing is getting so much attention at the moment. Sourcing is really about people, rather than just their CVs.

How to Reach Out to Recruiters Using LinkedIn

Career Realism

It’s easier than ever to find recruiters who specialize in your field by using LinkedIn—and even better, they’re often receptive to your queries from the site. LinkedIn can be, as one recruiter noted, a “massively useful tool for job seekers.” Social Media linkedin recruiter

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How to Improve at Online Sourcing [Top Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

By far the most popular topics for training are Google Basics and Getting more out of LinkedIn. Before you embark on the journey to learn more about Internet sourcing, you might want to ask yourself these three questions: Do you know your way around the Internet? Happy Sourcing!

4 Ways to Source Keywords for Your Resume

Career Solvers

Keywords for resumes refer to the buzzwords or search terms that recruiters and hiring managers are using to source candidates for their open positions. She has sourced 25,000 keywords and keyword phrases across 5,400 job positions and titles in 28 industries and professions.

Spam Factory, AKA LinkedIn


Nice so nice and clean anymore… Is LinkedIn considered social media? On LinkedIn, I used to connect with anyone and everyone who wanted to connect with me. I thought LinkedIn was the perfect place to do business, because of its strictness - because of its level of security.

Top 10 Corporate Employer Brands on LinkedIn


Seems like everyone and their dog are using LinkedIn nowadays to make more connections and find the perfect job or candidate. But looking at the top companies listed on LinkedIn, you’d better be handy with a computer. LinkedIn is easy as it is truly a professional social network.

5 Ways to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

Corn on the Job

That’s because LinkedIn is so much more than just an on-line resume. One simple way to attract the right kind of interest is by being cannily aware of LinkedIn’s search function. Job Search Social Media Linkedin Linkedin Profile

Ten Job Search Strategies for 2012

Career Solvers

There are many simple, painless changes you can make in 2012 to increase your chances of finding your next job. People who had no expectations of being sourced for a position and interviewed called me in a frenzy because they had to put a resume together pronto.

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Why Your LinkedIn Company Page is More Important than Your Website

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn has over 2 million companies on its database – and these are a great source of information for recruiters and candidates, but the average company page on LinkedIn is a total mess. So, some tips to help you maximise your company page on LinkedIn.

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4 Ways Sourcers & Recruiters Can Show Recruitment ROI


Recruitment and Sourcing ROI. Every month you and your sourcing team should puts together slide deck of what was accomplished that month. Every time a hire is made from your sourcing initiative, that is a hire they didn’t have to go agency with.

Top 10 Craziest LinkedIn Job Titles

The Undercover Recruiter

Having scoured thousands of online profiles, IntaPeople has revealed what it believes to be the ten most peculiar job titles being used by professionals on LinkedIn. Companies are increasingly using sites like LinkedIn to research prospective employees and suppliers. LinkedIn

US Social Media by the Numbers – May 2012


For more informatino on how social media is being used in recruitment in a global context specifically when it comes to LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, visit the blog post I wrote earlier last week. To view the sources of the information, visit my bundled bit.ly

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How to Practice Social Media Etiquette

Resume Bear

For your brand to become a respected source/expert within your industry you must add value with engaging content, be supportive and eventually others will treat you with respect. Some quick tips for Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter. career facebook linkedin resumebear twitter

Global LinkedIn Demographics and Statistics January 2012 [Slides]

The Undercover Recruiter

It's time for a LinkedIn Demographics and Statistics update by our friend Amodiovalerio Verde. The highlights of this 2012 update include: • LinkedIn’s members have reached 147 million, although this figure is an approximation provided by LinkedIn. •

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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Professionals [Video]

The Undercover Recruiter

I was recently interviewed about LinkedIn in a publication called DerivSource – a site for professionals active in derivatives processing, technology and related services. You are seven times more likely to be found on LinkedIn if you have a photo, so putting a photo up is a no brainer.

Using Social Media in Your Search for a Job: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

You need to be seen as a professional to be reckoned with on high profile sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. career facebook job hunting Job Search jobs linkedin resumebear twitter

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

People are looking for, and finding jobs, on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. Sourcing and developing talent pipelines are digital via Internet Boolean and semantic search. While social media recruiting is relatively new, we are now relying on online sources to source talent.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Recruiters Are Using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

The Undercover Recruiter

Social media has made it easier for recruiters to build and nurture connections, ultimately increasing the efficiency with which a recruiter can source quality candidates. Source: Bullhorn Reach

Finding Your Voice in Social Media

Resume Bear

Give credit where credit is due when you use sources from elsewhere. • Show your passion: What makes you stand out from the crowd more than the things you are passionate about? facebook linkedin resumebear twitterSocial media is primarily text-based.

New Grads Embracing Social Media as Job Search Tool

Resume Bear

Approximately 41 percent of 2012 college graduates in the market for a job are using social media to help them land one, according to NACE’s 2012 Student Survey. NACE’s 2012 Student Survey was conducted mid-January through April 30, 2012.

Are Recruiters Really Bad People?

The Undercover Recruiter

I specialised in resourcing for the Digital and New Media industry, and gave them a call straight after researching who the Decision Maker was on LinkedIn. Hiring HR Professional Recruitment Reputation Sourcing agency recruiter ethics headhunters recruiters recruitment agency

INFOGRAPHIC: LinkedIn User Statistics by Network, Profiles, Groups, Applications

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn now has 150+ million users. First off, most users (90.9%) use the free version of LinkedIn and the rest have an upgraded paid account. Probably the way it should be, paid accounts are typically only useful for people using LinkedIn for recruitment or business development.

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50 Great Marketing Twitter Feeds

Resume Bear

Ad Age: This feed is a great source of cool interviews and off-the-wall articles like “March Madness for NFL Brands as Manning and Tebow Shift, Saints Get Punished.”. LinkedIn Jobs: This is the marketing-specific Twitter feed for jobs from the leading job connectedness site.

How To Leverage LinkedIn Groups To Generate Leads

Career Realism

Watch: 5-Step Quick Guide For Getting Started On LinkedIn. In this video and blog post, I’m going to show you exactly how to leverage LinkedIn’s “Groups” feature to generate the type of sales lead lists many business owners would – and do – pay a pretty penny for!

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Jobseekers Prefer Job Boards to LinkedIn and Google [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

More Boomers use social networks in their job search over Gen X and Gen Y and they turn to LinkedIn first, while the other generations turn to Google/Google+. Image source: CIO. Jobseekers Prefer Job Boards to LinkedIn and Google [INFOGRAPHIC].

Has LinkedIn Finally Replaced Recruitment Companies?

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn is a hugely popular social media site, with over 150 million users and counting. LinkedIn is a great way to connect with professionals in your industry, share your experiences, and network with ‘figureheads’. All that’s changed is the way recruiters source these candidates.

How LinkedIn Has Changed Recruitment in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

Big congratulations to LinkedIn for racking up no less than 15 million users in the UK , this is a 50 percent increase from 10 million members in September 2012. What’s different about LinkedIn? How is LinkedIn used by UK companies to identify and recruiting talent?

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50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

HR : The folks handling the headhunting for the company will be from human resources, so go straight to the source. linkedin : If you’re unemployed, you’re no doubt already networking away on LinkedIn, so let them know you have a viewable profile.

How In-House Recruiting Can Save You 200k on Agency Fees

The Undercover Recruiter

We hired a dedicated full time resourcer who devotes her time to sourcing candidates, building talent pools and networking with potential applicants. Job boards and LinkedIn are key. However, we have saved over £200k in directly sourcing roles that would otherwise have gone to agencies.

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How to Engage in Social Networks for Your Job Hunt

The Undercover Recruiter

Social Job Seeker 2012 , Jobvite’s newest survey, asked job seekers how they used social networks for career advancement and job search. 44% of job seekers have a LinkedIn profile. Fewer job seekers were using social networks to research or connect or even source a recruiter.