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How to Find Talent Using Twitter Search #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

There are lots of benefits of using Twitter as a recruiting tool, from the huge user base of engaged professionals, hashtag and keyword search-ability, the ability to segregate users into talent pools using lists and many more!

Setting Up Your Twitter Account for Employment

Resume Bear

Twitter provides a free platform to showcase your skills and talents to potential employers. Twitter also enables you to network and build relationships with people who can help you to climb your career ladder. You can also add a link to your blog or website.

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Social Media Talent War: Who’s Winning? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The talent war on social media is fierce – but which network is winning? Facebook has the biggest talent pool, with 1.06 billion active monthly users, whereas Twitter has 500 million and LinkedIn has 200 million. Social Media Talent War: Who’s Winning?

The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

There are many career-related blogs that provide helpful information by seasoned professionals, recruiters, authors, career experts, and those who want to share their own job search experiences. To jumpstart your search, we’ve compiled 50 of the best job-hunting blogs out there.

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Move Over Twitter. Snapchat is Newest Social Recruiting Strategy


Snapchat is a great tool to share with friends and randoms quick photos and now video quickly. They received over 2,000 videos using the service as a video interview introduction and screening tool and plan to hire about 20. Is Twitter Recruiting so 2013?

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How Do Fortune 500 Companies Use Twitter for Recuitment? [STUDY]

The Undercover Recruiter

The value of social media for recruitment has become increasingly clear over the years and although LinkedIn is still the front runner for professional networking, Twitter and Facebook are hot on its heels, proving themselves handy tools for hiring talent.

THE TOP 20 BRANDED HR PROS: Meet Mary Faulkner, Head of Talent at Denver Water.

HR Capitalist

KD and Tim searched the globe for HR Pros who used the tools at their disposal (writing, speaking, social and more) to brand themselves in the HR space, but limited the results to actual practitioners in the areas of HR, Recruiting and Talent Management.

Social Media Tools: You Can Lead or Follow

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Maybe they think LinkedIn is for current job seekers, Facebook is for their high school-aged kids, and Twitter is just for sharing pointless information like what you had for breakfast. He regularly tweets and blogs, and when he attends industry events or meetings, people seem to know who he is because of his online activity. These events were directly related to the usage of LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogging. Some professionals don’t bother with social media. 

Recruiters, Listen in as James Tozer of The Economist Talks Twitter

The Undercover Recruiter

You need great people in your organisation, so why wouldn’t you tap up the ginormous talent pool flooding public social media platforms? Even the likes of Instagram and Slack are being coined as candidate sourcing tools, alongside market leaders LinkedIn and Facebook.

20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

The below blogs offer more advice than any young job seeker would ever need. She provides thought-leadership for entrepreneurs, Generation Y and beyond through her uplifting blog Life After College. The blog presents an opportunity for him to get that opinion out his readers. Penelope Trunk is the co-founder of Brazen Careerist, a career management tool for next-generation professionals. The Change Blog. What career blogs do you read?

How to Build a Talent Community: Look for Sheep with Mice

The Undercover Recruiter

Lots of blogs about this on the fab Undercover Recruiter blog , but, in short, just think of all of those lovely followers (71% in fact) who want to see jobs on your LinkedIn Company Page. Don’t get me started on maintaining it and getting ROI from it… that’s for the next blog.).

*Breaking News* Blogging4Jobs Acquires Job Seeker Talent Community


In 2007, the popular human resources and workplace blog, was created with one goal, to help job seekers learn the unwritten rules of the job hunt. As of today, I take ownership of the community form the talented, Chris Russell of All County Job Boards.

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Questioning “Big Data” in Talent Acquisition? #BigDataHR


Jibe provides cloud-based recruiting technology solutions that enable talent acquisition teams to strategically identify, attract and engage candidates. Join us April 10th 2014 at 3pm to talk Big Data on Twitter using the hashtag #BigDataHR and join our webinar , “What’s the Big Deal with Big Data in HR & Recruiting” on April 17th at 11a EST. Follow the week by bookmarking us ! . Maybe not… and certainly not in talent acquisition, which is the area I focus on.

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All-New Blogging Intensive Bootcamp (Registration Is Now Closed!)

Personal Excellence Blog

Start Blog Reader Favorites Free Ebooks Products Coaching Store About | Contact | Forums All-New Blogging Intensive Bootcamp (Registration Is Now Closed!) Less than 20 hours and we already have over 70 bloggers/aspiring bloggers sign up to learn how to catapult their blogs to success!

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Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

Margo: (response) The way human resources and social network technology meet will pave the way to helping organizations becoming an employer of choice, build talent communities and leverage technology to acquire top talent. facebook job job seekers linkedin resumebear twitter

Perception is Your Employer Brand – What are You Going to Do About It?


Luckily for us, we live in a digital world and have countless tools at our disposal. Additionally, the implementation of social listening tools like Radian6, Social Mention and countless others make it possible to monitor social media, blogs, comments and more for references to your company.

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Social Media Tools: You Can Lead or Follow

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Maybe they think LinkedIn is for current job seekers, Facebook is for their high school-aged kids, and Twitter is just for sharing pointless information like what you had for breakfast. He regularly tweets and blogs, and when he attends industry events or meetings, people seem to know who he is because of his online activity. These events were directly related to the usage of LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogging. Some professionals don’t bother with social media. 

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

I want to blog about the pearls I have gathered from a particular event I attended, namely Impact99!! It is not just an implementation of social tactics but employees are empowered to share, innovate and collaborate with these social tools.

Skills Development

Personal Excellence Blog

He has the raw materials but lacks good wood working tools. Without the right tools like a hand saw, he can’t turn these raw materials into house building pieces. A carpenter woodworking with his tools. In goal achievement, your skills are your tools.

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5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

An online job application is yesterday’s tool. An attractive employable brand will have a profile regardless of its brevity (Like Twitter), should have common elements: A profile picture (similar pictures across different platforms. Twitter.

4-Step Recipe To Become a Golden Job Candidate


To perfectly match what is needed from the ideal candidate, I need to convey my unique talent in being able to achieve consistently throughout my career. You can follow her career advice on Twitter at @resumeservice. Easy Step-by-Step Guide: How To Use Guest Blog Posts To Get Jobs.

People are Not Tools

Hiring Technical People

Building Rapport with Personal Conversation → People are Not Tools Posted on October 23, 2009 by johanna I’ve been reviewing job descriptions from clients that are a laundry list of tools. People are not tools. Most people can learn new tools relatively quickly.

The 50 First Tweets in #HR & #Recruiting


Although I started blogging in 2007, it was Twitter in 2008 changed everything for me. Twitter was a fundamental reason I started my consulting business, wrote my book and connected with friends, clients and hired using my favorite 140 character social network. Having written a book on how to use Twitter called Tweet This! Twitter for Business , I wanted to take a look back at the first tweets of fifty professionals in the HR and recruitment industry.

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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Source Quality Candidates


Most of us will agree that the most talented people are already in good jobs and doing well. Passive job seekers are just that, passive and not actively looking, that is why sources like Linkedin are such good sources to find talent but just because I can find someone on Linkedin doesn’t mean I can covince them to come and work at the company where I work. Ifyou find relevant conversations you often find relevant talent. Talent Communities.

In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation

Threshold Consulting

» In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation This month’s Career Collective topic is things job seekers should keep an eye on in 2011 (trends/tools/hiring practices).  It’s introspective work, and until you do it, you’ll simply not be in the best position to sort out what tools and trends will work best in running your career and making a difference. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It!

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Job Boards: How Effective is this Tool in Your Job Search? (Part 1.

Boomers Next Step

This means the websites of firms that have been ‘shortlisted’ on your wish list, as well as those that are currently hiring, all job boards, government sites, networking sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter , as well as numerous Staffing Agencies, all need to be employed in your job search toolkit. This is where the weakness lays with the job boards; they simply do not highlight the unique talents and background you have to offer a prospective employer.

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters and Employers Find Candidates.

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

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How Job Hunters are using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and MORE to Target Employers: PART 2

Guerrilla Job Hunting

  We spoke at lenght about how to use Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter to find a job but also focused in on the newest tools that are rapidly replacing paper based resumes and job boards: , , and 

Video Interviews Aren’t Just For International Candidates: How To Find Local Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

While video interviewing can be a good tool for bridging large distances, it’s also an effective method to connect with candidates closer to home. Here are some ways video interviews might be the key to shortening your process, even if your top candidates are local talent: 1) Whittle down the candidate pool: By: Smith413. While the traditional passive candidate may be an urban legend, there is some truth to the difficulties of connecting with currently employed talent.

Turning 13 Most Overused Resume Phrases to Talent | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Kathy also said that a resume is also a marketing tool which must be used judicially to recognize the differences between the candidate and others competing keenly for the same position. Job seekers have to state their talents inside their resume because the employers will like to see the significant fulfillment instead of listing the duties of the job. Find here the 13 overused resume phrases used by job seekers and how to turn each of them to a great example of your talent.

How To Break the Tie – When You're One of Two Great Candidates

Career Realism

Rita Ashley, Career Coach Author: Job Search Debugged Twitter: @jobsearch4execs Job Search Software Job Search Software: Thanks for the tips because these will help in standing out from a sea of nameless faces.

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How to Hire International Candidates [3 Tech Solutions]

The Undercover Recruiter

If you can’t find the talent you need in your company’s backyard, perhaps it’s time to expand the search. It seems like everywhere you turn someone is talking about using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn , or even Pinterest to recruit top-tier talent.

Do you have talent?

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 06/2005 « Mail Drop | Main | Post Cards » Saturday, July 17, 2010 Do you have talent? Talent how do you define it? Turns out talent is important - in fact more than important - critical. Comments Do you have talent?

5 Reasons Why Recruiting Sucks


Whether it’s the resume black hole or that pesky background check process, the recruiting and human resource tools and technology help us sometimes more than they hurt us. This idea is what my blog was originally founded on. Let’s face it recruiting sucks.

How to Use Social Media to Find Your Perfect Job

The Undercover Recruiter

As in every walk of life, social media sites can be lots of fun and a great tool and the world of recruitment is no exception. Your very own blog can be put together in no time and is a great way to show your abilities. If you have set up a blog, make sure you link to it on your CV.

twitter: it's not just about lunch

Threshold Consulting

Main | Your Brand, Your People » Twitter: It’s Not Just About Lunch A recent Sprint commercial about the “Now Network” noted that 26% of viewers had no idea what “twittering on Twitter” means. Yet, it’s clear that Twitter awareness is growing by leaps and bounds. Of course, this doesn’t mean opinions about Twitter are all positive. Many still hold the view expressed in this Twouble with Twitters video. Threshold Consulting: Its Your Life, Own It!

How to Get Fired Using Social Media in 3 Simple Steps.

HR Capitalist

Build a following via all the usual suspect tools : a Blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn. Do a blog post that rants against the business model that puts cash in your company's (or primary investor's) pockets. Which is why a recent blog post he did was so interesting.

13 Ways HR Can Leverage Social Media, Part 2


Use Social Media as a Public Relations Tool. Corporate Blogs: I have career blog envy, though I am sort of surprised that the Target Pulse blog hasn’t posted any content yet in 2014.

3 Things Large Companies Need To Know About Recruiting (Right Now!)

Career Realism

Top talent’s choosing to leave larger, established companies for smaller, more entrepreneurial ones. Check out this Inc Magazine article on the rise of the “lifestyle employer” and how they’re attracting the best talent. The Talent Shortage is very real.

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Search Engine Optimization Can Boost Your Job Search

Career Alley

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a powerful and important tool that blogs and e-businesses utilize to drive traffic to their websites for purposes of enhancing exposure and expanding monetization opportunities. Google’s AdWords Keywords tool is an excellent starting point for SEO keyword research. This tool suggests keywords and provides estimated local and global search volumes. Let’s examine how this potent marketing tool can help you.