4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You


26th on how to use social media and personal branding by clicking here. While social media seems to be infiltrating nearly every bit of your lives, what about work? A transformation is happening in the way senior leaders and HR professionals view social media. Social Sourcing.

What is a Social Network?


In February of 2004, a couple of undergraduate college students at Harvard University launched Facebook and began a technological communication reformation that would go on to change the way people across the world live and communicate. That network would spur countless other similar platforms and social networks that would change the world and the way business as we knew it would be done going forward. Defining “Social Network”. Social Media

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How to Find Candidates’ Social Networks Simply By Using Their Profile Picture

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever wondered what the easiest way is to find out the other social profiles for a specific candidate? Need to learn more about a candidate by reading their Twitter feed? RELATED: How Many Companies Use Social Media to Recruit?

How to Source Candidates & Prospects Using Social Network, Ello #sourcecon


Seems last week my Facebook feed was flooded as people flocked to the anti-social network, Ello. It’s being called the anti-Facebook and looking at the site it’s pretty much an ad-free basic social network where users can engage with friends.

Dear Potential Employer, Please Access My Social Network


Social Media Best Practices for Hiring & Screening on Facebook. They are asking, “Can I have your Facebook user ID login and password?” Companies have been using social networking sites as a form of online background check.

4 Ways to Use Social Networking to Find a Job

Career Rocketeer

Social networking has given us a lot in a short period of time—from allowing us to connect with people on the other side of the world to announcing company news quickly and easily. This is probably one of the biggest benefits of social networking. Social Media Ad4 SEO1

Facebook Jobs Will Change Online Recruitment Forever


Having spent more than some time in the HR and recruiting industry, I’ve seen the fall of traditional news media help wanted ads, the growth of the job board industry, the decline of the job board and now the rise social media. I completely disagree even when it comes to Facebook.

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

And you need to keep yourself and your personal brand top-of-mind with your ever-expanding network. This is not the place to put phrases like “Open to Network” or “Seeking Opportunities in XYZ”. Keep expanding your LinkedIn network.

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Social Recruiting on Facebook Increases Brain Size


New Facebook Changes: Advertising on Facebook. Last week Facebook began adding paid ads to user’s feeds which, like all new Facebook changes, caused quite the uproar. This Facebook change, or any change for that matter when it comes to Facebook, has caused quite a stir.

How To Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Find a Job #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Social media has is playing a vital role in boosting job search. Are you too benefiting from the popular social networking tools that have become a rage these days? Given below are some important tips on how to use social media for maximum benefit in your job search.

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Why You Should Recruit on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Is your social recruitment strategy missing the mark–and millions of potential candidates? Facebook helps you close the talent gap and get in touch with the right passive and active candidates on their favourite social network. Facebook Social Media

Getting Paid to Play On Facebook/Twitter

Resume Bear

People love social media … and what’s not to love? Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn provide an easy way to communicate, connect with long-lost friends and see what those exes are up to (you know you’ve peeked!). So what’s a Facebook-friendly employee to do?

Why You Need to Self-Google Once a Week

Executive Career Brand

Hopefully, you know that executive recruiters and hiring decision makers at your target companies are Googling your name, once they’ve put you on their list of potential good-fit candidates. What are recruiters and employers looking for when they Google candidates? Social proof.

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How to Network Your Way Into a Great-Fit Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

You’ll probably have to do a lot of networking to find and land your next gig. Then you’ll network your way into the companies you’ve targeted those job search marketing collaterals towards, whether or not they’ve posted openings for jobs you want. How to Build Your Executive Network.

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Utilizing all Social Networking Outlets for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Not only do employers communicate with candidates via the Internet, they also use it as a vehicle for people to present themselves through. According to a study by Reppler , 69 percent of employers have hired or rejected a potential candidate because of their social network profiles. One of these resources is the Internet and access to candidatessocial networking profiles. Twitter and Facebook are different concerns when seeking a job.

Why is Facebook Recruiting Important?

The Undercover Recruiter

Just like the rise of social media, the recruitment industry has also evolved from platform to platform. One of the latest discussions online is the relevance and the use of Facebook’s Graph Search as a recruitment tool. Look At The Statistics: It’s easy to make fun of Facebook.

Job Searching on Social Networks – Yay or Nay?


With the explosion of social media it seems that individuals and companies alike are using social networks to make personal and business connections. Countless employers and recruiters are present on Twitter, Facebook and now maybe even Google+.

Joining the Right Social Networks for a Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts 7 Tips to Help You Customize Every Resume 5 Things Boomers Should Know When Sending Their Children to College How To Work With A Recruiter – Guidelines Job Hunting After 50 – Move Ahead of the Kids! And none have the same type of social network members.

11 Tips to Help Recruiters Find You on Social Media

Career Alley

Like everyone else these days, recruiters leverage the Internet to find their candidates. They do their research like the rest of us, but spend a fair amount of time leveraging social networks such as LinkedIn. Also of Interest: 5 Tips for Using Social Media When Job Hunting.

How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers routinely search for social proof (or online evidence) to corroborate the claims candidates make about themselves in their personal marketing materials (resume, biography, cover letters, etc.).

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How Facebook Beats LinkedIn for Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Facebook better than LinkedIn for recruitment? Well, it’s time for another social job seeker study from our friends at Jobvite who have surveyed 2,108 adults, 1,266 of them were in jobs, on how they feel about their careers. Never surely?!

Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Some of them understand that, when recruiters and hiring managers source and assess talent, they’re more apt to reach out to candidates that have strong online presence. Posting LinkedIn network updates. Getting busy on other social networks – Twitter, Facebook, etc.

3 Neglected, But Simple, Personal (Social) Branding Strategies

Executive Career Brand

It’s doubtful that things like “results-oriented” or “successful professional” will be keywords that anyone will search, when they’re looking for candidates like you. Social media – include links to each of your accounts, if you’re active there.

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How to Hire International Candidates [3 Tech Solutions]

The Undercover Recruiter

You need to find a way to personally connect with a candidate without spending an arm and a leg. You need to be sure that, once hired, the candidate will actually pull up stakes and move to your company. Right now, social media is a hot trend in the recruiting community.

Should I Refer Job Applicants From My Social Networks?

Career Realism

Should you refer job applicants you’ve met, or maybe even haven’t met, from the social networks you participate in? You no longer network because you have to when you need a job, you network all year long to increase the size and quality of your network for anything you may need.

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network.

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Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: I don’t need an online presence

Executive Career Brand

You’ve heard that social networking and online presence are important, but they’re just not for you. I don’t have time for social networks and I don’t like the idea of putting myself ‘out there’ online. and when networking.

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The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Understandably, many job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers source candidates online, via LinkedIn mostly, but also elsewhere.

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Career Advice – Candidate Pestering = Networking FAIL!


Today job seeking pests are even more rampant among candidates, especially ones who are between jobs. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook Job job search job search 2.0 linkedin networking PlanningToday’s career advice is about gaining introductions without being a pest. Learn how to avoid glomming and increase your chances of gaining. Continued at [link].

10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

The vast majority of executive recruiters and employers search for and assess candidates by what they find about them online. Related posts: Social Proof: Where Online Presence Meets Personal Branding. Embrace Social Media. Network into the Hidden Job Market.

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OMG! You Mean Recruiters Really Do Screen Candidates Using Social Media?


Think your social networking profiles don't matter? Guess again - see how employers are using social media to decide who to hire, who to interview, and who to avoid. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook getting noticed google hiring Job job search job search 2.0 Continued at [link].

Is it illegal to recruit on Facebook?

Resume Bear

She is the author of: Social Networks and Employment Law: Are you putting your Organization at Risk? With the excitement around social networking, it is easy to think of these tools as a natural source of reference during your hiring process. ABOUT OUR GUEST. Lisa D.

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Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Anything online associated with your name that reflects badly on your character will negatively impact your personal brand , and can cause them to skip right over you and move on to the next candidate. Social Media Snark and Negativity.

Talent Circles: Talent Networks Done Right


Talent Network vs. Online Social Network. For the marketing department, recruiter or HR, any interaction online influences your organization’s employment brand with the end goal of developing and establishing a candidate pipeline. and own your own social network.

4 Tips on How to Use Facebook at Work and Not Get Fired


This post was first published over on SmartBrief’s Social Media blog where I am a regular contributor. 4 Ways to Avoid Getting Fired for Facebook Use. Social media has arrived and has seeped into every facet of our lives — including our work. Don’t trust Facebook.

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Millennials Abandon Facebook. What It Means for Social Recruiting


. Join us on Thursday, June 13th at 11 AM CST for a free webinar as we discuss Beyond Facebook: How to Recruit Millennials Online. Learn about social media usage, engagement and internet recruiting best practices across the globe. For fans of Facebook it’s a lot like gaming.

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Your Email Signature: Another Personal Branding Tool

Executive Career Brand

Your email signature is another opportunity to position yourself as a good-fit candidate. Below that I note a few credentials, then list my social media links — blogsite, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter — and close with my contact info.

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. A good-looking, well-written resume used to be king and, along with a strong network, just about all an executive needed to land a job. Social recruiting is now the norm.

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How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

If you have no compelling search results supporting your executive brand, or your online footprint consists only of your LinkedIn profile, you may be sabotaging your chances of being noticed and qualified as a good-fit candidate. 78% have made a hire through social media.

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How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

With the above items under your belt, you’re ready to start networking your way into opportunities at your target companies. These are places where executive recruiters and hiring decision makers hang out, and search for good-fit candidates. Facebook.

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