Twitter Recruiting 101: How to Optimize Your Tweets to Attract Candidates


Last week, Twitter surpassed LinkedIn as the number one social network for sales professionals because it offers the ability to research and engage, especially those you are not connected to, and to do it all in real time. In 2008, I began to understand the power of Twitter.

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How to Recruit & Source Candidates on Twitter


It’s no secret that Twitter is an information search engine. He later realized via Twitter once the news broke of the raid, how exactly he had been involved. Recruiters and hiring managers can also leverage this tool as a candidate source a number of different ways.

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LinkedIn is Not the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is

The Undercover Recruiter

Twitter serves myriad purposes for millions of people. So what makes Twitter such a uniquely useful resource. View Article LinkedIn is Not the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

How to Use Twitter for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search, Part 1

Executive Career Brand

I recently did an interview with a writer for Money Magazine on using Twitter for personal branding and job search. In Part 1 of this two-part series, I’ll talk about: The value of Twitter for executive job search, How to get started, How to follow the right Twitter folks, and.

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5 Simple Twitter Tips for Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

In the past I looked at recruiting with the use of Twitter as a throwaway. 5 Simple Twitter Tips for Recruiters. Recruiting Social Media Uncategorised candidates followers hashtags job seekers Recruiters Twitter Twitter Tips

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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! How to Find Talent Using Twitter Search #TechTuesday.

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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. Connecting on Twitter to Industry Experts.

16 Handy Twitter Recruiting & Hiring Hacks [Infographic]


Recruiting, Sourcing & Hiring with Twitter. Keep in mind that if you are recruiting at an event like SXSW which kicks off later this week, Twitter is a wonderful way to source new candidates and connect with them on the fly.

4 Tips On What NOT To Do On Twitter As A Job Seeker

Career Realism

Yes, opportunities are bountiful on Twitter for job seekers even with each tweet limited to 140-characters. Here are some basic tips on what NOT to do on Twitter when you’re a job seeker. Your followers on Twitter aren’t limited to friends and family.

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Dissecting the Twitter Chat


Twitter presents many opportunities for networking. I have met many of my best friends on Twitter and my greatest business associates have come as a direct result of following, being following tweeting, retweeting, direct messaging and mere mentions.

Top 25 List of Twitter Hashtags for Human Resources & HR


Obviously, I’m a fan of social media and online engagement whether you are building relationships or establishing a presence with employees, candidates, or potential customers and clients. Popular Hashtags on Twitter. The Top 10 List of Twitter Hashtags for HR.

Getting Paid to Play On Facebook/Twitter

Resume Bear

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!). People love social media … and what’s not to love?

How to Use Twitter to Source Candidates by Location

The Undercover Recruiter

Perhaps you are a business developer… or simply a networker… Do you use Twitter to find stuff or do you just bleet?? Find prospects on Twitter. find candidates. Go into Twitter and find your Advanced Search wheel (or just go to:!/search-advanced

How to Use Twitter to Recruit New Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

Twitter – it’s extremely popular in this modern age of always being connected (we’re even on it too – @UndercoverRec!) – but how can you use it to recruit the top talent? Should you be using direct messages or @mentions to contact prospective candidates?

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Twitter tips: 4 ways to discover job leads for the job seeker

Cube Rules

Twitter, on the face of it, is overwhelming. Well, there are some good, workable strategies you can use to generate job leads using Twitter. Twitter won’t get you the job — but it can let you know a job is available. Twitter is worldwide. photo credit: TarikB.

Twitter’s New Social Recruiting Game Changer is Amazing


Twitter, in my opinion is one of the more underutilized tools when it comes to social recruiting. And by real power I mean the power to engage with the passive candidate in a targeted way through the use of keyword and hashtag search. I am loving the Twitter Job Card.

How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate?

Career Realism

Recently on LinkedIn, someone asked how business owners, recruiters, and HR executives find their best candidates. There are five key steps that employers take in evaluating a candidate: 1. Pay attention to the job candidate’s attitude during the interview.

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


But even before candidates become employees, recruiters and human resource professionals are responsible for hiring, recruiting and attracting candidates and on a global scale. Facebook’s limited search function and closed network makes sourcing for candidates extremely difficult.

A Jobseeker’s Starting Guide to Twitter

Hiring Technical People

If you are looking for a job, you can’t ignore Twitter. You don’t need to have a Twitter id. But, you do need to know how to search Twitter. You will see what everyone is saying on Twitter. You can’t search for a job on Twitter unless you start. I did say before you don’t need a Twitter id. The Twitter Job Search Guide recommends you tweet your cover letter and/or resume. One caveat: Twitter is changing all the time.

5 New Ways to Recruit & Hire Using Twitter’s Improved Platform


Learn more about Twitter by viewing our free Twitter for HR & Marketing webinar available on demand by clicking here. . On a busy day, Twitter sees about 175 million tweets and about 300,000 new visitors on a daily basis. Twitter’s Enhanced Search.

The Candidate Experience: Perception is Reality


Join us on Febuary 27, 2014 from 11:00 – 12:00p EST for our webinar “ How to Get Strategic with the Candidate Experience ” and learn what it means to get strategic about your candidate experience practices. On FB or Twitter?

5 Common Social Media Mistakes that Candidates Make

The Undercover Recruiter

Most job-seekers have more than one social account with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn being the. 5 Common Social Media Mistakes that Candidates Make. Job Search candidate job seeker mistakes PA Personal Brand Reputation Social Media

4 Seemingly Innocent Tweets That Don’t Belong On Twitter

Career Realism

So, it’s no surprise that 92% of employers currently recruit or are planning to recruit job candidates on social media ( Jobvite ). 4 Tweets That Don’t Belong On Twitter. Remember, your Twitter is reflective of your personality. Social media recruiting.

Why Social Media is Important in Screening Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

We know that candidate screening is important – but what role does social media play? Takeaways: 2 in 5 employers use social media to screen candidates. 19% of hiring managers say they found a reason to hire a candidate on their social media.

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

The Undercover Recruiter

Well, not only jobseekers but employers as well are garnering the benefits of social media for finding suitable candidates. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, tell people that you in search of a job position.

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This Week On Twitter: Inbound Recruiting With Ed Nathanson

Career Realism

Recently, we announced that we will be hosting weekly Twitter chats on inbound recruiting using the #InboundRecruiting hashtag. Twitter Handle. The post This Week On Twitter: Inbound Recruiting With Ed Nathanson appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Must Have Twitter Lists for Recruiters (and Hiring Managers!)


If you haven’t unlocked the power of Twitter lists, you are missing out on a powerful resource to help achieve your recruitment goals. You don’t have to be a Twitter expert to get value out of these organized collections of Twitter handles. Twitter feeds are full of noise and missing important tweets happens all the time. For instructions on adding people to Twitter lists, click here. Most conferences have their own Twitter handle. Active Candidates.

Top 5 Twitter Apps for Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Twitter is an extremely useful tool for posting job opportunities as well as researching applicants. Bullhorn Reach integrates Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, with 52% of recruiters who use Bullhorn leveriging Twitter according to official statistics.

How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate?

Career Realism

A little while back, someone asked how business owners, recruiters, and HR executives find their best candidates. There are five key steps that employers take in evaluating a candidate: 1. Photo Credit: Shutterstock The post How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate?

Help Your Candidates Prepare Their Social Media Profiles for Job Searches

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s no secret that during the hiring process, employers will check a candidate’s social media presence to get a more detailed glimpse into their personality and how they want the world to perceive them. Help Your Candidates Prepare Their Social Media Profiles for Job Searches.

6 Ways Social Media Can Help Find the Perfect Candidate

Position Ignition

There's LinkedIn, Twitter, traditional recruiters and recruitment specialists like The SmartList and many other channels both on and offline. Gone are the days when posting an ad in a shop window or writing a job description for the local paper were the best ways to find employees.

5 Powerful Twitter Tips for Business Newbs


Twitter went IPO just a short two weeks ago with the stock opening at $26 and ending it’s opening day at $45.10. As I type this today, Twitter is holding steady at $41.31. Social media notably Twitter has an easy barrier for exit and entry. Twitter is about being personal.

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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. What technology do you use to connect with international candidates?

Move Over Twitter. Snapchat is Newest Social Recruiting Strategy


One of the first companies to successfully use Snapchat is an Irish Pub called Sober Lane which announced on Twitter they were opening a new pub urging their followers to follow them on Snapchat and send a video or photo that urges users to make an impression if they want a new profession.

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13 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking Finance Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

If your interview process is lacking strategic thought, you’re likely to miss out on valuable insight — both positive and negative — on your finance candidates. Here are 13 questions you should be asking your finance job candidates today: 1. Looking for better finance hires?

Recruiters: Don’t Assume Candidates Are Drinking Your Kool-Aid


The best recruiters know that not everyone can be found on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Xing, and then they go find them. Alas, the best recruiters know that “they have to be respectful of their candidates’ time,” Zeller shared. “What do the best recruiters do?”

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Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring


Although Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley was let go in the recent round of Twitter layoffs, on Tuesday he published a piece on Medium say that he had been planning to leave the company anyway. HR diversity diversity in tech Twitter

How Disney and 5 other Top Employers Use Twitter to Recruit

The Undercover Recruiter

Tweet Facebook, with over 900+ million users, is the go-to place for recruitment advertising and employer brand-building, but you can’t deny the benefits of being on Twitter. 23% of all job seekers (71% of those with a profile) have leveraged Twitter in their job hunt.

Twitter's New VP of HR (formerly at Uber) Departs in a Hurry.

HR Capitalist

In the hiring/candidate business, it's called a miss. Interesting stuff from the interwebs a couple of weeks ago, as Twitter announced its Head of Diversity was leaving the company. Of course, for me that wasn't really the news, as Twitter also used the announcement to state that a recent CHRO hire had left the company at some point before the announcement. Renee has left the company for personal reasons,” a Twitter spokesperson told TechCrunch. “We

3 Easy Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement


Here are some easy to adopt ways you can improve your candidate engagement ratios and separate your opportunity from the noise. I am referring to a real community… very similar to your own personal LinkedIn, Facebook, and twitter community.