New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

Professional Resume Services

There are many CEOs who are not interested in social media because they are incredibly busy. The global conversations are happening on social media, and not being part of the conversation means others are controlling the topics. How The Survey Was Conducted.

The Power of Social Media Recruiting Infographic

Resume Bear

use social media, while almost half of firms provide links to social media on their career page section. While social media is working for recruiters and employers, candidates need to be more careful than ever when using social media sites.

5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

To succeed, you have to disrupt the normal flow of internal job referrals, perform and get noticed showing social proof through your online presence, and offer value extending beyond a pay scale can measure. You want to manage and stay vigilant of everything appearing on your social pages.

C-suite Executives and Social Media: Are You Resistant or Engaged?

Executive Career Brand

The opportunity cost for executives who ignore social media is the loss of voice, and it enables others to shape the brand story and influence brand reputation. Alternatively, C-suite executives who embrace social media gain a competitive edge.

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.

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Anything that you post on any social media sites or web forums will be cached, and even the not-so-technologically-savvy among us can extract old ramblings from years ago. What you say can hurt you in the future; be responsible about social media outlets!

New Grads Embracing Social Media as Job Search Tool

Resume Bear

New college graduates are embracing social media as a job search tool, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Grads Use Social Media for Networking and Researching Employers.

Industries That Benefit the Most from Social Media

Resume Bear

More and more businesses these days are catching on to the fact that social media is kind of a big deal. Customers expect to be able to connect with brands they care about, and those who do this well can enjoy the benefits of what social media can do. Old media.

60% of Employers Screen Candidates On Social Media


According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 60% of employers are now screening candidates on social media. Which hiring managers and recruiters have made social media screenings a regular part of their hiring process? HR recruiting Social Media social recruiting

Social media transforms the job search, recruitment landscape

Resume Bear

Social media is now becoming the premier landscape for job searching and hiring and if used right – by young professionals for example – it could lead not only to a job one desires but also allow one to advance in their business career. By Pedram Tabibi.

5 ways to make it in a social media world

Resume Bear

Years from now, we’ll all look back at how much time everyone wasted trying to get ahead with social media and think, that was a real “fools rush in” moment. Yes, I know, social media is easy, fun, and the instant gratification fix is enormous.

Use of Social Media Analytics to Solve Criminal Cases

Imarticus Learning

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat have revolutionised the way we communicate. Social media has also become a tool for us to document our daily lives. Social media has penetrated most aspects of our lives in a very real way, where others can peek into and see what we are doing, our likes and dislikes, and a great deal about the kind of person we are is out in the open for others to see.

4 Communication Best Practices for Your Internal Social Media


Check out Part 1 of our series on Internal Social Media by clicking here. . Social media whether internally or externally facing requires an ongoing commitment which is a challenge for those who aren’t digitally savvy. Think of it as a kind of real time survey.

5 Tips for Using Social Media When Job Hunting

Career Alley

Social media is fast becoming a popular tool for many employers to use in their recruitment efforts. A survey of 401 HR decision makers conducted by ACAS in 2013 found that 36% of UK companies use social media as a recruitment tool.

Job Hunting on Social Media – Where Next?

Position Ignition

A recent survey conducted by Jobvite, an organisation who specialise in recruitment technology solutions, revealed that 52% of all job seekers have used Facebook to look for work, 38% have used LinkedIn, and 34% have used Twitter – this includes both active and passive jobseekers.

5 Social Media Strategies for Non-Profits

Career Realism

More than 70 percent of non-profit organizations expect to develop social media strategies in 2012, according to a survey conducted by Charity Dynamics, a consulting service for non-profits. Social media platforms are free to use, but leveraging their power takes time.

The Four (make that FIVE) C’s of Social Media

Resume Bear

The five C’s of social media. Posted by Colin in The Social Web on June 30th, 2008 |. I wanted to share this information as it is relevant, and of course it makes sense to start thinking of what Social Media REALLY is all about. Social Media Why ResumeBear?

How Job Seekers Use Social Media and Mobile in 2015 [STUDY]

The Undercover Recruiter

How Job Seekers Use Social Media and Mobile in 2015 [STUDY]. Job Search News Social Media job search Jobvite Mobile social job search social recruiting Study survey

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Social Media: The Virtues and Dangers

The Undercover Recruiter

About a month ago, I wrote a blog about social media and employee rights in the workplace. When I showed it to one of my coworkers, she responded by saying, “ YOU wrote a blog on social media?! I thought you were anti-social media? ”

Six Ways Employers, HR & Recruiting Can Use Social Media


I’m up early this morning prepping for my 4 hour Social Media 101 Training in Lawrence, Kansas today. Social media, social recruiting and employment brand and their use cases for human resources are on my mind. Social Recruiting.

How #HR & Your Workplace Use Social Media #SHRM14


You can access my full slide presentation and download my briefing with the initial results of my survey. . Yesterday, I presented at the SHRM 2014 Annual on How to Integrate Social Media and Technology Into Your Workplace Communication & Engagement Strategy.

High-Mobility Employees Are More Engaged With Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Thanks to our loving friends at Jobvite, this stylish infographic reveals a survey’s results on the different types of employees, specifically the high-mobility and low-mobility workers, and how certain things such as education and social media use define employee performance.

Employer Use of Social Media for Applicant Screening Declines

Resume Bear

A Society for Human Resources survey reports that more employers have backed away from using social networking sites and search engines to screen employment applicants. 26% of surveyed companies fessed up.

Jobvite survey reveals social media is a top recruiting strategy.

Career Solvers

The survey clearly shows a preference based on the quality of candidates and cost-effectiveness for employee referrals and professional social networks, to recruit candidates.

Research Reveals How HR Uses Social Media


I’m often asked about how human resource pros, recruiters, and talent management people are using or can use social media in the professional and corporate work environment. Social media can provide a distinct business advantage.

Is Social Media the Solution to Company Culture Fit?

The Undercover Recruiter

It makes sense, since a recent CareerBuilder survey found 38 percent of employers have open positions they just cannot find the skilled candidates to fill. Is Social Media the Solution to Company Culture Fit?

Solutions to Mitigating Risk of Corporate Social Media


This is a two part series on corporate social media risk. Check out Part 1: As Social Media Adoption Grows So Does Corporate Risk. HR’s Role in Workplace and Social Media Adoption. Understanding Social Media to Understand the Risk Assessment.

How Job Seekers Use Social Media and Mobile in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Our friends at Jobvite recently conducted a nationwide online omnibus survey of 1,303 U.S. Social job seekers. 86% of job seekers have an account on at least one of the six online social networks included with this study; Facebook, Linkedin, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest.

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Why Social Media Gives Your Resume a Boost

Career Realism

According to the 2012 Global Hiring Survey from the global professional association, Career Directors International (CDI), when reviewing a candidate, 58% of hiring authorities search the Internet for information at least sometimes; only 14% never check it. Resume resume social media

5 Reasons Employers Are Checking You Out On Social Media (And What You Can Do About It)

Career Realism

5 Reasons Employers Are Checking You Out On Social Media (And What You Can Do About It). Related: 5 Reasons Why Employers Are Looking You Up On Social Media. That’s where social media snooping comes into play.

What’s the Future of Social Media in the Workplace?

Corn on the Job

Today’s blog post will be talking about the world of social media and it’s future in the workplace. The survey offers great statistics and trend information for HR managers and businesses and points to an interesting, growing gap between employers’ and employees’ views.

How to Market Yourself Through Social Media

Corn on the Job

In the last few years, the social media explosion has sparked a range of new channels for job hunters to connect with recruiters and showcase their best professional selves – a fact that has seen online savvy play a crucial role in winning your dream role.

How Social Media Can Power Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

This socially enriched space makes it possible to connect with people far and wide and to unearth viable job leads when looking for work. A survey conducted by Jobvite revealed that 92 percent of U.S. Related: How to Use Identified for a Social Job Search.

Job Seeker? Here’s What NOT to Post on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Heads up, job seekers: Data from Jobvite’s Social Recruiting Survey makes it clear that recruiters are inspecting your profiles, posts, and tweets. Why social matters for job seekers: 55% of recruiters have considered […]. Here’s What NOT to Post on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]. Job Search Social Media Infographics job search Jobvite social job search social recruiting

Research Reveals How Labor Unions Use Social Media


Yesterday, I hosted a webinar titled, “Understanding Unions, NLRB, and Social Media.” They offered two different versions of their survey. Last year, I wrote about How HR is Using Social Media. Survey data tells us that 91.7%

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Part 2 — How to Write Social Media Policies


This is Part 2 of a Social Media Policies Series. In Part 1 , we discussed myths around your corporate social media policy. In Part 2, we continue the discussion diving into monitoring tools and research involved before you craft your corporate social media policies.

How are You Using Facebook for Job Searches? [SURVEY]

The Undercover Recruiter

And why not use the share buttons to get your colleagues, friends and family taking the survey too? SURVEY]. Facebook Job Search Social Media job job search search survey

How leaders can leverage six social media dimensions for employee engagement

David Zinger

Social Media Leadership for Engagement. Roland Deiser and Sylvain Newton from McKinsey&Company wrote an insightful piece on the six social media skills every leader needs. Leaders with high levels of social media savvy produce compelling and authentic content.

Employee Engagement Friday Factoid #14: Effective Use of Social Media

David Zinger

Effective social media use needs to increase. Although 79% of the 2,100 companies surveyed are either using or planning to use social media channels, a measly 12% of those firms feel that they are using them effectively. HBR Survey: [link]. What would make for effective usage to enhance and increase employee engagement through the use of social media? Employee Engagement David Zinger Friday Factoid HBR social media

The Zero Credibility Zone. Why HR is Slow to Adopt Social Media


Register for their San Francisco Social HR Camp on 11/19. Earlier this week, we explored the topic: “ Why HR Needs to Speed Up on Social Media Adoption ” focusing on the compelling arguments in the business case for social media adoption. HR Social Media