Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

Social media has become a major player in recruitment (and well, everything else), so it is important to understand how companies are using it today. This is their fourth survey in a series looking into the role of social media for employers.

Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’re seeking an executive-level position and you’re not on social media, you need to be. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process. How Do Employers Use Social Media?

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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.

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.

How Recruiters Use Social Media in 2014 [STUDY]

The Undercover Recruiter

The sourced survey was completed by 1,855 recruiting and human resource professionals, spanning across various industries. Jobvite last year revealed How Social Media is Used for […]. How Recruiters Use Social Media in 2014 [STUDY].

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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.

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.

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.

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: 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? ”

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

56% Employees Won’t Work at Company Who Blocks Social Media


Because companies who block access to these social networking sites only force employees to become more creative in how they access their social network either through using proxies or their personal devices. Employee Engagement Tied to Access to Social Media Networks.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Employers Use Social Media To Screen Applicants

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know recruiters use social media to screen candidates on a daily basis. The good folks down at Reppler recently conducted a survey of 300 professionals who are involved in the hiring process at their company to understand the use of social networks for screening job applicants.

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

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

INFOGRAPHIC: 92% of Companies Recruit with Social Media

The Undercover Recruiter

For the 5th year running, Jobvite have released their Social Recruiting Survey, which has become an industry benchmark. When they started doing these studies social media was rising in recruitment, nowadays it’s gone full on mainstream.

Why HR Must Jump on the Social Media Bandwagon [Infographic]

The Undercover Recruiter

Social technology is one of the hottest trends in talent management. Organizations are seeking ways to harness social technology to spark innovation and motivate employees but many have yet to fully embrace it. Related: Why Employers Love Social Recruiting.

Survey Finds Digital Talent In Greatest Demand

Resume Bear

Company executives struggling to attract and retain top talent may find that the challenge is even greater than they fear, according to the results of a new survey. Key Findings 2012 Job Satisfaction and Salary Survey. Notes on Survey Methodology and Analysis.

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.

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How To Maximize The Impact Of Your Story With Social Media

Career Realism

Social media channels give your audience a lot of control over your story. Active conversations can point you to hotspots on other social media platforms, including LinkedIn discussions or brand fan pages. There are many ways to spread your idea using social media.

How To Maximize The Impact Of Your Story With Social Media

Career Realism

Social media channels give your audience a lot of control over your story. Active conversations can point you to hotspots on other social media platforms, including LinkedIn discussions or brand fan pages.

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.

10 Employee Survey Questions to Use in Your Employment Branding Campaign


Surveys, focus group meetings and one on one conversations are all great ways to research as part of the Understand step of your employer brand process. 10 Employer Branding & Social Recruiting Questions to Ask Your Employees. The complete survey was 15 questions.

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