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.

Five Strategies for Leveraging Your Online Social Networks

Resume Bear

million participate in online social networks , compared to just 27 percent a year ago.&# networks. This article will provide five strategies for creating online social networking that will help you build your reputation and leverage your contacts.

The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Chances are that if you survey them, you may find jobs that your jobseeker competitors are overlooking.

How to Engage in Social Networks for Your Job Hunt

The Undercover Recruiter

Social Job Seeker 2012 , Jobvite’s newest survey, asked job seekers how they used social networks for career advancement and job search. Having a Social Profile Isn’t Enough. What Actions Do Job Seekers Take On Social Networks?

INFOGRAPHIC: What Social Network Has Most Job Search Activity?

The Undercover Recruiter

Another day, another cool infographic about social media and job search. Recruiters, employers and jobseekers are all out there using social networks. 86% of active and passive job seekers have a social profile. • 40% are 'super social' with over 150 contacts. •

Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers

Resume to Referral

Social networks are here to stay, and a recent recruitment survey performed by Jobvite adds more validation to what job-search experts have been telling us for some time. Will social networks, such as LinkedIn, FaceBook and Twitter cause job banks to close shop?

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Jobvite 2012 Social Recruiting Survey

Career Solvers

Jobvite recently polled over a thousand HR and recruitment professionals on their social media recruiting activity. The results of the survey suggest the trend towards using social media as a recruitment strategy continues to grow. More specifically: 92 percent use or plan to begin using social networks and social media for recruiting. 89 percent of recruiters said they were likely to look at social profiles.

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How Strong is Your Executive Brand Online for Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

The vast majority of executive recruiters use social recruiting (social networks and social media) to source and assess top talent. 78% have made a hire through social media. What are executive recruiters looking for when social recruiting?

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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.

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.

Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Are you a senior-level executive still hesitating to embrace social networking for your job search and healthy career management? Did you know that more than 90% of employers will use social networks and social media to find talent in 2012?

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Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You

Executive Career Brand

It often comes as a surprise to them that today so many recruiters and hiring authorities use LinkedIn and other social media to find and assess good-fit candidates more than any other method. Jobvite’s recent study reinforces recruiters’ overwhelming use of social media.

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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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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: SHRM Survey Finds Employers Wary of.


Surveys & White Papers. SHRM Survey Finds Employers Wary of Using Social Networking Websites and Online Search Engines to Screen Job Candidates. TOPIC: SHRM Survey Finds Employers Wary of Using Social Networking Websites and Online Search Engines to Screen Job Candidates. SHRM Survey Finds Employers Wary of Using Social Networking Websites and Online Search Engines to Screen Job Candidates. Be our Friend.


INFOGRAPHIC: State of Recruiting Survey 2012 [War of Talent Heats Up]

The Undercover Recruiter

The State of Recruting survey by Talent Tech is proof corporate and economic growth is on its way this year. And social recruiting is here to stay but traditional sources like job boards are still providing to be a great source for talent. of candidates come via social networking sites.

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How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

Expanding Your Network with Quality Connections. Updating Your LinkedIn Network. Whether or not you’re willing to accept and embrace them, the digital age and social media will impact your job search. Your time is much better spent on LinkedIn, taking advantage of the value it offers for passive job search, when you’re actively networking for jobs and for overall career management. Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search.

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Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

What I typically find is a very meager online footprint, with very little social networking. Beyond LinkedIn, they will rarely have any social media presence. Right before I speak with potential clients for the first time, I Google their names.

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Executive Job Search: The Old Way (Networking) Still Works Best

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: The Old Way (Networking) Still Works Best is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Someone in their network (or second, or third degree network) who had an &# in&# at a great company introduced or referred them as a good-fit candidate.

10 Ways to Make Money Online

Catherines Career Corner

Tweet From blogging to profitable social networking and playing games to posting on forums, the internet is a world of moneymaking opportunity James F Thompson. All about Jobs Empowerment Games Interesting.enjoy Jobs The world around us 10 Ways to Make Money Blogging Freelance Work Message Boards Poker Selling Social Networking Stock Ohotography Surveys

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5 Things Executive Recruiters Want: Executive Job Search Best Practices

Executive Career Brand

According to a recent survey by ExecuNet , a private membership organization supporting senior-level executive job seekers with job opportunities, resources and job search help, top recruiters identified several clearcut do’s and don’ts: 1. The recruiters surveyed advised against asking for more than you really want. Only 25% of recruiters said they’d network with executives who didn’t bring reciprocal value.

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Online Personal Brand « Career Brander

Career Brander

Cross-tabs surveyed several hundred recruiters and Human Resource (HR) professionals as well as several hundred consumers in Europe as well as the United States. The results of this survey further support the increasing role of online identity in hiring decisions. According to the survey, here are the percent of recruiters and HR professionals who use these types of sites when researching applicants.

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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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67% Percent of Companies Plan to Adopt Work Social Technology in 2012


Social Media and HR’s Place in Business. Social media is no longer an acceptable strategy for online and internet recruiting. Internal social media and networks are particularly on the minds of human resource professionals. Social Media Statistics and Infographic.

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Should You Separate “Personal Life” on Your Enterprise Network?


More than 300,000 companies, including 85% of the Fortune 500, have implemented enterprise social networks to connect the right people to share information and drive communications, innovation and engagement. Social networks such as IBM Connections, Yammer, Jive, Chatter, MoxieSpaces, NewsGator, tibbr, SocialCast, etc. Most social networks have a section to list your hobbies- and encourage like-interest clubs to promote engagement across business lines.

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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!

Congratulations to Zumeo.com!

Career Key

If you havent checked out their Generation Y career discovery tool and professional social network, you should. They are the ONLY job search and networking website to use a scientifically valid test and career theory to match users with jobs and fellow networkers.

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LinkedIn Job Hunting: What if a Potential Employer Views Your.


Social networks tow that narrow line between transparency and stalkerism. But after a test drive, I see great value in receiving three InMails (allowing you to contact anyone within the system) and becoming a member of the Open Link Network, where any user can send you a message.

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Free Gift

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Mike on RecruitingBlogs.com - The Social Network For Recruiting and HR Professionals lee steve on The Recruiters Lounge » Top 20 Common Interview Questions and Answers David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work.

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Looking Internal at Mobile’s & HR Technology’s Engagement Methods


Internal social-networking platforms allow for increased information sharing and data storage as well as connecting with coworkers, colleagues, and peers. With no corporate social-networking policy to pull from, the company used this opportunity as a starting point to create one.

Spring Cleaning: 7 Ways To Improve Your Work Environment


Using your employee network, you’ll be able to cut down on the time and costs involved in sourcing and screening candidates, while also gaining access to individuals who actually match desired qualifications. Utilize social enterprise software.

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How To Reduce The Quantity Of Incoming Email

Tim's Strategy

They had just finished a survey on new year’s resolutions for communicating and published these findings from people just like you: Get Organized: 61 percent of respondents pledge to keep their business emails and documents more organized in the new year.

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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.

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.

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 5 of 5

Career Alley

We’ve all heard the social networking disasters (like people who post questionable pictures or boast of their drug and/or drinking exploits on social network sites thinking only their friends will see them). photo credit: DaveLawler via photopin cc.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Can Facebook and LinkedIn Get You a New Job?

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters use social networks to post jobs, to source for candidates and to network with talent. Research shows that nearly 75% of companies check out potential candidates on social networks. So, can your social networks help you land a job?

The State of Social Recruiting in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Our friends at Jobvite have just announced the results of its annual Social Recruiting Survey. Now in its sixth year, the Jobvite annual Social Recruiting Survey is the most comprehensive of its kind. 42% have reconsidered a candidate based on content from social profiles.

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How Facebook Beats LinkedIn for Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

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. And Recruiters spoke up about the value they place on these social profiles when screening applicants.

Get Some Interview Face Time by Starting on Facebook

Careers Done Write

Networking! That’s why networking is critical. Most of us connect with a large group of “friends” on Facebook; and these friends include many of those with whom you would like in your networking circle. A new trend is social recruiting.

The Search for Talent: Where Recruiters and Hiring Managers Go to Recruit

Green Career Central

That 92% of employers/hiring managers are already using or plan to use social networks as part of their recruiting strategy? Survey by Jobvite, a company that provides applicant tracking software). Survey by Bullhorn survey). Did you know.

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Getting Paid to Play On Facebook/Twitter

Resume Bear

People love social media … and what’s not to love? Unfortunately, though, employers don’t necessarily share this enthusiasm for social networking. Check out the following jobs, all of which let you play on social media all day: 1. Social media strategist: Duh.