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? You might be surprised at how savvy recruiters and human resources professionals are when it comes to using social media for recruiting, sourcing, and workplace branding at your organization. A transformation is happening in the way senior leaders and HR professionals view social media. Social Sourcing.

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.

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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. While online social networks are useful in terms of helping you make connections, developing a great “brand&# identity and maintaining a good online reputation is of critical importance. This article will provide five strategies for creating online social networking that will help you build your reputation and leverage your contacts.

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.

Survey: Applicants Wary of Companies That Recruit on Facebook

Resume Bear

Using Facebook as an applicant-selection tool may be convenient for employers, but a new survey indicates the practice creates a perception among potential applicants that the company is unfair. He surveyed 170 college seniors majoring in hospitality management. Half of the participants completed a survey after reading about a hypothetical company that used Facebook as a screening tool. The other half completed a survey after reading about a company that did not.

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. The real value of social networking is the ability to connect and engage with people. Many people new to using social networks believe “if they build it, they will come!” What Actions Do Job Seekers Take On Social Networks?

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. According to Jobvite’s 2013 Social Recruiting Survey of 1,600 recruiting and human resources professionals: 94% use or plan to use social media in their recruitment efforts. 78% have made a hire through social media. What are executive recruiters looking for when social recruiting?

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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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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. Our friends at Jobvite commissioned a study of 2,049 adults aged over 18 across the US, asking them for their opinions on using social media when finding a job. 86% of active and passive job seekers have a social profile. • 40% are 'super social' with over 150 contacts. •

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

Executive Career Brand

A survey by Brandfog, a global social media and digital reputation consulting firm, indicates that social media engagement by companies’ c-suite executives is more critical than ever: “Conversations taking place on Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Medium, YouTube, Instagram and other social channels do not stop because management is not looking. Alternatively, C-suite executives who embrace social media gain a competitive edge.

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? Social recruiting has become a necessary and highly effective way for them to quickly assess a large candidate pool and identify good-fit talent. What results did social networking deliver?

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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. Findings from their May through June 2011 online survey of more than 800 human resource and recruiting professionals in the U.S.,

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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.


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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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. Meaning that a growing percentage of employees (56% of employees surveyed) will turn down a job opportunity because that company does not allow them access to social networks during work.

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Here is an undeniable truth too many job seekers dismiss or don’t understand: With the advent of the digital age, job search has become a whole new ball game, requiring personal branding and online presence for social proof. 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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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.

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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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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.

2012 160

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. According to Talent Management Magazine’s article about a recent survey from CareerBuilder, nearly 37 percent of firms use social networking sites to research job candidates. Right before I speak with potential clients for the first time, I Google their names.

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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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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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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. Some of the highlights of this survey include: - Most organizations are seeing signs of an economic recovery. of candidates come via social networking sites. Related: How Social Media is Changing Recruitment [Video

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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. One Fortune 500 company designed its own internal social network using $40,000 and free software, taking a grass roots approach to growing the company culture and community. 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. Conduct an employee survey to gain feedback on both the small and large improvements you could make to the workplace. Utilize social enterprise software. Does your company have its own internal social network ?

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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!

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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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. It is about social media for collaboration, engagement with employees to help share and information as an employee morale, retention, and knowledge sharing tool. Internal social media and networks are particularly on the minds of human resource professionals. Social Media Statistics and Infographic.

2012 119

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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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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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). In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. Mention social networks and most people immediately think of Facebook.

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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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Two out of Three Millennial Women Say Access to Role Models and Mentors at Would Increase their Confidence at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Tone Networks, a digital executive coaching platform for women, announced today findings from a national survey that shows executive coaching and access to role models and mentors could be the link to lowering stress levels and increasing workplace confidence amongst Millennial women. The four top factors that impact Millennials’ levels of perceived stress at work are: How socially connected they feel to their colleagues. About Tone Networks.

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That Tweet About My Boss Wasn’t Such a Good Idea

Career Alley

It’s true: You could get fired due to misuse of social media. Take a look at a long list of terminations due to social media , and you’ll see that one misstep can mean the difference between “employed” and “unemployed.”. Not only will you need to be careful on social media in order to keep your job – but you should also do the same if you want to get your next dream job. It is quite normal for employers to keep track of what their employees are doing on social networks.

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Jobvite Says Social Recruiting is Here to Stay

Career Solvers

The findings of the 2013 Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey were recently released and the results suggest that recruiters continue to leverage social media sites to source talent. Key findings of the survey include: • 94% of recruiters use or plan to use social media in their recruitment efforts. • 78% of recruiters have made a hire through social media. If you have not yet embraced social media, the time to start is now.

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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. Social job seekers are younger, more highly educated and more likely to be employed full-time. 76% of social job seekers found their current position through Facebook.

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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. Approximately 41 percent of 2012 college graduates in the market for a job are using social media to help them land one, according to NACE’s 2012 Student Survey.

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.

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. In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. Mention social networks and most people immediately think of Facebook.

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70 Percent of College Career Centers have a Facebook Page

Resume Bear

Facebook, in announcing this Social Jobs Partnership, notes social websites are playing an ever more important role in job-hunting, recruitment and hiring. A survey by National Association of Colleges and Employers, a partner in the effort, finds that more than 70 percent of college career centers have a Facebook page.

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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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). Recruiters seek out your profiles even if you aren''t sending them links to your social media profiles. Did you know.

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