4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Blogging4jobs

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.

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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?

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.

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. •

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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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?

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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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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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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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.

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

Blogging4jobs

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?

Blogging4jobs

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

Jobacle

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. of candidates come via social networking sites.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Is professional social networking a.

HireCentrix

Surveys & White Papers. Is professional social networking a "foolish contradiction?" TOPIC: Is professional social networking a "foolish contradiction?" " Is professional social networking a "foolish contradiction?" "Mixing professional and social networking then is quite literally like walking on thin ice: you never know when you’ve gone too far until it’s too late," he writes.

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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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top 8 Job Search Trends For 2015

Career Realism

It’s that time of year when experts and surveys report trends for the New Year. Social Networking Continues To Dominate. Social media skills continue to grow in importance throughout the labor market, not to mention in recruiting itself.

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What Is Your Online Reputation Doing To Your Job Search?

Career Realism

Facebook is the most frequently screened social network with LinkedIn coming in second. The majority of hiring managers review social profiles before the interview.

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Spring Cleaning: 7 Ways To Improve Your Work Environment

Blogging4jobs

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.

Should You Be Friends With Your Boss On Facebook?

Career Realism

Social Networking has reached its zenith. Ten years ago, we never thought that we would have an account on a social networking site that would be eventually used to judge our online behavior. This is so because social media has become a part and parcel of our lives.

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.

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

HireCentrix

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.

6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

Resume Bear

With more than 400 million active visitors, Facebook is arguably the most popular social networking site out there. And while the site is known for the casual social aspect, many users also use it as a professional networking tool.

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.

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?

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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