How to Recruit & Source Candidates on Twitter

Blogging4jobs

It’s no secret that Twitter is an information search engine. He later realized via Twitter once the news broke of the raid, how exactly he had been involved. Recruiters and hiring managers can also leverage this tool as a candidate source a number of different ways.

50 Great Marketing Twitter Feeds

Resume Bear

The easiest way to keep your finger on the pulse of marketing is to log in to Twitter. Almost every Twitter user is selling something, even if it’s only a belief or an image they want to project. Here are 50 of the best Twitter accounts to which you’ll keep coming back for more.

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10 Common Social Recruiting & Internet Sourcing Myths BUSTED

Blogging4jobs

Common Social Recruiting and Internet Sourcing Myths. social recruiting and internet sourcing have had plenty of time to accumulate some big, big, myths. TechCrunch reports Twitter has 170 million active users, and Google+ has 100 million. Busted!

50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

Twitter is like a window into the soul of America. So it was only a matter of time, in a bad economy and a worse job market, that Twitter would be flooded with both job seekers and job offerers.

16 Handy Twitter Recruiting & Hiring Hacks [Infographic]

Blogging4jobs

Recruiting, Sourcing & Hiring with Twitter. Keep in mind that if you are recruiting at an event like SXSW which kicks off later this week, Twitter is a wonderful way to source new candidates and connect with them on the fly.

How to Source, Hire, & Recruit Candidates on Instagram

Blogging4jobs

Best of all, sharing a photo via Instagram gives the user options of also sharing it to Twitter, Facebook, email and Flickr. How Can Recruiters Use Instragram to Source Candidates? More importantly, his Twitter links directly to his LinkedIn profile. . Instragram.

Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012

Resume Bear

If you’re new to using Social Media in your job search – specifically Twitter – how do you know who to follow for really good advice? At YouTern, we answer that question by providing our Top 100 “MUST Follow” Twitter accounts for 2012!

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Source Qualified Candidates on Social Media in Half the Time

Blogging4jobs

Internet Sourcing in Half the Time. Often referred to as sourcing , organizations don’t wait for the job seeker to find them, they find the job seeker using the phone, personal networks or the internet to guide their candidate search.

Top 10 Social Media Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Resume Bear

The conversations is always happening and Twitter is a way to participate in the dialogue of exchanging ideas. Mashable – 2,691,685 followers: The largest independent news source covering web culture, social media and tech. job seekers resumebear twitter

How to Find Talent Using Twitter Search #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

There are lots of benefits of using Twitter as a recruiting tool, from the huge user base of engaged professionals, hashtag and keyword search-ability, the ability to segregate users into talent pools using lists and many more! How to Find Talent Using Twitter Search #TechTuesday.

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Twitter For the Job-Seeker

Resume Bear

Twitter can be overwhelming when you log on because, if you’re following many people, their messages roll down the screen quickly and you can’t possibly read every single one. That’s also what makes Twitter perfect for a job seeker.

5 New Ways to Recruit & Hire Using Twitter’s Improved Platform

Blogging4jobs

Learn more about Twitter by viewing our free Twitter for HR & Marketing webinar available on demand by clicking here. . On a busy day, Twitter sees about 175 million tweets and about 300,000 new visitors on a daily basis. Twitter’s Enhanced Search.

3 and 1/2 Non-Linkedin based sources on finding candidates

Blogging4jobs

Twitter. Most recruiting efforts on Twitter is about pushing job posts hoping for interest. For sourcing, Twitter is more of a listening tool. Also, Twitter response rate from candidates are akin to Linkedin back in 2006 when everyone replied to an inmail.

7 Killer Examples of Twitter Recruiting & Job Cards

Blogging4jobs

This is part of an ongoing series on Social Recruiting 101 and Twitter. Click here to read about Twitter social recruiting best practices. . Twitter is the social network that I love. Fortunately, last year Twitter came to the rescue and launched Twitter Job Cards.

Social Recruiting Without Social Sourcing Is A Waste Of Time

Blogging4jobs

Because social sourcing is where the magic happens. To work, social recruiting needs to be personal and include social sourcing, a great personality shown through great content & engagement, and (just the occasional) job post. Social sourcing success requires curiosity.

25 Twitter Chats for Valuable Career Advice

Resume Bear

While career counselors at your school can be a great source of information, grads can also seek out guidance on their own through a wide range of career-focused Twitter chats. Just log on to Twitter Thursday nights at 7 EST to add your two cents.

5 Ways to Use Twitter for Your Job Search

Career Solvers

Twitter can be a great source of competitive intelligence during a job search. Here are five tips for using Twitter to source information related to your job search that can help you find key decision makers and accelerate your networking efforts.

Take Advantage of Social Media! How to Find a Job on Twitter

Resume Bear

These days there’s no lack of job searching sources online. As social networks become the number one source for networking online, it only makes sense that you would go there for your job search too. And Twitter is the place you want to go.

300 Million; It’s Time To Get Instagram Sourcing

Blogging4jobs

That’s more than Twitter’s 284 million and not that far behind LinkedIn. Like Twitter, it’s easy to engage and re-engage people making it very social. 3 Ways To Use Instagram For Sourcing Talent. Use IFTTT And Make Your Images Pop On Twitter.

Why Recruiting Online is More than Just Sourcing

The Undercover Recruiter

Nowadays you can find Java developers on GitHub, accountants on LinkedIn, journalists on Twitter and your neighbour’s cat on Facebook. Why Recruiting Online is More than Just Sourcing. Branding Recruitment Social Recruiting Sourcing branding online recruit Recruiting

The Benefits of Recruiting & Sourcing with YouTube Videos

Blogging4jobs

Is YouTube a Viable Sourcing Tool for Recruiters? Any social media platform, chat room, or forum is game to recruit, hire, and source from including the second most popular search engine, YouTube. Keep in mind that Facebook’s is 50%, and Twitter is 39%.

Twitter Recruiting 101: How to Optimize Your Tweets to Attract Candidates

Blogging4jobs

Last week, Twitter surpassed LinkedIn as the number one social network for sales professionals because it offers the ability to research and engage, especially those you are not connected to, and to do it all in real time. In 2008, I began to understand the power of Twitter.

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Recruiting & Hiring on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn by Country

Blogging4jobs

Social networks in particular present an opportunity to engage employees on a wide scale sourcing and engaging them via social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Hiring & Recruiting on Twitter.

FREE Twitter Book From Job Search and Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

Did you know that the vast majority of executive recruiters use social recruiting (including Twitter) to source and assess top talent? So, are you ready to start using Twitter to accelerate your executive job search and build your personal brand?

Top 5 Twitter Apps for Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Twitter is an extremely useful tool for posting job opportunities as well as researching applicants. JobVite has two products: Source and Hire. A job is posted to the Bullhorn Reach platform and then automatically shared to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Must Have Twitter Lists for Recruiters (and Hiring Managers!)

Blogging4jobs

If you haven’t unlocked the power of Twitter lists, you are missing out on a powerful resource to help achieve your recruitment goals. You don’t have to be a Twitter expert to get value out of these organized collections of Twitter handles. Twitter feeds are full of noise and missing important tweets happens all the time. For instructions on adding people to Twitter lists, click here. Most conferences have their own Twitter handle.

A Jobseeker’s Starting Guide to Twitter

Hiring Technical People

If you are looking for a job, you can’t ignore Twitter. It’s a great source of job leads. You don’t need to have a Twitter id. But, you do need to know how to search Twitter. You will see what everyone is saying on Twitter. You can’t search for a job on Twitter unless you start. I did say before you don’t need a Twitter id. The Twitter Job Search Guide recommends you tweet your cover letter and/or resume.

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Source Quality Candidates

Blogging4jobs

Passive job seekers are just that, passive and not actively looking, that is why sources like Linkedin are such good sources to find talent but just because I can find someone on Linkedin doesn’t mean I can covince them to come and work at the company where I work. Many recruiters receive training on how to source or find candidates but the sourcing bit is the less difficult part in our opinion.

Using Twitter to Recruit: Direct Messages for All

The Undercover Recruiter

Were you one of those happy recruiters who in 2011 started to notice that people were applying to 3 x more of the roles you advertised on Twitter than LinkedIn? Twitter, bless it, has changed shape and scope since being born – its history is pretty compelling (and short!): Source leads.

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How to Source Candidates & Prospects Using Social Network, Ello #sourcecon

Blogging4jobs

Learn more about technical sourcing hacks by joining us on our October 16th webinar at 12 PM CST. How you find those friends is mostly by going to Twitter and Facebook asking them to connect with you. I decided to break things down a bit more using Twitter’s advanced search.

Personal Branding – 5 Tips for Twitter

Careers Done Write

Twitter is one social media site that can take a little getting used to. However, if you build your network carefully, it can be an excellent source of job leads and networking contacts. Twitter can also be a fun and easy way for you to get your message out to others in your field and gain a positive reputation. Here are a few basics to get you started, but I recommend you read Twitter 101 to gain a solid foundation on effective Twitter usage.

How to Improve at Online Sourcing [Top Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Before you embark on the journey to learn more about Internet sourcing, you might want to ask yourself these three questions: Do you know your way around the Internet? If the answer is “no”, then you will have little motivation to integrate new sourcing methods into your daily activities.

3 Ways to Build Your Twitter Recruitment Strategy

Blogging4jobs

Selecting a Recruiting a Strategy for Twitter. Twitter, in my opinion is the social network where recruiters and HR professionals should be. For the recruiter, Twitter provides three very different and effective strategies to recruit. The thing about Twitter for hiring, sourcing, and recruiting is that there really is no one size fits all which isn’t unusual for any type of recruitment or hiring strategy as each organization serves a different industry or vertical.

7 Handy New Twitter Timesavers

JobMob

New tools to help you get more done with Twitter. Some of them are very new and a little buggy, but if you like their concept (or even if you don’t), reply to them on Twitter with feedback. Save time on Twitter and off it. Official description: “Organize groups of people on Twitter into smart, auto-updating Twitter lists! Filter and network with people based on location/bio keywords, Twitter activity, number of followers and more&#.

Are You Going Beyond CVs For Your Candidate Sourcing?

The Undercover Recruiter

At the Talent Sourcing Conference, held at Monster HQ in August, we heard that Monster alone have 10 million UK CVs in their database. This could be why the discipline of sourcing is getting so much attention at the moment. Sourcing is really about people, rather than just their CVs.

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Twitter’s Keyword Targeting: Will It Help Recruiters?

The Undercover Recruiter

“ Keyword targeting ” are the two key words on everyone’s lips at the moment – this is of course in part to do with the fact that Twitter has only just recently launched their own keyword targeting marketing feature amid their own platform.

Twitter's New VP of HR (formerly at Uber) Departs in a Hurry.

HR Capitalist

Interesting stuff from the interwebs a couple of weeks ago, as Twitter announced its Head of Diversity was leaving the company. Of course, for me that wasn't really the news, as Twitter also used the announcement to state that a recent CHRO hire had left the company at some point before the announcement. Renee has left the company for personal reasons,” a Twitter spokesperson told TechCrunch. “We In the hiring/candidate business, it's called a miss.

How To Network On Twitter (Part 2)

Resume Bear

This sounded like Twitter to me. Twitter has a large and diverse crowd with 75 million members. Twitter members can be qualified with the right searches. I use a few search strings to find Twitter lists that focus on iPhone developers.

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How Disney and 5 other Top Employers Use Twitter to Recruit

The Undercover Recruiter

Tweet Facebook, with over 900+ million users, is the go-to place for recruitment advertising and employer brand-building, but you can’t deny the benefits of being on Twitter. 23% of all job seekers (71% of those with a profile) have leveraged Twitter in their job hunt.

David vs. Goliath. Someone’s Hijacking My Twitter Stream

Blogging4jobs

My Brand Has Been Hijacked On Twitter. When I learn that a vendor is using my twitter name, Blogging4Jobs as a sponsored keyword on the social networking site, Twitter.com. A Twitter follower sends me a DM alerting me to the issue. Help!