Now boasting 530 million users, LinkedIn has become the go-to platform for recruiters. And this makes sense—after all, the modern workforce uses LinkedIn to publicly display every piece of information a recruiter would need to make an informed hiring decision. It should be every recruiter’s dream, right? However, new research shows this might not be the case.
52% of hiring managers claim that passive candidate recruitment has been less effective because recruiters on LinkedIn are all competing for the same candidates (source). Continue reading “Study Shows LinkedIn Is Oversaturated with Recruiters”
Candidate sourcing is difficult – and according to recruiters, it’s only become more of a challenge in recent years. In fact, 65% of recruiters claim talent shortage is the biggest difficulty they face in the hiring process (source).
With social media platforms and job boards taking over the recruitment industry, there are more ways than ever to reach job candidates. But there’s one valuable resource you may be ignoring: former employees. Continue reading “Can Former Employees Help You Find Job Candidates?”
If social recruiting has been buzzing in the recruiting world for such a long time, then why are so many organizations still getting it wrong? As with any new hot trend, as soon as it comes on the scene companies jump at being part of it without doing due diligence and spending the time to create a sound strategy. A lot of people don’t even understand what social recruiting really is, mistaking it for simply posting job listings on your corporate Twitter account.
Continue reading “6 of the Worst Social Recruiting Mistakes Businesses Make”