Use Social Media to Make Yourself More Attractive in the Job Market
By Leah O’Flynn Executive Recruiter & Team Manager, Tech Talent Division
Recruiting tools have come a long way since the days of file cabinets and fax machines. Today’s tools are social media and cloud-based applicant tracking systems. Professionals can make themselves more attractive in the job market by maintaining an active and professional online presence in the places where employers, recruiters, and colleagues are looking to connect.
Part one of this article will focus on where you should focus your online presence. Part two will address optimization of your social media in a competitive job market. Read more »
Social Recruiting – What You Need To Know
Buzz buzz buzz – Social Recruiting is all the buzz.
But is it more than a fashion trend to catch your attention? Will it really help you to hire? What do you really need to know about social recruiting?
So what is social recruiting?
It’s called having a conversation –
Social recruiting has been around since before there was a term called social recruiting. It’s basic human nature to talk about opportunities to your friends and people you like. And there’s an obvious head start in terms of cultural fit if you are reaching like-minded people through your network, so yes, social recruiting is an important way to acquire new talent. Read more »
The Résumé is Dead, Long Live the Résumé
LinkedIn, and Facebook, and Dice, oh my!
By Anna Mathieu
Professional networking site LinkedIn is the leading social media venue for career networking and recruiting alike. The concise display of Experience, Education, Skills, and Projects, peppered with Endorsements and Recommendations, ensures easy accessibility and searchability in a well-packaged graphic format.
Monster, Dice, CareerBuilder, The Ladders, Glassdoor, Execunet, etc. all offer a digital compendium of candidate’s qualifications. Not only can you search for jobs, but recruiters and hiring managers can use keyword search to land on your profile. One click applications make it easy peasy lemon squeezy to apply for a job. Read more »