October 17

It seems like right now is a great to be looking for a job. Steady growth seems to be a trend that’s going to continue in many industries, and U.S. unemployment rates are down below 5%. Whether you’re currently unemployed looking for a job, employed looking at your options or just coming out of school, now’s the time to look at something new. The job categories that grew the most this year have been Community and Social Service, which grew 14.61% and Computer and Mathematics, which grew by 14.49%. These two grew by far the most, however next up with slightly... Read More

October 15

Finding the right person to take over a role at your company is challenging. It often costs thousands of dollars just to fill one low- to mid-level position, and even more for management positions. That’s why assuring that each hire you make is successful is of utmost importance in today’s business world. Studies have found that new hires are one of the biggest factor in creating animosity and discord in the office. On top of that, in a 2014 survey done by BambooHR, it was discovered that one-third of the 1,000 respondents said they had quit a job within the first... Read More

September 28

So … You’ve rolled out your social recruiting strategy and have begun to see results… You’re sharing job posts, promoting your company employer brand and engaging with candidates. What now? It’s time to let everybody else know about all of the great work that you’ve been doing! Creating a social recruiting report is the most effective way to communicate your progress. Instead of just telling your boss what you’ve been up to why not show them? With a social recruiting report you can use visuals to communicate ideas more clearly, charts and graphs to show your progress over time, and... Read More

September 21

69% of job seekers would not take a job at a company with a poor employer brand. (Source) Millennials value a workplace culture-fit more than any generation before them. And, every year, more candidates turn to social media to assess potential employers and to look for work. Companies cannot reach today’s candidates without creating a strong, visible employer brand, engaging job seekers on social media, and selling the heck out of their culture. In short, companies need to start marketing themselves to potential hires if they want to win the war for talent. The key to marketing is connecting with... Read More

September 14

Brands have been using user generated content in their marketing campaigns for a long time. By getting users and customers involved in campaigns and the content that is being shared, brands are able to get their customers more engaged with their brands, establishing a stronger connection with these customers. Companies can also apply this to their workforce and employees. By sharing content that employees make themselves, companies can actively encourage workers to share their own experiences. By doing this, employees can contribute to recruiting efforts and help grow a bigger and better team of employees while making their voices heard. So,... Read More

September 7

Be sure to add regularity to your strategy to reel in the recruits. For today’s job recruiters, social media is an indispensible resource. Platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook allow you to source top talent, which contributes to the success of your company in a big way. But when it comes to social media recruiting, simply showing up is not enough. Above all else, your recruiting strategy on any web platform needs to be consistent. Specifically, you need consistency in the aesthetic, narrative, schedule, and engagement of your posts. Otherwise, you risk damaging your recruiting outcomes in a few... Read More

August 31

Live streaming is becoming a normal part of social media, and it’s now one of the most useful tools in the marketing arsenal. For recruitment, it can be an invaluable tool, something you wish you had started using years ago. With solutions like Periscope now making it easier than ever to get started, here’s all you need to know about live streaming recruitment. Getting Started Let’s begin with a look at how to set up your Periscope account. You will need to download the app and then connect it to a Twitter profile to have everything set up in a... Read More

August 24

Today, it’s mobile devices (not laptops or desktop computers) that make up the most internet usage. With the number of social networks (like Facebook or Twitter), messaging platforms (like Whatsapp), and mobile apps (services like Netflix or games like Pokemon Go) at our fingertips, this should come as no surprise. Think about how much time you spend looking at your phone, checking your email or snapping a photo of your lunch. For many people in today’s world, their smartphones are practically an extension of their hands. There are currently 2.6 billion (with a B!) smartphone users across the globe. If... Read More

August 17

Reel in the job applicants with a few simple tweaks to your recruiting strategy. Not only are job seekers competing with one another these days, but so too are job recruiters when it comes to attracting prospective employees. With recruiters saturating the social media sphere, it can be hard to stand out. But with a little pizazz and strategic planning, it can be done. Stay current on trends within each platform Coming up with different variations of just one item of content can be a lot of work, but it’s important to take this route over the easy way (using... Read More

August 10

Your team is already full of great people and as it turns out, great people know more great people! Candidates hired through employee referrals result in higher quality hires, faster hires, and employees that stay with companies longer. If you don’t have an employee referral system in place, you’re missing out on a potential gold mine of talent. Want to tap into this? Keep reading for some tips to start getting more referrals. Leverage Social Media You probably already know that with Jobcast, you can connect your company’s Facebook page, Twitter account, and LinkedIn company profile. This is a great... Read More