Jul 6
 
Essentials of Building Your Brand on Social Media

Whether you want to hire new talent, sell products, or grow your audience… You need to focus on your brand because none of these things is possible if no one knows who you are! Your ability to generate any of these results is based on your brand. In an era where the average person spends so much of their time online, the best ways to build that brand is through social media. This is why …

Jul 1
Happy Canada Day from Jobcast

Happy Canada Day! Did you even know that it was Canada Day? I forgive you if you didn’t. Especially if you are not Canadian. Jobcast is a Canadian company, based out of Vancouver BC, so to honour our Canadian roots this week’s Link Love is all about Canada. To start, here’s an interesting fact for anyone looking for a job in our home and native land: Monday is the best day of the week to …

Jun 29
How to Launch Your Facebook Recruiting Strategy

Are you about to take the plunge and launch your social recruiting strategy? Do you want to reach the largest number of job seekers possible and promote your employer brand? Then Facebook is the perfect fit. Facebook is the most active social network, its Company Pages feature is great for employer branding, and the ability to add a Career Tab to your Page makes Facebook a top choice for social media recruitment. Launching your Facebook …

Jun 24
Woo Your Candidate: Content Marketing Advice from the Pros!

It’s always a bit of a struggle trying to figure out what you, our readers, want to read. Facebook tips, social recruiting news, stats… There are so many different topics that fit with our demographic (you!) But just because the topic fits, doesn’t mean that you’re actually interested in it. Statistically speaking you should be extremely interested in articles about recruiting for diversity and talent analytics. According to our view counts, those statistics are wrong! …

Jun 22
5 Success Factors for Social Recruiting

If you’re like the majority of HR professionals and recruiters that we meet, then you’ve recently taken on the task of social recruiting. In today’s candidate-driven market, more companies than ever have turned to social in order to broaden their candidate attraction strategy. Learning how to effectively and consistently attract qualified candidates via social media is the contemporary HR struggle. And the struggle is real! If you, like so many of the people that reach …

Jun 17
Candidate Experience: What Candidates Want & How to Give it to Them

Candidate experience should be a core consideration at every stage of the recruitment and hiring process. Social recruiting, mobile-friendly application, and video interviewing should enhance the candidate’s experience as well as the talent acquisition process. I’ve highlighted these three aspects of hiring because each of them speak to how today’s candidate wants to be recruited. 56% of candidates now turn to social media first when commencing their job search, 9 in 10 job seekers are …

Jun 15
Facebook Recruiting: 3 Things All Companies Should Do

There are over 1.44 billion monthly active users on Facebook, according to the social network’s first quarter 2015 earnings announcement. Facebook is now up to 936 million total daily active users and has 798 million mobile daily users! Facebook just keeps on growing as does the amount of hiring managers and recruiters turning to Facebook to reach candidates and share their job openings. Social recruiting is rapidly becoming an essential part of hiring strategy and …

Jun 10
The New Rules of Work, Twitter, and LinkedIn SEO

The rules of work have changed a lot since I got my first real job. It used to be that I had to commute to my job, dress up nicely, and arrive at 8am sharp every morning. These days my work life looks very different… I’m working right now. I am also sitting on my couch wearing slippers. Some days I start at 5am and I’m done by 4pm. Some days I start at noon …

Jun 1
Jobcast on Techvibes: Transforming Recruitment With Social

Jobcast is one of the top three companies nominated for BCTIA’s Most Promising Startup award. We are very excited about this nomination and the perks that come along with it! One such perk was the recent article about Jobcast featured on Techvibes, Canada’s leading technology news site, events calendar, and job board. In the article author Jonathan Woods highlights some of the key benefits of social recruiting and Jobcast. He also interviewed Jobcast’s CEO, Ryan …

May 27
Mobile Recruiting on Facebook with Jobcast

Working with Facebook is both a blessing and a curse. You probably feel the same way as you try to navigate Facebook recruiting! You love the volume of job seekers that Facebook gives you access to, the ability to share job postings and recruiting videos, and the opportunity to highlight your brand. If you’re anything like me, you hate the constantly shifting rules, disappearing features, and declining organic reach! One specific thing that all Jobcast …