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 …

May 25
11 Content Ideas for Social Recruiting

Effective social recruiting looks a lot like content marketing. An interesting mix of content is what prompts people to follow, Like, and share on social networks. Whether you’re using social to sell sneakers, timeshares, or the latest job opening at your company, follows, Likes, and shares are what will get you the sale. Companies need to create engaging, targeted content that markets their jobs and employer brand to candidates to accompany their job ads. The …

May 20
The Social Recruiting Advantage, Losing Candidates with LinkedIn, and How Job Seekers Look for Work

LinkedIn threw HRTech software providers and many employers for a loop last week when they implemented changes to their API that restricts the use of their “Apply With LinkedIn” feature. But us tech nerds aren’t the only ones struggling with LinkedIn these days. According to Irina Shamaeva anyone using LinkedIn’s “Job Posting” feature to recruiting is at risk of alienating potential hires by no fault of their own. Why You Lose Potential Candidates with LinkedIn …

May 18
What 1,355 Millennial Candidates Want in a Job

Over the next the next decade Baby Boomers will leave the work force en mass. 62% of Fortune 100 companies believe that this will lead to a skilled labour shortage that will negatively effect their organization. Companies need to start planning ahead and gearing their human resources department, recruitment, and retention efforts towards qualified millennial candidates if they want to avoid the negative effects of this “Baby Boomer Brain Drain.” Gen Y’s employment patterns contrast …

May 13
Workforce Trends: Boomer Brain Drain, Employee Unrest, and Faking It

Know your candidate is one of the major tenants of recruitment. This knowledge informs how your reach job seekers, how you sell your company to them, and how you convert them into applicants. To help you stay abreast of the latest workforce trends we’ve gathered 5 excellent blog posts about today’s candidates. Baby Boomer Brain Drain – Alison Napolitano 10, 000 Baby Boomers turn 65 each day! – Click to Tweet Baby Boomers exiting the …

May 11
5 Ways to Grow Your Facebook Reach

At Jobcast we have a pretty good Facebook following for a b2b business of our size. According to Facebook’s Pages to Watch feature, only 1 out of our 6 main competitors’ Pages has more Likes than ours. Even though this competitor is winning the war for Page likes, when it comes to engagement our Page outranks them by about 20%. But, of course, we would still like to see our Page grow and reach more …

May 6
Social Recruiting Links: From Social Loyalty to the After Effects of Mobilegeddon!

If you need a hand staying on top of the latest trends in social media in order to keep your social recruiting current, then we’ve got you covered! For this week’s link love we’ve rounded up the best new blog posts on social media, mobile, and social recruiting for your reading pleasure. In the articles linked bellow you’ll find excellent information on everything from how job seekers behave on Twitter to how Mobilegeddon actually affected website …

May 4
6 Ways to Build Employee Trust

Employees in any organization are heavily invested in their time at work. Trust is often cited as one of the main hallmarks of a successful company and building employee trust is essential to the running and success of any given team. According to Harvard Business Review, “Your employees must believe in each other. When they don’t, communication, teamwork and performance inevitably suffer.” So how do you go about building a winning team that trusts each …