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

Posted by Samara Parker
May 6th, 2015

f 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 performance.



76 Percent of Job Seekers Browse Company Profiles on Twitter – Kimberlee Morrison

The impact of social media on recruitment is undeniable.

The majority of recruiters currently use (or plan to use) social networks to recruit candidates and target job seekers.

73% of recruiters report having successfully used social to recruiting to hire. – Click to Tweet 

In this article Kimberlee explains some of the highlights from a new study about how job seekers and recruiters are using Twitter.

8 Economic Fun Facts About Social Media Platforms – Drew Hendricks 

Did you know that Twitter has “only” made 436 million this year, but Facebook has already brought in 3.5 billion!?

Social media platforms are extremely thorough when tracking their economic ups and downs and their demographics. Drew shares some of the more salient bits of trivia about the most popular social networks. The demographic info alone is worth the read!

The “Why” and “How” of Social Loyalty – Richard Smith

Social Loyalty looks to be the next most significant phase of Social Media. It’s basically old school consumer loyalty, but with a social media edge.

Understanding how to build social loyalty is extremely important for any company looking to improve their online employer brand and run an effective social recruiting campaign.

9 Ways the Pros Curate Content for Success – Peg Fitzpatrick

Content strategy is essential to an effective social recruiting campaign. As such, it is extremely important to create original and share content curated from other trusted sources. But content creation can be extremely time consuming if you don’t have a good plan.

Social media pro, Peg Fitzpatrick, has 9 tactics to help you save time without sacrificing the quality of the content you share.

How Has Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ Impacted Mobile Traffic? – Justin Lafferty

Now that we are a couple of weeks into Mobilegeddon, we can look back and assess its impact.

Justin uses several clients and non-clients websites as examples to demonstrate how Google’s algorithm is affecting their site’s performance with mobile users.

When examining responsive (mobile-friendly) sites, Mobilegeddon doesn’t seem to have made a significant difference. It isn’t until Just examines two non-responsive websites that we see the huge impact that Mobilegeddon has made.

Enjoy these links, and stay social 😀