Social Media

How New Online Recruitment Practices Can Get You The Right Person

Finding a great candidate for your company can be a difficult and time consuming task. How do you find the right balance of experience, skills, and temperament to meet the needs of your organization? The answer might be easier than you think, by utilising new online recruitment practices that let technology vet your potential new …

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Screening by Social Media – Should Recruiters Take the Risk?

With the advent of new social media services and tools within Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, a savvy recruiter can learn a great deal about prospective candidates even before the first conversation or interview. Recent studies show that approximately 27 per cent of employers will check a candidate’s social media profiles. What are the advantages of …

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Social Media Recruiting – Is It Free?

Social media recruiting has already become the norm but it is still in many ways a ‘tool’ for many organisations, a tool that needs to be used carefully and learned over time. Don’t be fooled into thinking new recruiting methods are an easier road to find great new candidates because everyone else is also leveraging …

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Using Social Media as a Key Recruitment Tool

Social media isn’t just for fun anymore. Today, using social media as a recruiting tool is well worth the time, effort and energy invested in it. Understanding all of the intricacies and associated features of social media will help ease hiring functions into this invaluable tool – even if you have not considered it worthwhile …

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Vizify Merges Your Professional and Online Identities Into One Easily Accessible Place

Vizify came out of Beta in March, 2013. It’s a new way to aggregate data from social media and professional websites in a way that is easily accessible for job recruiters. It aims to become a one stop site to help recruiters make hiring decisions. Vizify aims to make you look more interesting, online. Why …

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Recruitment’s New Strategy – Let’s Leverage Social Media

The world of recruitment is changing through social media. Twitter and Facebook are examples of social media that are now being used in our day-to-day workplace by most employees. On top of this, social media is a recruitment tool that is now used aggressively everywhere. This type of recruitment can be a huge plus for …

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Personal Branding on Social Media – Why Is It So Important?

The art of presenting yourself positively and professionally on social media is called personal branding. Personal branding is simply marketing yourself and letting your personal online connections and communities get to know you and like you. When promoting your personal brand you need to remember the four basics: authenticity, consistency, activity, and “go get ’em…ity”. …

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How To Manage Your Online Presence

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that your online presence can affect you both positively and negatively when applying for your next exciting career opportunity. Ideally, you really want recruiters and employers to only see your positive side and not anything silly that could be potentially hazardous that could stop you from landing your …

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How to Get Hired – Starting with your LinkedIn Headshot

The best way to show everyone how efficient and awesome you are at your job is to ensure that your LinkedIn profile is accurate, up to date and fully represents the skills and value you bring. Believe it or not, this actually all starts with your LinkedIn headshot image. Eyeball tracking studies including web page …

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