The potential that social offers recruiters is now well understood. The benefits are many and as a result social media has now become not just accepted – but expected – in recruitment. But nothing is ever perfect. And, just like anything, it’s easy to fall into bad habits. As everybody knows, habits can be harder […]
About Hayley Jenkins
Hayley Jenkins is the Owner of The Social Geeks, a Social Media Management Agency who specialise in Social Recruitment. We know that as busy recruiters, you don’t have the time to manage your Social Media effectively, so we do it for you. With a background in IT and Banking Recruitment, Hayley fully understands the industry and that's what enables her to deliver results to industry specific clients.
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It’s all too easy to believe that the number of followers or ‘likes’ are an accurate barometer of how successful social media activity is. Of course, these are not referred to as ‘vanity metrics’ without reason – and for HR and recruiters the numbers are largely irrelevant.
The important place that social media has within recruitment is now pretty well documented. Social media has proven itself to be highly effective in generating leads and attracting talent, particularly passive candidates. And, of course, those candidates — wherever they might be — now have an expectation that recruiters will use social media. But despite all […]
Deciding that you want to be active on social media is always a good start. It’s then what you do next as to whether you execute social media effectively or not.
Social Media has revolutionised the way that communication is being done, professionally and personally. As per some research carried out in 2011, it was found that almost half of the jobseekers in the UK use social media to find and apply for jobs. It was noted that nearly 20% use Facebook and 33% use LinkedIn. […]
It’s 2016, and it’s a high time for all recruiters to be accelerating their social media strategy. Gone are the days of ‘toe dipping’ into the great unknown. Social media needs to be embraced as the fantastic (and essential) recruiting tool that it is. Time, of course, is the big issue. All recruiters are busy […]