Last week I had the absolute pleasure of attending the Talent Acquisition Lab in Berlin – and even better, I got to share some of my favourite examples of sourcing and social media recruiting activity with the crowd!
I was asked – even before the event – to share some of my notes online and you know I treat these things very seriously 🙂 This time my job is actually really easy, considering the entire event was live streamed on Facebook. If you have the patience to watch the entire video, you’ll find it at the bottom!
The ever changing world of social media offers plenty of interesting ways to reach your target audience that recruiters don’t always know about. Sometimes we assume that using social media has to take a lot of time or that it’s very complicated. But here are some easy to implement ideas involving some of the most widely used platforms 🙂
In many industries and locations, using LinkedIn can be one of the easiest ways to reach your candidates. Yet surprisingly, most recruiters don’t seem to use all of the options it gives them. Don’t want to be in that group? Here’s what you can do to get some better results:
While a Facebook page is probably a must-have at this point, it’s no longer the best tool to interact with our target audience on the platform. The more forward-thikning companies have already started creating groups linked to those pages. And there’s a good reason for it. A group allows the people in the community built around the company brand to interact with each other. Here’s a couple of tips if you decide to give it a try:
While you can probably close most of your recruitment projects using professional platforms and job boards, it’s good to mix things up every now and then. After all, there’s nothing wrong in having some fun at work 🙂 Of course the platforms you could use will depend on the jobs you’re hiring for, but here are some of my recent favourites:
I hope you found these interesting – feel free to share some of your favourite sourcing and social recruiting ideas in the comment section! 🙂