LinkedIn: The Recruiting Transformation

  LinkedIn has transformed the way recruiters work. As recently as 10 years ago, LinkedIn wasn’t a player in job placements, but it is now a strong recruiting tool for most looking to fill positions—especially executive and corporate recruiters. Candidates who understand the platform’s role have a decided advantage.   To learn more about this

Facebook Social Recruiting

Facebook Social Recruiting – Learning More About the Professional Skills Category At the tail end of 2013, Facebook made a very subtle change to user profiles that’s actually had a greater impact on the social recruitment effort than experts believed it would. What was this update? The addition of the “Professional Skills” category gave users

Social media hiring tips

Social media platforms are rivalling classified ads and online job boards as major hiring resources. Many businesses are directing human resource leaders to sift through social media profiles in order to find new recruits. This practice has greatly enlarged the recruitment pool to a global one. Social media hiring Keep these tips in mind when

Key employment dates for this year

There will be a number of significant changes to employment law over the next 12 months and beyond. Here are some of the key dates to diarise:   31 January 2014 – TUPE changes   The Government has proposed changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, which are due to come

5 Things Facebook Can Tell You About Your Candidates

With just over a billion users, Facebook is the largest talent pool on the planet. In 2013, LinkedIn ran a global recruiting trends study that revealed recruiters find quality talent on social networking sites; second only to online job boards. With a large audience and quality candidates, Facebook is a community every staffing firm should

Facebook Sourcing

When you think about sourcing through social media, Facebook may not be the first network you think of. But with more than a billion users, Facebook boasts the largest database available. And with it’s new Graph Search, it is increasingly become a good additional sourcing tool for recruiters to have.   Graph Search is a