Statistics show that approximately 92% of businesses are using social media in their recruitment efforts. And it’s no wonder, considering how prevalent social media is in our culture today. Still don’t believe social recruiting is wave of the future? Consider this:
With so many people using social media, it is one of the most valuable places to find the best talent for your organization.
Despite the fact that so many talent acquisition professionals are dabbling in social recruiting these days, many still struggle to prove a positive return on investment (ROI) for their hard work. To that end, iCIMS performed extensive research analyzing over 60,000 jobs posted on social media in 2013 in order to help recruiters develop a social recruiting strategy that actually produces a positive ROI. Overall, we found that strategic posts to all four of the major social networks, including LinkedIn, twitter, Google+, and Facebook, are imperative to a strong social recruitment strategy with a positive return on investment. To learn why, take a look at our new social media infographic or check out the full interview with our Chief Marketing Officer Susan Vitale on Inc.:
Using Mobile Platforms to Increase Candidate Engagement
February 4, 2015 - 2:00PM EST
In this webinar we'll discuss what we see as the future landscape of recruiting and go into topics like Mobile, Video Interviewing and Screening, and Search Engine Optimization. We’ll talk about some of the effects that all this technology and automation will mean for HR, its effect on the candidate experience, and how to use technology while still maintaining a personal element. Topics include mobile traffic and statistics, employment branding within your platform, utilizing Social Distributipm and Connect portals, screening question best practices, and source of hire reporting.
Using Your iCIMS Platform to Engage Your Hiring Managers
February 11, 2015 - 1:00PM EST
Did you know that 80% of recruiters think they have a “high” to “very high” understanding of the jobs for which they recruit, but only 61% of hiring managers say that recruiters have, at best, a “low” to “moderate understanding” of the jobs for which they recruit? A functional, technology-enabled relationship between recruiters and hiring managers is key to eliminating bottlenecks in the talent acquisition process. In this webinar, we’ll discuss different features within iCIMS that you can use to engage your hiring managers, and integrate them into the recruiting process.