The F.A.C.E of Facebook Recruiting

The F.A.C.E of Facebook Recruiting

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(Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tsevis/4785888323/sizes/l/in/photostream/ ) There’s a whole lot more to Facebook recruiting than putting up a couple of job posts and hoping someone finds your page, takes an interest, and applies for a job. The post & pray method might have worked in the past but it’s a whole different ball game right now when it comes to seeking talent. In order to build a talent community and increase your job exposure to top quality candidates, one has to change the definition of online recruitment to discover a whole new connotation for “Facebook recruiting”. To strategize their Facebook recruitment, one should have a proper understanding of the platform and create a plan based on it. Described below, from a recruiter’s point of view, is a plan which showcases the basic building blocks of using Facebook to recruit quality talent which forms the F.A.C.E of Facebook. Take a test drive of

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How to build a Talent Pipeline for optimum recruitment!

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Reports suggest 77% of the total job seekers in 2013 were passive candidates. These job seekers while not actively applying for jobs are weighing their options and are likely searching for specific positions, requirements in a short list of targeted companies. Many recruiters struggle with filling open positions in their organizations because of time and budget constraints. But being thoughtful about an organization’s future talent needs can help an organization develop and maintain a steady stream of people to turn to when it’s time to hire. This stream, or talent pipeline, can not only help recruiters fill critical positions quickly, but also can help them cultivate people who will be able to step into leadership roles successfully down the road. How to build a talent pipeline? Determine pipeline goals: Who do you want to hire? You have to move beyond skills, experience and credentials because the pipeline is about finding the

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How to Hire via Facebook in 2014

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Hiring the right talent for your business is hard, really hard. As a business, the potential to do more is directly proportional to the quality of staff it has. The right candidate often guarantees optimum results and better customer satisfaction than a wrong one which brings bad customer satisfaction and wastage of time and money. Although various medium have emerged to help one solve hiring puzzles; social media alone stands tall and is on an exponential growth path. Social media networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Branchout have been identified as the best mediums for recruitment. In this blog, we will talk about what approach one should adopt in the year 2014 which will guarantee success while hiring via the biggest social media network ‘Facebook’. Build an Employer brand Social media works on inbound principles and Facebook is no different. A charismatic brand with fan engagement and regular updates always draws

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5 steps to a great social recruiting experience

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‘Wikipedia defines social recruiting as a concept at the intersection of recruitment and the embryonic field of social media’ However, social recruiting is simply finding & hiring great talent on a network where a majority of them are available. Social recruiting is moving on an exponential growth path with universal adoption by industries since its birth. *Statistics show a whopping 78% of recruiters have used social media to hire at least one candidate and over 94% of them use or plan to use social media in their hiring process. Although, starting off with social recruitment can be a daunting task and the growing number of social media networks just increases this complexity. The right sync of planning and executing will help improve you experience and simplify this process to a great extent. Here are 5 steps which may be helpful in leading you towards a great social recruiting experience: Step1:

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Facebook Hiring Goes Mainstream in India. Companies See 15-25% increase in quality candidates.

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The number of  larger employers in India that are  actively using Facebook Career Page to hire quality talent has more than doubled in the last six months based on a recent survey of  Top 300 employers in India conducted by Center for Talent Research and MyParichay. Technology and Service sectors –  BPO, Airlines, Hospitality- that hire large numbers of people in the 21-27 years age segment enjoyed improved candidate quality and quantity using Facebook hiring and employer branding tools.  Leading BPO companies that use MyParichay Facebook Hiring technology saw 15-25%  increase in number of quality candidates that were unable to find through traditional means. This trend in India mirrors what companies are doing in other parts of the world.   Jobvite found that 73% of companies,  that  use social recruiting,  plan to increase their investment in Facebook based Hiring tools. Number of companies using Social Hiring Tools that saw improvement in the

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