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Archive for the ‘Social Recruiting’ Category

October 6th, 2015

Short Staffed? There’s an App for That

Short Staffed? There's an App for That

Whether you are managing employees, looking to hire or still trying to get your head around complex employment laws, as an HR manager, the hiring process can overwhelm even the most organized of us… Short staffed? There’s an app for that Here we review 10 HR apps for transforming stressed managers into weapon-savvy productivity ninjas […]

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September 4th, 2014

How to Bring Your Recruiting into the Future

Bring your recruiting into the future

New technologies are changing the rules of the war for talent. Competitors are targeting your candidate pool. On a global scale, with multiple networks, and innovative tactics based on big data. Resistance to adopting these technologies is futile. But, why resist? The future of recruiting is both social and automated, and these two trends will make […]

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April 24th, 2014

How to Train for Social Media Engagement

How to Train for Social Media Engagement

Social media has become a mandatory part of growing a business, connecting with clients, and engaging potential hires. One of the key ways to grow your social media efforts and employer brand is by getting your employees to participate in your strategy and become online ambassadors for your organization. Doing so will improve your reach, […]

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April 17th, 2014

3 Reasons Your Employee Culture Must Get Social

3 Reasons Your Employee Culture Must Get Social

What if you made your employees an active part of your hiring process? What if you gave them the chance to participate in, and expand your social strategy? What if you could inspire them to become social media brand ambassadors for your organization? Social media is made powerful by people. The more people spreading your […]

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March 19th, 2014

Boost Your Hiring Success with this Effective Combination

Boost Your Hiring Success with this Effective Combination

Referrals bring in the best employees. They have higher retention rates, perform better, and are more likely to fit with your company culture. This is old news… But did you know that all of this can also be said about social recruiting? Recruiters are now reporting that social media comes in just below referrals as […]

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March 6th, 2014

Social Media and Job Boards: A Perfect Match!

Social Media and Job Boards: A Perfect Match!

Companies who use social media, as well as job boards for their recruiting, see an increase in candidate quantity by around 50%. They also see a significant increase in quality of hire, and a decrease in time to hire! Sharing the jobs you post to social networks is one of the best ways you can […]

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February 27th, 2014

3 Essentials of Facebook Recruiting Strategy

3 Essentials of Facebook Recruiting Strategy

Facebook is an incredibly useful hiring tool. Not only does it have a massive user base, but Facebook also provides a wealth of sourcing and recruitment friendly tools such as graph search, and targeted ads. “84% of job seekers have a Facebook profile” This is why so many employers are flocking to the social network […]

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February 20th, 2014

3 Effective Ways to Recruit Millennials

3 Effective Ways to Recruit Millennials

Millennials currently make up around 36% of the workforce, and as the baby boomer population retires in greater numbers, that percentage will just keep getting higher. The shift towards a labor market comprised of younger candidates requires a shift in recruiting strategy. This generation of candidate has very different expectations of their potential employer than […]

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November 1st, 2013

BC Jobs is Pleased to Announce Full Mobile Optimization!

BC Jobs is Pleased to Announce Full Mobile Optimization!

BC Jobs is now mobile! Why is this so important? Well, Jobvite’s 2013 social recruiting survey reported over 1 billion job applications from mobile in the U.S. alone. Over 60% of job seekers use mobile devices to hunt for work, and that number just keeps growing. Recruiting is mobile. This is why we made it […]

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October 1st, 2013

Better Recruiting with Facebook Professional Skills

Better Recruiting with Facebook Professional Skills

Facebook is becoming a much more commonly used tool for recruiting. This is in huge part due to the social network’s massive user base (over 1 billion active users), and the many Facebook recruiting apps on the market, making it easier than ever to attract applicants. Recently Facebook added a “Professional Skills” section to user’s […]

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