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Meet Recruiting’s Future, Mobile Candidate Sourcing

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Do you have a mobile candidate sourcing strategy? According to Pew Internet, today’s candidates rely on the internet first when looking for jobs. 90 percent of people who found a job in the last two years looked online and 84 percent applied online. With the growth of mobile device usage, it’s time to put specific thought into how you’re going to reach mobile applicants. Here are five tips to help you get started with your own mobile candidate sourcing strategy.

Embrace Social Recruiting
Social recruiting has quickly become one of the most important ways that companies connect with candidates. Many people are average to heavy users of mobile phones and social media accounts. Dedicated social media profiles help recruiters watch candidates who are active in their space, build connections before recruiting for open positions, and reinforce the employment brand you’re building. Social media can also provide an effective channel for promoting open jobs.

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During Nathan’s early career, he gained considerable experience from across many industries including Sales, Teaching and Retail, however more recently Nathan has delved into the world Digital Marketing and Publishing. Drawing on his past experiences, Nathan brings all aspects of his knowledge into Recruitment Buzz, possessing great research and social media skills.

Born and bred in Wales, Nathan is as Welsh as they come – living in the heart of the Valleys, Nathan proudly takes place as our resident Welsh speaker. However, Nathan’s knowledge of global understanding exceeds the Welsh borders, having lived in London, parts of the US and Ecuador.

Nathan is a self-proclaimed geek, having gained a degree in Natural Science via the Open University in Wales. In addition to his passion for science, he has a love for technology, nature, art and of course football!

 

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