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.