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The 5 Phases of Social Recruiting


All recruiting is social; isn’t it? HR managers and recruiters speak with others about an available position, the candidate’s experience and have a conversation about how one can benefit the other.

But with the influx of social networks, and the amount of users that have taken to those networks, recruiting has become more than a standard social experience. In today’s society, social recruiting is when businesses use social media as part of their recruiting efforts to build a community of potential candidates and engage with them as positions become available.

In their list of the top ten recruiting stats, Resource Nation notes that 49% of recruiters have received more job applications through social recruiting. For those just getting started with social recruiting, there are 5 phases you need to be aware of and incorporate into your social recruiting strategy.



Chris is a digital marketing and publishing whizz by trade, having worked alongside the Automotive, Information Security and Software Asset Management sectors.

Specialising in data analysis and social media, he combines an analytical approach with a creative flair to achieve the best results. With a keen interest in Technology and Politics, Chris is constantly on the look-out for the latest stories around change and innovation.

As a lover of all things innovative, he has developed a keen eye for spotting the latest trends and hot topics. He sources and reads the latest news and thought-leadership articles from the world of recruitment before sharing them with the social media population.


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