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.