Relational IT Blog - Social Recruitment

Advance your career through social networking sites – Part2 How to Land a Job on Facebook

May 24, 2012 - , Founder & CEO, Career Advice,Personal Branding,Social Recruitment , , , ,

Did you know that in as little as 10 minutes of browsing through your Facebook profile that an interested person can predict how you’ll perform in the workplace? Yes, this concept was recently presented in a new study published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Therefore, it’s a fact of life today as Facebook gains more importance in the recruitment process that more and more employers are reviewing Facebook profiles when screening potential new hires. Some employment agencies are actually offering this service to employers, calling it social media screening. Moreover, a Jobvite study shows that …

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Social Media Evaluation for Candidates

May 11, 2012 - , Founder & CEO, Career Advice,Personal Branding,Social Recruitment , , , , , ,

As recruiting professionals working in the technology sector, we are extraordinarily aware of the importance of social media in recruitment strategies. This is true for both recruiters and candidates. As a candidate for a career move, are you taking full advantage of what social media can do for you? To be effective recruiters of people for our clients, we are actively involved in social media activity each day. We update our Facebook and Twitter accounts with news, career advice, and open positions and we continually qualify prospective candidates for our new opportunities. Social media enables us to quickly …

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Best Mobile Apps to Manage Your Job Search

March 29, 2012 - , Chief Financial Officer, Blog,Career Advice,Mobile Recruitment,Social Recruitment , , , , , , ,

Living in the era of social media eases our efforts in finding our dream job. Whether you own a smartphone, iPhone or a tablet, running iOS, Android or Windows 7, you have a large range of mobile apps to choose from if you want to find a job at lightning speed. Due to their rich intuitive features, mobile apps can assist you at all stages of the job search process. You can track job listings, get access to hiring company’s videos, tweets and blogs, make use of job search tools and alerts, create your mobile resume, and connect with recruiters …

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Top Mobile Recruitment Apps for Companies

March 27, 2012 - , Director of Business Solutions, Blog,Mobile Recruitment,Social Recruitment , , , , , , , ,

As smartphone adoption rates multiply and social networking behaviors increase, the mobile recruitment industry will steadily expand over the next few years. According to a Nielson report published in late 2011, 44% of Americans own a smartphone, up from just 18% two years ago. Although a Vision Mobile study reported that gaming is the top category access by 62% of all U.S. smartphones, Nielson’s “Social Media Report – Q3” states mobile social media use is also on the rise with nearly 2 of 5 users accessing applications from their mobiles. Mashable’s article based on a study by online recruiting …

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Social Media’s Impact on Recruiting

March 22, 2012 - , Social Media Recruiter, Blog,Career Advice,Social Recruitment , , , , , ,

With over 135 million members on LinkedIn, 225 million users on Twitter, and 800 million active Facebook users, social media is impacting every department in every corporation’s “Social Business” whether it’s Information Technology, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, or Logistics. Jobvite’s study “33 Essential Social Recruiting States – 2011” reveals, that people interact much more online than in person, causing changes in the way they relate to each other. Therefore, beyond any doubt, the effect of social media on recruiting is pushing a paradigm shift. The difference is transparency, Relational IT’s CEO Greg Corson recently stated “The online environment is …

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