social media and recruiting

Social Media for Hiring: Benefits and Risks

October 29, 2018 in HR Best Practices

 

Social Media Profiling The rise of social media has created new opportunities and challenges in the workplace, affecting each and every department in different ways. The recruiting and HR departments are no exception, with businesses of all sizes increasingly looking to access candidates’ social media profiles when shortlisting. However, with great power comes great responsibility […]

 

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Heads Up On Using Social Media in Hiring

May 30, 2016 in HR Best Practices, News

 

It’s no longer news–to employers or to potential employees–that social media accounts offer a glimpse into the lives of applicants that has never before been possible. At least, that’s the case for those whose information is made available to the public, whether by design or by accident. This enables hiring managers to approach their applicant […]

 

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Using Social Media to Drive Your Business

May 2, 2011 in HR Best Practices

 

Here are a few interesting statistics for you, from a February 2011 press release issued by small-business social network MerchantCircle: Facebook is becoming an increasingly popular way for merchants to market their business, with 70 percent using the social network for marketing, up from 50 percent one year ago. Facebook has now surpassed Google (66 […]

 

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