Posts Tagged ‘socialrecruiting’

The 2013 Social Recruiting Survey Results Are Here!

It’s that time of year again… our sixth annual Social Recruiting Survey results are in! If you’re not familiar with our survey, here’s a quick summary: Using email and a variety of social networks, we invite recruiters and HR personnel to share their experiences with us regarding their use of social media in the hiring ...

Calling All HR and Recruiting Professionals!

As many of you know, Jobvite has been compiling a detailed report on social recruiting for the past five years—and we’re pretty proud of how this endeavor has evolved. We started out looking for a way to gauge trends in a space where little documentation existed, and now the Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey has become ...

Infographic: You Are Here, But You’re On The Move

Plenty of applicant tracking systems (ATS) claim to get you from point A to point B, but they focus too heavily on features instead of function.  In the real world, features mean very little if they’re not usable.  Whether you’re a candidate, a recruiter, or a hiring manager, you need technology that lets you focus ...

2012 Social Recruiting Survey Part 3: Tremendous ROI

In our coverage of the 2012 Social Recruiting Survey, we’ve covered the growing popularity for social recruiting (92% will use it in 2012), and the power of online profiles now have (86% will review social profiles). The reason social recruiting has become a nearly universal tool in the war for talent is simple: it just ...

2012 Social Recruiting Survey Part 2: Profiles Have Power and the Content Matters

In our second installment on the results of our 5th annual Social Recruiting Survey, we want to take a look at the growing role online profiles play in the hiring process. Since 2010, the number of recruiters that always review social profiles has grown 16 points, from 32% to 48%. Another quarter of respondents reported ...

2012 Social Recruiting Survey Part 1: In 5 Years Social Recruiting Becomes Nearly Universal

07.10.2012 · Posted in social recruiting

This year marks the 5th anniversary of Jobvite’s Social Recruiting Survey, which has become an industry benchmark. We took a look at the rise of social recruiting over time, and adoption has reached an all-time high. When we started polling human resources and recruitment professionals in 2008, roughly three out of four (78%) used social ...

Facebook IPO: What It Means for Recruiting

Facebook, the world’s largest social network with 845 million users, just filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with a hefty $75-$100 billion valuation. This would beat Google as the largest U.S. Internet IPO in history. Roughly 60% of the US population has a Facebook profile with 483 million users logging in daily from around ...

Jobvite Introduces New Social Job App to Power Referral Hiring on Facebook

This week we introduced a new social job app for Facebook. With the Jobvite app, people can find, refer and apply to jobs privately within Facebook, where they’re most likely to connect and share information on a daily basis. ...

How to Build a Great Profile on LinkedIn

07.25.2011 · Posted in social networks

The best job opportunities often appear when you aren’t looking for them. Recruiters look for both passive and active candidates and may be looking for someone like you. Keeping your LinkedIn profile updated with well-written, relevant, and professional content can help you attract interesting career opportunities, even if you aren’t actively looking. ...

More Social Profiles Now Submitted with Job Applications

07.25.2011 · Posted in Jobvite News

Social profiles have become an increasingly important part of job search and hiring over the past two years since we first introduced social network integrations on our recruiting platform. By accepting professional profiles with job applications, companies can appeal to the majority of workers who’d be open to a new job if the right ...