5 Reasons Why Social Recruiting Beats Traditional Recruiting
Written by: Amelia C. Ramjarrie
Traditional media recruiting methods (advertising jobs in the press) have served well in the past to deliver the resources companies need to achieve their business goals. However, social media recruitment is increasingly becoming the space where companies turn to source the best talent. It’s quicker and easier to source candidates through social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter as well as websites, including online forums, job boards and blogs.
Here are 5 Reasons Why Social Media Recruiting Beats Traditional Media Recruiting
Statistics reveal that the talent pool generated from social recruiting consist of more connected, tech savvy candidates which can often be a requirement to land a job in today’s marketplace.
2. It can also increase the visibility and awareness of your brands. By advertising new positions on social media, you strengthen your company and employer brand and create some level of trust among potential employees.
3. It allows your organization to target certain groups of people for the available vacancies.On LinkedIn and Facebook for instance, you can share job postings in certain industry-specific groups. Although not specifically designed for job hunting or talent acquisition purposes, Twitter can also be used in the recruitment process. Using the right twitter tags makes your tweets more searchable-enabling you to reach candidates who are beyond your followers making you known in your niche field.
4. It allows your company to screen potential employees and ensure that they align with your company values and culture. That is because most people see social media platforms as free spaces where they can express their frustrations, talk about their causes and share their experiences as they go through the days of their lives.
5. Using social media recruitment also shortens the hiring time by making it easier and faster to communicate with candidates who share common values, interests and work styles. As a result, it accelerates the speed with which you will find the ideal person for the job.
JobsTT is the most effective local online social media recruitment solution encompassing all the benefits of Social Media Recruitment as well as World Class In-house Resourcers :
· We have the largest number of local followers on social media platforms
· We have an in house resourcer who proactively monitors your job advert to ensure you are getting quality ad response to fill your position
· We can offer other services to help you make the right hiring choice – shortlisting, reference checks etc.