Social Media in the Recruitment Cycle

 You don’t have to have a Social Media Recruitment Strategy in place to use social media as a recruiting tool,…

ATTRACT – Grow and gain competitive advantage through social networks by answering questions and becoming go-to resource for candidates relevant to the jobs you are trying to fill. 

SOURCE – Expand your reach by interacting with prospective employees on their turf. Find more quality candidates by going where they are and using their profiles to inform your search. 

ENGAGE – Tap potential employees based on information garnered through their social networking profiles. Use this information to promote interest in your firm. 

SCREEN – Understand your candidates’ interests through their social networking profiles to better inform your screening and selection process. 

OFFER – Help your prospective job seekers connect with others in your organization – let your colleagues evangelize to help close the deal.


About richardmatthews

Richard has been part of the Canadian Recruiting landscape since 2000 and is the founder of ION Groups which includes the RNG and HRNG on-line communities for recruiting and HR professionals. He is known as a thought leader and expert in Social and Professional Networking, Social Media and the evolution of Web 3.0 and is a featured speaker on these subjects at conferences and industry events. Richard is a Partner at Granite Consulting and is focused on building and delivering Social Media Recruitment Strategies to Granite Consulting Clients. ION Groups' connects "Like Minded Individuals", using our peer driven content, social networking and an on-line collaboration approach.
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