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Looking to Hire Millennials? Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

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Sean Little

Marketing at FirstJob

Sean Little is the VP of Marketing for FirstJob.com. FirstJob matches current students and recent college graduates with internships and quality career opportunities. Sean also runs FirstJob’s campus ambassador program at campuses across the country, helping students learn marketing topics while connecting them with top brands and job opportunities. You can get started with FirstJob by registering or searching today.

If your company is looking to grow its millennial hiring base, as most companies are, it’s important to think outside the box and utilize a blend of both tried-and-true resources along with more novel, grassroots approaches.

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Partner Spotlight: Codility - Hire More, Interview Less



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Stephen Croome

Business at Codility

Stephen works for Codility to help companies interview less and hire more.  Codility simplifies technical recruitment by giving you insights into your job candidates’ coding skills and coding behavior before you go through the time consuming task of interviewing them. 

 

In this post, Stephen shares more information on Codility, the benefits it brings to Greenhouse users, and Codility's two, fundamental tips for securing top technical candidates. 

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The Power of Effective Messaging in Social Recruiting

Last week we attended the Social Recruiting Strategies Conference in San Francisco, where we were among top influencers that shared their insights and techniques on building out social strategies. One of the key takeaways from this two-day event was understanding effective messaging.  Allison Kruse, Head of Social Media and Sourcing at Kforce, shared best practices on this topic in a presentation called Finding the Right Message: Effective Communication Across Social Platforms.

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Recruitment Strategies: Coinbase’s Reddit Quiz

bitcoinOne of the key principles of effective recruiting is to source actively and persistently. To implement successful recruitment strategies, companies must begin by casting a wide net when they source. In today’s highly-competitive talent ecosystem, simply posting a job ad or sending an InMail isn’t enough to capture the attention of top talent. As a result, companies are becoming more creative - and targeted - to find qualified candidates. Coinbase, the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet, used Reddit to engage thousands of applicants by posting a Bitcoin quiz. The quiz was taken by thousands and resulted in over 30 new hires.

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What is Recruitment Marketing?

needle-haystackBefore the days of Facebook and Linkedin, candidates could remain anonymous until they applied for a job. But the world has changed. We’re all hyper-connected, and that has prompted an industry-wide shift in the way companies attract top-tier talent. Your next great hire will come from your ability to tap into this new candidate-driven world.

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Getting Candidates to Respond: 10 Sourcing Tips from the Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn

Stacy Zapar is a Recruiting Strategist, Consultant & Advisor, the Founder of Tenfold, and oversees Social Recruiting, Employer Branding & Sourcing at Zappos and Restoration Hardware. She’s the most connected woman on LinkedIn, with over 41,000 first-level connections. She’s also full of great recruiting and sourcing advice that she’s shared on her blog, as well as with the attendees of SourceCon today.

Stacy’s presentation at SourceCon covered the changing world of sourcing. It used to be about finding a purple squirrel or a needle in a haystack. But Stacy points out that the game has changed. The future of sourcing is building engagement and getting candidates to respond. She provides 10 key tips to ensure you stay ahead of the sourcing game.

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5 Rules for Social Recruiting Success

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There are over 1 billion active users on Facebook and 300 million people on LinkedIn, so it’s no surprise that the majority of recruiters are leveraging social recruiting to find candidates. Social media is arguably the most powerful sourcing tool available to modern recruiters, who can identify, evaluate, and engage candidates directly and proactively, all at a low cost to your organization. In fact, a Forbes article declares 2014 to be “The Year Social HR Matters,” identifying the connection between a strong social media strategy and grabbing top talent.

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