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New Recruiting Roles: The Social Media Sourcer

WANTED: Social media gurus with a sales and marketing mentality, who keep up with the latest trends and social platforms and have a knack for connecting with people.

Key Responsibilities: Understanding company’s talent needs; developing new and creative strategies to engage and attract both active and passive candidates through social media; managing company’s career-based social profiles; measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of the social sourcing strategy to drive continuous improvement.

As the recruiting function continues to evolve, companies find themselves embracing new tools and strategies to attract the very best candidates. But it’s not just the technology that has changed—the very nature of the recruiting team has, too, creating the need for specialized sourcing positions. This is where the highly anticipated new position of Social Media Sourcer comes in. This role joins other newer roles on the recruiting team, including Candidate Experience ManagerEmployer Branding Specialist, and Talent Operations Manager.

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3 Tips for Sourcing Engineering Talent

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Sourcing and engaging engineering talent in a competitive marketplace is no easy task. The engineers who you’re reaching out to have likely heard the same pitch from a handful of other recruiters, making none of your companies really stand out. But Squarespace, a website management system, approaches the tech playing field differently. And as a result, it has been successful time and time again at attracting top engineering talent.

So, what is this magical thing that enables Squarespace to take its talent acquisition to the next level? We’re glad you asked. The company leverages a handful of unique platforms—platforms that most tech recruiters probably aren’t even thinking about.

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5 Fresh Ideas for Successfully Sourcing Sales Candidates

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No matter which industry or company you’re in, everyone eagerly awaits “the next big deal” coming through the door. From a recruiter's perspective, that “big deal” is the perfect candidate—you know, that person who embodies all of the qualities, skills, and expertise you’re looking for to fulfill a role—and has a dashing personality to top it all off! But, how do you source and find this rare (read: more-often-than-not mythical) person? And, more importantly, how do you set your company apart from other companies that are vying for this perfect candidate’s attention?

Sam East, VP of Sales at Entelo, a candidate sourcing company, answers just that. Sourcing candidates, and in particular, sales candidates, can be tricky due to the hefty competition in the sales job market. But as a longtime veteran in the sales world, Sam has seen his fair share of what works and what doesn’t and is excited to share his insights with you.

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What To Look For In Customer Success A-Players

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It’s no secret that great customer service is key to customer loyalty. It can also be a point of differentiation in a competitive market, generate new business through referrals, and create a word-of-mouth marketing channel.

Gone are the days when a customer service team would work passively in a call center. At a great organization, customer service consists of both support and customer success, a team that proactively seeks ways to ensure its customers meet (or exceed) their goals with the product. 

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Announcing: Greenhouse’s Integration with Appcast

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We're excited to announce the Greenhouse partnership with the pay-per-applicant job ad exchange, Appcast! Appcast is a new way to advertise your open jobs on a ‘pay-per-applicant’ basis across a network of thousands of career and consumer sites. It works seamlessly with Greenhouse and requires no further integration. Best of all, it’s free to deploy and simple to use...you only pay when someone applies to your job ad. 

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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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