Recruiterbox Blog / Sourcing


Moving Beyond LinkedIn: Expand Your Sourcing Horizons

Let’s make one thing clear: Yes, you should still use LinkedIn. It’s still the most popular social network among recruiters, simply because every job seeker should have a profile on the site. This naturally makes a good place for convergence between people looking for jobs and those who want to hire them. It’s easy to…
27 July 2015

How to Use Social Media to Aid in Your Search for Employees

When your company last needed a new employee or intern, where did you turn and what results did you get? Was it an onslaught of unqualified resumes or a lack thereof? If so, then maybe you need to look at some different ways to promote your current job offerings. The following are some ways to…
07 June 2012

How to Use Social Advertising for Finding New Employees

Recently, we talked about how your business can use social media to find employees . This week, we’re going to look specifically at using social advertising on Facebook and LinkedIn to attract even more potential employees to your career opportunities. What is the difference? In the previous post, we looked at using social media to…
20 June 2012

How to Successfully Recruit New College Graduates (Infographic)

New college graduates are eager to break into the job market. Learn some creative strategies to recruit the right ones for your firm, and then help these 20-somethings develop into high-quality employees. Showcase the company benefits package and other perks that enhance their lifestyle. Post jobs and employer branding content to the social media sites…
05 August 2015

How to Hire a Great Researcher: Interview with CEO of Flexjobs

We had a chance to talk to Sara Sutton Fell , CEO of FlexJobs , the leading site for finding telecommuting, part-time and other flexible job opportunities. She shared her experience and tips on Hiring a Researcher : 1. Where did you begin looking for a Researcher? Job Board listings, Private Referrals, Specific forums, Recruiters?…
19 January 2012

#FirstInHR: Using the Power of Social to Recruit

Setting up a recruiting strategy can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have much experience with the hiring process. Regardless of where you are in developing your business, look to social networks for new hires. Not yet convinced about the benefits of using social media in recruiting? You’re already well behind the curve, as 92%…
03 February 2015

#FirstInHR: How to Build a Strong Talent Pipeline

Like many business leaders, you want to cut down the time you spend on hiring, and find good candidates for every hiring cycle. In order to do so, you need a strong talent pipeline. So how do you build one? It’s an involved process that requires examining hiring from a number of perspectives, understanding the…
31 August 2015

#FirstInHR: How to Attract Candidates to Your Small Business

Your small business is growing, and there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done yourself. Hard as it is, you learn to loosen the reins and add an extra set of hands and a mind or two. These new employees bring fresh ideas to the table. The only problem, you haven’t hired…
02 December 2014

Creating Job Ads for the Right Candidates

Presenting a title, job duties and pay is pretty simple. Anyone can do that. Creating a job ad that is actually targeted toward qualified candidates is tougher. There are an estimated 5 million jobs posted online . The idea is to let your job ad grab the right attention and then do a lot of…
16 July 2013

6 Ways to Find Best Fit Talent

“HR should be every company’s ‘killer app.’ What could possibly be more important than who gets hired…” –Jack Welch, ex-CEO of GE Finding good candidat es isn’t hard. Finding qualified applicants can be difficult. However, finding the best-fit talent, both in culture and in skill-set, can be excruciating. Your recruiters do all they can, but…
24 June 2014