What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media

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What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media

  1. 1. GSR2R What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media
  2. 2. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media If you are a recruitment consultant and you aren’t harnessing the full power of social media, you are missing out. At GSR2R we are a rec 2 rec company that appreciate how important it is to develop skills in every area especially when it comes to social networking for business.
  3. 3. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media Social media is now such a huge part of most recruitment professionals’ lives that it gives you one of the easiest and best routes to engaging with them, and it can also help you with research on your market, on your roles, on your candidates, and even on what people are saying about you and your recruitment agency!
  4. 4. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media Top recruitment consultants use social media to help then connect with; the best people, stay informed, and market themselves. You can use every social including; facebook and Twitter. network going The number one social media platform has to be LinkedIn. Want to know what to focus on?
  5. 5. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media 1. Creating a strong LinkedIn network LinkedIn is about the most perfect social network there is for the recruitment world.
  6. 6. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media While on other social networks like Facebook and Twitter, anything you post is competing with all of the reader’s other interests for attention; LinkedIn is all about work and professional development. People don’t connect with their mothers and add their holiday photos and pictures of their cat on LinkedIn.
  7. 7. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media They connect with other professionals in their field, relevant service providers, people they know on a professional basis, and, in a lot of cases, recruitment consultants. LinkedIn is also designed to make it really easy for professionals with mutual acquaintances to get an introduction to each other, and for people to endorse other people’s skills.
  8. 8. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media 2. Finding candidates on LinkedIn This means that when you add someone you have perhaps helped find a new job to your LinkedIn network, you can look at all of the people they know, see what kind of skills they have and who has recommended them, and then ask your contact to introduce you to them.
  9. 9. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media Because your LinkedIn network shows you people who are connected to everyone you know, it expands really quickly. If you find 100 people you know on there, chances are you will have an extended network of thousands or even millions of people you can search and get introductions to, giving you a whole new way to find candidates.
  10. 10. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media 2. Promoting yourself on LinkedIn You can join professional groups and answer user questions about your area of recruitment to help to establish yourself as a true expert in your field. You can also get endorsements from colleagues, clients and people you have helped find new jobs in the past.
  11. 11. What The Best Recruitment Consultants Know About Social Media You can list all of your professional qualifications and have them verified, and you can post your full career history, effectively giving you a live, interactive CV complete with references! You can even link your LinkedIn account to Twitter and tweet your endorsements and other work news to your followers for an even wider impact.
  12. 12. For more information on Social Media Recruitment please contact hello@gsr2r.com
  13. 13. http://gsr2r.com

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