This is the important point – people are trusting what they see written by people they know, more than adverts or third party editorials or articles - this is the important for you to understand
These numbers are truly staggering ….however lets think about what we do with this informationHow many emails do you sign up for/ How many group discussion do you joinHow many things can you manage in one day…..and do a good job.Before anyone thinks that it might be better to ban certain social media sites in the workplaceForrester research/ Melbourne – it led to 9% less productivity when sites were banned.
Graduate Recruitment Trends
Peter CosgroveDate: January 6th 2012
Trends for the Graduates of the FutureI hate networking!!• Mobile Devices• Social Media and Recruiting• Availability of Data to graduates• Internships
Mobile RecruitmentI hate networking!!• Smartphones becoming a necessity for the graduate population• 39% of smartphone users use their phone in the bathroom
Mobile Recruitment• 1.2 Billion Mobile Apps Were Downloaded over The Holidays• A record breaking 242 million apps were downloaded worldwide on Christmas Day• Google engineers “number 1 focus is on mobile”
Deloitte New ZealandDeloitte New Zealand, award for use of Facebook for attractingGraduates.
PwC VideoI hate networking!! Its what the public want to see not what you want to put out there
Trend – Tomorrow’s candidateI hate networking!! James is 12 …his last Christmas list was online using price comparison site data! …her favourite film is Ironman, he downloaded it from iTunes ...he put together his holiday videos into a 5 minute movie using the iMovie app … after scanning a QR code on his mum’s iPhone, he won a trip to Disneyland … he taught his dad to stream football online => Do you think he’ll ever send you her CV or reply to a job ad?
ConclusionI hate networking!!• Getting engagement from the graduate of the future will be the key• Companies need to understand how graduates want to apply• Social media can help or hinder• “Good” companies will win
Cpl is looking to hire graduates as well as experienced recruiters to work with ireland’s leading recruitment consultancy, please feel free to refer anyone toThank You & Questions email@example.comName: Peter CosgroveTitle: Director, CplEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter: @petercosgrovePhone: +353 87 6200836