How to use Social Media in Your Employee Referral Program

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Employee referrals is one of the best ways to get quality talent for an opening. Social media has come up with new ways to integrate the popular method of employee referrals with the actual hiring process. If you are not leveraging these social networks in your employee referral program then you could be missing out on a powerful tool. Here are some tips given by ZALP to help you leverage social media to increase your referral program. Visit www.zalp.com to know more.

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How to use Social Media in Your Employee Referral Program

  1. 1. SocialRecruitingTipsto helpyou with your EmployeeReferralProgram How to use Social Media in your Employee Referral Program
  2. 2. How to useSocialMedia in your EmployeeReferralProgram According to a 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey, 1 in 6 people attributed their current job to the use of social media, which just goes to show that people are increasing using their networks to get them a job. This is a golden opportunity for employee referral programs as employee connectionsis what drives referral programs and our employeeshave never been more connectedthan now. INTRODUCTION
  3. 3. How to useSocialMedia in your EmployeeReferralProgram Here are some tips to help you leverage social media to increase your referral program effectiveness :
  4. 4. How to useSocialMedia in your EmployeeReferralProgram Communication is by far is the biggest weapon to use to win the talent war in the social media space. Maintain an active social presence through building forums, raising questions or sharing blogs on topics pertinent to your employee groups. Invite them to ask questions and try and build as many connections with them as possible. Communicate Another very useful tool pertinent to the social media is automated job sharing throughout employee’s social connections. By allowing employees to share open positions on various social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn increases the scope and reach of your referral. Share Jobs
  5. 5. How to useSocialMedia in your EmployeeReferralProgram Motivation through rewards and incentives is another hugely successful participation tool. A well designed reward program with compelling incentives, in cash or in kind can rev up participation from employees. Rewards programs can work wonders in the social world. It can galvanize entire employee connections to work for your hiring at a fraction of what it would cost otherwise. Simply asking your employees to post an open job on Facebook and announce a reward and a gift for anyone from their circle who can refer someone who can be hired for the same can produce astounding results with minimal effort. Relevant Rewards
  6. 6. How to useSocialMedia in your EmployeeReferralProgram These social media tips can help you make your employee referral program function far more effectively and help you reach your recruiting targets in no time at all.
  7. 7. SocialRecruitingTipsto helpyou with your EmployeeReferralProgram For more information, visit www.zalp.com To book a free demo, drop a mail to info@zalp.com You may also call us for any other assistance 1-866-217-1267 www.linkedin.com/company/zalp www.facebook.com/zalp03 www.twitter.com/zalptweets Zalp integrates with all leadingATS providers.

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