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Even in today’s economic climate, finding and attracting top talent to your organization is probably a struggle. In many industries, such as IT, traditional talent pools have dried up and firms are finding they must turn to alternative methods in order to build pipelines in key skill sets to ensure they have the talent to satisfy current initiatives and to promote growth for the future. Many Human Resources professionals and recruiters are turning to social media in order to present their brand and build these talent pipelines. Unfortunately, a majority of them are doing it poorly!
Part 2 of our 3-part series will build upon the set-up of your profile and connections in part one and focus on expanding your reach through groups and following companies and people:
• Targeting The Right Network
• Linkedin: Groups & Questions/Answers
o Finding key groups to follow and post information and positions
o Connecting with new targets through groups
o Jobs verses Job Discussions
o Who are subject matter experts in specific areas on LinkedIn?
o Finding experts & being an expert on Linkedin through Q&A
o Who is your competition following/meeting?