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7 top tech tips to for recruiters by Jason Elias presented in San Diego, March 2011

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7 top tech tips for recruiter

  1. 1.  7top tech tips to making more money <br />An update on best practice techniques for recruiters to make the most of IT tools, social media and technology<br />1<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  2. 2. Sourcing CandidatesMarketing/ PresentingSocial MediaLinked InInformation ManagementMobileProductivity tools<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Sourcing 2011<br />Word of Mouth – exponentially via social media – automate it.<br />Job Boards- integrate with existing process<br />for multiposting and candidate capture<br />Website- integrate, reach existing candidates, don’t leave money on the floor.<br />Splitzone – free money, set up agents and do a search on candidates and recruiters (money letter/ Marcia)<br />3<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  4. 4. Sourcing Products and Tools<br />4<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />Boolean<br />CandidatesDirect<br />
  5. 5. Marketing & Presentations<br />Targeted Ads- GoogleAds, Facebook, LI<br />Email Newsletters- Mail Chimp, Vertical Response,Constantcontact.<br />Video Animations- <br />Candidate Videos- Talent VX<br />Know your niche- get Google Alerts and use them as marketing tool<br /> beyond powerpoint<br />5<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  6. 6. Social Media<br />Twitter- integrate it with LI and ATS, balance sales vs content, retweet info.TweetDeck is a great way to monitor/manage your Twitter feeds<br />Facebook- use to drill down demographics on sourcing, investigate candidates, be careful to separate work from personal- once on the web, it stays there.<br />Gist- worth exploring<br />Concentrate your strategy don’t spread too thin eg Plaxo<br />Twitalyzer, Crowdbooster and Klout are interesting to assess how your social media marketing is going<br />6<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  7. 7. Linked In<br />Betamaxvs VHS<br />Expand your network intuitively, each new contact through Linked In Outlook Toolbar,Rapportive, Xobni, MS Outlook Social Connector or Gist<br />Integrate with ATS and Twitter <br />Groups are great- post jobs for free<br />Upgrade your account and use your Inmail allocation<br />NB when you send an inmail, finish the note with an invitation to connect<br />Ask for Introductions<br />Make sure you get references/testimonials<br />Check out new products eg resume<br />Create a Corporate Page<br />7<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  8. 8. Mobile<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />8<br />Don’t be left behind in the move to the cloud!<br />Be capable of getting data on the move eg ATS, Contacts, Calendar, Accounts<br />Smartphones/ Tablets are essential Tools of Trade<br />Keep up to date with useful apps<br />Make your website – mobile friendly<br />
  9. 9. Mobile Ready Website<br />9<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  10. 10. Information Management<br />Scenario- client fills job with a candidate on your books<br />Around 25-30% of candidates on your database will shift jobs this year- how many will you place?<br />Interrogate ATS, Emails and documents on your hard drive<br />Try Copernic, Desktop Search, Gmail, X1 (see over),DT Search<br />Neo Nelson Email Organizer<br />Dropbox<br />Yousenditand Box.netfor sending large files<br />10<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  11. 11. Productivity Tools<br />Time Management Tools/Apps<br />Google Calendar<br />Invitations<br />Time Trader<br />Predictive assessment tool<br /> <br />Accounts<br />Freshbooks<br />Cloud based eg<br />Xero, Saasu<br />11<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  12. 12. Productivity tools<br />Mind Mapping<br />Mindmeister<br />Remote Access<br />Gotomypc<br />Telco/ Voip<br />Skype eg group conference,WIFI<br />Sharing<br />Google Docs<br />Website<br />Don’t pay to reinvent the wheel, templates Netsolva<br />Automate your functionality eg job alerts, search<br />12<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  13. 13. Questions<br />13<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />
  14. 14. Presented by Jason Elias, Elias Recruitment with thanks to all the contributors from NPA and beyond<br />For queries or further information, email,<br />14<br />San Diego 2011- Jason Elias-<br />