Let’s face it—recruiting is a challenging aspect of any human resource professional’s duties. In times of high unemployment, there are floods of applications and resumes to manage. During this current time of a record 49-year low unemployment rate, the challenges may be even more demanding. The open positions can linger, unfilled, while improving overall financial performance continues to create more jobs. Read for ways to meet the challenges and follow links for more information and software solutions we offer.
The Web is continually impacting marketing strategies and tactics, and let’s face it – a significant part of recruiting is marketing. The latest buzz is around using social media, or Web 2.0, to help recruit top talent. With the onset of social media, marketing departments can no longer control the message. Power is shifting to the end user. Individuals can influence the perception of a brand and buying decisions of their online friends through such online media as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.