Building Relationships and Conversations in Social Recruiting

Addapted from an article in Social Media Today

June 14, 2012

Business Relationships: Once a recruiting relationship is developed, it takes effort to maintain it. It’s not always possible to enjoy face time with contacts. Social Recruiting provides an alternative method of staying in touch with Candidates both Passive and Active.

Business Conversations: Social Souring networks are all about engagement. They provide a platform to discuss topics of mutual interest, ask & answer questions, collaborate on new ideas, share content and to learn with your top Candidates. Entrants into a new markets can learn about local business culture, business priorities and key competitors. 62% of business technology decision makers now read and post comments on blogs (Social Media Examiner, 2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report).  Participants can turn casual conversations into long-lasting relationships. However, just as in face-to-face conversations, each party must provide value to the other.

Social media mirrors the business activities of any company. It is simply another channel through which to pursue these actions. As you consider your use of Social Recruiting. Either way, be strategic and tactical about how social media can help you connect, collaborate and communicate to achieve your business goals.

At SourceMob we assist you to distribute your job posts, conversations and provide Candidate engagement getting you up close and personal with your top tier candidates.