Getting social with recruitment

Getting social with recruitment Purpose – This article aims to discuss the growing popularity of social networking as a recruitment tool and to outline some of the key considerations that organizations must take when embarking on social recruiting. Design/methodology/approach – This is a best practice guide based on Jobpartners' experience of providing e‐recruitment solutions to a number of blue‐chip global companies. Findings – The article outlines best practice when it comes to social recruiting, highlighting how one major global retail brand has successfully integrated social media tools into its recruitment strategy. Originality/value – The article will be of interest to HR professionals at organizations of all sizes interested in how to get best value from social recruiting. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Strategic HR Review Emerald Publishing

Getting social with recruitment

Strategic HR Review, Volume 9 (6): 5 – Oct 19, 2010

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1475-4398
DOI
10.1108/14754391011078063
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Abstract

Purpose – This article aims to discuss the growing popularity of social networking as a recruitment tool and to outline some of the key considerations that organizations must take when embarking on social recruiting. Design/methodology/approach – This is a best practice guide based on Jobpartners' experience of providing e‐recruitment solutions to a number of blue‐chip global companies. Findings – The article outlines best practice when it comes to social recruiting, highlighting how one major global retail brand has successfully integrated social media tools into its recruitment strategy. Originality/value – The article will be of interest to HR professionals at organizations of all sizes interested in how to get best value from social recruiting.

Journal

Strategic HR ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 19, 2010

Keywords: Recruitment; Networking; Human resources

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