Today’s buzz: Social Recruiting

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Gone is the era of your HR manager hoping hard-to-find talent would stumble upon their business-critical job postings. Today, millions of job candidates eagerly post their credentials on social media sites. Is successful social recruiting for top talent an art or a science for today’s HR? The experts speak. Mervyn Dinnen, Social engagement strategist: “Social recruiting is just recruiting. Forget the word ‘social’… Get the hiring process right… then ‘social’ is no different than the phone or Internet.” Katrina Collier, Winning Impression: “Finding people on social channels is easy. Getting a response is a different matter and that’s the art. If you ignore or mistreat social job seekers, you’ll miss hiring great people…” Will Staney, SAP: “Social media is not necessarily a source of hire, it’s a communication channel. It’s important to remember this when measuring an ROI of your social recruiting efforts.” Join us for Social Recruiting: Art or Science?

The experts speak.

Tune in, Tuesday, April 8th at 12 pm ET / 9 am PT for a new HR Trends with Game-Changers roundtable discussion on “Social Recruiting: Art or Science?” Our panelists will include (pictured L to R): Mervyn Dinnen, Social Engagement Strategist; Katrina Collier, Founder, Winning Impression; and Will Staney, Director of Recruiting and Strategic Programs, SAP.

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If you are unable to tune in live, the show will be available on demand soon after for your listening convenience. We welcome your thoughts about the topic via twitter at hash tag #SAPRadio.

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