Social Employment

Social media becomes an advantage for job hunting and hiring

Implications - Employers and employees alike are leveraging the power of social media when it comes to recruiting and job-hunting. As the digital landscape continues to shape the workforce, social media becomes an asset that employers explicitly search for, and employees self-promote. This shift not only indicates which qualities are becoming more desirable, it also suggests that millennial job-hunting and hiring are becoming more public and social in nature.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 2,791 Total Clicks Jan 15 - May 15
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Social Job Hunt Training - Fifth Third Bank is Offering Twitter Job Coaching for New Grads
SCORE: 5.6
Mild 912 Clicks Pub: May 25, 15
Social Job Hunt Training
Fifth Third Bank is Offering Twitter Job Coaching for New Grads
As a means to combating an overarching generalization regarding the work ethic of millennials, Fifth Third Bank has created a contest that is essentially a Twitter job coaching exercise. Partnering... [More]
Six-Second Resume Contests - Nestle UK Recently Recruited Interns Through a Vine Contest
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 675 Clicks Pub: May 25, 15
Six-Second Resume Contests
Nestle UK Recently Recruited Interns Through a Vine Contest
Nestle UK recently turned to the Vine app in order to recruit interns for its 10-week paid placements as apart of their youth employment strategy. The innovative initiative invited European young... [More]
Hashtag-Hijacking Campaigns - Max Kurstjens' Promotional Campaign Appeals to Potential Employers
SCORE: 4.2
Untested 508 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 15
Hashtag-Hijacking Campaigns
Max Kurstjens' Promotional Campaign Appeals to Potential Employers
Rather than going the conventional route of sending out his resume, this creative promotional campaign from Max Kurstjens appeals to prospective employers in a new way. Finding that it was... [More]
Social Media Brand Advocates - GrubHub Snapchat Inspires Content Sharing & Recruitment Opportunities
SCORE: 3.1
Untested 696 Clicks Pub: May 22, 15
Social Media Brand Advocates
GrubHub Snapchat Inspires Content Sharing & Recruitment Opportunities
Real SEO argues that the GrubHub Snapchat is a prime example of how a company uses this particular social media platform better than any other brand. As written on its site, “It sends its... [More]