Social Hiring

Recruiters turn to hiring practices that emphasize social interaction

Implications - Social media and digital technology have made personal information more public and readily available, transforming the process of recruiting, networking and hiring. However, rather than relying solely on online information, many recruiters are using the digital platform as a means of encouraging interpersonal connections. This shift reveals that although technology cannot replace face-to-face interaction, approached carefully, it can effectively facilitate it.
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Social Media Recruiting Campaigns - L'Oreal Builds Its LinkedIn Community with a Clever Campaign
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Warm 3,864 Clicks Pub: Nov 7, 13
Social Media Recruiting Campaigns
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SCORE: 5.7
Warm 1,618 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 15
Startup Networking Apps
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Food-Focused Recruiting Sites - Lunchcruit Pairs Job Seekers with Companies for Free Lunch Dates
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Mild 938 Clicks Pub: Feb 28, 15
Food-Focused Recruiting Sites
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Decentralized Social Networks - Synereo Will Use Peer-to-Peer Networking To Foster Interaction
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Mild 741 Clicks Pub: Mar 19, 15
Decentralized Social Networks
Synereo Will Use Peer-to-Peer Networking To Foster Interaction
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Bluetooth Networking Apps - Surf Labs' LiNK App Uses Beacon Technology for Networking
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Mild 1,049 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 15
Bluetooth Networking Apps
Surf Labs' LiNK App Uses Beacon Technology for Networking
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