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How social media job board can strengthen your search for the best candidates in 2021

by TheHRSoft Inc The Human Resources Software Corporation

Traditional job boards, as well as social media platforms, are powerful recruitment methods. You can enhance your chances of discovering quality candidates faster. It can be done through publishing or advertising your available positions on social media. This is because publishing jobs on social media benefits you in the following ways:


1.
Freely post or share your job postings


To
swiftly alert your followers about your job vacancies, update your Facebook status. You can also send a simple tweet, or promote your job advertising on LinkedIn for free. Unlike job boards, social media sites are designed to facilitate the exchange of information. People can simply share what they see on social media with their peers. With relatively little work, you may drastically boost your reach to potential applicants.


2. Place a targeted ad on specific social media platforms.


With sponsored job advertisements on LinkedIn and Facebook, you can increase the exposure of your job. It attracts more targeted candidates. Advanced results tracking (clicks and views) and targeting (for example, on Facebook and LinkedIn. utilizing sponsored advertisements to attract people with the skills and background for your openings. These are some of the advantages of paying to advertise your jobs on these networks. With flat rates and pay-per-click advertising campaigns. you can keep the expense of your paid job ads under control.


3. Activate dormant candidates


Passive applicants are those who are not
actively seeking new employment. Although these are interested in learning about interesting career chances. Because these applicants are less inclined to browse job boards and careers pages, social media can help you get your job ad in front of them. Additionally, your hiring staff and coworkers may simply share job postings on their personal social media pages, attracting those who don't look for new positions through traditional means.


4. Create an appealing employer brand

You can be more creative with your job adverts on social media to attract prospects' attention. A formal job description is not required. With photos or videos of your workspace and personalized notes from existing employees and hiring managers, you can show off your distinctive corporate culture. Candidates will gain a better understanding of what it's like to work with you this way.


Which social media platforms are the most effective for publishing job ads?


To attract potential prospects, post your job openings on the most prominent social media platforms. It's ideal not to limit yourself to just one network; instead, use a variety of channels to reach out to diverse types of people. Here are some of the social media sites where job searchers browse for openings:

 

Paid advertisements on LinkedIn and Facebook

• LinkedIn: People use LinkedIn to publish their employment histories, develop their personal brands, and network with other professionals. As a result, this is the best area to publish sponsored ads to attract individuals with the talents you need.

• Facebook: As the world's most popular social media platform, Facebook can help you interact with potential candidates and reach your target audience with targeted job postings.

Job postings can be shared for free on social media sites.


• LinkedIn: Use LinkedIn to promote your open positions to your professional network and followers via personal updates and messages.


• Facebook: Use Facebook to post and share job openings via status updates, career sites, and related groups.


• Twitter: Recruit using a quick and snappy tweet on Twitter.
Tweets might bring your job openings in front of prospective candidates if you use the right work-related hashtags.

 

• Google+: Despite its low popularity, promoting jobs on Google's social media channel will boost your job advertisements' visibility and SEO rankings.


Why should you use HR tools when posting job openings on social media?


If you're using recruiting software, you'll spend the most of your time here: As applications come in, you develop job descriptions, put them on job sites, and maintain candidate profiles. As part of your job posting process, it makes sense to advertise your openings on social media at the same time.


However, logging in and out of numerous social network accounts takes time. It facilitates this by integrating with the most widely used social media platforms. Directly from your job board account, post news of your latest job openings to your social media profiles.


Here's how to do it:


Job postings on Facebook

Because Facebook has such a big number of potential prospects, it may be a powerful recruiting tool. People use Facebook in a variety of ways, therefore it provides a variety of choices for posting jobs on the social media platform:

 

· Post them on your own timeline: The job ad will display on your Facebook page, and you may choose whether it will be available to all friends, close friends, or a new group of friends.

· Post them to a friend's timeline: If you know someone who might be interested in the job, you can post your job ad directly to their timeline. This is also a good idea if the person has a large following of people who might be interested.


· Post in a group: If you're a member of a professional Facebook group that's relevant to your job opportunity, post your ad there to get the attention of other members.


· Share on a page you're in charge of: To target your most engaged fans, post your job ad on your company's Facebook page.
If you manage multiple Facebook pages, you'll get a dropdown menu where you may select the appropriate one.


· Share via private message: Share the job ad URL in a direct message to discuss a job opportunity confidentially. Get the full view of every candidate.


Summary Candidates will find you on social media, but these networks are also good suppliers of candidates. Some of your finest hires may be on social and professional networks right now. If you're actively hunting for quality people online, specialist job board tools can help you save time. The ATS integrated sourcing tool searches millions of social and professional profiles to assist in the identification of qualified candidates.


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