There are a billion people on Facebook, yet it has not made the impact that LinkedIn has as a candidate sourcing tool. Are employers wasting a billion opportunities to find the right talent? And why haven’t recruiters and talent acquisition specialists been able to harness the potential of Facebook sourcing?
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For a healthy organization, hire quality is more important (and more difficult to measure) than the initial acquisition time frame and cost.
Employers at every level – from Fortune 500s to SMBs – are struggling to find skilled candidates to fill positions and add value to their enterprise. In a job market that is becoming increasingly competitive for great candidates, HR needs to go beyond job board advertising to attract the best talent.
CIOs will be instrumental in bridging the technology gap in the HR department. And when HR can efficiently analyze big data while putting social and mobile strategies into motion, they can make better decisions and hire innovative talent.
A challenge that HR generalists, corporate recruiters, and hiring managers can face is the lack of technical knowledge needed to separate great IT talent from the rest. But talent communities provide valuable tools that can be used to spot hidden tech talent.