Recruiters are match-makers, but they are not mind readers. Take an inventory of the type of company you’d like to work for, the industry you want to be in, and the skills you can offer your next employer to get the most out of the candidate-recruiter relationship.
Pre-event activities amplifies the employer brand signal leading up to the event, ensuring that social media efforts pay off.
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?
What skills are hot right now? What are employers consistently looking for in candidates?
I think the traditional skill-sets are always going to be the most crucial. No matter what your expertise is, companies are looking for hard-working, responsible professionals that can be great communicators and contributors to their teams and goals.