The Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (SRSC) commenced last week and for two days, recruiting leaders from around the country joined forces to spin a web of Talent Acquisition inspiration. Though I am not a recruiter, to say I left with knowledge that any business can use to grow would be an understatement.
The first day began with an emotional presentation by Celia Harper-Guerra, Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Illumina, a company that uses next-generation sequencing to prevent terminal illness, among other incredible advancements. The conference continued with high-profile recruiters like Chrissy Thornhill of Salesforce on attracting talent through Instagram, and social data enthusiasts like Barry Hurd of Online RPM illustrating (literally) the interest patterns of all the SRSC speakers.
There are too many great soundbites to list, but here some of last week’s finest advice, tips, and revelations (in no particular order) for better social recruiting:
Which are your favorites?