Skip to content

Posts tagged ‘social media’

Are you maximizing your most important talent acquisition tool?

Maurice Fernandes – Employment Brand Manager, Ceridian

As an HR/recruitment professional, you spend a lot of time, energy, and money trying to attract the right talent to your organization. But are you paying enough attention to what, in my opinion, is the most powerful attraction tool in your kit; your organization’s employment brand? A recent study from Glassdoor found that a strong employer brand not only attracted more applicants but those applicants would consider a job offer with a lower salary.

In the past, companies were able to craft their own employer brand messaging and present it behind closed doors during the interview process. The Internet has given job seekers access to an unprecedented amount of information. This means that often times job seekers have already made up their mind about a company before speaking to a Recruiter/HR or Hiring Manager.

How does this affect HR/recruitment teams? What can they do to turn this risk into a benefit? Read more

3 tips for recruiting recent college grads

By Maurice Fernandes, Manager of Employment Brand & Social Media at Ceridian.

As the generations making up the majority of today’s workforce begin to shift, so must the recruiting strategies of employers. Staying up to date on emerging staffing trends helps ensure businesses are positioning themselves as attractive companies to work for. And today more than ever, it’s so important that organizations are able to effectively tap into the talent pool of recent college graduates.

In a recently conducted survey of 2016 U.S. college graduates, Accenture Strategy gathered data and findings that offer essential insight on how employers can better position themselves in the job market and improve their initiatives to attract and retain top candidates. Below are some tips employers should use based on the research findings. Read more

Social media at work: Managing its use among workers

social media blogIn this day and age, it is necessary for businesses to have an online presence. When leveraged correctly, social media can – and should – be used as an effective marketing tool. It is fast becoming a popular platform on which companies connect and interact with customers, employees and stakeholders. And while social media is undoubtedly a useful channel for external, customer-facing initiatives, managing its use among individual employees can be a bit more complicated. Read more

5 ways to experience #CeridianINSIGHTS through social media


By Cali Yakaback, Social Media Marketing Manager, Ceridian

Each year Ceridian hosts INSIGHTS, our annual customer forum packed full of networking and training opportunities. This year’s event will be the biggest and best yet featuring over 160 educational sessions, product demos, 30 customer speakers and 2,000 attending HCM professionals!

There are plenty of ways to experience INSIGHTS, which will run from July 11 to 15 in sunny (not to mention, HOT) Las Vegas. Each attendee and session is an opportunity to learn more about HCM and talk about it with your peers. It’s tough to talk to 2,000 people though. Luckily, the world of social media offers a great forum for discussion. In fact, there are plenty of ways to use social media to get the most out of INSIGHTS.  Read more

5 things to look for when recruiting via social media

social recruitingThe initial challenge of recruiting can be divided into two distinct, equally important parts – first is the step of sourcing, or finding potential candidates for employment, and second is vetting them and evaluating whether they’re a good fit. HR offices everywhere are looking for new, innovative strategies for improving in both of those areas.

Today, social media is being used for both of the above tasks. If you spend a few minutes poking around LinkedIn or Facebook, you can definitely do both – you can initially find people and then learn more about them. But in corporate recruiting, is this a worthwhile use of your time and energy? Read more

7 tips to get the most out of a conference

conference adviceIn just about any line of work, whether you’re involved with human capital management or anything else, it can be beneficial to attend conferences and similar industry events. These events give you the chance to network with others in your industry and acquire a great deal of insider knowledge.

However, going to a conference can be daunting, especially if the event is on the larger side and you don’t have a game plan going in. It’s overwhelming. There are so many events on the schedule and so many people around you – where do you begin?

At Ceridian, we are gearing up for our annual customer conference, INSIGHTS 2015, so we’d like to share some strategies to help you make the most out of attending an industry event. Read more

%d bloggers like this: