Facebook has 100m users in Africa

The Real Question? Should you be recruiting on FaceBook?   Facebook has reached a significant milestone in Africa, announcing that as of June 2014, 100m people are connecting to the social network at least once a month. And showing that Africa truly is a “mobile first” continent, Facebook has revealed that 80% of users are […]

5 Social Recruiting Tips To Boost Hiring By Franz Gilbert on

  If it feels like you can’t go a day without hearing about social media, you aren’t going crazy! Since 2009, the term “social media” has increased by over 5X in terms of Google Search terms. Additionally, the frequency of the term has increased by over 10X in usage! The challenge is that this term […]

Recruiting Passive Candidates with Social Media

  Just to recap: Passive candidates are magical unicorns. They will instantly improve your business, upgrade your company culture, and double your chances of winning the lottery. Recruiting passive candidates will solve all of your problems! Sadly, this is extremely difficult to do because passive candidates live in a land without help wanted ads, job […]

To Reach Passive Candidates, Try Jobcast’s Facebook Recruitment App

Liz Ryan, writing for The Management Blog at Bloomberg Businessweek in May 2013, called the search for passive job candidates “the latest corporate mania.” What exactly is a passive candidate? Essentially, it’s any person who is currently employed, not actively looking for a new job, but willing to consider an employment offer if one comes […]

Fully Branded Facebook Career Pages

  Many of our clients have expressed how important it is for their branding to show consistent design and messaging on all of their social platforms. We couldn’t agree more! To help build your brand presence, we’ve added some great new features that give you complete control over customizing your Facebook Career Page. When you […]

Companies That Don’t Embrace Social Media Might Be Treading Water, Experts Say

The water’s fine in the social media pool, but many companies are still afraid to allow workers to dive in. Experts say employers should take the social media plunge to buoy their brand and improve productivity.   A couple of years ago, General Electric Co. wasn’t satisfied with how it was bringing good ideas to […]

E-CRUITMENT – TAKING THE MOUNTAIN TO MOHAMMED WITH A CLICK

  In spite of the high rates of unemployment, virtually every HR exec laments the lack of good candidates.  This is true whether looking for drivers, artisans, service staff, professionals or knowledge workers.  The right people are simply not available? The recruitment landscape has changed significantly in recent years with “active” jobseekers simply posting their […]