San Francisco (PRWEB UK) 8 May 2013
Kes Thygesen, Head of Product at online employee referral company, RolePoint recently took time to share his expert advice on creating a ‘talent community’ in an article for social media and technology blog, Mashable. With over 50 million hits per month, it is considered to be the most popular blog of its kind allowing RolePoint to share their advice and promote their platform to global audience.
With ‘talent communities’ predicted by some to be the next big thing in the HR and recruitment industry, RolePoint are perfectly positioned to take advantage of the increasing demand among companies for a complete social recruiting suite that provides unrivaled access and reach to quality job candidates.
The article, which was published last month, has already been shared over 3,000 times on social networks including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. In it, RolePoint recommend that hiring companies find a platform in order to promote their career options that attracts a multitude of talent including recruiters, former employees and interested job candidates. Some of the most popular options are Facebook or LinkedIn because they can easily attract a wide audience. This can be used for specific purposes such as announcing updates for recruiters or alumni and creating forums to engage with interested candidates.
They believe posting regular updates and job postings is a critical aspect of growing a successful ‘talent community’. Alternatively, sending out a regular and engaging newsletter that is targeted to the right audience or providing useful information on career advancement in the form of blog posts, webinars, videos or other shareable online content is a great way to keep ‘talent communities’ engaged, according to Kes Thygesen of RolePoint.
The article stresses that a well-maintained ‘talent community’ brings a multitude of benefits to employers meaning less time spent on job boards and increasing numbers of passive candidates attracted to the hiring company. Additionally it means attracting higher quality candidates and more meaningful interaction with interested candidates. The full article on creating successful ‘talent communities’ can be found at: http://mashable.com/2013/04/07/create-talent-community/.
Recently launched social recruiting platform RolePoint is set to revolutionize the way companies organize their staffing solutions. It has been developed as a powerful tool designed to help find talented candidates within existing employees’ social networks. For more information on their products and services visit: http://www.rolepoint.com or give them a call on +1 888 571 2851 for more information on the company.