Websites for Recruiters and HR Professionals
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By Alex Mcauley on
Recruiting is a challenging job. The market is oversaturated, the pool of available talent is getting smaller every day, competition is fierce and you have to stand out from the crowd to get noticed. If you feel like everything you do as an HR or Recruiting professional has become harder, that's because it has! In this blog post we'll take you through some of handy websites for recruiters and HR professionals in general. It doesn't matter if you are working in recruitment or in a human resources department of a company or are an independent recruiter. The world of recruiting has changed so much over the last few years. You need to be able to stay ahead of the game and find new sources for candidates if you want to succeed.
Employee Insight and Culture Platforms for Recruiting
There are so many amazing tools out there that help you get to know the culture and employees of a company before you start searching for candidates. You can find anything from employee satisfaction scores, to information about the company culture, to info about the salary of employees. You can even search the social media and public profiles of employees to see if they would be a good fit for your organisation. This is a great way to reduce the time you spend researching companies and helps you focus more on candidates.
Networking Platforms for Recruiting
We all know that networking is key to success in almost any industry. And in the recruiting industry, it's one of the most important things you can do. Of course, it's not enough to just be out there talking to people. You have to know how to network properly and with purpose. There are a few different platforms that make it easier to network with people and grow your network. LinkedIn is the obvious number 1 choice for professionals, however, there are products groups and forum networks all over the internet and social media such as Facebook, Twitter and many others.
General Talent Platforms for Recruiting
These are platforms that are general and could suit a range of different positions. Some examples of general talent platforms are Indeed, Monster, and LinkedIn. You can use these platforms for anything from entry level positions to executive level positions. A lot of general talent platforms also offer job posting features, so you can post your opportunities on the platform and make them visible to candidates. Some of our favorite general talent platforms for recruiting are: CV library, Indeed and LinkedIn
HR software and apps
The world of HR and recruiting software is huge. There are so many different products on the market right now that it can make your head spin. So how do you know which products to use and which ones are best for your team? Well, it all comes down to the needs of your business. You need to find software that will help you manage your entire team, including recruiting. Some HR software that could help you with recruiting include: Fabricruitment (our in-house recruitment website platform) and Fabriccrm (our in-house dedicated recruitment crm software), quite honestly speaking from what our enquiries and clients tell us most other platforms available are clunky and never do as advertised so it's hard to recommend any others!
B2B Lead Intelligence Platforms for Recruiting
B2B lead generation platforms focus on helping you get in touch with decision makers in companies that are likely to be interested in what you have to offer. These are people who are currently in the market for a solution like the one you provide. Lead generation for recruiting has become incredibly important as competition for talent rises. You need to find ways to get in front of the right people and find the best candidates. Lead generation platforms will help you do just that. Some notable B2B lead intelligence platforms for recruiting are: Overloop, Hunter.io and Aeroleads.
We hope that you've been inspired to try out some of these tools and websites. We also hope that you've discovered some new tools that will help you with your recruiting. It's important that recruiters and HR professionals keep up with the latest tools and websites. There are new tools and websites being created all the time, so you need to make sure you stay on top of the latest trends. If you have anymore to add to the list please get in touch and we'll do our best to add them for you.