We know that today’s recruitment world, like much else, is changing rapidly and becoming more and more complex.
To make things a little easier for you, we compiled a list of 10 great communities to join on Facebook and LinkedIn for peer-to-peer advice on recruiting and sourcing top talent. These groups are exclusively for those involved in recruitment and talent sourcing, so no need to worry about pop-up ads or spammy messages!
Make sure to check out our full list in the downloads and let us know which groups you joined!
1. Recruiters Online
Why join: This group is a “hardball discussion group for members involved in Recruiting, Sourcing, Interviewing, Hiring, HR Recruitment Marketing, Recruiting Social Media, Career Consulting”.
2. Secret Sourcing Group
Why join: This group is “a secret sourcing group for recruiters and sourcers to share and learn! Discussions consist mostly of recruiters asking questions and getting advice with some fun sprinkled in!”
Why join: In this group, “discussions are a mix of sourcing and recruiting questions. Members keep it fun by rifting on the purple squirrel and unicorn memes.”
4. HR Open Source #HROS
Why join: This group is dedicated to “showcasing detailed case studies, resources, and success stories dedicated to informing, educating and inspiring the work of real HR and recruiting professionals.”
5. Talent Product Plays
Why join: This group is “a spot where talent product types share ideas, kvetch, find job/ hiring leads, hatch plans to conquer the world.”
6. The Recruitment Network
Why join: This group aims to “bring together people dedicated to open networking with innovation, integrity and transparency”.
7. HR Professionals
Why join: This group is “a platform for Human Resources professionals “across different geographies, industries, Human Resource functions and experience levels” to exchange ideas and best practices.
8. The Recruiter.com Network
Why join: This group “serves as a single point of contact for job seekers, recruiters and hiring managers” and discusses many exciting topics ranging from talent acquisition, HR and Employer Hiring to Networking, Social Media and IT.
9. Recruitment Consultants and Staffing Professionals
Why join: This group is “for Corporate Staffing Professionals, Agency Recruiters, Headhunters/Executive Searchers, Career Coaches, Talent Managers, HR Directors, Employer Branding Experts to exchange ideas, share leads and follow employment news”.
Why join: This group is “the most pure group on LinkedIn catering to recruiters, staffing and HR professionals and others who have an interest or connection to the staffing industry.”