New Recruiting Strategies

Embracing new Recruitment Strategies

Palladium Recruitment is a recruitment and labour hire business servicing the Shoalhaven and surrounding areas. We are built on strong values including Honesty, Commitment and Efficiency.

Our aim is to attract skilled and experienced staff to the area by embracing new recruitment strategies including the use of social media and the internet whilst not forgetting the traditional recruitment methods we aim to cover all bases and attract only the best candidates. With a varied recruitment background gained on a local and international level, we take the time to understand your recruitment needs and have the motivation to fulfil your requirements quickly and cost effectively.

Social Recruitment – Facts & Figures
  • In March 2010, Australia was declared the social networking capital of the world with almost 10 million (4 out of 5) engaged in some form of social interaction1
  • Nielson online reports that 42% of Australian and New Zealanders with online profiles have looked for a job on a social networking site.
  • 62% of Fortune 500 Companies use LinkedIn to recruit…do you?
  • With social media, you can understand job search trends and candidate feedback in real time.
  • Cost effective: seek and other job boards increase their prices every year; google, LinkedIn, facebook and twitter are all free
  • Interaction and incentive to engage: run competitions, surveys, blogs, email updates, company news and industry news
  • The Cedar Crestone 2010 HR Systems Survey found that organisations using social networking for recruiting and branding have experienced double the sales growth than organisations without these tools
  • A Deloitte study found that 23% of Australian companies already use social networking as a hiring aid.2 This number will only get higher.
  • Of the top 20 search engines according to comScore qSearch in August 2009, 3 are search functions within social media web sites: YouTube is the second most popular search engine after Google.3 4 MySpace and Facebook are also in the top 20…if candidates are searching for recruitment companies, they will be turning to social media.
  • Reminder: online users spend 22.7% of their time on social networking sites; that’s twice as much time as we spend on any other online activity5
  • Gen Y, your youngest candidates, fresh from uni and ready to take on that exciting new role, have never lived in a world without social media!
  • Industry is social. Take a look around. Coca Cola Facebook page has over 11 million fans and Starbucks over 13 million.
Palladium Recruitment provide recruitment and labour hire services to the Nowra and surrounding areas.

1.http://www.socialnetworkingwatch.com/2010/03/australia-is-social-networking-capital-of-the-world.html
2.http://www.careerfaqs.com.au/employment-news/1499/social-media-can-work-for-business
3.http://level343.com/article_archive/2010/09/09/google-real-time-search-social-media-and-seo/
4.http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2009/9/comScore_Releases_August_2009
5.http://mashable.com/2010/08/02/stats-time-spent-online/