If you’re a talent
acquisition leader or recruiting manager, are you looking to speed up your
candidate sourcing and recruiting process while improving your quality of hire?
Do you know which tools are most productive to use for such results? If not,
don’t worry, here’s a list that’ll help jump-start your search for the perfect
Recruiting & Sourcing Chrome Extensions
Prophet gives you the power to uncover emails, phone numbers and
other information you can find on the web about candidates with their Twitter
account. But what makes Prophet so great is that it goes one step
further with its advanced email generation and verification technology to
ensure that a candidate’s generated email is correct and deliverable.
Discover.ly shows you a contact’s information from social networks as
you browse them in your Gmail inbox. With the extension, you can also see any
mutual Facebook friends and recent tweets on their LinkedIn profiles. On their
Facebook profiles, you can see their work experience on LinkedIn as well as
recent tweets and mutual connections. Who says Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter can’t
Evernote is perfect for recruiters and sourcers who do not have an
ATS. It’s a tool you can use to pull LinkedIn profiles in as you interview
candidates and take notes. Your notes are searchable with tags and keywords,
and you can share and collaborate with your team on your notes. And with the Evernote
Web Clipper extension, just one click and it can directly load a LinkedIn
profile you’re viewing into your folder in Evernote, so you don’t have to do
the time-consuming copying and pasting work anymore.
Content Curation & Sharing Tools
Feedly is my favorite content aggregation and curation tool. You
can use it to find, organize, read and share content that is relevant to your
audience. I can’t stress how important it is for recruiters and sourcers to
maintain a social media presence. A strong personal brand is a key
differentiator that will separate you from other sourcers and recruiters, so
you can successfully connect and hire the top candidates your company needs.
one of the best free social media management tool out there that you can use to
schedule tweets, share content, monitor conversations, keywords or hashtags on
social, and manage your updates on other social channels like Facebook and
LinkedIn, all from one platform.
Buffer is a social media
management tool similar to Hootsuite’s Hootlet Chrome extension that allows you
to schedule updates and add content to your queue as you’re browsing the web.
Productivity & Email Management Tools
MixMax is a fantastic productivity and email management extension
for those working in Gmail or Google Inbox. MixMax allows you to schedule
emails and track who and when people have opened your message. Its one-click
meeting scheduling feature is ideal for booking candidate interviews in just
one email, so there’s no more back and forth messages or double bookings! There
are other excellent features you can use like templates, document, and video
embedding and so much more.
Youcanbook.me allows you to create and embed your meeting booking page on
a website to enable people to directly schedule time with you. The tool also
automatically sends people a confirmation email when they make a reservation
and creates an event for it on your Google calendar.
Image & Graphic Creation Tools
Canva makes graphic
design easy and quick for everyone. With a free account, you can everything
from social media banners to posters and infographics, using your own or
Canva’s collections of free templates and graphics.
Wordswag lets you add text
to photos on your phone in seconds, which you can use to promote your job
postings and other recruiting or employer brand content on social when you’re
on the go.