The processes of applying and hiring has changed drastically due to technological advancements, namely, the Internet. Online recruitment and applications are now the standard. With the rise in popularity of social media, HR professionals are using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as tools for recruiting and hiring. Organizations are also conducting online searches to garner information about potential employees.
Analyze the role of social media in the recruiting and hiring process. You also will determine whether you think social media should be used for recruiting or hiring. Finally, you will analyze your own social media presence and determine strategies for improving the professionalism of your social media profile.
Review this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on the resources that address hiring decisions, social media, and candidate selection.Google yourself as if you were an HR professional reviewing your online profile.Consider your own feelings on social media and the hiring process.To complete this Assignment, write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you do the following:
Explain the role of social media for recruiting in the field of healthcare.Identify at least two benefits and two challenges of using social media for recruiting in the field of healthcare.Explain whether you think social media should be part of the recruiting process.Explain the role of social media for hiring in the healthcare field.Identify at least two benefits and two challenges of using social media for hiring in the] healthcare field.Explain whether you think social media should be part of the hiring process.Provide a brief explanation of your personal social media presence.Explain, from the perspective of an HR professional reviewing your online profile in relation to a job application, what their perception of your social media presence might be.Explain at least two things you could do to improve the professionalism of your social media profile. Be specific.Support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate.
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