On the 5th of December 2015, Executive Recruiters Association (ERA), Bangalore Chapter organised a Workshop on Social Media Recruiting at the BET Institute of Management Campus. Dr C Manohar, Dean ISBR delivered the Welcome Address.
Mr. Moses ex Convenor of ERA delivered the inaugural address in which he briefed about ERA. ERA started functioning 13 years back in 2002. It plays a pivotal role in the life of corporates. Ethics in recruitment acts as an umbrella for ERA. He also emphasized in pulling in more resources and knowledge through training programs and workshops.
The speakers for the day were Mr. Raghunandan Patre and Mr. Ashfaq Ahmad. Mr. Patre has been a recruiter for almost 14 years now. He talked briefly about the critical skill sets that a Social Media Recruiter (SMR) requires. Mr. Ahmad has been a SMR for 3 years. Apart from recruitment he also helps recruiters leverage their technological skills. He prefers to call himself a “Techno-Social Gig”. He briefed the gathering on certain tools required for sociaol media recruitment and branding. X-Ray Champion, Facebook Graph Search, Twitter Mining etc. were the few tools that he talked about.