Introducing LinkedIn's most socially engaged staffing agencies

LinkedIn has announced the Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies 2017 ranking. The ranking reflects staffing firms’ diligence in integrating social media into their business strategies, and shows how recruiters are successfully harnessing the power of social media to build their brands.

The top 10 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies of 2017

Top 10 most socially engaged large companies (GLOBAL) Top 10 most socially engaged medium enterprises (EMEA) Top 10 most socially engaged specialist boutiques
1. PageGroup (UK) 1. GQR Global Markets (UK) 1. MCG Associates (UAE)
2. Hays (UK) 2. Charlton Morris (UK) 2. Cooper Fitch (UAE)
3. Robert Walters (UK) 3. McGregor Boyall (UK) 3. Kemistry HR (UAE)
4. The Adecco Group (Switzerland) 4. Mackenzie Stuart (UK) 4. Kingston Stanley (UAE)
5. Randstad (Netherlands) 5. Oliver James Associates (UK) 5. Mindfield Resources (UAE)
6. Kelly Services (US) 6. Approach People Recruitment (Ireland) 6. Mackenzie Jones Middle East (UAE)
7. On Assignment (US) 7. Executive Solutions (UAE) 7. The RIG Recruitment (UAE)
8. Aquent (US) 8. Proco Global (UK) 8. Kinetic Business Solutions FZ (UAE)
9. The SR Group (UK) 9. Leap29 (UK) 9. Albert Cliff Limited (UK)
10. Frank Recruitment Group (UK) 10. InterQuest Group (UK) 10. Big Cloud (UK)

The ranking analyzes the activity of more than 60,000 recruitment organisations across the world – looking at factors such as content performance, recruiter behaviour and the overall engagement of a company and its employees.

This analysis shows the ever-increasing presence of staffing agencies practicing social recruiting to attract both candidates and prospective clients. With competition rife in this industry, standing out from the crowd by taking your social media presence and engagement to the next level is vital.

Key takeaways from this year’s Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies:

  1. Invest in your professional brand. Employees from the most socially engaged firms leverage their profiles more successfully to build meaningful and long-lasting networks. See our latest tips on how to create your ‘all-star’ LinkedIn profile here.
  2. Engage with your followers and industry networks. The most socially engaged staffing agencies have some of the highest candidate application rates within the market. And this is largely down to the level of engagement they have with their online networks. Contributing to discussions in the relevant industry LinkedIn Groups, publishing unique publisher posts or sharing an interesting status update all help to keep you top of mind with your online community.
  3. Content is key. Companies that take social engagement to the next level understand the importance of creating thought-provoking, locally relevant content which is helpful to their connections and Company Page followers. The general rule of thumb is to follow a 3:1 ratio of content:jobs