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The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has today announced a new business partnership with social media specialists Social Talent to provide internet recruitment training to REC members.
Social Talent is a provider of social media training specific to the recruitment and staffing industry. To date they have trained over 4,000 recruiters from both in-house and agency teams including REC member firms such as Hays and Adecco.
Social Talent, CEO Johnny Campbell, said: “We believe that our training perfectly supplements the existing REC curriculum and will provide members with a comprehensive solution to the question of how to successfully embrace what the web and social media have to offer the industry.”
REC Chief Executive Kevin Green added that social media is a vital tool for recruiters to engage with their clients and candidates.
The REC provides seminars, training and consultation to their members in the UK. To cement the partnership with Social Talent, REC members are offered exclusive pricing on Social Talent's online training services, which are available through the REC website.