Social Recruiting has grown to be very popular over this calendar year. More and more companies are gearing up to find quality help via social media. The social media takeover is sweeping the nation and is now transferring over into the recruitment world. In the recent glassdoor survey, 79% of job seekers will use social media to help them in the job search. It is important to get on board the social recruiting train because it is where you can get the most diverse candidate pool possible.
It is proven that jobseekers are more likely to apply for a position if the company is actively updating and managing their social media accounts. 94% want to see constant activity that shows a good working culture and environment. The biggest platform that companies are using is LinkedIn; this is where companies are seeing the best results for hiring candidates, with a 73% hiring rate.
It is apparent that using social media can really boost your applicant pool, giving you the most options when hiring a candidate. In today’s day and age, everyone uses their phones and social media for just about everything. Isn’t it time to bring your recruiting into the modern day? 93% of companies plan to use social media for their recruiting and according to Jobvite, 73% are investing serious money in their social recruiting. Join the movement and use your social media accounts to make your hiring process the best it can be. As candidates get younger, the more social media will play a factor in the recruitment process.
Be sure to check out more of our blog posts and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter!