Social recruiting gives recruiters a human face, letting you engage candidates with direct conversation and attract talent that is well-matched to your business. And as more human resources professional embrace social recruiting, it’s becoming increasingly popular.
LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google and even Pinterest have all become go-to resources for recruiters who are trying to vet every candidate and uncover top talent. As the prevalence of social media has grown, hiring managers have become more open to the idea that they can discover important details about applicants and potential hires by checking out their social media profiles.
In the light of the above, Herd Wisdom recently released an infographic titled “The Social Recruiting Pocket Guide” which is a cheat sheet to best practices in social recruiting.
- 20% of recruiters say social recruitment takes less time than more traditional methods.
- 55% of applicants say they were influenced by employee testimonials on social networks.
- 10,200 applicants found their job on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network.
Read the rest of the statistics in the infographic below