73% of Recruiters Spending More On Social Networks [STUDY]

73% of Recruiters Spending More On Social Networks [STUDY]

Seven in 10 recruiters expect competition to increase in 2015 – accordingly, almost three-quarters (73 percent) plan to invest more in recruitment via social media, which has revolutionised the way that the industry works.

In their 2014 Social Recruiting Survey (PDF), Jobvite found that 94 percent of respondents were using LinkedIn for social recruitment, which finished first ahead of Facebook (66 percent) and Twitter (52 percent).

73% of Recruiters Spending More On Social Networks [STUDY]

The study also revealed that recruiters use the different social channels in different ways.

73% of Recruiters Spending More On Social Networks [STUDY]

73 percent of recruiters have successfully hired through social media, with LinkedIn (79 percent) once again the top platform.

73% of Recruiters Spending More On Social Networks [STUDY]

(Source: Jobvite.)