98% Of Job Recruiters Used Social Media In 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]


By Shea Bennett Comment

98 percent of recruiters used social media for sourcing quality hires in 2012, up from 94 percent in 2011, with LinkedIn (97 percent of respondents) far and away the preferred platform of choice, ahead of Facebook (51 percent) and Twitter (49 percent).

Facebook (17 percent) edged Twitter (13 percent) as the social network that produced the highest quality candidate, but more than one-third (38 percent) of recruiters said that they planned on using Twitter more in 2013.

This infographic takes a closer look at the state of recruiting in North America.

(Source: Bullhorn. Hiring image via Shutterstock.)