73% of Recruiters Spending More On Social Networks [STUDY]
Driving relevance means driving growth. Join global brands and industry thought leaders at Brandweek, Sept. 11–14 in Miami, for actionable takeaways to better your marketing. 50% off passes ends April 10.
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).
The study also revealed that recruiters use the different social channels in different ways.
73 percent of recruiters have successfully hired through social media, with LinkedIn (79 percent) once again the top platform.