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Social Hiring on the Rise

Social Hiring on the Rise

Human resources departments use social media for a surprising number of tasks and their use of social media will increase significantly in 2014. According to a survey, 87% of the companies in the United States have presence on social networks and 65% of these companies used social networking for recruitment in 2013.

Social networking is an efficient and cost-effective way to find qualified candidates. A key benefit of using social hiring is that companies can target and hire candidates with specific skill sets. In addition to identifying candidates through social media outlets, organizations are using these channels to screen candidates. The organizations search social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook to learn more about the candidates.

In 2013, 14.8 million people in United States turned to social media networks for their job search whereas 32 percent of job seekers used social media as their primary source to search for jobs. LinkedIn is the dominating social network for recruitment.

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