Social media recruiting has recently grown in popularity. More and more companies are gearing up to find quality candidates via social media. The social media takeover is sweeping the nation and has now moved over into the recruitment world.
80% of job seekers will use social media to help them in the job search.
It is important to get on board the social media recruiting train because it gives companies access to the most diverse candidate pool possible.
It is proven that jobseekers are more likely to apply for a position if the company is actively updating and managing their social media accounts. It is important to actively manage and post on your social media platforms because it shows jobseekers a good company culture and work environment.
The biggest platform that companies are using is LinkedIn; this is where companies are seeing the best results for hiring candidates.
It is apparent that using social media can really boost your applicant pool, giving you the most options when hiring a candidate. In today’s day and age, everyone uses their phones and social media for just about everything.
Isn’t it time to bring your recruiting into the modern day?
Almost all successful companies plan to use social media for their recruiting and are investing serious money in their social recruiting. Join the movement and use your social media accounts to make your hiring process the best it can be. As candidates get younger, the more social media will play a factor in the recruitment process.