With various social media tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+, it is no wonder that recruiters have turned to social media to find the best candidates. Take a look at these statistics below, some may shock you.
Recruiting Stats 2011
-89% will use social media for recruiting in 2011
-1 of 3 employers rejected a candidate because of something they found on social media
-14.4 million people have used social media to find their last job in 2011.
-86% of employers says that candidates should make their profiles more employer friends
-24% of managers found “fit and personality” from a social media profile
-80% of companies use LinkedIn to find talent
-50% of companies use Facebook to find talent
-45% of companies use Twitter to find talent
Click here to read the full list of social recruiting statistics: http://mashable.com/2011/08/28/social-media-recruiting-infographic/
How do you feel about your Facebook or LinkedIn profile after learning these statistics? Please share your thoughts below in the comments sections!