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Social Recruiting Stats that will Rack your Brain

The Betts Team
October 5, 2011

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

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How do you feel about your Facebook or LinkedIn profile after learning these statistics?  Please share your thoughts below in the comments sections!