Nowadays social media for hiring is at an all-time high according to the infographic. For example, 92% of companies use social media for recruiting such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter. It is not a secret that LinkedIn is number 1 as a professional social network. In 2012 93% companies used LinkedIn for recruitment compared to 78% in 2010.

The infographic reveals why social media for hiring is working – high hired successfully percent, less time to hire and other. In other words, be careful what you post on social sites if you want to seek jobs there.

A useful tip to all candidates is to be very careful what post on social sites. As stated in the infographic, 3 of 4 hiring managers and recruiters check candidates’ social profiles. However, there are some companies that are still living in the Dark Ages. Less than 40% of firms are not engaged in social media recruiting.



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