Small Business is our Business

Recruiting via social media is growing among companies.  A 2016 survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management found 84% of companies are currently using social media to recruit—-dramatically up from 56% in 2011.  Why the interest?

* 82% use social media to recruit passive job candidates who might not otherwise apply

*77% want to increase employer brand  and recognition

*71% want to target applicants with specific skills

*61% want to target a specific job level — entry , managers, executives

*55% say it is less expensive than other methods to recruit job candidates

Source:  2016 SHRM Survey , Using Social Media For Talent Acquisition—Recruitment and Screening.

 

 

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