Social Recruiting Survey 2011

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Each year, Jobvite publishes the industry barometer on how employers use social networks to recruit.

  • 89% will recruit in social networks this year
  • 55% will spend more on social recruiting
  • 64% use 2 or more networks for recruiting
  • 78% expect increased competition for hires

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About The Survey

The survey was conducted online between May and June 2011; over 800 human resource and recruiting professionals in the U.S. participated in the survey. Respondents answered questions using an online survey tools and the response data is available only in aggregate form.

Get the full report for data on: use of social media like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for recruiting; growth trends in use of social networks for recruiting; recruiting investment plans; quality ratings of recruiting sources; use of online profiles in reviewing candidates; hiring plans of employers and more.