Survey shows influx of companies using social networks for recruiting

According ot the survey, due to these satisfaction levels companies are likely to invest more in these type of candidate sources in 2009, trimming down their spend with job boards and even search firms. Here are some more data points:

  • 76 percent of companies surveyed plan to invest more in employee referrals
  • 72 percent plan to invest more in recruiting through social networks
  • 80 percent of companies are planning to use social networks to find or attract candidates
  • LinkedIn use grew from 80 percent in 2008 to 95 percent in 2008
  • Facebook use grew from 36 percent in 2008 to 59 percent in 2009
  • Twitter ranked third at 42 percent

Read the full survey.

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Priit Kallas

Priit is the founder and CEO of DreamGrow Digital, an internet marketing and social media company. With his 20+ years internet marketing experience he is Helping companies to understand and use the digital marketing to reach their target audiences. He has spoken at hundreds of seminars and conferences on different aspects of internet marketing. Priit is also the organizer of Digital Elite Camp, a leading traffic and conversion event.

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