Best Social Media Websites For Job Recruitment

An increasing number of human resources professionals are making use of social media websites to recruit new people to their organization. According to a study conducted by Jobvite, 2010 will see 46% more social recruiting as compared to 2009. Consequently 36% of these HR managers are likely to reduce their time on job boards. The […]

An increasing number of human resources professionals are making use of social media websites to recruit new people to their organization.

According to a study conducted by Jobvite, 2010 will see 46% more social recruiting as compared to 2009. Consequently 36% of these HR managers are likely to reduce their time on job boards. The survey showed that only 14% of HR managers were strongly against the use of social media. 9% were in the planning phase while 73% revealed that social media was already in use for recruitment purposes.

So which of the social networking websites are the most favored channels for recruitment purposes? Here is a list ranked by the HR managers

1. LinkedIn : 78%
2. Facebook : 55%
3. Twitter : 45%
4. Blog : 19%
5. Youtube : 14%
6. MySpace : 5%
7. None : 14%