How to Effectively Find Talent on LinkedIn

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There is no doubt that LinkedIn has proven its value for employees/workers and companies. Perhaps, unlike Facebook and Twitter, the platform has maintained a more professional reputation – which is what it was all about from the get go anyway.

Today, more than ever, LinkedIn plays a significant role in how companies recruit employees and how individuals look for jobs. It also serves as a repository of knowledge, as well as a means of gaining exposure for online publishers. [Read more…]

Social Recruiting On The Web – A Hiring Infographic

Social Recruiting On The Web - A Historical Infographic

LinkedIn Job Recruiting OnlineBefore the days of LinkedIn and the Facebook app Branch Out recruiters looking for employees had to rely on resume websites (Monster, CareerBuilder), emailed resumes from interested parties and even headhunting agencies that specialized in finding resumes online.

Now thanks to digital recruiting platforms employers can quickly and efficiently find potential employees with the skills they require.

Thanks to the team at  Jobvite we now have a nicely integrated infographic that shows how far “social job recruiting” has come since the 1990s.

According to a recent Pew Research estimate 65% of job seekers now use social media to look for new jobs. Jobvite found that 49% of people already holding down a job will use social recruiting websites to find a new job in 2012 while 55% of company’s plan to invest more money for social recruiting this year. [Read more…]