A recent survey from Jobvite found that 93 percent of job recruiters tap into LinkedIn to find qualified candidates, up from 87 percent last year and 78 percent in 2010. But the other popular social networks are growing in influence as well.
1st place: 93% of recruiters are looking for candidates through LinkedIn system.
2nd place: Facebook is used by 66 percent of the recruiters polled, up from 55 percent last year.
3rd place: Twitter is on the watch list among 54 percent of those surveyed, up from 47 percent last year.
A full 73 percent of the recruiters polled said they hired someone who was found or introduced through a social network. Among those, 89 percent found someone through LinkedIn, 26 percent through Facebook, and 15 percent through Twitter.
The individuals hunting for a job may want to spruce up their profiles. So, heads up, recruiters are looking at you. Detailed information about the above survey in this article.
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