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The Differences In How Recruiters Use Twitter, Facebook, And LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Differences In How Recruiters Use Twitter, Facebook, And LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s no secret recruiters tap social media to find qualified candidates and engage with them, but how does their activity vary across different social media sites?

Take a look, in the infographic below created by Bullhorn, at the differences in how recruiters use the “Top 3″ social networking sites and which ones are most effective for reaching candidates.

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Recruiters And Twitter [REPORT]

Recruiters And Twitter [REPORT]

Using its Social Insights technology to analyze data from Twitter, B2B social marketing agency LeadTail recently came out with a report on “How Recruiters Engage on Twitter.”

The study pulls from more than 170,000 tweets of 557 U.S.-based corporate and agency recruiters in the period of June–August 2013.

Findings include everything from the top 25 most mentioned people and brands in the recruiting space on Twitter, the types of content they engage with most, and more.

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How Are UK Retailers Using Social Media For Recruitment? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Are UK Retailers Using Social Media For Recruitment? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that one in five (21 percent) of UK retailers have a dedicated careers Twitter feed?

This compares to just 12 percent who use Facebook for the same purpose. At the other end of the scale, 96 percent have a LinkedIn company page, and Vodafone, Tesco and Primark are against the UK’s most followed retailers on social media sites.

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55% Of Recruiters Turn To Twitter, Compared To Facebook’s 65% And LinkedIn’s 94%

The results of the 6th annual Social Recruiting Survey from social recruiting platform Jobvite reveal that LinkedIn is unsurprisingly recruiters’ top resource for vetting candidates, with Twitter coming in third to Facebook’s second.

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How Are Recruiters Using Social Media (And Who Is Winning The Talent War)? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that more than half (54 percent) of recruiters use Twitter to discover job talent, and that 15 percent have successful made a hire using everyone’s favourite micro-blogging social network?

Pretty impressive, but Twitter’s numbers lag significantly behind the two big players in social recruitment, placing it a distant third. Facebook ranks number two, and is used by 66 percent of recruiters (26 percent of whom have used Facebook to make a hire), but it’s LinkedIn, which is in use by more than nine in ten recruitment agencies, 89 percent of whom have used the business social platform to make a hire, which is in a league of its own.

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98% Of Job Recruiters Used Social Media In 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

98 percent of recruiters used social media for sourcing quality hires in 2012, up from 94 percent in 2011, with LinkedIn (97 percent of respondents) far and away the preferred platform of choice, ahead of Facebook (51 percent) and Twitter (49 percent).

Facebook (17 percent) edged Twitter (13 percent) as the social network that produced the highest quality candidate, but more than one-third (38 percent) of recruiters said that they planned on using Twitter more in 2013.

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How Recruiters Are Using Social Media To Find (And Hire) Hidden Talent [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 84 percent of recruiters use social media to recruit candidates that might not have otherwise applied, and, in 2012, companies are expected to use social media to recruit for more than 80 percent of job openings?

Moreover, 7 out of 10 employers have successfully hired a candidate through social media, and, since implementing social recruitment, almost half (49 percent) have received more applicants to choose from.

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75% Of U.S. Workforce Looking For A New Job, And 34% Using Twitter To Find It [STUDY]

A new study has revealed that 3 out of every 4 (75 percent) of the U.S. workforce are actively looking for, or consider themselves open to, a new job, and 76 percent of those are now using social media in their hunt for employment.

Conducted in September, Jobvite’s Social Job Seeker 2012 survey polled more than 2,100 adults (aged 18+), and discovered that while Facebook remains the leading social tool amongst the American workforce, with its 83 percent adoption rate holding steady on 2011′s 82 percent, both Twitter (46 percent, up from 37 percent) and LinkedIn (41 percent, up from 32 percent) are very much on the rise.

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Twitter, Facebook, Search And Blogs – The Social Recruitment Compass [INFOGRAPHIC]

The rapid integration of social media into the business world has created an enormous amount of new jobs and roles, both in this new sector and also within existing, established positions – a primary example being marketing.

Indeed, this diversity is now so wide and vast that it can be difficult to keep track of who is needed where… and to do what?

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54% Of Recruiters Now Use Twitter To Source Job Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that an amazing 93 percent of recruiters now use LinkedIn to source prospective job candidates?

Facebook is a distant second, with two-thirds (66 percent) of recruitment firms using that platform, and for the first time over half (54 percent) now use Twitter – yet another reason why you must be mindful what you tweet, particularly if you’re looking for work.

The wooden spoon (as usual) goes to Google+, with just one-in-five (20 percent) favouring that channel.

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