If you need any more evidence that LinkedIn is the sourcing tool of choice, then look to this new Jobvite survey on social media recruiting, which says 94 percent of recruiters who use social media use LinkedIn.
This sixth survey of recruiters and HR professionals shows the steady increase in the use of social media for recruiting, and especially LinkedIn’s dominant position as the network of choice. From 2008, when 78 percent of respondents said they will or are using social media, to today’s report when 94 percent say that, LinkedIn’s popularity has been a constant.
In that first report, 80 percent of the survey takers said they use LinkedIn to find candidates. Facebook then was used by 36 percent. So thoroughly has LinkedIn preempted the field, that in today’s survey sourcing doesn’t even appear in the top five uses recruiters make of Facebook.
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