Organization usage of social media for recruitment according to HR professionals in the United States as of December 2015

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Share of respondents
Post job advertisments89%
Contact candidates or potential candidates75%
Search for passive job candidates by using social networking site's search feature73%
Search for active job candidates by using social networking site's search feature67%
Encourage employee referrals58%
Create interest in jobs by posting useful information, photos, or video56%
Create a group or a page for your organization to post information and career opportunities46%
Contribute to discussion through social networking sites (such as read and submit blog posts)24%
Other2%
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This statistic presents the most common organization usage of social media for recruitment according to HR professionals in the United States as of December 2015. During the survey period, 89 percent of respondents stated that their organization used social media to post job advertisements.

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