Most effective social networks for recruiting 2015

This statistic presents the most effective social networks through which U.S. HR professionals have successfully hired candidates. During the December 2015 survey period, 73 percent of respondents found LinkedIn to be an effective hiring tool.

Successful hiring through social networks by recruiters in the United States as of December 2015

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Source

Release date

January 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 19 to December 4, 2015

Number of respondents

277 respondents

Special properties

HR professionals currently using social networking sites to recruit job candidates

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Less than 1 percent.
Respondents were randomly selected SHRM members with the job function of employment or recruiting, 69% of respondents had only US-based operations.

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