Do you use social networking websites to recruit potential job candidates?

Use of social networking websites for recruitment 2011 This survey shows the use of social networking websites by human resources professionals for recruitment in 2008 and 2011. In 2011, 56 percent of respondents said that they currently use such websites to recruit potential candidates.
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20112008
We currently use these sites to recruit potential candidates56%34%
We used these websites previously, but do not plan to do so again3%3%
We have not used such websites and do not plan to do so in the future21%45%
We have not used such websites but we plan to do so in the future20%19%
20112008
We currently use these sites to recruit potential candidates56%34%
We used these websites previously, but do not plan to do so again3%3%
We have not used such websites and do not plan to do so in the future21%45%
We have not used such websites but we plan to do so in the future20%19%

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This survey shows the use of social networking websites by human resources professionals for recruitment in 2008 and 2011. In 2011, 56 percent of respondents said that they currently use such websites to recruit potential candidates.
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Release date
June 2011
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2008 and 2011
Number of respondents
371 (2008) / 499 (2011)
Special properties
HR professionals with the job function of recruitment/staffing
Method of interview
Email survey
Supplementary notes
2008 data are taken from SHRM Staffing Research: Online Technologies and Their Impact on Recruitment Strategies (2008, July–September).

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