Reactive job hunting on social media in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014, by employment

This statistic shows the share of employed social media users in the United Kingdom (UK) that reported having been approached about a new job via a social networking site as of 2014. Having been approached or recruited online was most common among those in middle management positions, at 31 percent of respondents.

Have you ever been approached about a new job on a social media website?*

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Release date

May 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents

813 respondents

Special properties

all working adults who ever used social media

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was: " Thinking about social media websites, such as LinkedIn, GlassDoor etc, have you ever been approached about a new job on a social media website?"
Age of respondents not specified.
Month of survey not specified.

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