Share of U.S. SME owners who feel social media is important in recruiting staff 2016

The statistic shows the share of small or medium business owners in the U.S. who believe that social media is very important in the recruitment process of SMEs, based on the Statista survey taken between 5th to 7th October, 2016. The survey revealed that 34 percent of SME owners agreed with the statement that social media was very important. Moreover, a further 18 percent of respondents completely agreed with the statement.

Percentage of SME owners who consider social media an important part of recruiting new employees in the United States in 2016

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Source

Release date

October 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 5 to 7, 2016

Number of respondents

100 respondents

Special properties

Owners of small and medium sized enterprises with at least 1 employee

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Small to medium businesses are defined as those having less than 500 employees. Those surveyed were asked to state the extent to which they agreed with the statememt: "Social media is very important for the recruitment process of small and medium-sized enterprises."

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