Is Social Media an Ineffective Recruiting Tool?
3/20/2012 1:56:33 PM
55 Pct. of HR Directors Believe Social Media is an Ineffective Recruiting Tool
Research by recruitment firm Robert Half has found that 55% of HR directors believe that social media platforms are an ineffective recruiting tool, or are not sure how effective it is, with only 30% using social media to find candidates.
The survey of 200 HR directors found that 63% believe that profiles on sites such as LinkedIn will not replace the traditional CV in the future.
It was found that 22% of the HR directors surveyed check the social media profiles of candidates, while 32% use it to communicate with candidates.
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