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[Infographic] Social Media For Recruitment

While it used to be that where recruiters used to advertise in the mass media for openings in order to look for talent, more and more are to today are turning to social media to find suitable employees. Increasingly, tech-savvy recruiters are eschewing those obsolete methods and employing tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to hunt and trawl for potential candidates instead. Simply put, social media is a more up-to-date method for finding great people.

Here’s an infographic from that looks at some of the numbers behind the use of social media for recruitment:

Social Media for Recruitment - Infographic – Connecting Great Companies with Global Talent


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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