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Jobvite 2012 Social Recruiting Survey

October 11, 2012
As job seekers continue to scan the social Web for opportunities, recruiters have adopted social recruiting tactics that have changed the business of hiring.

The annual Jobvite 2012 Social Recruiting Survey indicates that the social recruiting trend is on the rise as recruiters continue to retain higher quality candidates through social networks.

The 2012 survey results are remarkable:

  • 92% use or plan to use social recruiting
  • 43% of recruiters who use social recruiting saw an increase in candidate quality
  • 73% have successfully hired a candidate through social
  • 31% of recruiters using social have seen a sustained increase in employee referrals