Social Media Is Changing Recruitment Forever

According to a recent study, 1 in 6 workers now find a job through the use of social media. This is quite astonishing that the use of social media is effectively changing the recruitment industry forever and cutting out the middle man.

Today, more than 40% of Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn to find and hire their top candidates. Where did they go before?

The infographic below shows which social networks people use when job hunting, how old they are and where they come from along with some useful tips for those social job seekers out there.

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Michael Litman is the Head of Engagement at 90:10 Group and Editor of SocialMediaCouncil.eu. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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