3 Due to the current financial challenges in the U.S. economy, do you anticipate that in the next 12 months the use of social networking websites by your organization for recruiting potential job candidates will increase, stay the same or decrease? n = 355
4 Why is your organization using or planning to use social networking sites more now than before? n = 136 Note: Percentages do not total to 100% as respondents were allowed multiple choices. Only respondents who indicated a current or possible increase in the next 12 months of social network website usage for recruitment were asked this question.
↑ Recruitment est. Social Media Policy ↑ Training ↑ Professional Development
Recruitment Social Media job posting Twitter searches Twitter hashtags Service providers (www.tweetmyjobs.com) LinkedIn network LinkedIn groups LinkedIn searches LinkedIn pay to play Facebook network Facebook fan v. groups
Social Media Policy Chad Houghton, director of e-media and business development at SHRM: “it might be beneficial not to create some arbitrary rules without first seeing where the opportunities and risks really are”
Training Tweet at events Video - YouTube PowerPoint – SlideShare Blog embedding Surveys, interaction (comments)
Do you buy in? What more are you going to do? What additional platform are you going to try? What recruitment are you going to try? What prof. development are you going to try? What training idea are you going to try? When + how are you going to develop a social media policy, if at all?