The benefits of social networking and Web 2.0 technology are now beingrealized across all talent management processes, but perhaps the greatest ofthese can be seen in the recruiting process.In today’s market, more and more HR managers and recruiters are realizing thepotential of social networks to engage the right people and connect with toptalent–for little-to-no cost. Companies like Ernst & Young, Cisco, and Taco Bellboast over 30,000 fans on Facebook alone.Nearly 70% of all companies are already leveraging social networks in theirrecruiting efforts, yet others don’t know where to begin. For those who haven’timplemented a social media recruiting strategy, the most commonly askedquestions from HR managers and recruiters are: • Should we be “doing” social2010 Social recruiting at all?Network User Stats • Where do we start? Twitter?+400 million using Facebook Facebook? LinkedIn?+65 million using LinkedIn • How do we measure our progress+75 million using Twitter and stay successful? The goal of this eBook is to help youunderstand why it’s necessary for you to use social networks to boost yourrecruiting efforts and how to begin.