Recruitment And Social Networking 9 2010

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Recruitment And Social Networking 9 2010

  1. 1. 9-2010 Recruitment and Social Networks Research by Jerry McCreary Contact: McJerry@alum.Villanova.edu <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  2. 2. Although overall national unemployment is 9.5% <ul><li>Unemployment is often lower where you recruit. </li></ul>Dept of Labor, July, 2010 <ul><li>Minnesota State Unemployment, 6.8% </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.3% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>California State Unemployment is 12.2 % </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>City of San Mateo is 7% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>City of Palo Alto is 5.9% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>25 years and older with Bachelors degree is 4.5% </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>War for Talent exists
  3. 3. Social Networks for Identifying the Best <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook US members from 20 million in October 2007 to over 150 million 8-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn registered users from 40 million in 2009 to over 75 million in 8-2010 </li></ul>Social networks very significant advantage over job boards is they are free . Social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, growing at astonishing rates.
  4. 4. Social Networking Use Growth Young adult internet users ages 18-29 continue to be the heaviest users of social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, with 86% saying they use the sites.  <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social Networking Use Growth <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  6. 6. Source: Social Network Recruiting Compliance 2010 <ul><li>Social networks are also seen as a highly effective recruiting tool, </li></ul><ul><li>particularly for connecting with highly-prized passive candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  7. 7. If everybody at your company leveraged ten contacts…. … .imagine the size of your companies network <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  8. 8. What can your company do? Incent staff to use their contacts and social networks for your company’s recruitment needs <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  9. 9. Recommendations <ul><li>Make it easy for everyone to be involved </li></ul><ul><li>Make hires from Social Networking a priority </li></ul><ul><li>Incent all staff to use their contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Track and monitor results </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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