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Social Media Dominates
Recruiting Channels
IndustryView Report
Trends and best practices from the industry.
Abstract

We recently completed our 2013 Recruiting Channels Survey in order to
determine which channels recruiters found ...
Current Use of Recruiting Channels

Employee referrals
Traditional job boards
Company careers pages
Social media
Staffing ...
Channels Delivering the Highest Volume of Candidates

Traditional job boards
Employee referrals
Social media
Company caree...
Channels Delivering the Highest Quality of Candidates

Employee referrals
Social media
Traditional job boards
Company care...
Projected Use and Budget for Each Channel in 2013

Social media
Company careers pages
Campus recruiting
Employee referrals...
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Read about our findings in more detail.

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Software Advice IndustryView: Social Media Dominates Recruiting Channels

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Software Advice conducted a survey to determine which channels deliver the best candidates to recruiters. What did we find? Social seems here to stay.

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Software Advice IndustryView: Social Media Dominates Recruiting Channels

  1. 1. Social Media Dominates Recruiting Channels IndustryView Report Trends and best practices from the industry.
  2. 2. Abstract We recently completed our 2013 Recruiting Channels Survey in order to determine which channels recruiters found delivered the highest volume and quality of candidates. Key findings include: • Employee referrals are the most often-used sourcing strategy for recruiters. • Traditional job boards deliver the highest volume of candidates. • Almost half of the recruiters who responded plan to increase their investment in social media recruiting.
  3. 3. Current Use of Recruiting Channels Employee referrals Traditional job boards Company careers pages Social media Staffing firms Campus recruiting Job fairs Other Recruiting parties 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% Percentage of respondents using each channel 97 percent of recruiters said they used employee referrals to source new hires. Traditional job boards and company careers pages were second and third. Meanwhile, 80 percent of recruiters said they used social media to find candidates.
  4. 4. Channels Delivering the Highest Volume of Candidates Traditional job boards Employee referrals Social media Company careers pages Campus recruiting Job fairs Staffing firms Other Recruiting parties 0 15 30 45 Number of respondents The channel delivering the most candidates into recruiters’ inboxes was still traditional job boards, while employee referrals came in second. Social media came in at a strong third. 60
  5. 5. Channels Delivering the Highest Quality of Candidates Employee referrals Social media Traditional job boards Company careers pages Campus recruiting Staffing firms Job fairs Recruiting parties Other 0 20 40 60 80 Number of respondents While traditional job boards delivered the most candidates, employee referrals still deliver (by far) the best candidates for open positions. However, more respondents said social media delivered high quality candidates than traditional job boards.
  6. 6. Projected Use and Budget for Each Channel in 2013 Social media Company careers pages Campus recruiting Employee referrals Job fairs Other Traditional job boards Recruiting parties Staffing firms 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Percent of respondents Although traditional job boards, employee referrals and company careers pages were the three most used channels, recruiters plan to invest more in social media in 2013.
  7. 7. Read Report Read about our findings in more detail. @SoftwareAdvice /company/software-advice /SoftwareAdvice @SoftwareAdvice Software Advice™ is a trusted resource for software buyers. The company's website, www.softwareadvice.com, provides detailed reviews, comparisons and research to help organizations choose the right software. Meanwhile, the company’s team of software analysts provide free telephone consultations to help each software buyer identify systems that best fit their needs. In the process, Software Advice connects software buyers and sellers, generating high-quality opportunities for software vendors.

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