Social Networks for Recruitment

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Social Networks for Recruitment

  1. 1. Nearly 10 % lateral hires occur via Social Networking Sites (SNS) Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com, 10 th February, 2010 Presented by: Maya Sakhrani Roll No. 57
  2. 2. <ul><li>93% of the Youngsters are aware of Social Networking Sites. </li></ul><ul><li>30 Million Indian’s are Using Social Networking Sites (SNS) </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut is the most visited Social Networking site in the country with 15 Million Users. </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook at Number 2 position with 8 Million Users. </li></ul><ul><li>Bharatstudent.com </li></ul><ul><li>(Indian Social Networking site) at Number 3 position with 3 Million Users. </li></ul>ARTICLE
  3. 3. About the article……contd. <ul><li>Linkedin has 3 Million Indian Users </li></ul><ul><li>19% of Corporates use SNS for Business Purposes </li></ul><ul><li>10% of Lateral Hiring happening via SNS </li></ul><ul><li>HR managers are increasingly trawling SNS in search for right candidate for their organization </li></ul><ul><li>HR Managers trust these websites even for CEO level Candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Social networks are a good avenue to reach out to senior talent who normally don’t post CVs on Job Sites. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples from Article <ul><li>Pradeep Kumar, 28 year old Engineer got offer on Linkedin </li></ul><ul><li>Prateek Sharma, 26 year old Marketing Manager got offer on Linkedin </li></ul><ul><li>TCS has 3% of its hiring coming through SNS like Facebook &Linkedin </li></ul><ul><li>Mindtree Consulting has hired 30 – 40 consultants through SNS </li></ul><ul><li>15 – 20% hiring to be done through SNS in next couple of years </li></ul>
  5. 5. Let us understand what is Social Networking Sites… <ul><li>It is a part of Web movement meaning that they are interactive websites build around communication, connectivity and building conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Objective - engage with your audience through 2- way conversation which allows you to establish yourself as an expert in your field and build lasting relationships. </li></ul>SOCIAL NETWORKING
  6. 6. … and how it helps companies Time Saving <ul><ul><li>Cost Effective </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. … and how we can benefit from it? <ul><li>SNS creates a network. </li></ul><ul><li>SNS helps you move up quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>SNS provides more opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>SNS could be your big break. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Suggestions - How to do it? <ul><li>Apart from creating profile on Orkut create profile on: </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin.com (Professional Networking) </li></ul><ul><li>Peerpower.com (Professional Networking) </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter.com (Micro blogging) </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook.com (Social Networking) </li></ul><ul><li>Start with own Blog (e.g. manzeal.com) </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in discussion on websites like yourstory.in </li></ul>
  9. 10. THERE ARE AROUND 700 OF THEM (SNS) AND STILL COUNTING !!!!

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