Survey: LinkedIn Still Top Social Media Site For Job Search.
One surprise in Bullhorn Reach’s data, which was pulled from the company’s network of 77,500 recruiters: though hiring managers say they want to use social networks to find applicants, 21% of jobs are not posted on social media sites at all.
The survey is also striking because it shows how Facebook has yet to catch on as a site favored by recruiters. According to Bullhorn CEO Art Papas, Facebook’s meager showing as a job listing site underlines one of the challenges that came to light after the company’s struggling IPO last month. It’s still seen largely as a place to socialize, rather than a spot to do professional business like finding a new job or advertising for one. “It’s not clear there’s a reason for employers to be investing their efforts there,” says Papas. Red the rest of the story by Susan Adams for Forbes here.