Social Media Job Search & Recruiting, An Infographic Tour: Pictures Worth Tons Of Words

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During 2012, 92% of U.S. companies used social media to recruit and hire employees.

It’s safe to say that social media is here to stay and, by extension, job search and employee recruiting using using the very same media.

This infographic collection illustrates how social media has thoroughly penetrated and insinuated itself into the wide world of work in just a few short years.

Hopefully, job seekers, employers and hiring managers alike may be able to find a few useful factoids among the pretty pictures.

Need proof of the influence of this new media the Internet hath wrought? Remember newspaper want ads? If you do, you’re probably over the age of 45 and/or a former print media advertising executive who remembers the revenues from such ads.

Even if you do remember want ads, you probably don’t miss them. The Internet offers potentially limitless job listings for both employers and job seekers.

That brings us to to 2013, and how we search for work today, in the early 21st century. Newspaper job ads  are all but gone. Mobile phones and tablets are the job-hunting tools of choice.

Here then, are some graphic glances at the brave new online world of hiring and trying to get hired. The first few graphics cover the more-or-less current state of social media job search and recruiting circa 2013. Our tour ends with some pictographs about how employers can make peace with social media in the workplace and even harness the new media for profit.

Scroll down to take an infographic tour of the ever-evolving world of social media job search and recruiting.

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The Effect of Social Media on Employee Recruiting

The Effect of Social Media on Employee Recruiting

Online Social Media Job Searches Go Mobile.

Online Job Searches Go Mobile.

 

 

How Recruiters Are Using Social Media To Find And Hire New Employees

How Recruiters Are Using Social Media To Find And Hire New Employees

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How To Train Your Employees To Use Social Media

How To Train Your Employees To Use Social Media

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 WOW’s Awesome Social Media Job Search Advice For 2013

 

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