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Recruitment through social media

Consider this: Review your online images. Are you on Facebook, YouTube, a blog? Recruiters are bound to take a look at your profile. Even a great CV will not get you an interview if your online presence and photographs are deemed questionable. Create a profile on LinkedIn that shows your personal interests as well as your qualifications. Spend some time creating an attractive profile.

Jobvite did a research in August 2014. The survey was completed by 1.855 recruiting and human resources professionals spanning across industries. The most important results are listed here:

How do recruiters use your 'digital footprint'?

Recruiters will view your profile
Check your social profile
Social media as a recruitment tool

Which social networks do employers look at the most?

Social Media as a recruitment tool


Heads up! Indeed is displacing LinkedIn as most preferred and common orientation channel. So, publish your CV on Indeed so employers can easily find you!

Source: Intelligence Group analysis of Jobfeed and the Labour Market Behaviour Research 2016

What do you look for in a candidate on social networks?

What do recruiters look for in your profile?
Last modified:28 November 2016 11.02 a.m.