Friday, November 4, 2011

How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates

How Recruiters Use Social Networks to Screen Candidates:

The study found that more than 90% of recruiters and hiring managers have visited a potential candidate’s profile on a social network as part of the screening process. And a whopping 69% of recruiters have rejected a candidate based on content found on his or her social networking profiles — an almost equal proportion of recruiters (68%), though, have hired a candidate based on his or her presence on those networks.

Check out the infographic for more results from the survey, including what details on a candidate’s social profile make recruiters tick.