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2016’s Guide to Using Social Media for Talent Sourcing


Looking for a new person to add to your growing team? Social media can help you find the employee you’re exactly looking for.

As businesses change and fully embrace the digital age, the recruitment industry has also seen a steady shift in using new tools and methods to hire candidates – social media being the #1 tool on top of them. According to Jobvite, 94% of recruiters now use social media for recruiting while employers who used social media to hire found a 49% improvement in candidate quality compared to candidates hired through traditional recruiting channels. Additionally, 59% of recruiters dubbed candidates hired from social media as “highest quality”.



Chris is a digital marketing and publishing whizz by trade, having worked alongside the Automotive, Information Security and Software Asset Management sectors.

Specialising in data analysis and social media, he combines an analytical approach with a creative flair to achieve the best results. With a keen interest in Technology and Politics, Chris is constantly on the look-out for the latest stories around change and innovation.

As a lover of all things innovative, he has developed a keen eye for spotting the latest trends and hot topics. He sources and reads the latest news and thought-leadership articles from the world of recruitment before sharing them with the social media population.


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