The first recruitment topic that has caught my attention this year is the findings of the latest UK Staffing Trends Survey, which found that social networking is now a key staff-sourcing tool that recruiters simply cannot ignore. Of course this is not new, and if you are a City student who has had an appointment with me lately, chances are that I have brought up the subject. Now, I welcome the findings of this report, that back up my claims!
The report, focused on almost 2,000 recruiters, found that ‘broader technology advancements have begun to disrupt the recruitment industry, setting the stage for a dynamic and exciting future for the staffing industry.’
In particular, social networks have become a crucial tool for most recruiters and are now the top source for quality placements, doubling in size over the past 4 years.
So, are you making the most of social networks? Here is an interesting read on the topic!