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August 6, 2011

How Facebook Can Affect Your Career: Infographic

According to Mindflash.com. roughly 45 percent of employers now reportedly use social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to screen potential employees,

Not all Facebook-related employment decisions are necessarily negative, as Mindflash.com depicts in the below infographic. Indeed, 18 percent of employers have found information that has actually facilitated their decision to hire a job applicant.

Of those surveyed, 35 percent of employers were reported to have found content that cause them not to hire a candidate for an open position.

In one of the "recent  firsts" which perhaps shows that " social media" is being increasingly looked as a "channel" in recruitment purposes , has been that  the National Labor Relations Board recently decided to give employers a free hand in firing employees for inappropriate material found on social networks, as reported by the The Huffington Post this week.

July 27, 2011

The State of Social Recrutiment : Infographic

About 89% of U.S. companies use social media for recruiting, according to new report and infograhic from JobVite, a company that makes social recruitment software. As one would suspect, LinkedIn is the biggest among social networking sites when it comes to finding and hiring new employees, a trend that's sure to continue ask LinkedIn rolls out its one-click job application button for employers.
Interestingly, while LinkedIn is used by the majority of companies for recruiting, the majority of jobseekers actually use Facebook when looking for a job, suggesting that people are relying on their immediate, non-professional network to find employment.