This infographic, courtesy of TribeHR asks the question of whether job boards matter or social and mobile recruiting are the way forward.

Have you used a job board to recruit someone?


  • 1 in 7 social referrals applied for their jobs, compared to 1 in 20 from other sources.
  • 95% of all applicants from social referrals applied in the first 7 days – showing social recruiting is faster.
  • It cost nothing to hire applicants from social referrals – it is cheaper.
  • Mobile visitors to their site spent an extra 4 minutes reading the ad compared to job board readers.
  • Their research showed that social and mobile recruiting is faster, more targeted and cheaper.

RELATED: Jobseekers Prefer Job Boards to LinkedIn and Google


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