Talent Acquisition

13 Surprising Social Media and Recruitment Facts

Here’s a quick video from technology job board Dice listing 13 social media facts and 7+ benefits of social recruiting.

Main takeaways for me here were:

  • 85% of tech professionals use Facebook and 41% use Twitter
  • In January 2012, users spent on average 405 minutes on Facebook
  • 30% of Twitter’s audience make more than $100k
  • The Google Plus button is used more than 5 billion times per day
  • Professional bloggers manage on average 4 blogs (yes, I can vouch for that)

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By Jörgen Sundberg

Founder of Undercover Recruiter & CEO of Link Humans, home of The Employer Brand Index.