Companies like social media for brand promotion but are hesitant about employee use. Sound familiar?

On the one hand, social media and indeed social recruiting can be a fantastic way to save money.

On the other hand, there is of course a risk that employees spend too much time on Pinterest when they should be shuffling papers.

See what you reckon in this infographic from PayScale.


  • 53% of employers have a formal social media policy.
  • However, 71% of energy companies prohibit social media usage at work.
  • 51% of medium businesses use social recruiting.

RELATED: Is Social Recruiting Really Happening?

employers love a bit of social recruiting

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