Talent Acquisition Workplace

Do Job Boards Still Matter?

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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