As the job market becomes more competitive than ever, social media has significantly impacted recruiting, giving birth to the next big thing: social recruiting.

Thanks to this Jobvite study, this data on recruitment and jobseekers demonstrates why technology is vital to recruitment success.


  • Although 93% of recruiters use or plan to use social media, just 18% consider themselves experts on social recruiting.
  • just 41% of recruiters are investing in mobile.
  • 55% of recruiters have reconsidered a candidate based on their social media profiles.
  • Recruiters use mobile to primarily contact candidates (41%) and forward candidates/resumes to colleagues (40%).

RELATED: How Job Seekers Use Social Media and Mobile in 2014


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