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You’re Looking in the Wrong Place for Job Candidates

In an article for Inc., Abigail Tracy acknowledges that, yes, job candidates are looking for jobs on LinkedIn. However, a lot of people are also looking for jobs on Facebook and Google+. Yes, honest-to-God Google+! Yet the same study that has revealed these findings has also found that less than one percent of businesses are using Google+ for recruiting (not surprising). Thus, you may want to reorient your recruiting efforts to keep the (otherwise completely forgotten) platform in mind.

And you will likely want to amplify your recruiting efforts on Facebook too. Facebook experienced the best conversion rate of people applying for jobs—nearly half of people who saw jobs subsequently applied for them.

For additional details, you can view the original article here: https://www.inc.com/abigail-tracy/how-to-recruit-job-candidates-on-social-media.html

About John Friscia

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John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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