Today’s job search trends and processes are very different to those used 5 or 10 years ago. Prior to internet and social media recruitment resources were very limited and advertising new jobs took considerably longer. These days jobseekers and employers can have direct access to one another using social media so they don’t really need a middle person, however recruiters and agencies continue to be very popular.
– 37% of organizations rehire former employees because they have familiarity with the job.
– 96% of HR professionals indicated that their organization conducts some form of background or reference check on job applicants.
– 95% of employers now research candidates online.
– 94 of recruiters use or plan to use social media in their recruiting efforts.
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Infographic by: careershift