As more and more of our world goes digital, social media is gradually becoming an increasingly dominant recruitment channel. In 2011, just over half of companies did their recruiting through social media sites. As of 2016, this figure skyrocketed to 84% and in the years since it has shown no signs of slowing down.
There’s no denying that social media has been a key part of the recruiter’s toolbox for many years now. However, when it comes to social media recruitment there is one site in particular that reigns supreme. With over 500 million users and three million active job listings, it’s not surprising to see why LinkedIn has become such an indispensable resource for recruiters.
With its vast user base and advanced search capabilities, LinkedIn provides an indispensable resource for the recruiters of today. It boasts many useful features that streamline pretty much every part of the recruitment process – meaning that candidates and recruiters alike enjoy big savings in time and effort.
How can employers avail of LinkedIn’s many great features?
The first step would be to read this highly informative infographic from the team at Ayers Management. This infographic lays out some practical guidance for those new to the world of LinkedIn recruitment. It provides key tips about the different free and premium tools available to recruiters. This infographic also offers some comprehensive advice on how to use LinkedIn to attract the top passive candidates.