Written by: Ceil Tilney, Senior Strategy Consultant, Aasonn
Today, social media has made it possible for recruiters to source for more than the words in a resume. Recent Bersin by Deloitte research estimates that about 6% of the total recruiting spend is now on social sites, and that number is expected to rise dramatically in the coming years. LinkedIn has become the dominant platform for recruiting, often replacing traditional job boards like Monster and Career Builder as the place for job seekers and recruiters to connect. Facebook, Twitter and specialized social sites are not far behind.