Monthly Archives: October 2010

Have you seen any Job posting on any of the Social Networking Sites?

Job Posting on Twitter !!!!! Jobs on Facebook !!!!!

Well, it might not be a surprise for you to see jobs posted on LinkedIn. How about Jobs being posted on Twitter and Facebook 🙂

Its no more a surprise, Social Networking sites are being used not only for promoting company pages or brands, it’s also being used for Posting Jobs.

Oh yes, the best example of the same, atleast in India is that Naukri.com (India’s no 1 Job Portal) has given an option to post jobs on the various Social Networking sites. More info about this in my previous post – https://ramblingrecruiter.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/job-portals-going-social/

Following question was also asked to a group of 90 recruiters , and the following data does show that Jobs posting’s on Social Networking sites are a common thing (Good)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

95% have said Yes….. HMMMM

Well you might think that we have a clear winner. Yes we do have.

But it will be an interesting thing to see as to how are these channles  being used in terms of generating quality resumes, and tageting the right audience.

You can check out the 10 questions that were asked to them at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FB27XSG

Respondents Details:

All the 90 respondents are recruiters, who are responsible for Hiring in their respective organizations.

Looking forward to your views on this data. You can agree or disagree :)

Regards

Rambling Recruiter

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Has networking sites changed that way people Recruit?

Hmmmmmmm !!!!!!!!!!!!

Has it or has it not !!!!! Well the answers to this question many not be as simple as you may think. As i am reaching to an end of the series of 10 question that were asked to a group of 90 recruiters, People have really shown interest towards such sites.

Well just to find out the truth, i happned to do get 90 recruiters and asked them this particular question.

And here is the result for the same:-

 This is the most interesting data that was gathered via survey, the reason being that although 47.80% agree but the remaining respondents still think it’s an early stage.

Based on this one can understand that there is no clear way one can say that Social Networking has changed the way Recruitment process is done. But there is a sign of change that can be seen in the near future.

You can check out the 10 questions that were asked to them at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FB27XSG

You can also check previous 6 questions and their Analysis in the previous blog posts  –

http://mcaf.ee/9507e

http://mcaf.ee/fb953

http://mcaf.ee/ba9c4

http://mcaf.ee/fdc86

– http://mcaf.ee/76984

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Respondents Details:

All the 90 respondents are recruiters, who are responsible for Hiring in their respective organizations.

Looking forward to your views on this data. You can agree or disagree :)

Regards

Rambling Recruiter

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Do you think Recruiters are using Social Networking sites, to find the right talent?

Here is the 6th question which was asked to a group of 90 recruiters.

There is a lot of buzz about social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc. There are also lots of questions raised if these sites are being used by the recruiters or not.

Well, to find out the answers to some of these questions, i managed to pool in 90 recruiters, and asked them this question.

Here is what they had to say…………………………

More that half of the respondents agree with the above statement; but the population size ie 44% still thinks that it is an early stage.

It can be seen that it is slowly picking up, and will require some more time to reach the highest level.

You can check out the 10 questions that were asked to them athttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FB27XSG

You can also check previous 5 questions and their Analysis in the previous blog posts  –

http://mcaf.ee/9507e

http://mcaf.ee/fb953

http://mcaf.ee/ba9c4

http://mcaf.ee/fdc86

– http://mcaf.ee/76984

Respondents Details:

All the 90 respondents are recruiters, who are responsible for Hiring in their respective organizations.

Looking forward to your views on this data. You can agree or disagree :)

Regards

Rambling Recruiter

Have you closed any requirements based on Resumes via networking sites?

Well, here I am with the 5th question which was asked to a group of 90 recruiters.

You might wonder what would be the answer for this question!!! You might want to know if there are recruiters using this medium.

Welcome to the club, even I was sailing in the same boat sometime back. I was very eager to know the result of this question.

Hence as a part of a research program, I managed to get in 90 recruiters to express their views about social networking.

You can check out the 10 questions that were asked to them at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FB27XSG

And the winner is………………………………..


 

 

 

 

 

 

The following data shows that there is a sizeable amount of respondents who have managed to close certain requirements via networking sites; this shows its positive impact on the usage and benefits of the Sites.

The 34% respondents have mentioned that they have not yet closed requirements via Social Networking sites. Just to take this result positively, it can be seen that there is a lot of scope for them to explore networking sites, and make the most of this amazing world of Social Networking sites 🙂

You can also check previous 4 questions and their Analysis in the previous blog posts  –

http://mcaf.ee/9507e

http://mcaf.ee/fb953

http://mcaf.ee/ba9c4

http://mcaf.ee/fdc86

Respondents Details:

All the 90 respondents are recruiters, who are responsible for Hiring in their respective organizations.

Hence in order to get authentic data, Recruiters were the right audience.

Looking forward to your views on this data. You can agree or disagree 🙂

Regards

Rambling Recruiter

 

Has Networking sites added value to the Recruitment Process?

It’s a tricky question……. hmmmmmmmm

To find out the answer to this question, some research was required. Hence i managed to rope in 90 recruiters to answers certain questions regarding their experience about this.

Survey was done viahttp://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FB27XSG (You can check the 10 questions)

You can also check previous 3 question and their Analysis in the previous blog posts –

http://mcaf.ee/9507e

http://mcaf.ee/fb953

http://mcaf.ee/ba9c4

“ Social networks, particularly professionally oriented ones like LinkedIn, can be helpful for making business connections and recruiting prospective employees. According to a Deloitte study, 23 percent of companies already use social networking as an aid in hiring”

Following is the data for the 4th Question……. it might be of your interest 😉



This is quiet an interesting data, wherein it can be seen that there are 11.4% who see that Networking sites are not adding value to the Recruitment Process, also 26.1% respondents are still not sure about it.

But 63% respondents (which is a good number) agree with the above statement.

Respondents Details:

All the 90 respondents are recruiters, who are responsible for Hiring in their respective organizations. Hence in order to get authentic data, Recruiters were the right audience.

Looking  forward to your views on this data. You can agree or disagree :)

Regards

Rambling Recruiter

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