Do you think Hiring via networking sites is emerging trend? Or still there is a long way to go?

Here we are, with the 10th and final Question that was asked to 90 Recruiters.

Based on the Data and the feedback that was collected during this entire research, It was amazing to see that Recruiters are slowely but surely getting used to Social Networking sites. Social Networking has given an option to the Recruitment industry to find resources.

There is a huge potential in the social Networking sites, as there is lot of activity happening in this world. Recruiters are in constant need to find resources through alternative channels and resources that are untapped. Now a day every other candidate has been approached by one or the other recruiter for a Job Opening. There are requirements that might require specific skills, and after a point of time the market is exhausted, and the same set of resumes are on the Job Portal. Hence there is a need to find those professionals are hidden, or who are not actively looking for a job, but want to know about the Job Openings.

Following are the details for the 10th Question:

This is a very useful data, where one can see that 63.3% think that Hiring via networking sites is an emerging trend. This is a positive response and has a bright future.

You can also check out the previous 9 questions and their Analysis in the previous blog posts  –


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 :)


Rambling Recruiter


About ramblingrecruiter

A student of Social Media, Social Hiring, Employer Branding and Employee Branding.

Posted on November 8, 2010, in Rambling Recruiter and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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