You see everyone talking about social networks. The articles abound with LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for job search.
Is this just a section, or does social networking stay here? Can managers actually find these tools or just for new college students?
Some compelling reasons for drivers to include these tools in job search:
The number of ads has decreased.
Indeed.com, a major Labor Directorate, found that from January, 119,171 accounted for the accounting sector, 53 percent less a year earlier, 43 percent to 395 percent By 629, the most significant sectors fell, while healthcare dropped from 8 percent to 581,625 and education declined by 9 percent to 62,933. "(Scripps News, March 13, 2009)
The number of desktop workloads jumped. "As the unemployment rate rises to 8.1 percent across the country, the popularity of career sites is growing as users search for work." ("Workplace Web Traffic," Scripps News, March 13, 2009)
recruiters maintain presence on social networking sites, such as LinkedIn. "LinkedIn has recently added millions of new members every two years, and officials say more than 829,000 HR professionals and 521,000 corporate recruiters use the network." (LinkedIn Recruitment Tools, January 9, 2009) More than one thousand recruiters in LinkedIn alone by executive candidates can not afford not to use this tool to join people who are in positions.
The ever-increasing number of recruiters are looking for ads on the job site instead of candidates. According to MSNBC, "small and medium-sized companies do not publish jobs, they look for pages like LinkedIn in their time." ("Use LinkedIn to Maximize Job Search", MSNBC.com, March 12, 2009)
And the Organic organization expressed the Advertising Age: "Why Do We Put It From Traditional Worksheets?" Social Networking from tools – free of charge – social media for recruiting efforts, while Twitter and other social media sites may look like the tune of the month, the real evidence is in the numbers, always winning, moving is easy and far beyond a traditional workbook static Post Execution – Specialized Applicants ("Why Tweeting Has Become An Organic Major Employment Opportunity Strategy", Advertising Age, March Executives regularly search the Internet for more information on executive candidates. "… ExecuNet Survey on Fame Management & about the presence of the Internet: the Executive Officer 86 percent of them claim to routinely search for online resources for information that goes beyond a boxed italic summary. job seekers & # 39; prospects will improve if positive information is found online. "(2008 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report on ExecuNet)
Networking is a lifelong career strategy, the New York Times draws a social network to its Career Security Network (The Social Network as Career Security Network, The New York Times, 2008) The Financial Post says: "Keep your online presence. how to stay connected. "As Kay Luo, LinkedIn Advises spokesman:" Build up the network before you need them. "(Financial Report, March 20, 2009)