Impact of Social Media on Recruiting (#SWChat)
Thursday, March 22, 2012
David Christopher in #SWChat, #SWChat, LinkedIn, Standard Event, jobs, recruitment, resume, social interview, social media

Thanks to everyone who took part in this weeks Social Workplace Twitter Chat event (#SWChat).

Impact of Social Media Recruiting

Social Media is undoubtedly an incredible source for recruiters for sourcing candidates, but what is the impact of social media on potential recruits? Is the use of social media going to be an advantage when applying for jobs or a hindrance?

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Questions Asked

Q1) Are tools like LinkedIn reducing the need for companies to outsource recruiting to external agencies?
Q2) Is your LinkedIn profile more important than your CV?
Q3) Should potential employers be allowed access to your private social activity before hiring? (see
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Q6) What are the do's and don't s with regards to social media,. when looking for another job?
Q7) In 140 characters or less, how do you see the way recruiting is done today, changing in 5 years?


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