Sunday, May 3, 2009

The Social Recruiting Corner

Using Twitter to Recruit, Find a Job, or Network

The hype about twitter continues, and we're buying into it. So have Corporations and Recruiters.

In the U.S., the number of twitter users has increased from 1 million to 4 million, and the site has experienced over 1,000% increase in traffic. With over 1.5 billion tweets and counting, it has been reported that 45-54 year olds make up the largest demographic.

In a post just 2 months ago on using twitter to network and find a job there were 900 users with the word "Recruiter" in their profile on tweetsearch. Today, it is over 3,900. Yes, in just 2 months!

Read more at TalentBuzz

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