With the advent of social media for companies job search made is easy.
In 2011, 89% of companies used social media platform, whereas in 2010, only 6% of recruiters relied on social media for searching candidates.
Around 86% of companies said they impress with employer-friendly profiles of candidates. While 79% of HR managers have gone through job seeker's online information before recruiting, 65% of companies recruited candidates via social media.
Social networking sites have become good sources for hunting potential candidates. 56% of HR professionals used networking sites. 80% of companies filter LinkedIn to find talent.