LinkedIn, a popular social media network media used for finding individuals of same field and users can even create or join groups relevant to their qualification. Though LinkedIn have huge customer base as Facebook or Twitter, but it has dramatically changed the world of recruiting.
Most of the corporations, firms and professional recruiters have registered with LinkedIn to access its premium features. But the free sign-up LinkedIn can be a great and powerful tool for recruiting and finishing professionals who meet your job requirements.
With over 200+ million users with different educational background and professional experience, LinkedIn makes it easy for the recruiters to find skillful individuals.
From a recent survey, it was reported that more than 48% of recruiters post their job openings on LinkedIn. Mostly recruiters find it easy to hire a candidate using any of the social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
It is estimated that companies spend more than 3% of their total budget to hire a potential employee through social media sites and in United States, it usually costs more than $3,500 to recruit an employee.
Reports show that 93% of recruiting and staffing professionals make use of the LinkedIn to reduce their efforts in recruiting.