Social media can link you to a job

Job hunters: If you’re not on LinkedIn, you’re not where three-fourths of U.S. job recruiters are posting jobs.

LinkedIn far outpaces Twitter and Facebook for job postings, according to a report released this month by Bullhorn Reach, a company that provides recruiting software.

As with many trends, the company found that social media recruiting in Missouri, Kansas and some other central states tends to lag behind the coasts.

Still, job hunters anywhere should include social media in their search strategy.

Bullhorn pulled data from a network of more than 77,500 recruiters and found that 77 percent of their postings are going on LinkedIn, 54 percent are on Twitter and 25 percent are on Facebook… Read more

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