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Social Recruiting 101

With the national unemployment rate lingering around 4.9 percent — the lowest it has been since 2008 — companies have found themselves in a candidate-driven, highly competitive market. Talent acquisition and human resources departments are beginning to recognize that the recruiting days of yore have gone the way of the fax machine. Now, they are working with their marketing department to develop a social media strategy that engages the best and brightest candidates.

With 73 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds reporting that they found their last position through a social media platform, this could be a great approach — if done correctly.