The days of going through employment newspaper ads or similar online portals to find jobs may be history pretty soon. E-recruitment through social networking sites is the new buzz among human resource management personnel.
Social networks harbors and showcase the seemingly unending pool of talent from all over the world. It could be your friends or your friends of friends on Facebook, people on Twitter & LinkedIn and gazillion other blogs that exist on the World Wide Web; each of these platforms on the web offers a glimpse into what your future employee could look like!
With the rise of several social platforms on the web, the new content is being created, shared, edited and forwarded every minute. The job of any talent scout is to keep an eye on the people who are leaders in their field of work and not mere followers, and take it as an exercise in strategic human resource management to find the best possible person to perform a job.
Listed below are several advantages of social media for the organization that indulges in e-recruitment.
- Low Cost
- No Intermediaries
- What You Want is What You Get
- Efficient Recruitment
- Saves Time