Social Recruiting with Facebook Graph Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Recruiting with Facebook Graph Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

This infographic entitled Social Recruiting with Facebook Graph Search is courtesy of comerecommended.com.

On January 15, 2013, Facebook’s much anticipated search engine, Facebook Graph Search, finally launched, making finding the people you’re looking for on the platform that much easier. For social recruiters, it means finding candidates in much more targeted way since searching has become more insightful.

In order to illustrate some Facebook Graph Search best practices, this infographic, compiled by social employee referral management platform Zao, shows you how to get started with in order to find the best employees. Some takeaways to note include:

  • 47% of new hires are generated from Facebook
  • 1 in 5 had a contact share a job on Facebook
  • 92% of users are connected by only 4 degrees
  • 52% of job seekers use Facebook to help find work

Check out the full infographic below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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What do you think? Would you use Facebook Graph Search for recruiting?

Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. 

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