Utilising the services of a specialist recruitment agency remains the best way to seek out the perfect candidate for a job, according to one expert.
Glyn Rees, managing partner at reesmarx Europe, made the comments to HR Magazine after a new report by his organisation found that 57 per cent of employers are searching for potential candidates on LinkedIn, prior to interviewing or hiring them.
Although this highlights that people need to keep a professional air on social networking sites that can be viewed by others, it also demonstrates how flawed social media is, particularly as a recruitment tool.
“Companies need to be very careful about how much trust they put in these sources. The reliability of social media is flawed because it is difficult to verify, and users are essentially free to write whatever they like… Please click here for the full article