LinkedIn is definitely the social network of this week with too many news surrounding the number one recruiting portal of all time. LinkedIn is by far the most serious and corporate social network of all, for obvious reasons of course. LinkedIn is the social media enigma, the one social media site that seems to have a profoundly stronger impact on companies than it does on its users.
For people looking for jobs, LinkedIn is still just one part of a very difficult process. But for recruiters? It’s a gold mine. It is changing the world of recruiting, and the metamorphosis is just beginning. For example, 77% of all job openings are posted on LinkedIn and 48% recruiters post jobs on LinkedIn no other social media channels. Here’s an infographic by the hard working people at Masters In Human Resources Degree Guide to help you see how LinkedIn is changing the world of recruiting.