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The five top problems with searching for talent online

1.   97% of Recruiters are using LinkedIn as a recruiting tool – overfished pond of recruiters finding the same candidates over and over. (Forbes)

2.   Only 50% of LinkedIn users have a “complete” profile – many missing job information, history (Undercover Recruiter)

3.   Only 48% of job seekers are active on social networking (including LinkedIn on a daily basis (Forbes)

4.   Less than 10% of candidates say social media has helped uncover job opportunities- OCG candidate research (9.1% of candidates used Social Media in their job search, 1000+ candidates)

5.  Only 13% of Millennials (aged 15-34) have a professional profile online yet Millennials make up 36% of the workforce (MediaBistro)

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