Mobile job search and candidate experience go hand in hand. But some employers are slow to recognize this. Take Facebook for example. Many Human Resources and recruiting professionals still think of Facebook as just personal. But job seekers report Facebook is their top social network.
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Next week at am participating at IBM Insight on an influencer panel. One of the areas we will be addressing is the future of mobile and its importance to HR. In preparation for that I happened to come across a paper from Bersin by Deloitte on 10 big disruptions on the horizon for HR. One of these areas is in HR’s use of mobile applications.
The International Data Corp. (IDC) predicts that by 2015, more Americans will surf the Internet from their mobile devices than from their PCs. This year, Nucleus Research foresees that half of all Internet traffic to career sites will come from mobile devices.
ADP, which serves 620,000 clients in more than 125 countries, revealed in a new study that 37 percent of registered mobile users access their pay information via mobile HR applications, compared with 23 percent who use desktops and laptops.
Last week, John Sumser, principal analyst at HRxAnalysts, hosted a great debate with Ed Newman, vice president of Strategy at iMomentous, about mobile recruiting.
- 92% of recruiters plan on using social media in their recruiting efforts over the next 12 months
- 49% of recruiters said social media increased candidate quality
- Recruiters saved $370,000,000 in recruitment expenses with social media in 2012. (See the inforgraphic from iMomentous to more insights about this stat below.)