The world wide web has become the go-to for need-to-know-immediately information. Many recruiters are now turning to the internet to fill in gaps, ease concerns, or confirm their suspicions about job candidates. For this reason, an online presence is becoming increasingly important when considering talent.
Online involvement in professional groups, social media engagement, and even personal profiles provide valuable insight into a candidate, such as soft skills, passion, industry knowledge, social capacity, and much more.
In fact, of the 1,600 recruiters and HR professionals assessed in the 2016 Jobvite Recruiter Nation Report, 87 percent said