Go on Facebook for Your Next Hire? (Infographic)

A new survey reveals that some job seekers aren't necessarily looking to LinkedIn for their next job opportunity.

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By Linda Lacina

To understand how jobhunting is changing, Jobvite, an applicant tracking and recruitment tool, conducted its annual survey on job seeking trends. The latest findings unearth some surprises, such as the emergence of "social job seekers," who actively use their online social networks to find career opportunities. According to the findings, 76 percent of this group found their current job on Facebook while recruiters in the survey focus their attention nearly entirely on LinkedIn.

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Go on Facebook for Your Next Hire? (Infographic)

Linda Lacina

Entrepreneur Staff

Linda Lacina is the former managing editor at Entrepreneur.com. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Dow Jones MarketWatch and Family Circle. Email her at llacina@entrepreneur.com. Follow her at @lindalacina on Twitter. 

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