LinkedIn Still Top Job Search Technology Tool

A whopping 94% of job seekers ranked LinkedIn as their number one social media site for job hunting according to an annual survey by Right Management (the talent and career management division of staffing firm ManpowerGroup).  HiringImage managers also prefer Linked in over other sites by two to one.

The survey polled 300 job seekers and 100 hiring managers, recruiters and human resource executives throughout North America.  Two thirds of the job seekers were Baby Boomers and one third were members of Generation X.  About 95%  are looking for a permanent job, up from 84% in 2010, while only 23% want to be entrepreneurs.

About Kate Perrin

Kate Perrin is CEO of PRofessional Solutions, LLC, the Washington, DC area's only public relations temporary staffing firm. PRofessional Solutions, founded in 1994, was named one of the 25 largest staffing agencies in the metropolitan area in 2015 by the Washington Business Journal. It's also proud sponsor of Washington Women in Public Relations and the Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter.
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