[dropcap]D[/dropcap]o you use social networking sites for finding a sales job? According to the jobvite social recruiting survey 2011, [highlight]80.2% of companies are currently using social networking for recruiting talent and 8.7% plan to[/highlight] . What this means to you is to plan your job search based upon how companies are recruiting for talent.
The increase in social networking recruiting has seen an 83% increase from 2010. For sales professionals looking for a job, by adding social networking into your job search strategy will help you find more sales job opportunities. Does it work? Well, [highlight]14.1 Million job seekers used online social networks to land their last job[/highlight].
Some of the popular social networking sites include linkedin.com, twitter.com and facebook.com. For sales professionals, find ways to add social networking by using these popular sites as well as niche social networking sites that is focused for sales professionals.