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by Ashleigh-Rose Harman

Job Board Digest - Social Importance

The discussion surrounding social recruitment has been rife this year, which has triggered the cry of ‘death of the job board’ in many online recruitment circles. Social platforms are reporting record numbers of users and we are hearing of more and more social success stories from brands across the world. There’s no doubt about it, social media has become vital to any job board business.

Whilst social media is an incredibly important part of today’s online recruitment industry it is by no way going to prove itself as the job board killer. In fact job boards and social platforms are existing in a delicate ecosystem in which each one keeps the other thriving. Social media platforms in their most stripped back form are content sharing systems, job boards are simply providing these social platforms with content to share.

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