WERCWatch
Jan. 16, 2014

New survey data

When it comes to announcing job openings, not many companies rely on newspaper ads, but social networks and online job boards are combining to become the second most popular means of attracting talent. The most frequently used method according to our survey is direct contact using word of mouth (67 percent) and employee recommendations (82 percent), which outstrip the competition. When you consider that the last two methods are directly related to associates, it's clear that current employees are doing a fine job of "marketing" the industry. See the results.

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