It might seem like misinformation, but the numbers do not lie. Facebook has actually been more useful in helping candidates land jobs, than LinkedIn, the website designed for professionals and jobseekers. Recruiters still use a combination of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to seek out candidates, but Facebook is still use by seekers more frequently.
Statistics indicate that the search for jobs has gotten more difficult over the years, and more of the unemployed and underemployed are using the internet a social media websites to branch out and find connections. Recruiters are also using a potential candidate’s social media websites to assess an individual’s personality.[pinit]