Pinterest can be used for recruitingIf you are a recruiter, you are probably already using LinkedIn, Twitter, and maybe even Facebook to find candidates. Another social media site to add to your search toolbelt is Pinterest.

If you don’t already know, Pinterest is a highly addictive site where you can upload and bookmark items found on the Web and categorize everything using virtual pinboards. According to a report from Shareaholic, Pinterest drives more referral traffic than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. That’s a lot of traffic, which should peak your interest in using Pinterest for recruiting.

Pinterest Works Best for Recruiting Creative Types in the Fields of:

  • social media
  • web design
  • graphic design
  • public relations
  • marketing
  • advertising

How to Use Pinterest for Recruiting

When a user sets up a Pinterest account, they have an option to add a bio and their location, which means you can search for people that add their job titles and cities in these fields.

Here is a Search String You Can Use to Get Started:

find candidates on pinterestTry it out and let me know how it works!

 

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