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
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: