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Finding Talent Online, a Cost Effective Way to Hire

October 20, 2013

The state of the job market in recent years has caused HR professionals in some industries to be bombarded with massive numbers of resumes from job seekers. Some potential applicants, in a desperate attempt to find a job more quickly, have taken to submitting their resume everywhere they can find. This has added to the costly burden of recruiters being forced to sift through the hundreds of resumes of people who aren't really qualified. Attempting to remedy this trend, smart recruiters have taken to finding talent online to fill open positions.

The various online options available for sourcing candidates, social media, job boards, agencies and even employer career sites provide a vast amount of available talent. Many employers are opting to use the power of the internet to assist with filling open positions with great success. The ability to search millions of profiles by skill, location, name, job title or keyword enables employment professional to find the best matched candidates quickly, and has proven to be a very cost effective option.

Because finding talent online is such an effective way to take a comprehensive look at a large candidate pool and quickly bring in high-quality talent, ninety-two percent of U.S. companies used social networks and media to find talent in 2012. Interviewing, screening and the time involved in sifting through hundreds of resumes’ are costly for a company. However, the ability to clearly define, identify and screen potential candidates quickly and easily is what has made finding talent online an attractive option.

Competition for talent is growing, and the ability to tap into that talent is crucial to the success of a company. Swoop, a leading source for finding talent online, can place over one hundred million records of potential applicants, right at your fingertips. With our comprehensive search tools, we can match, stack and rank potential candidates according to your job needs. Contact us today, and let us help you fill your recruiting needs quickly and inexpensively

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