Last week, we shared information about hiring demand for social media skills. Today, we wanted to take a closer look at the requirements for one of the occupations with a high volume of ads: Recruiters.
The good news is that if you have experience with sourcing candidates via social media, your skills are likely in demand. In May, more than 1,300 online job ads included social media as part of their job requirements or job description. This is a 60% increase in hiring demand compared to May of 2011. 71% of the ads were posted directly by employers, where as staffing firms accounted for about 29% of online listings.
Hiring Demand for Recruiters with Social Media Skills – 4 Year Hiring Trend
What skills are most commonly required in job ads for Recruiters? Here are the top 5:
- Microsoft Office
- Applicant tracking software (ATS)
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Project management
- Time management
The cities with the most job ads for Recruiters with social media experience were New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, and Washington DC. All 5 of these cities experienced double-digit year-over-year growth in hiring demand. Of these 5 cities with high demand, the Hiring Scale™ shows that employers and staffing firms in Boston will have the most difficult time sourcing candidates. The volume of job ads for Recruiters with social media skill sets has grown 70% in the past year – one of the highest growth rates in the US. Yet, the available talent pool as not grown at the same rate, meaning there will be fierce competition to attract potential candidates.
Hiring Scale for Recruiters with Social Media Skills in Boston, MA
Our Hiring Scale also depicts the best locations for sourcing Recruiters with social media skill sets. Milwaukee is currently the city where these jobs will be the easiest to fill. With only 4 employers currently advertising job openings, there is likely to be less competition than in cities like Boston.
5 Metro Areas Where Recruiters with Social Media Experience will be Easier to Recruit
On the other hand, if you are a Recruiter with social media experience, it's likely you'll find a job faster and easier in Boston than in Milwaukee. More employers are looking for your skills and there are fewer potential candidates that you will compete against.
Are you recruiting for Recruiters? Find out if they are hard- or easy-to-fill in your city with the Hiring Scale! Just tell us where the job is located and we'll show you who you are competing with for talent, average salaries in your city, and where you can find candidates.
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