Where you look for talent today can be just as important as who you are looking for. If you are looking for young, up-and-coming professionals, you need to have a presence where they hang out online. Instagram is quickly becoming a reputable alternative to LinkedIn when recruiting talent online, especially college students.
A recent report by TERMINALFOUR, a digital marketing agency, has found that Facebook is losing steam as a space to recruit talent. Instagram is picking up where Facebook is lacking – the platform is aging and younger social media users are now flocking to Instagram.
Instagram is a relatively new social media platform. It’s image-based, making it very different from traditional platforms. But many of the same rules for recruiting effectively apply:
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Paige Allen is a Recruitment Consultant on the Marketing Services team, specializing in Public Relations, Marketing Communications and Pharma. Prior to joining IQ PARTNERS, Paige worked in customer service and IT Procurement, where she developed a passion for people and aptitude for research and analytics.