LinkedIn and Facebook in Belgium

  title={LinkedIn and Facebook in Belgium},
  author={R. Caers and Vanessa Castelyns},
  journal={Social Science Computer Review},
  pages={437 - 448}
  • R. Caers, Vanessa Castelyns
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Social Science Computer Review
  • This study investigates whether Belgian recruitment and selection (R&S) professionals use LinkedIn and Facebook during their R&S procedures and to what extent. A total of 398 and 353 respondents, respectively, from various sectors and from organizations of various sizes, responded to an online questionnaire concerning Facebook and LinkedIn. Descriptive analyses indicate that both the social network sites have become extra tools for recruiting applicants, to find additional information about… CONTINUE READING
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