Fact: Employee referrals are consistently ranked as the No. 1 source of hire. Another fact: 30 million work remotely at least one day a week. So, if you want to optimize your employee referral program for the new, on-the-go workforce, you should look into alternatives methods to streamline the referral process, such as incorporating mobile capabilities into your recruitment strategies.
Not convinced? Check out this infographic, compiled by social employee referral management platform Zao, which shows the benefits of mobile in your employee referral program, as well as some best practices when you get started. Some points to note include:
- Globally, the average remote worker carries 3.5 mobile devices
- 20% of people searching for information about careers use a mobile device
- 1 in 4 people who come to a career site are coming from a mobile device
Check out the full infographic below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!
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What do you think? Do you use mobile in your employee referral programs?