Corporations spending millions on ineffective Web recruiting strategies

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|CHRR, Guide to Recruitment & Staffing|Last Updated: 04/10/2001

A recent study by WetFeet.com, a leading career site providing online recruitment strategies and research for corporations, reports that despite the millions of dollars spent by corporations on online recruiting, one out of four job seekers reject potential employers based on their Web sites.

Based on a survey of 750 undergraduate and business school students from 25 major U.S. universities, 90 per cent of student job seekers visit corporate Web sites during their job search. One out of two job seekers responded that the quality of a company’s Web site is important when deciding where they want to work.

Additional survey findings