WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics that report on how small businesses are finding new employees and how they are keeping employees happy.
Hiring is Top Small Business Challenge
According to data presented visually in the infographic, 42% of small business owners cite "hiring new employees" as a top small business challenge, along with "growing revenues" (45%) and "increasing profits" (42%).
Social Media is Important Recruiting Tool
Platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become key tools for small businesses looking to add members to their team. Surveys show that more job seekers and employers are using the tool:
- 94% of recruiters use or plan to use social media for recruiting
- 73% of millennials found their last job through social media
And they are finding better results; of those employers who used social media to hire, 49% cite improvement in candidate quality over candidates sourced only through traditional recruiting channels.
Small Business Employees are Happier
The infographic also reveals in exactly which ways small business employers are succeeding in keeping their employees happier, including job satisfaction, job security, advancement opportunities, retirement age, annual income, and medical benefits.
Download this month's SCORE Infographic to access all the data regarding the time and costs associated with accounting, taxes and payroll for small businesses.
DOWNLOAD HERE: https://www.score.org/resources/infographic-human-resources
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SOURCE SCORE Association