Social Media Infographic: 89 percent of companies use social media to find new hires With most companies turning to social media to screen potential employees, here’s what you should know. By Kristin Long@KristinMLongDec. 8, 2011 SHARE Savvy job seekers know to use social media to help them in their job search, and now companies are using it too, to find potential hires. According to an infographic from Career Enlightenment, 89 percent of companies said they will use social media to recruit in 2011, up 6 percent from 2010. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.