This recruiting-with-social-media bit has become popular enough that some companies are trying — in some cases successfully — to patent it.
Beyond.com is one.
In the summer of 2012, it acquired the assets of a company that was struggling called JobFox. JobFox was one of the early matching companies. JobFox was later sold to Doostang. Confusing, I know, but in short, JobFox sold its a