Company job sites top source for hires, says Silk Road by Sharon Hill in Recruitment 06 Apr 2012 By Sharon Hill SilkRoad, a provider of human resource information systems, gathered and analyzed a full year of recruiting data from 700+ companies, 9.3 million applicants and more than 90,000 hires. The 2011 report, Recruitment Marketing Effectiveness: Meaningful Metrics Straight From the Source , was based on 222,308 job postings responded to by 9.3 million applicant This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share job sitessilk roadwhere companies find candidates Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.