It has already been well documented that content in Facebook profiles can influence hiring managers and recruiters, often negatively, but can they use profiles on the social network to predict users’ success in academics and the working world?
Online jobs and career community Glassdoor finally added Facebook to its arsenal with Inside Connections, but what took so long?
Here are some highlights from the Mediabistro job board.
If you want to be like the 18.4 million Americans who found their jobs via Facebook, post your qualifications in a note, which remains on your profile longer than other types of content.
LinkedIn isn’t the only game in the social networking town when it comes to career advancement and opportunities, and while BranchOut has carved itself a niche as the LinkedIn of Facebook, there’s still room for related services, such as the recently introduced Career Notify.
Employers looking to research prospective hires on Facebook better consult with an attorney first.