Although LinkedIn is still king when it comes to finding jobs through social networking, Facebook might make some waves soon with a job search feature. A Dow Jones Newswires reporter recently heard that Facebook is planning to launch its own job board, aggregating listings from third-party providers.
Companies leaning on their employees for job referrals during the hiring process is nothing new, but why leave out potential contributors such as trusted former employees, or contacts who work for partners and vendors? That was the thinking behind Zao, which makes its official debut today.
In slugging it out for voters (already), Mitt Romney and his party are pummeling President Barack Obama over the just-released employment report, which shows a mere trickle of growth.
President Barack Obama is no stranger to social media, so it came as no surprise that when he called on private and public sectors to help address record unemployment with job creation in January, he followed that by setting forth a month-long challenge to application developers.
Where would you rather work: Facebook, or Google? Data from online jobs and career community Glassdoor heavily favors the latter.
Facebook is an established tool on both sides of the search for employment, but Minneapolis-based marketing firm Fast Horse is relying completely on the social network to fill its opening for a new intern.
Young people are using Facebook for personal over professional reasons, yet they are friending their coworkers.
Read on for advice on how to make your Facebook profile ready for a job search.