Social recruiting solution Jobvite released the seventh version of its annual Social Recruiting Survey Wednesday, and the survey of more than 1,800 recruiters and human-resources professionals across various industries and regions found that social recruiting continues to become a priority for them, and that while Facebook has carved out a significant niche, LinkedIn is still the social network of choice on the recruiting side.
Recruiting solution Jobvite announced Tuesday that it closed a $25 million series-D funding round, which was led by Catalyst Investors, with participation from existing investors CMEA, ATA Ventures and Trident Capital.
Facebook users about to join the work force for the first time: The photo above is not a wise choice for your profile picture on Facebook (and probably shouldn’t be posted at all, but that’s another argument for another day), and you should probably examine its privacy settings in order to ensure that no potential employers see it.
Women are caught in a no-win situation when it comes to their photos on Facebook and other social networks, according to a new study from Oregon State University, which found that sexy and revealing photos may cost them job opportunities, while more conservative images could lead to less attention from potential suitors.
How are recent college graduates using Facebook to help them tackle the challenges they are facing? The social network teamed up with research agency Firefly Millward Brown to conduct in-depth research on “a small number of participants.”
Should job recruiters incorporate Facebook into their social recruiting efforts? The answer is an emphatic yes, according to Work4 Labs, a major player in that field, and Work4 Labs illustrated why, in infographic form.
Facebook appears to be testing a feature aimed at improving its usefulness in the social recruiting sector, allowing users to indicate that they are currently unemployed after they add information to their work histories.
Is it possible to put a number on how well companies use social and mobile recruiting? Yes, according to Facebook recruiting solution Work4 Labs, which introduced online tool Social Recruiting Score Tuesday.
With more and more people accessing the Internet via mobile devices, smartphones and tablets have become integrated into the job recruiting process, as well, and Facebook social recruiting solution Work4 Labs examined just how strong that integration is becoming.