Ever wondered if you have what it takes to work for Facebook (even if you’re not applying for a job as the company’s global head of diversity)? Some members from Facebook’s recruiting team went on Reddit for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session, answering questions about what it’s like to work at Facebook and what kinds of applicants they look for.
Looking for a job? Among your Facebook friends lies the potential for employment. CareerSonar, a new service, brings together a person’s connections on LinkedIn and Facebook to look for perfectly fitting job opportunities.
This week, KIXEYE has several new job openings. The company is looking for a gameplay engineer, a 3D/Unity game engineer, a mobile client engineer, a senior server engineer, and a game designer. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
This week, Wooga is hiring a university relations manager, while GLO Gaming needs a senior account executive. Slingshot SEO is seeking a client partner, and Rundavoo is on the hunt for a senior developer. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Despite statistics showing that more college admissions officers, as well as hiring managers, check applicants’ Facebook pages, many teenagers are still lax about social media security, continuing to post content that is detrimental to their online reputation. Michael P. Grace, president and CEO of Virallock, spoke with AllFacebook about the mistakes that high school and college students are making on Facebook and how they can clean up their acts for a better future.
Ad targeting has become standard practice on Facebook, as advertisers can now point their messages toward people who are 25 years old, living in Miami, have been to college, and list baseball as an interest. Ziv Eliraz, CEO of social recruiting platform Zao, thinks employers can use similar tactics to target job ads to those who have work experience and education relevant to the positions.
The dust has settled after the first presidential debate in Denver Wednesday night, and the Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter has fresh insights on the melee in the Mile High City that are posted on the U.S. Politics on Facebook page.
After California passed a law banning employers from asking from social media passwords, one CEO fired back in a blog post, criticizing the state for restricting businesses from being able to fully use the resources available to them to make the best hires.