Can BranchOut use $18 million in funding to professional networking on Facebook into a massive goldmine?
Facebook is not what typically pops to mind when job seekers launch their search for employment. But it should be.
Robert Gibbs, former press secretary to Barack Obama, has reportedly been talking to Facebook about joining the company.
Facebook has been hiring at a steady clip, but the number of applications per job opening numbers in the hundreds. The company received almost 250,000 resumes in 2010.
Facebook has hired Google’s Director of Corporate Development, Amin Zoufonoun, to lead the social network’s nascent mergers and acquisitions team.
Facebook confirmed it has hired the three founders of the recruitment focused startup Pursuit: Louis Eisenberg, Russ Heddleston and Nicholas Letourneau.
Sean Ryan, the head of gaming at News Corp., will become Facebook’s director of games partnerships.