Stephane Le Viet
Facebook social recruiting solution Work4 Labs reached a milestone Friday, topping 6 million jobs posted on the social network by more than 20,000 companies, up more than fivefold compared with last year.
It’s finally happened: Hot on the heels of Google Plus’ recent addition of hashtags to its user interface, and long after its assimilation into the millennials’ social vernacular, the #hashtag has come to Facebook.
Stéphane Le Viet, founder and CEO of Facebook social recruiting company Work4 Labs, shared four ways that Facebook’s recently introduced advertising options can be used as part of the recruiting process.
In February, the business, tech, and social media industries were abuzz with the results of a study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, during which it was revealed that in America, “droves of users” were taking breaks from Facebook. In the days that followed, the headlines worried about the fact that 27 percent of people were planning on taking a break from the world’s largest and supposedly most popular networking site.
Facebook announced the launch Wednesday of a jobs board application from the Social Jobs Partnership, a collaboration between the social network, the Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the DirectEmployers Association, and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.
Facebook recruiting solution Work4 Labs Wednesday announced an expanded suite of social recruiting products, a free version of its product targeted toward small and midsized businesses, and the closing of $11 million in series-A funding from Matrix Partners and other investors.