ZonaJobs Preps Facebook Job App For Latin America

Using Facebook for professional networking is catching on worldwide, as ZonaJobs, the leading job-search site for the Latin American region, joins the fray with a beta application for the social network.

ZonaJobs provides job listings for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and even Spain.

Professionals brings many of the same features discussed in similar apps to the table, such as networking opportunities, user profiles, and job listings.

The app is still in beta, but ZonaJobs plans to add job-search integration and the ability to invite connections outside of Facebook to Professionals.

The sector is definitely becoming crowded, with such as SmartRecruiters, CareerNotify, BeKnown, and BranchOut launching Facebook apps over the past few months.

But the backing of ZonaJobs should add credibility to Professionals, much like BeKnown benefits from having Monster Worldwide behind it, and the beta app has already collected nearly 15,000 likes on Facebook.

Readers: Do you think there is room for more Facebook applications and platforms targeted toward job searching and career advancement, or is it the more, the merrier?

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