Tag: social recruiting

Facebook’s Bold Move

Facebook’s recently announced job-posting service is attracting a lot of attention. Many pundits have said it’s a threat to LinkedIn, given the sheer number of Facebook users (nearly 2 billion worldwide) compared to LinkedIn’s 467 million users. Soon it will be Facebook, and not Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, that recruiters will turn to first when it comes to finding talent, they predict. Facebook’s deep pockets (it…

Facebook swipes at LinkedIn by letting brands post job openings on Pages

Facebook counts more than 65 million businesses using its Pages product and boasts that it’s cheaper and more sociable than maintaining a website. For the most part, the arrangement offers companies all they need, including ways to market and interact with their customers. But what about when it comes time to grow and bring on more employees? Facebook didn’t really offer a human resources component, but…