Is Facebook Going to Beat LinkedIn in Job Hunting?


Is Facebook Going to Beat LinkedIn in Job Hunting? Facebook recently revealed that it is testing a feature that will let the administrator of page to create job postings. He would also be able to receive applications from candidates. This move will definitely affect LinkedIn’s recruiting business.

Is Facebook Going to Beat LinkedIn in Job Hunting?

People using this technology platform would be able to find help wanted posts at business pages on Facebook. They will also be able to find jobs by looking in new jobs bookmark on the leading social network’s mobile application.

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Facebook keep on launching new features for its users to get the ball in their court when other social media platforms are concerned. In October, Facebook launched Marketplace to allow people to buy and sell items locally as the social media network tries new ways to keep its users engaged.

A company spokesman said:

“Based on behavior we’ve seen on Facebook, where many small businesses post about their job openings on their Page, we’re running a test for Page admins to create job postings and receive applications from candidates.”

Facebook Vs LinkedIn

LinkedIn generate maximum revenue from job hunters and recruiters. they pay monthly fees to post resume and connect with people. This is said to be the basic network for business.

On the other hand Facebook told that they have tested this new tool and US and plan to roll it out excessively in Canada soon. If companies pay Facebook for promotion, job opportunities may appear in news feed. Job hunters can apply by just clicking “apply now”. After clinking the button an online form will appear, having all the necessary information from the person’s Facebook profile. Applicants can edit and add to this information. According to Facebook they can review form before submitting it.

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Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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