In case you missed it (you likely did), Facebook quietly launched a Social Jobs App off of its Social Jobs Partnership page: www.facebook.com/socialjobs.
In case you don't remember (you likely don't) Facebook and the U.S. Department of Labor -- along with the DirectEmployers Association and a couple other groups -- launched this
Is Facebook getting into the classified business? Apparently not.
Earlier today, we posted an item saying it might. But now Facebook denies it.
Slashgear and The Daily both reported variations of the same story: Facebook was planning to launch a classified service that would target Craigslist direct
In CIR12.23 (December last year) we reported extensively on how German businesses use social media to recruit. Among others, we quoted from a survey conducted in the first half of 2011 by e-recruitment consultant and blogger Eva Zils.
She repeated the survey in Germany between May 10 and July 14 this year and conducted the survey for the first time in Switzerland between June 18 and July 11. T
There’s talk and speculation about possible plans by Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) to launch a job board. Blogger Joel Cheesman, a former VP of Jobing.com and a long-time observer of the online recruitment advertising scene, says it’s a bad idea:
The digerati are abuzz over a recent Wall Street Journal story claiming Facebook is close to launching its
It´s no secret anymore that in Europe social media are becoming a more and more interesting tool for recruiters to find younger candidates or graduates as new applicants.
A recent published survey among 1,500 companies from BITKOM, the German trade association of the high-tech sector, showed that almost 30 percent post job offers to social networks like Facebook, XING or StudiVZ (german scholar
Australian Federal Opposition Communications Shadow Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for action to be taken against Google and Facebook over possible tax avoidance. Both companies (along with many others) have subsidiary offices in Ireland which has a far lower company tax rate than Australia.
The Australian Financial Review (and others) have reported that Google's locally posted
Dan Cohen, sales director of U.K. multi-posting software provider Broadbean Technology, told the APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies) in London that applications to jobs on Facebook rose by 1,000 percent and applications to jobs on Twitter by 500 per
By Christo Volschenk
The explosive growth of social media recruiters (eg. Facebook’s recruitment networking app BranchOut) and the impact they are making on the online recruitment landscape (described here by U.S. colleague Sharon Hill), spawned an interesting side-show for Germany’s r
By Jim Townsend
The U.S. Department of Labor launched an initiative with Facebook to help Americans tap into public resources and government programs intended to help American job-seekers find employment.
What you won’t find on the Department of Labor's Facebook page -- facebook.com/socialjobs -- are job listings. Not yet, at l