Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

How Social Recruiting Gets the Next Big Job Placement Won

Social media has affected every area of life, including the job market. When it comes to companies recruiting and hiring new employees, social media opens up many opportunities to find the right person with the right skills. From micro-applications to built-in portfolios, social media makes it easy for savvy recruiters to test an applicant’s creativity, ...

The 2013 Social Recruiting Survey Results Are Here!

It’s that time of year again… our sixth annual Social Recruiting Survey results are in! If you’re not familiar with our survey, here’s a quick summary: Using email and a variety of social networks, we invite recruiters and HR personnel to share their experiences with us regarding their use of social media in the hiring ...

Calling All HR and Recruiting Professionals!

As many of you know, Jobvite has been compiling a detailed report on social recruiting for the past five years—and we’re pretty proud of how this endeavor has evolved. We started out looking for a way to gauge trends in a space where little documentation existed, and now the Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey has become ...

The 2012 Jobvite Social Job Seeker Survey Results Are Out

Job seekers are out in full force — with an impressive majority actively looking or open to finding new employment.  Unfortunately, not all of them feel good about their odds.  And even more think 2012 has proven an increasingly difficult year to be on the job hunt.  In our third annual Social Job Seeker Survey, ...

The New Facebook Bully: A Job Interviewer?

03.21.2012 · Posted in employment, Perspectives

Early this morning, I read the Associated Press article about the job interviewer who asked a job candidate to provide his Facebook username and password in order to access the candidate’s private profile. Frankly, it floored me. On the surface, it is such an inappropriate and unprofessional act. And while I am not a lawyer, ...

Facebook IPO: What It Means for Recruiting

Facebook, the world’s largest social network with 845 million users, just filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with a hefty $75-$100 billion valuation. This would beat Google as the largest U.S. Internet IPO in history. Roughly 60% of the US population has a Facebook profile with 483 million users logging in daily from around ...

Jobvite Introduces New Social Job App to Power Referral Hiring on Facebook

This week we introduced a new social job app for Facebook. With the Jobvite app, people can find, refer and apply to jobs privately within Facebook, where they’re most likely to connect and share information on a daily basis. ...