Facebook Embraces Recruiting with Graph Search, Releases Tip Sheet

Facebook has released a public document that proves they are embracing the idea of recruiting with Facebook Graph Search. The document, Graph Search for Job Search final, was released on August 7, 2013. The release was done as a part of the Facebook Social Jobs Partnership, which is a collaboration between Facebook, the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), DirectEmployers Association (DE), and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).

The first page of the document provides tips for job seekers. Page two gives a few Facebook Graph recruiting tips. There are no details in the document that will make savvy sourcers better at their jobs, but it does prove that we should expect a lot of developments intended to facilitate recruitment on Facebook.

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Jeremy Roberts, SPHR, is VP, Customer Experience at HiringSolved. He is the previous Editor of SourceCon. Prior to joining the ERE Media team, he spent over a decade working as a recruiter, sourcer, and sourcing manager. This time was spent in diverse environments, including third party agency settings (retained and contingent), recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, and internal corporate HR departments. His previous employers include the MHA Group, Ajilon Finance, Korn Ferry Futurestep, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and Randstad Sourceright, US. He resides in Corinth, TX with his wife and 3 children.


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