How to use Facebook for job search
Don't under estimate Facebook for job search
Facebook is a massive social media platform. If it was a continent it has as many daily users as the populations of South America and Europe combined. It is has more people than China using it every month. Yet women refuse to believe that they could use Facebook for job search. The most common response is that “facebook is for friends and family.” The thought that Facebook could be used in a professional sense makes them literally recoil in total horror.
Yet it is the leading global social platform, and the most important asset for social marketers. It also provides a great data base for head hunters and recruiters. So what makes you think they don’t use it?
The power of Facebook for job search
• 1.65 billion monthly active users
• 1.09 billion daily active users on
• 90% of users connect via mobile devices
• 84% are outside the US so no it’s not just an American fad.
• 40 minutes per day is the average time spend by a Facebook user says Mark Zuckerberg
• 50% Facebook users have more than 200 friends
• 58% say they are “friends” with colleagues
Facebook use is changing
Massive Global Data Base
Leverage the opportunity
Facebook have recently made changes to the old about section which is now called an “intro.” This field is the first thing anyone sees when they click on your profile and has been extended. Your work history is now more visible. If you would like to check what others see when they view your profile, click on the icon (three vertical dots ) just below your cover image and select “View As…”.
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