Just when you think facebook can’t add any more strings to its bow the social media giant is now going to help you find a new job. The company announced yesterday that admins for the 65 million business pages on the network will soon be able to post jobs on facebook and receive applications though messanger.
The new feature is rolling out over the coming weeks but only in the US and canada admins can create the jobs posts include all the details using the page compsoer. The listing must include a photo job title location description and state if it’s full time or part time there also room for optional info such as a summary. the vannancies will then appear on the business page like a regular post and also within the new jobs tab if you already like or follow a page the listing will appearin your news feed.
If you’re interested in a position just hit the apply now button to submit an application facebook will fill in any information it already knows about you from your public profile which can be checked and edited before submission the page admins can then review the former on facebook and contact the applicants via messenger.
There also a new dedicated jobs bookmark which lets people search through all current vacancies using different filters. the feature has been in a testing phase since november thoughout parts of the US and it appears to be working well it definitely looks as if it could benefit everyone employers jobs seekers and facebook which will doubtlessly see more user engagement with business pages.