The new trend that is followed by recruiters and sourcers today is recruiting candidates via Social Media like LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook being one as well.  With every second person having an account with Social media, it is only natural that recruiting will be done via these platforms.

Hence the need for “Latest Developments in Facebook” arises; in order to assist recruiters and sourcers alike. There are certain tools that Facebook offers which can speed up the process for both recruiters and sourcers.

Facebook Insights

This tool helps recruiters and sourcers to monitor all the activity on Facebook. Right form the posts, to how many and when they have who has responded to the posts. Put simply you get statistics for all of the aspects mentioned. The inputs you get enable you to identify how your posts performed and if any improvements are required.

Facebook App

Facebook has introduced the Facebook App for mobiles so that its user can now have the same experience when visited online. The app helps users to access posts, updates, messages or any activity on their page without any disruptions. So this is good news for recruiters and sourcers alike because they can now post job ads while sourcing desired candidates on a single platform alone and that too free of cost.

Wow! Isn’t that great?

Facebook Graph Search

Well if you thought that Facebook wasn’t as effective as LinkedIn is for recruiting then you are sourly mistaken. Because here too you have a huge database of information that can boost you’re sourcing and arrive with a pool of qualified candidates possessing the right skill for the available vacancies.

Updates in Facebook Messages

Here’s some more good news for recruiters and sourcers to benefit from.

Facebook has made some updates to its messaging feature that can boost the process of sourcing. Earlier messages if sent only went to their Facebook page but with the latest updates; these messages automatically bypass the Facebook email address and is sent directly to the inbox of the primary email id mentioned by the users.

All of these features together if used properly will definitely boost the process of recruiting and can even help sourcers to capture talented individuals for the vacancies. With every second person having a smart phone the app allows users to have the same experience.

Thus it is essential for recruiters and sourcers alike to create job posts that are easily viewed by potential candidates on their mobile. This will also improve the response received and can boost the selection process nonetheless.  


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