Facebook: Employers Wanting Usename and Password?

Resume Bear

Facebook is the 2nd most popular website in the world. Facebook has penetrated almost every aspect of our lives: school (remember the days when you had to have a.edu email address to sign up for Facebook?)

Ten Things Job Seekers Must Do in 2012

Corn on the Job

The post is titled, “ 10 Things You Must Do to Make 2012 The Best Year Ever “ Go now or later, but definitely stop by and read it. Increase Your Time Spent on Linkedin: If you don’t have time, then minimize your trips to Facebook.

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20 Job Search Tips for 2012 College Graduates

Corn on the Job

The “life” 2X4 induces much more pain for graduates these days, so here are 25 Job Search Tips for the current or soon to be 2012 Graduates: 1. If you spend 10 hours on Facebook per week, try popping onto Linkedin for 5 hours.

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Facebook Jobs Will Change Online Recruitment Forever


I completely disagree even when it comes to Facebook. Because the American public is more diverse and different than ever before which is why Facebook’s play in the job board marketplace is so appealing. Finding Jobs on Facebook. Facebook and Recruiting Online.

Update: Facebook Responds to Employers Asking for Passwords

Resume Bear

Yesterday we shared with you a new trend among employers to ask candidates for their personal Facebook login and password as another way to get a “background check”. Today, Facebook responded. Facebook needs to be applauded for standing up for it’s users.

Am I paranoid for not wanting to be on Facebook?

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I am probably the only person in my generation not on Facebook. Dear Sara: I agree that it is tempting to be a part of Facebook. So many of your friends are using it and on many blogs you can only post a comment using your Facebook log-in.

Top 5 Facebook Apps for Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting on Facebook is something which a lot of companies are trying now with differing success – it is definitely a place where active and passive talent both hang out. The Bullhorn Reach Facebook app is only available with the Bullhorn Reach Team product.

The 50 Best Places To Work In 2012

Resume Bear

It’s that time of year again: Glassdoor has released its list of 50 best places to work in 2012! Facebook: 4.3. The list, “Best Places to Work — Employees’ Choice” is the fourth annual employee’s choice awards for best companies to work for.

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Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2012 Winners!

Resume Bear

Likeable Media keeps readers current on industry trends and new tools while also providing strategies and tactics for using Facebook and social media marketing. facebook linkedin resumebear twitterAre you looking for some good blogs to read? Look no further!

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How Facebook Beats LinkedIn for Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Facebook better than LinkedIn for recruitment? Jobseekers in 2012 clearly understand the importance of social networking when it comes to connecting with employers. Facebook remains the favoured platform for job hunting, but Twitter and LinkedIn both showed spikes in candidate usage.

What Facebook's IPO means for women

Penelope Trunk

After the Facebook IPO, Sheryl Sandberg will become number two on the list of richest self-made women. She is the COO of Facebook. Even after the Facebook IPO. I’m afraid that what the Facebook IPO means for women is nothing.

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More About Facebook Recruiting from #SHRM12


Social Media Recruitment Tools & Facebook Hiring. I got back late last night from the SHRM 2012 Annual Conference in Atlanta. We discussed Facebook in great length during both presentations. How to Hire and Build Employer Brand on Facebook.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Your Facebook Picture Can Damage Your Personal Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Can a bad photo on Facebook ruin your brand? Here’s a nifty infographic from LinkingR about the level of damage your image can make to your online identity on Facebook and other places. INFOGRAPHIC: How Your Facebook Picture Can Damage Your Personal Brand. Tweet.

3 Recruitment Lessons From the 2012 Summer Olympics


The torch has been lit and the London 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off. If there’s one thing these 2012 Summer Olympics foster, it’s a sense of passion and dedication from the athletes who compete in the games. Connect with him and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter.

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Social Recruiting on Facebook Increases Brain Size


New Facebook Changes: Advertising on Facebook. Last week Facebook began adding paid ads to user’s feeds which, like all new Facebook changes, caused quite the uproar. This Facebook change, or any change for that matter when it comes to Facebook, has caused quite a stir.

US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal


Protecting Employee Facebook & Social Network Privacy. The American public went gaga in March of this year after the media reported a growing trend by employers who are requesting Facebook password and user ID access during their hiring and interview process.

Don't Give Out Your Facebook Password During an Interview!

Careers Done Write

There has been a lot of press lately about interviewers asking candidates for their Facebook user name and password as part of the background check process. Job seekers asked to give Facebook passwords. Would You Give Out Your Facebook Password in a Job Interview? Employers Claim Feudal Rights Over Facebook Pages. Facebook is a private networking platform where you communicate with your friends.

Are YOU Facebook Official?

Ms. Career Girl

When a bunch of us went out for drinks and she was discussing it with us, the first question was, “So are you Facebook official?”. Facebook official” has become almost a new layer of a relationship. To some it seems, if you aren’t “Facebook official”, you aren’t official at all.

50 Fastest Growing Online Jobs for Q2 2012

Resume Bear

Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced the Freelancer.com Fast 50 for the second quarter of 2012. TOP TRENDS FOR Q2 2012. Facebook IPO fizzer spills over into fall in Social Media jobs. Q2 2012. Q1 2012. Facebook.

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How Exactly Does Facebook EdgeRank Work? [Infographic]

The Undercover Recruiter

OK you’re a recruiter and you’re trying to use Facebook for job postings. Let’s say your Facebook Page has 1,000 fans and you do an update about a really hot opportunity. Enter EdgeRank, Facebook’s algorithm for deciding what you will see in your newsfeed.

Facebook Lovers, and Haters-The Open Graph Is Here! Here’s How To Make The Most Of It.

Resume Bear

Facebook, The Timeline, and The Open Graph: Is Facebook becoming what Brian Solis calls, “The New EgoSystem?” Typically, the first week or two that Facebook rolls out a change, people get cranky, and complain. career facebook job job hunting resumebear

Top 7 Ways Facebook Can Get You Fired (And How to Avoid It)


Most employees are aware that Facebook can be dangerous in the workplace, but to fair, most employees are so addicted to Facebook that they don’t always care. Scenarios Where Facebook and Work Just Don’t Mix 1.

Why is Facebook Recruiting Important?

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the latest discussions online is the relevance and the use of Facebook’s Graph Search as a recruitment tool. This article will take a look at Facebook’s users, Facebook as an alternative to LinkedIn and some statistics explaining the phenomenon.

4 Tips on How to Use Facebook at Work and Not Get Fired


4 Ways to Avoid Getting Fired for Facebook Use. Americans are spending nearly 16 hours a month on Facebook, with 50% of users logging into the world’s most popular social network every single day. Don’t Lose Your Job Over Facebook Use. Facebook Private messages are not private.

Using Social Networks to Enhance your Career Prospects

Career Copilot

From Facebook, to LinkedIn, social networks provide the perfect opportunity for getting in touch with those you value the most, as well as broadening your horizons. Career Development business tips facebook for business facebook tips linkedin social networking twitterToday there aren’t many people who don’t have at least one social networking account.

Ten Job Search Strategies for 2012

Career Solvers

There are many simple, painless changes you can make in 2012 to increase your chances of finding your next job. Stop ignoring Facebook as a job search tool. I speak to job seekers every day and ask them if they use Facebook as part of their networking and job search strategy.

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Job Seekers, Lock Down Your Facebook NOW!

Career Rocketeer

You talk to a recruiter at a dream company who later sends you a “friend request” in Facebook. You are at a job fair. What do you do?? Not adding them could offend them. But adding them could give them access to your private data. How do you deal with this? Because some companies and recruiters will try [.]. Social Media Joshua Waldman SEO1

Social Graffiti: The Raw Underbelly of Facebook


Members of my own family have defriended me on Facebook because, I can only assume , my thoughts on an issue differed from theirs. A Facebook profile page is like someone’s living room. Do you like me? ?

“Promoted Posts” – MY Facebook Story: Think Before You “Like”


Consider this… I have been using Facebook promoted post for my company Broadbean Technology and my own Bonus Track fan page , since it has been available – and with much success, I might add. This is not the case for me, Facebook is a big part of my real life.

Why I Deleted My Facebook Page

Personal Excellence Blog

Last month, I deleted my verified Facebook page with 20,800+ likes. The truth is that Facebook hasn’t been adding value to me as a business owner for a while. Engagement meaning Facebook likes, comments, or shares — anything that triggers activity.

Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

This survey found that more than half of employers will increase their social media outreach in 2012. career facebook linkedin resumebear twitter

3 Career Mistakes to Avoid in 2012

Career Realism

Facebook’s stock starts high… and ends low. I’m already on Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter – and I barely use those. It’s easier to understand than Twitter, has better follower interaction than LinkedIn, and is visually more appealing than Facebook.

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How To Complain About Your Boss On Facebook – And Not Get Fired

Career Realism

So, how is the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) deciding modern-day Facebook cases? Surprisingly, when applied to Facebook postings, NLRB judges have found many incidents of what might seem like “griping” that are actually protected under this act. Case #2: Go Beyond Facebook.

Will Gen Y Have Professional Regret for Embedding Facebook?

HR Capitalist

When we think background checks and Facebook, we're usually thinking about beer bong pictures and other sophmoric behavior designed to tell us that the candidate has basic judgment issues, right? In her Facebook. management site HeartMath — both now connected with Facebook. – suggest she suffers from insomnia. the patterns in her Facebook entries suggesting a 75% chance for her to become.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Recruiters Are Using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

The Undercover Recruiter

No prizes for guessing that LinkedIn is the most frequently used network by recrutiers, with Twitter being close second and Facebook not far behind. Overall, Twitter and Facebook appear to be highly under-utilized networks for recruiting, but we expect that behavior to change during 2012.

Time to Clean Up Your Online Identity

Resume Bear

Did you know that every time you tweet the deets or update your status on Facebook your brain gives you a tiny blast of euphoria? Drinkin’ Photos on Facebook Cost Man Disability Benefits. Make your Facebook Top-Secret in 3 Steps. By Ritika Trikha, CareerBliss Writer.

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The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Additionally, Sullivan reports this type of monitoring by potential employers may violate the Facebook terms of use. According to a Facebook spokesperson, employer policies that allow “shoulder surfing” appear to violate Facebook’s terms. By Pedram Tabibi.

The New Facebook Job Board [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Recently, the Social Jobs Partnership launched its free ‘Social Jobs’ application on Facebook – listing more than 1.7 There is now 1,000,000,000 users on Facebook – therefore everyone is on Facebook. On Facebook, you have the candidate’s attention – 1 in every 7 minutes spent online is spent on Facebook. RELATED: How Facebook Beats LinkedIn for Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]. The New Facebook Job Board [INFOGRAPHIC].

5 Ways to Use Facebook for Your Job Search

Career Solvers

Most people I talk to really enjoy Facebook’s interface and spend at least a little bit of time there each day. Most acknowledge its benefits for keeping in touch with friends and family, but few recognize Facebook’s implications for job search and its growing relevance as a job search and career management tool. Here are 5 tips for optimizing your job search strategy on Facebook.

Industries That Benefit the Most from Social Media

Resume Bear

Even if you’re at home by yourself, watching TV is a social experience when paired with services like Facebook and especially Twitter. Job seekers are increasingly turning to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to get hooked up with jobs, and recruiters are following suit.