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?) And do employers have the right to ask that?

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.

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New Facebook Search Engine Lets Employers Find You

Resume Bear

Identified.com , a new Facebook search engine, gives employers and others access to your work and education history. Facebook profiles that make work history, school history, and friends lists public.

50 Things Recruiters Can Do on Facebook

Blogging4jobs

People love to hate Facebook. There are the Facebook quitters and friends who give it up for Lent. What a ruckus Facebook has caused and, even after all these years, it continues to be disruptive! As a recruitment marketer, I am a big fan of Facebook.

6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

Resume Bear

With more than 400 million active visitors, Facebook is arguably the most popular social networking site out there. With that kind of reach, Facebook can be a valuable tool for connecting to former and current colleagues, clients and potential employers.

Why Your Facebook Friends Matter to Employers

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s been a lot of buzz over the past couple years about employers checking potential employees’ Facebook pages. But what happens when employers go one step further, and check out your friends’ profiles? Some employers may not care, but some may.

Top 5 Facebook Applications for Job Hunting

Resume Bear

Bush had just won reelection and Mark Zuckerberg launched something called Facebook from his Harvard dorm room. Meanwhile, a Harris Interactive study reveals that employers use Facebook the most often. So, if you haven’t already, make Facebook part of your job hunt.

How to Use Facebook to Land a Job Interview

Jobacle

These days, employers and recruiters are using every means available to help make their hiring decisions -- which includes looking through resumes, of course, but also checking out social media sites. Interview Help facebook get a job job interview facebook

Facebook Jobs Will Change Online Recruitment Forever

Blogging4jobs

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.

Ways to Use Facebook for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

But what’s sometimes overlooked is the biggest network of them all: Facebook. We think of Facebook as a way to connect with friends, not necessarily hiring managers or employers. But with over 500 million active users, Facebook is useful for professional networking, too.

Marketing Hacks To Make Employers Notice You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Marketing Hacks To Make Employers Notice You appeared first on Ms. Here is our list of top marketing hacks guaranteed to make a lasting impression on prospective employers. The best way to make employers notice you is to become an expert in your respective domain.

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8 Ways Older Job Seekers are Prey to Unconscious Bias on Facebook

Competitive Resumes

Employers and recruiters look for ways to exclude candidates such as baby boomers. Most employers want to know your new industry or career exploits. Your 30 and 40-year-old children tell an employer everything they need to know. This is originally published on Career Pivot.

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New Facebook Job Postings: Will They Get it Right?

Blogging4jobs

On Monday, Facebook announced it was testing a feature to create and promote job postings on business Pages. This is a big shift for Facebook — are they up to the job? . The Apply: The applications will come in through Facebook messages.

How to Recruit on Facebook with TweetMyJobs

Blogging4jobs

I mentioned this week that in the US, we spend a collective 100,000 years a month on Facebook where we connect with friends, share stories, connect with our favorite products and brands, and even look for a job. And yet only 23% US Recruiters use Facebook as a recruiting and candidate source.

Getting Paid to Play On Facebook/Twitter

Resume Bear

Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn provide an easy way to communicate, connect with long-lost friends and see what those exes are up to (you know you’ve peeked!). Unfortunately, though, employers don’t necessarily share this enthusiasm for social networking.

Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

Career Realism

Most of what you hear about Facebook while looking for a job involves keeping your information as private as possible from potential employers. If you are looking for work at a smaller local company, “liking” their Facebook page can often be a great place to start.

US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal

Blogging4jobs

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.

Should You Be Friends With Your Boss On Facebook?

Career Realism

However, at times we face a crisis as to how we keep our online and offline activities separate; who to accept as a friend on Facebook and whom not to. Should you be friends with your boss on Facebook? Check out these related articles: Why Co-Workers Don’t Make Good Facebook Friends.

Still Not Sure How to Recruit on Facebook? Read This!

The Undercover Recruiter

billion users, Facebook now tops every single social networking site on the net including Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter. As the most widely used networking site on the web, Facebook has naturally also become a huge sourcing ground for recruiters. 57% of Facebook users have 100+ friends.

10 Ways to Use Facebook To Get a Job

Corn on the Job

The average person spends somewhere around 15 hours per month on Facebook. So, while there, you might as well spend some of that time job searching… Here are 15 ways to use Facebook to get a job: 1. ”Like” Your Dream Companies. Use Facebook Job Search Apps.

Recruiting & Hiring on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn by Country

Blogging4jobs

The global economy presents a challenge for managers as they learn the cultural norms of their employees, employment laws, and expectations in this new global yet local context. Recruiters & Recruiting on Facebook.

How To Use Facebook for Professional Networking #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Facebook is a place to interact with friends and family online. But there is more to Facebook, everyone from Goldman Sachs to Aaron Sorkin have realized this already. Why use Facebook for professional networking? The way people use Facebook is different to that of two years ago.

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Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

This is their fourth survey in a series looking into the role of social media for employers. This survey found that more than half of employers will increase their social media outreach in 2012. career facebook linkedin resumebear twitter

How To Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Find a Job #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Well, not only jobseekers but employers as well are garnering the benefits of social media for finding suitable candidates. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, tell people that you in search of a job position. Don’t Be Afraid of Networking with Friends on Facebook.

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4 (Silly) Myths About Employment Branding

Career Realism

In 2016, I’ve decided to make it my mission in life to prove Employment Branding is not hard to do. I want you to clear your mind of everything you’ve been told about Employment Branding. Myth #1 – You need a comprehensive strategy to properly launch your Employment Brand.

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You Posted what? 8 People Fired for Facebook Postings

Resume Bear

This infographic entitled “Fired for Facebook”, details how social media can carry heavy consequences for both employers and employees. hours per month on Facebook alone. Some states have created laws to protect employees and employers, but the laws in each state differ.

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts. As a result, one recent employment practice has drawn attention. The “social media interview” is increasing in importance as part of the employment process.

Are Employers Spying on You With Facebook?

Career Realism

Facebook ’s privacy issues have come and gone in past months. For me, the issue is the use of Facebook in the job search. Probably the most controversial question I get is, “Can I use Facebook in my job search?” So I Asked Some Experts in the Employment Industry…. …I

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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.

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Employers Hunt Down Your Bachelor Party Pics on Facebook

Evil HR Lady

Keep reading: Employers Hunt Down Your Bachelor Party Pics on FacebookMore companies are conducting internet background checks to scrape up everything you've ever said and done. Should they? And should you care?

In 2015, Should Facebook Access Be Banned at Work?

Blogging4jobs

Your employer bans Facebook access at Work? With the release of Facebook At Work into the app store and subsequent conversations around Facebook access being banned in the office (that ironically took place on FB & Twitter!), Is Facebook so different?

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I was fired because of Facebook | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips I was fired because of Facebook 18.

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Using Facebook as a Virtual Career Fair Platform

Blogging4jobs

Sure, Facebook is good for sharing photos, asking questions of your followers and sending out mass updates. But, Facebook as a virtual career fair platform? You can chat on Facebook. Some recruiters already use Facebook to connect with job seekers.

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Can You Get Fired Because of Facebook?

Resume Bear

Do you know anyone who has been fired because of what they posted on Facebook or Twitter? Here are some examples: Connecticut superintendent out of job over Facebook comments – A Connecticut school superintendent is out of a six-figure job after getting into some Facebook trouble.

Why You MUST Complete Your Facebook Profile

The Undercover Recruiter

But what if your lack of Facebook profile is actually hindering your job search? And Facebook is the prime platform for reaping some of that potential benefit – if you leverage it properly that is! It’s not about friending recruiters on Facebook.

5 Ways to Help You Understand Your Social Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

Attracting that individual can be very competitive and in today’s modern mobile climate, one of the best ways to compete is to create a strong social employer brand. 5 Ways to Help You Understand Your Social Employer Brand.

70 Percent of College Career Centers have a Facebook Page

Resume Bear

Facebook and the Feds have teamed to make job hunters’ lives a little easier, by creating a special Facebook page that consolidates some of the newest and best tools for matching job seekers with jobs available. career facebook Job Search job search strategy job seekers jobs resumebea

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Employers: Which Industries Lead the Way in Social Media

Resume Bear

Many employers are responding to the social media invasion with policies to guide how it’s used by employees. The post Employers: Which Industries Lead the Way in Social Media appeared first on Resumebear Online Resume.

Is it illegal to recruit on Facebook?

Resume Bear

She is the author of: Social Networks and Employment Law: Are you putting your Organization at Risk? JIM: So, I know you’re like this Employment Law guru and all that, but I want my readers to know it too. Dr. Lisa Harpe, Employment Law guru. Twitter, Facebook or telephone?

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4 (Silly) Myths About Employment Branding

Career Realism

4 (Silly) Myths About Employment Branding. In 2016, I’ve decided to make it my mission in life to prove Employment Branding is not hard to do. I want you to clear your mind of everything you’ve been told about Employment Branding. Work It Daily.

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