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Now You Can Apply for Jobs Through New Facebook Jobs Feature

You Can Apply for Jobs Through New Facebook Jobs Feature

Looking for the job? Now you can add Facebook to the list of career sites that can help you to find the work. The company brings the new update to the website where users can find the work through the Facebook jobs feature which aimed at job seekers.

On Wednesday, Facebook announced that it is launching new jobs bookmark both on the web and on a mobile app. People can use this as a platform to find help-wanted posts at the business page on Facebook or by looking in the jobs bookmark.

“Businesses and people already use Facebook to fill and find jobs, so we’re rolling out new features that allow job posting and application directly on Facebook,” said by the California-based Internet giant.

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The job postings may appear in the News Feed streams if the companies want to pay to promote them. Just by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button an online form which has been already filled out relevant information will open.

Moreover, if the applicants want to add information in the form, they can able to add, edit and review the forms before submitting. The company representatives who are managing business pages at Facebook will examine the applications. And then they contact potential candidates through Messenger.

The company tested the Facebook jobs feature tools in the US and will roll out in Canada in coming weeks. This new job tool may become a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn. Microsoft recently reported that it gained a rise in profits over past quarter in cloud computing and other new areas on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Website New Look is much more Familiar to Facebook Feeds?

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LinkedIn is now updated with the new refreshing look for the website. The complete site is appeared to be in the new design to bring the people more close to the social network. Most of the users on the LinkedIn probably visit the site occasionally or with the bunch of emails arrived in their inbox. The navigation over the newly designed website of LinkedIn is much easier than the older one.

Currently, the newly designed website is having the seven navigation sections, Home, Messaging, Jobs, Notifications, Me, My Network and Search. Interestingly the Main Feed on the LinkedIn is now much similar as you find on the Facebook. The new trending stories which are curated by the algorithms, human editors and others can be unfollowed just like you perform on the Facebook.

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LinkedIn is making the things better for the users regarding the search interface for finding the jobs, people, companies and other things of this social network. The biggest change is the real-time messaging interface which is always available on the bottom as Facebook. Chat-bots are available which makes the chatting professional, easy and quick.

If you consider an example, suppose you are looking for a job and someone you know who works at the company, LinkedIn will prompt you to start a conversation with them. This will help you in getting the referral or some other tips for applying.

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Here are the some of the enhancements observed on the new design of the LinkedIn website.

  • Richer Feed to keep you informed
  • Smarter messaging that helps you connect and unlock new opportunities
  • Streamlined navigation
  • More intuitive search
  • Better suggestions to make your profile stand out
  • Greater insight into who’s viewing your content

So what you are waiting for? Login to the LinkedIn website and make sure you notice the changes. Drop your comments about the new Look in the comments section.

Facebook to Take on LinkedIn with the New Job Posting Features

Facebook to Take on LinkedIn with the New Job Posting Features

Facebook is testing a new feature that could pressure LinkedIn recruiting business. This move allows page administrators to create job postings and obtains applications from candidates.

LinkedIn generates a major income from job seekers and recruiters who pay a monthly fee for posting resumes to get connect with the people on what’s often known as the social network for business.

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“Based on behaviour we’ve seen on Facebook, where many small businesses post about their job openings on their Page, we’re running a test for Page admins to create job postings and receive applications from candidates,” says, a company spokesperson.

Companies could drive more traffic to their pages With Facebook’s jobs feature at the same time allowing them to pay Facebook to get their job openings in front of more candidates.

This new feature on Facebook could compete with LinkedIn as the developers can embed “Jobs” tab in their Facebook Pages. These job postings will show up in a Jobs tab of the Page in the dedicated landing place.

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“Apply Now” button will be included in the Job postings which launches a standard job application flow. That helps people quickly apply for multiple jobs without typing in redundant information. Applications sent to the page will be received as a Facebook Message.

Facebook has launched Marketplace feature back in October which allows people to buy and sell items locally as a part of new ways to keep its users engaged to the social media platform.

LinkedIn signs MoU with HRD Ministry to Provide Jobs for Netizens in an Easy way

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Popular business and employment-oriented social media service LinkedIn is trying something new to provide better job opportunities to students. Already Naukri.com and Times jobs have a strong user base in Indian job market and to face these competitors, LinkedIn has been trying to provide job opportunities in the easiest way. As a part of their new strategies, they are introducing the services like Placements and Starter Pack.

To take on rivals like Naukri.com and Times Jobs, LinkedIn has signed MoU( Memorandum of understanding) with the Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD) for making it easier to find jobs to netizens and students. We all know LinkedIn is a popular business service that objects to put its members first when it comes to making important decisions.

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It has its jobs portal where popular syndicates and recruiters can post their company openings.Job searchers directly login to the site with security details and can apply through LinkedIn profiles to reduce time on creating resumes. We are all familiar with the Job market in India is not straight forward, and lakhs of people applied through employment-oriented services only.

Every year lakhs of students finished their graduations and looking for better jobs respective to their fields. Unfortunately, the availability of jobs is very low in the market and a lot of candidates are doing mistakes after graduation and trail something due to lack of opportunities.

However, through this Memorandum of Understanding, the placements product will be implemented by all colleges associated with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). On speaking about this LinkedIn India head, Akshay Kothari said “very happy to sign MoU with HRD Ministry. Our main objective is to provide better job opportunities to talented students and makes it easier to find jobs.”

LinkedIn ‘LITE’ For Mobile Browsing in India

LinkedIn employments offer an opportunity to all students, irrespective of their college or location. Students can access to thousands of openings in 3 top most companies in the county through online assessment test. This OAT (Online Assessment Test) is homogeneous across campuses and doesn’t have any conditions and terms.

LinkedIn’s  latest service has already received a huge round of applause from students and job applicants, with more than 1.2 million job applications in less than two months.

LinkedIn ‘LITE’ For Mobile Browsing in India

LinkedIn ‘LITE’ For Mobile Browsing in India

BENGULURU: India’s Branch Office, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner announces “LITE” version of LinkedIn.

World’s Largest Online Business Network service is LinkedIn, holding for about 100 million users worldwide. India is the second biggest market with 37 million users.

Acquired by Microsoft Corp for $26.2 billion in June, LinkedIn on Monday said that, it has aimed at releasing ‘lite’ version for users to make fast and easy access on smartphones to its website reported by Reuters. This is available shortly in next few weeks. The users with poor connectivity are made easy to use LinkedIn lite.

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Akshay Kothari, company’s country head in an event at Benguluru said that, providing the users better experience, LinkedIn Lite loads four times faster than before to urban and rural users who have patchy networks.

Previously much criticism was faced by LinkedIn for its poor design and user experience. And also Facebook and Tweeter had launched ‘lite’ versions to their service to spread its user base which consumed less data.

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Apart from this, LinkedIn will also launch two more services for the students namely,

LinkedIn Placements: Helping students who seek a job. This host common online assessment test for jobs in about 35 domestic and international companies, reported International Business Times.

LinkedIn Starter Pack: Will connect the startups and also small and medium businesses who seek a job, providing a chance to small businesses to create posts about vacancies in their firms, according to Business Standards. The pack is priced 99,000 per year, 60% discount for what LinkedIn charges.