Facebook launched a new Social Jobs application on Wednesday in partnership with the Department of Labor and several leading career websites, including Monster.com, BranchOut and Jobvite.
The job board is intended to “leverage social media to connect great jobs with great candidates,” Facebook said in a statement announcing the Social Jobs app. There are currently more than 1.7 million job listings featured in the Facebook app.
I’m not sure where the hullabaloo is coming from saying this could be a LinkedIn killer. It’s definitely not a LinkedIn killer. Have you seen your friends’ Facebook pages? I imagine it’d go like this:
“References available upon request. Photos of me passed out drunk that my friends keep tagging me in available now.”