Facebook Is Fun for Recruiters Too

The social platform, Facebook is emerging as the prime resource not only amongst the users but recruiters too. The recruiters have found sweet niche by targeting the profiles of candidates. They can analyze the social patterns of the candidates and seek information on the kind of communities they are part of. These facts can help them in understanding the overall personality of the individual. Generally, the HR professionals hire candidates who have well rounded personality and surface correct facts. Facebook information can be used for scrutinizing the profiles of the candidates on the go without any hassles at all.

In fact some of the organizations are firm on checking the social profile of the candidates before hiring them. At times these are a part of the on-boarding activities too. The recruiters can also find insights about the perceived value of their brands or internal processes amongst the candidates. This makes the overall value proposition interesting and viable for the recruiters who are otherwise tied up in the operational level detailing of documentation.

Several employers specially enable Facebook access to their HR team folks. They can interact with the prospective job aspirants and check out their social profiles too at the time of interview. The approach is getting evolved and soon it will be the order of the day amongst best breed employers.


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