Facebook is expanding its job application functionality to 40 new countries


On one hand, Facebook's move into recruiting could help the company further consolidate its power. On the other, it could destroy LinkedIn. Hard to know how to feel!

Job hunters around the world can now use Facebook to search and apply for openings at local businesses. The social network announced today that its job application feature will now be available in more than 40 countries. The feature rolled out to the US and Canada last year.
The company’s also making it easier for businesses to get their listings online by letting them post openings through the Facebook app. Once they’ve posted a job, managers can sift through applicants and directly reach out through Messenger. Job seekers can also subscribe to a company’s listings. 


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