Facebook launched its own job search feature - here's how it works

woman typing computer work search tech

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/Flickr

Put your social media platforms to work.

Need a new job?

Try logging onto Facebook.

Surfing social media when you're supposed to be on the hunt for gigs might sound like a bad idea.

But Facebook now has a new jobs feature that can help you find exactly what you're looking for.

With 65 million businesses currently using Facebook pages, it's definitely worth a shot.

Here's how you can snag a job on Facebook:

View As: One Page Slides

It's a good idea to stay on top of the latest announcements and news from the organizations you want to work for. Throughout your job search, make sure to like and follow the pages of the organizations you're interested in.

It's a good idea to stay on top of the latest announcements and news from the organizations you want to work for. Throughout your job search, make sure to like and follow the pages of the organizations you're interested in.

After you hit submit, Messenger will automatically open a thread between you and the company's Facebook page.

After you hit submit, Messenger will automatically open a thread between you and the company's Facebook page.

Your application will auto-populate job history and other information you've included on your profile so you don't have to start over every time. You can edit your information before you submit.

Your application will auto-populate job history and other information you've included on your profile so you don't have to start over every time. You can edit your information before you submit.

Once you've submitted a search, you can apply to promising gigs via Facebook.

Once you've submitted a search, you can apply to promising gigs via Facebook.

You can also stay in the loop about opportunities by subscribing.

You can also stay in the loop about opportunities by subscribing.

Narrow down your results by location, industry, and job type.

Narrow down your results by location, industry, and job type.

Select the 'Jobs' tab.

Select the 'Jobs' tab.

Once your profile is all set, click on the 'See More' tab on the left side of your newsfeed.

Once your profile is all set, click on the 'See More' tab on the left side of your newsfeed.

Check to make sure everything looks to be in order by hitting the 'View As' function. Remove any objectionable content. If you really want to wow hiring managers, publish well-written posts or share articles pertaining to your industry.

Check to make sure everything looks to be in order by hitting the 'View As' function. Remove any objectionable content. If you really want to wow hiring managers, publish well-written posts or share articles pertaining to your industry.

Before you start applying for jobs, make sure your account is shipshape — prospective employers will be seeing your public profile, after all.

Before you start applying for jobs, make sure your account is shipshape — prospective employers will be seeing your public profile, after all.

Add Comment()
Comments ()
X
Sort By:
Be the first one to comment.
We have sent you a verification email. This comment will be published once verification is done.