UPDATE: Oct. 17, 2017, 2:17 p.m. EDT Updated with animadversion from Facebook spokesperson.
Facebook may be testing a new Resume / CV feature, according to The Abutting Web. The amend could announce a beyond absorption in the job analytic and recruiting space, putting Facebook in absolute antagonism with LinkedIn.
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Of course, Facebook already lets bodies allotment their able acquaintance with their accompany in its absolute “Work and Education” area — but the anew revamped adaptation of the area expands some categories and lets users allotment added abundant advice about anniversary antecedent jobs they’ve held.
Screenshots of the activated affection announce that the abundant summaries will not appearance up on your accessible profile, acceptation that Facebook is acceptable authoritative resume capacity hidden to anybody but recruiters.
TNW’s Matt Navara acquaint screenshots beatific to him as a tip from web developer Jane Manchun Wong that characterize the new resume experience. Some staffers at TNW in Amsterdam were additionally able to admission the new section, according to their report.
When asked about the feature, a Facebook agent told Mashable, “At Facebook, we’re consistently architecture and testing new articles and services. We’re currently testing a assignment histories affection to abide to advice bodies acquisition and businesses appoint for jobs on Facebook.”
New! Facebook is testing a Resume / CV affection for job hunters
h/t @wongmjane Media Matt Navarra ⭐️ (@MattNavarra) October 15, 2017
This amend could be cogent for what it indicates about Facebook’s access into the amusing recruiting space. If the change decouples a user’s claimed contour from able experience, it could appearance that Facebook will be rolling out a job and agent chase action — after all those awkward academy photos bustling up in the aforementioned place.
This could additionally aloof be the abutting footfall against all amusing media assuming all and every function, acceptable beneath and beneath differentiated. On October 3, LinkedIn added Snapchat-style geofilters. And on October 10, Snapchat Yelpified its app with the adeptness to add restaurant reviews and anxiety to stories. Everything is aforementioned now. Le sigh.
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