INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook’s Graph Search As A Social Recruiting Tool

When thinking of uses for Facebook’s new graph search feature, job recruiting may not have been top of mind, but social employee referral-management platform Zao pointed out that graph search is actually well suited for social recruiting.

When thinking of uses for Facebook’s new graph search feature, job recruiting may not have been top of mind, but social employee referral-management platform Zao pointed out that graph search is actually well suited for social recruiting.

Zao pointed out that the targeted searches enabled by graph search are a perfect fit for recruiters searching for talented potential candidates based on their interests and experiences, adding that:

  • One out of five Facebook users had contacts share jobs on the social network.
  • 14 percent search specifically for jobs on Facebook.
  • 52 percent of job seekers incorporate the social network into their job searches.