Is Facebook about to challenge LinkedIn?

‘This is more suited for Facebook, not here’ – a comment that often crops up on LinkedIn posts, indicating the fine line between professional networking website and social media.

However, could Facebook itself, be moving into the recruitment space? In its latest new feat, Facebook is testing a feature that lets users create CVs, also deemed as ‘work histories’ and share them privately on the site. “At Facebook, we’re always building and testing new products and services,” a Facebook spokesperson told TechCrunch. “We’re currently testing a work histories feature to continue to help people find and businesses hire for jobs on Facebook.”

Like you, we hoped GDPR wouldn't matter... but it does!

For news and offers direct to your inbox and online, pop your business email in the box below. Read more about why you need to register.

We would like to invite you to become part of Recruitment Grapevine and join the most engaged online communities of Recruitment Professionals in the UK. Thousands of Recruitment Professionals just like you have already registered with Recruitment Grapevine and we would like you to join in - its FREE!

However, an EU regulation coming our way means that to continue hearing from us, you will need to become a registered user. No matter the outcome of BREXIT, this regulation will apply to us while we remain in the UK and perhaps beyond.

Access across the Recruitment Grapevine site will continue to be free of charge once you register. You will also be able to join our other communities for:

  • HR Professionals
  • Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
  • Board Consulting and Executive Search

Every reader we retain, is very important to us, and we would appreciate you taking the time to Register with us now.

If you find yourself asked to register again, please make sure that your browser cookie is enabled.

I'm also interested in news for:

* By registering you agree that you have read and agree to our Terms and Conditions and that Executive Grapevine International Ltd and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content and products.
Recruitment Grapevine Magazine Latest Issue