Facebook – find jobs via your friends

Use Facebook to spread word about your job search. Your friends can be a shortcut to finding job vacancies.

Via Facebook you have access to many people who know you. Let them know that you are looking for a job by writing a status update and be open about your job search. In this way, your friends can recommend you when job vacancies come up.

Tips for using Facebook

  • Follow organisations and companies. Write comments to get noticed and “like” pages for organisations and companies that interest you. Find out news about the industry and learn more.
  • Find recruitment companies. Search for “recruitment companies” on Google and see if they have a Facebook page. This is where they will advertise current vacancies and sometimes also career tips.

Find out more about social media

Find jobs with social media

There are many different social media channels. Below are some we have chosen to write more about.

Instagram

Linkedin

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