Facebook is rolling out new job tools to help businesses hire seasonal employees for the upcoming holiday season.
US retailers hired over 525,000 seasonal employees last year to help with the holiday rush, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics.
An online poll of 5,000 adults, conducted by Morning Consult, found one in four people in the US said they searched for or found a job using Facebook
Now its easier for businesses to promote their seasonal positions on Facebook.
“We know hiring the right staff is crucial to support increased demand and make the most out of the holiday season. That’s why we’re improving our job tool to help businesses hire more efficiently and more easily manage job applications.”
Here is an overview of the new features available to businesses:
Share job listings in groups:
- Share jobs in groups: In addition to the listing appearing on a business’s page, the Jobs bookmark, and Marketplace.
- Track job applications in the “Manage Jobs” tab: A new set of tools in the Manage Jobs tab allows businesses to filter, sort, and mark candidates as favorites.
- Assign a role of Jobs Manager: Businesses can designate someone other than the page admin to post jobs and manage incoming applications.
These features are rolling out now.