• Facebook takes on LinkedIn as a career portal with e-learning, expanded mentorship and jobs features

    26 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Over the last year or so, Facebook has slowly been encroaching on LinkedIn's territory as the go-to platform for people who want to leverage their networks of contacts to expand their career prospects with the launch of a way for people to connect with each other in mentoring relationships, and to look for jobs. Now, with one million jobs now secured through the social network, Facebook today took the next step in that strategy: it has launched a new education portal, Learn with Facebook; and it is expanding features for two services it had already launched that are adjacent to that...
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  • Facebook Wants to Help People Land Their Next Job

    Facebook Wants to Help People Land Their Next Job

    26 days ago - By Fortune

    Facebook wants to be your ultimate career guide. After launching Jobs on Facebook , which allowed businesses to post job listings on the social media site and better reach possible applicants, the site is now debuting Learn with Facebook.
    Learn with Facebook is meant to provide people with skills to advance their careers with everything from simple tips on building a resume, marketing their work and services online, and interviewing, up to more advanced skills like coding. The new initiative stems from reports indicating that, while jobs are growing, the global workforce is on track to...
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