While helping you keep in touch with friends Facebook might also help you find a job in the future. The online social network confirmed it is Facebook Testing New Job Openings Feature Like LinkedIn that will allows administrators of business pages to promote job openings on their pages and receive applications from job candidates. The TechCrunch, which first spotted the new feature, noted that feature could help Facebook “muscle in” on LinkedIn, which derives much of its revenue from companies paying to search for new recruits.
“Based on behavior we’ve seen on Facebook, where many small businesses post about their job openings on their Page, we’re running a test for Page admins to create job postings and receive applications from candidates,” a Facebook spokesman said in a statement. Facebook is no stranger to new endeavors in sectors already dominated by one company.
In October 2015, the social network challenged Craigslist with the launch of Marketplace, a new section of its mobile app that lets people list their furniture, car, and clothes for sale to any Facebook users in their area. Last week, Facebook launched Gameroom, a PC gaming platform that takes aim at Steam.