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  • Start video at 3:53CareerConnect – takes existing jobs from company website and brings into fb for company
  • BranchOut

    1. 1. BranchOutCareer Networking on Facebook
    2. 2. What is BranchOut? A Facebook app that works similar to Linkedin Uses Facebook database and connections Largest professional network on Facebook In over 60 countries and 15 languages http://branchout.com/businesssolutions/soci aljobs
    3. 3. Background Started in summer of 2010 by Mark Marini with 7 employees in San Francisco In September, BranchOut raised $6M from Accel Partners and started expanding the team. August 2011 BranchOut moved to a larger office a few blocks away, having quadrupled in employees
    4. 4. Endorsements Need to provide endorsement to complete profile Ask any Facebook connection for endorsements “85% of employers say a positive online reputation influences their hiring decisions.”
    5. 5. Companies Companies section allows you to search your connections in the best companies Lists top companies and your connections within them
    6. 6. Jobs Jobs section allows you to specifically search for jobs within an industry Lists available jobs in the industry searched for, close to where you live Find a job or add a job
    7. 7. Use for Business Job Postings&CareerConnect RecruiterConnect: (costs $$) Biggest feature “RecruiterConnectfeatures a user-friendly interface that provides recruiters with a potential candidate’s work history, education and recent professional activity, along with similar profiles and inside connections. To complement the advanced filtering options recruiters can use to network with Facebook users, RecruiterConnect helps companies accurately match candidates with available positions.” – BranchOut Blog Founder & CEO Mark Marini http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RV6lyThqGj0
    8. 8. BranchOut Blog http://branchoutblog.com/?m=201110 Success stories New features BranchOut Mobile Site
    9. 9. Who is Using BranchOut June 2011 1Million users Targets people looking for regular work, as well as business professionals and companies Broadened by the fact that its easier to get involved with
    10. 10. Pros/ConsPros Cons Easier to access  Can be a little bit “spammy” Contact list is already provided  A lot of options makes it a bit Endorsements are cluttered easily obtained  Doesn’t separate Simple set up Personal career networking and business options
    11. 11. Questions Sources http://branchoutblog.com/?m=201110 www.youtube.com

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