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DirectEmployers Association and NASWA Join the Social Jobs Partnership in Launching Facebook App for Job Seekers

The National Labor Exchange will now provide Facebook users with easy access to over one million jobs via the Social Jobs Partnership's new job seeking application.

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Social Jobs Partnership (SJP) announces the launch of a Facebook application that will give job seekers access to over 1.7 million jobs. US.jobs, powered by the National Labor Exchange, a joint venture of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) and DirectEmployers Association, will contribute over one million unduplicated, verified employment opportunities to the Facebook application.

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The Social Jobs Partnership began in October 2011 as a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), DirectEmployers Association, NASWA and Facebook. Since its creation, the partnership's goal has been to facilitate job seeking advice and information to Americans on a social platform.

Job seekers can easily access this new application from Facebook by searching for Social Jobs Partnership. Simply click 'Like' and the application will be located in the 'Resources' link. The application then allows users to narrow their job search by keyword, location and career field.

"Making jobs easily accessible to job seekers around the nation has always been a goal of DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies," commented Bill Warren, Executive Director, DirectEmployers Association. "By launching this Facebook application through the Social Jobs Partnership, employment opportunities from the National Labor Exchange will become more accessible after being placed on a platform that a large percentage of the population accesses daily from both computer and mobile devices."

The launch of this Facebook application reflects a growing trend for employers to use social media in their efforts to recruit new employees. Results of a study conducted for the Social Jobs Partnership by NACE also found increased emphasis on Facebook as a recruiting tool. Approximately 50% of the employers surveyed are currently using Facebook in their hiring process, and anticipate social media will play an increasingly important role in the talent acquisition process.

"Our study also found that nearly 85% of employers using Facebook would recommend it to other employers as a recruiting tool," says Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director, NACE. "Employers see the widespread use of Facebook among the public as key to enabling them to cast a wide net and connect with potential job seekers. This new tool from the Social Jobs Partnership will enhance that connection."

"The National Association of State Workforce Agencies and DirectEmployers Association are pleased the SJP has forged a new way of sharing relevant and high quality career information through the innovative use of social media. NASWA and DirectEmployers can offer over a million unduplicated and current jobs from verified employers of all sizes through SJP's newest application at no cost to employers. Through the collaboration of NASWA and DirectEmployers SJP users will have quicker access to jobs originating on state-sponsored job banks and large corporate websites," said Richard Hobbie, Executive Director, NASWA.

The Social jobs Partnership created this application to tap into innovation happening for job seekers on Facebook. "Work4 Labs was quick to recognize that Facebook was capable of being more than a site where people share their social activities. We have done our part to help Facebook evolve into the best possible platform for connecting people with the companies looking to hire them," stated Stéphane Le Viet, CEO, Work4 Labs, the world leader in Facebook recruitment technology. "We have already enabled millions of people to connect with the more than 17,000 businesses that use our hiring solution on Facebook. Now we are honored to work with the Social Jobs Partnership to help social recruiting make the next giant step forward."

About DirectEmployers Association

DirectEmployers Association is a leading nonprofit HR consortium of global employers that was formed to assist in the sharing of ideas, incorporating of best practices, and research and development of technology where labor practices are concerned. Through this consortium, business standards are shaped and technology is used with respect to the diversity that is reflected in the various cultures embodied in a global workforce. Our recognized expertise in compliance, recruitment and cost effective technology enables our members to reach the largest, most diverse pool of quality job seekers worldwide.

About The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA)

The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is an organization of state administrators of unemployment insurance laws, employment services, training programs, employment statistics and labor market information and other programs and services provided through the publicly-funded state workforce system.

About the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

NACE is the leading source of information about the employment of new college graduates. NACE tracks the job market, reports on starting salaries, and provides job-search resources for new college graduates—including a a job posting system, salary calculator, and how-to articles. Since 1956, NACE, a nonprofit association, has been serving college career center professionals who work with students and alumni and HR professionals who recruit graduates for their work forces.job posting system, salary calculator, and how-to articles. Established in 1956, NACE is a nonprofit association serving college career center professionals who counsel college students and alumni in career planning and the job search and HR professionals who recruit college graduates for their work forces. ing a job posting system, salary calculator, and how-to articles. Since 1956, NACE, a nonprofit association, has been serving college career center professionals who work with students and alumni and HR professionals who recruit graduates for their work forces.ing a job posting system, salary calculator, and how-to articles. Since 1956, NACE, a nonprofit association, has been serving college career center professionals who work with students and alumni and HR professionals who recruit graduates for their work forces.

About Work4 Labs

Work4 Labs develops Facebook's #1 corporate recruiting solution which enables tens of thousands of companies - including SAP, Gap and Accenture - to hire qualified candidates on Facebook and other social networks. The company's award-winning products help recruiters easily launch branded enterprise-grade corporate career sites on Facebook and drive traffic, job applications and employee referrals from the network's ~1 billion users.

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