Having more than 750 million equally distributed active global users, Facebook have earned a reputation of being the most viral medium of social networking. About 70% of Facebook users are outside the United States, and this figure shows how popular it is globally. It attracts every genre with its rich features and objects. Not only individuals but major companies are putting them on their pages to get their brand development work done by posting business updates, latest recruitment, newsletters etc. More than 2.5 million websites have integrated with Facebook, including over 80 of comScore’s U.S. Top 100 websites and over half of comScore’s Global Top 100 websites. With the help of Facebook’s rich and customizing development features companies interact with the mass and encourage them for their active participation. Mediums like voting poll, video share, survey forms (to accept visitors input on surveys or feedback), picture share, and blog appeal individuals in a big way.
Benefits for Job Seekers:
It’s a win-win situation for companies, but let’s find out how individual facebook users get benefited by joining/liking company facebook pages.
If you follow a company’s facebook page, you can get their instant business updates, business news, recent events, job opening alerts, articles etc.
Companies post their latest candidates requirements on facebook pages which is very helpful for job seekers. It’s the most sophisticated and latest way of applying for a job vacancy.
Active participation in their discussions awards you with very smart business outlook. And you feel more confident.
Facebook page updates are faster than business magazine updates.
Facebook has made its feature so exquisite that you can gain corporate knowledge with easy and in an interesting and interactive way.
Facebook page of a company reflect its work culture, ethics and environment via its postings, videos, images etc.
Job seekers can post/ email their resume to company recruitment department for upcoming candidate requirements.
Candidates can ask questions to clear their doubts.
How to join?
It’s simple, if you are a new facebook user you will have to sign up with facebook using your email ID. And then verify with your mobile number. I recommend you to use your active mobile number (the number you always use) and primary email id for registration. If you already have a professional looking account, you can use it straightaway.
Next step is to search for a company on face book. Type the name of the company you are looking for in your facebook search box, it will display pages related to that particular company. If it displays multiple search results select the top most and with largest members page. Now click on the “LIKE” button on the top of that page to be a part of their social network team as a fan and an admirer.
Alternatively you may Google the name of that company to find out their official company website and on the home page you can easily find their social network links or icons. Click on the facebook icon and follow above steps to be a part of their page.
Here in this section we have assembled a list of facebook pages of various companies for your easy access. You can expect latest entries of facebook pages as we constantly search for new ones. Better you bookmark this page for instant access.
Guidelines for your facebook profile.
Join company office facebook pages with a professional looking facebook profile as its being directly exposed to their naked eyes of company representative. Every jobseeker wished to impress employers with his/her professional attitude. If you are not an exception try follow tricks to get an instant positive result.
Accurately enter your academic details like High School, College/University, Employment details like current employer, and your city. Though you may compromise with other details (activities, interests, sports, hobbies, favorite quote, political view, philosophy etc), it’s recommender to complete your profile for a better look. Remember don’t express your extreme views on your profile. Your profile picture should be your. Don’t upload celebrity and irrelevant images. And finally make your email ID public (visible to all) with above details.
Be an active member.
Be an active member of company profile. Sound intelligent with your to-the-point and relevant comments. Brief appreciating comments are always safe if you not sure about a long one. Do wish them for their success (you don’t have act like a prophet, be casual and cool) and on special occasions. Try to be the first member to wish them or comment them on their posts. Incase you miss, post a brief message. Don’t sound like buttering.
Never post directly on their wall post. Remember it’s for their official use. Your comment must follow their topic. Do don’t post irrelevant links, pictures, videos etc.
Also join their associated pages (likes) which are flashed on the left side, just below their profile picture, basic links and strength.
Companies also post links of their direct blogging sites. You can join those pages. Additionally you may subscribe to their newsletters for lengthy discussions and articles related to their company.
So start following them, gain your share of knowledge and sound like a serious professional.
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/LSICorporation
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/marvellsemi
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/Maxim.IC
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/NVidia-Corporation/111827392170393
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/qualcomm
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rambus/105522579481644
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/sandisk
Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/SaskenCommunicationTechnologies
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SmartPlay-Technology/146872612016481
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/STMicroelectronics/104163672953702?ref=ts
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/ST-Ericsson/115028338519793
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/XilinxInc
3 Global Services
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/H3GSIndia
Caliber Point Business Solutions Ltd.
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Caliber-Point/127260567310636
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Eclerx/109359989090016
McKinsey & Company
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/mckinsey
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Spanco-LTD/156378264426652
Shell Companies in India
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shell-Global-Solutions/115079418507259
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada.
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sun-Life-Assurance-Company-of-Canada/110864202270556
3DPLM Software Solutions Limited
Facebook Page: http://www.3dplmsoftware.com/career/currentopenings.html
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/AkamaiTechnologies
Altair Engineering, Inc.
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/altairengineering
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/ATTSmallBiz
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/EMC-Corporation/104114792958919
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/Fiserv
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/FIS-Global-Solutions/202257653122399
Global Edge Software Limited
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Edge-Software-Ltd/124698027601954
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/gloStream
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ion-Trading/111785148883699
JDA Software Group
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/JDASoftwareGroup
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/LandisGyr/108114329216707
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/LexmarkNews
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/McAfeeCareers
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Misys-plc/108127185888949
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/NDS-Limited/170890106264564
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/NetApp/106030819427920
Nucleus Software Exports Ltd.
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nucleus-Software-Exports-LTD/200104223367711
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/CareersAtOracle
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pace-plc/103127299728213
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/philips
Parametric Technology Corporation
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Parametric-Technology-Corporation/106401832724900
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/quickhealav
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/Replicon.inc
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SafeNet-Inc/112077412151606
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/SAPPHIRENOW
Integrated Decisions & Systems, Inc
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/IDeaS-Revenue-Solutions/61010668242
TIBCO Software Inc
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/TIBCO-Software-Inc/114692105210519