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Jobs App Launched On Facebook
2012-11-15 07:59:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Facebook unveiled its long awaited Social Jobs app on Wednesday, the culmination of its yearlong collaboration with the Department of Labor and other government agencies to help unemployed Americans find work. “When it comes to economic growth, few issues are more important than matching qualified candidates with great jobs. In that spirit, we know that the power of social media — the connections between friends,...

2012-10-25 07:37:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BranchOut, the largest professional community on Facebook, today announced that Ebbe Altberg, a former senior vice president, media engineering at Yahoo! has joined BranchOut as chief operating officer. In addition, Chris Merritt, who joined BranchOut as vice president of sales and general manager of enterprise products, has been promoted to chief marketing and sales officer. "Ebbe is a catalyst in taking our company to the next level," said CEO...

BranchOut Could Turn LinkedIn Into Next MySpace
2012-04-20 04:04:21

Startup company BranchOut is in the process of raising cash in order to become the Web's next hot spot for a professional network. BranchOut's goal is to help people find jobs and network with their co-workers, similar to the social network LinkedIn. However, BranchOut differs from the current online professional network in that it is available strictly as a Facebook app, rather than as a standalone Web site like LinkedIn. Business Insider reported that BranchOut's CEO Rick Marini...

2011-10-20 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BranchOut, the largest professional network on Facebook with millions of active users in more than 60 countries, today launched RecruiterConnect, the first tool for recruiters and hiring managers to source job candidates on Facebook and build private talent networks. BranchOut's RecruiterConnect is also the first enterprise software product available on the Facebook platform. The launch of RecruiterConnect expands BranchOut's offerings in the...

2011-10-10 15:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BranchOut, the largest professional network on Facebook with millions of active users in more than 60 countries, today released a mobile version of its popular service exclusively for Facebook users to network to find new jobs and advance their careers. The mobile version of BranchOut, offers the same benefits available on the desktop platform, including the ability to search more than three million jobs and 20,000 internships. BranchOut users...

2011-05-11 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BranchOut, (www.branchout.com), the largest professional networking service on Facebook, today released its newest product, which is called Jobs Tab. BranchOut's Jobs Tab publishes job openings to a company's Facebook Page and makes it easy for Facebook users to apply, share the job, and see their inside connections at the company that posted the opening. BranchOut also announced that it has raised an additional $18 million in venture capital...

2010-07-21 13:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BranchOut (www.branchout.com) today launched a Facebook application that transforms a Facebook friend list into a powerful career experience. Now, for the first time, people can browse their friends' employers, discover new connections and find business opportunities, all without ever leaving Facebook. "The gap between Facebook users' personal and professional lives is narrowing. BranchOut recognizes this movement and revolutionizes the way people...