Effectiveness Of Job Seeking Using Facebook By Strength Of Connection [CHART]
Moira Burke, a research scientist on Facebook’s Data Science Team, and Robert Kraut of Carnegie Mellon‘s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, wanted to find out two things: Are job leads generated more by talking with close friends or acquaintances, and what effect does talking with strong ties on Facebook have versus weaker connections during job hunts.
The study yielded some interesting findings. Facebook users who talked more with close friends regarding job hunts and job opportunities were much more likely to find employment than those who tended to reach out to acquaintances. Read the rest at AllFacebook.