What your mom joining Facebook has to do with recruiters and social media

Maya Salomon, senior recruiter for The Asia Foundation, explains the benefits of interacting with online communities.

Recruitment has changed vastly just in the past five years, mostly thanks to social media — and the prevalence of both candidates and recruiters online.

“It’s like when all of the sudden your mother was on Facebook? It’s the same thing. Now everyone is on social media and using social media professionally,” Maya Salomon, senior recruiter for The Asia Foundation, told Devex at the Career Forum in Washington.

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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