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 a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, 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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