4. ON the international front in Asia Businesses are using Facebook to look for job seekers
• Royal Plaza , five star hotel set up a new Facebook page with an events section called “We are hiring!”. “Facebook is an “out of the box” way to appeal to younger recruits, who may be attracted to a hip and refreshing image of the hotel.”
• The Straits Times Razor TV, an interactive web TV service, has been using Facebook to advertise various job openings - for multimedia journalists, videographers and presenters. They get 12+ responses/wk. “We use Facebook because its users are our ideal target group. We are looking for people who are in tune with Internet culture and are totally comfortable with the online realm.”
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