Facebook Jobs has been rolled out to users in Turkey as “İş Fırsatları” (or Job Opportunities in English).

The new Job Opportunities page lets job-seekers search for jobs based on location, sector, and type of business. They can also choose to subscribe to get notifications for new jobs meeting their specifications.  The page lists all kinds of employment opportunities, including contract positions, part-time positions, internships, and voluntary work.

While the feature is available to corporates as well as entrepreneurs and SME’s, up until now, most of the jobs listed have been aimed at blue-collar workers. 

Employers can easily add a listing by filling in the job title, description, location, and roundabout salary. To help sort through candidates, Facebook also lets employers add questions with free text, multiple choice or yes/ no answer options.

Facebook Jobs was first launched in the U.S. and Canada in February 2017. It was rolled out to 40 more countries in February this year.

 

The social media giant may, however, face challenges when it comes to Turkish employment laws. All local businesses are required to obtain official documents from the Turkish Employment Agency before advertising a position. 

Each job ad in the country must also be accompanied by the Turkish Employment Agency logo and the clause: “XXXXXX Company operates with document no 750 as Private Employment Agency in accordance with decision dated 05.05.2015 and numbered 61647, given by Turkish Employment Agency. In accordance with the Law No. 4904, it is forbidden to collect remuneration from job-seekers.”

Facebook Turkey has not yet said how it plans to integrate this legislation with the Facebook Jobs platform. 

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