Date: January 24thTime: 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM ESTFacebook reaching 1 Billion users in October 2012, it's no surprise that the social network is a popular destination for recruiters. While some have been using the tool to their advantage for years, many aren't sure where to begin and how to build their strategy. This session will cover:How to setup and optimize your pageThe importance of defining your target audienceThree categories of content that can be used on FacebookSome basic ways to recruit…See More
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