To take on LinkedIn, Elon Musk-led Twitter is introducing a feature for verified organizations to post job listings on the microblogging platform. Though there is no formal announcement yet, as per a report, the feature has already been rolled out for some verified accounts techcrunch, The listing will be placed under the company’s account bio on Twitter. The job posting links potential candidates to their preferred organization’s website, where they can find out more information about the position and submit an application.
Furthermore, the company has already created an official account with the handle @twitterhiring, However, no announcement has been made yet. Nima Ouji, an app researcher, took to the social media platform and posted a screenshot detailing the feature, which Twitter is reportedly referring to as “Twitter Hiring”. Twitter describes the feature as a way for verified organizations to attract talent to their open positions, according to the details in the screengrab. Verified organizations will be able to add up to five job positions to their profile. Companies must connect a supported applicant tracking system or XML feed to “add your jobs to Twitter in minutes.”
#Twitter Verified organizations will let you import all your jobs to Twitter by adding supported ATS or XML feeds! ,
“Connect a supported applicant tracking system or XML feed to add your jobs to Twitter in minutes.” pic.twitter.com/TSVRdAoj3h
— Nima Owji (@nima_owji) 20 July 2023
The billionaire, who is also the new owner of the microblogging platform, hinted at introducing the feature in May. In response to a user’s suggestion that Twitter include dating services, Musk said:interesting ideas, maybe even jobsIt also appears to be a move towards becoming the X of Twitter, which Elon Musk said earlier.
Twitter made its first acquisition since Mr Musk bought a job-matching tech start-up called LaSky in May, according to TechCrunch. It is likely that the acquisition helped the company build and release the new feature.
It is also likely that the job post facility will cost nothing extra for verified organizations. US-based media company Workweek has already started using this feature. Its CEO Adam Ryan took to Twitter to share the new feature and take a dig at Mark Zuckerberg’s newly launched Twitter-rivaling Threads.
While there’s a lot of hype about the Zuk copying and pasting into another app, Elon’s Twitter is shipping products that matter a lot.
We just got the ability to post jobs on our Company Page.
Considering we hired over 20 people from Twitter, it’s no easy feat. pic.twitter.com/KcOaBvPNGb
– Adam Ryan? (@AdamRy_n) 6 July 2023
“While there’s a lot of hype about Zuk copying and pasting into another app, Elon’s Twitter is shipping products that matter a lot. We just got the job posting on our company page. Considering we hired over 20 people from Twitter, this is a no-brainer,” he said in the post.