Facebook is fulfilling its employment requirements by hiring candidates through its own site. The users of Facebook have pretty good chances of getting hired by the company. Recently, Facebook has hired a journalist. Even though Facebook does not have an editorial department, it hired him to share and create content and building audience using the Facebook tools.
To support rapid growth of the company, Facebook hires and employs thousands of new engineers. There are 3000 employees for Facebook currently including 100 in the sales and marketing in New York. There are positions in engineering, business operations, policy and communication for Facebook.
Surveys show that 18% to 63% of employers use social networks to check and search for potential hires. At times a single person may have more than one profile and also there is great probability that with such large number of users on Facebook, there may be many users having the same name. Thus, there is a possibility for employers to view the profile of a wrong candidate.