Tiktok: The New Job Hunting Platform?

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Tiktok, the social media app that is popular with kids and teens, may be a new go-to for job seekers. The app has been used by employers to source candidates in the past year or so. Tiktok now has over 50 million users worldwide and offers a platform where people can create short videos of themselves lip syncing to songs, playing pranks, interviewing celebrities or simply chatting with their friends about what they had for lunch today.

There are now over 50 million users worldwide on Tiktok and the app offers a platform where people can create short videos of themselves lip syncing to songs, playing pranks, interviewing celebrities or simply chatting with their friends.

In the U.S., employers are increasingly using Tiktok as a way of finding talent, with companies like Nike and Warner Brothers posting job listings on the app’s career page too. ‘

While there is some debate about how effective tiktok will be at sourcing candidates for roles, it is clear that the app has opened up a new channel for employers to reach job seekers.

Employers are now using TikTok to find candidates. Candidates submit video-resumes on the hashtag #TikTokResumes, which jobs are then aggregated and promoted on TikTok’s career page.

The videos range from a man describing his skills with cats to somebody reviewing the benefits of working for an airline company, but they all have one thing in common: They give viewers a chance to see potential candidates at their best.

There is some debate about how effective tiktok will be at sourcing candidates for roles, but it is clear that the app has opened up a new channel for employers to reach job seekers.

Here at jobsearch.com.au, we’re all about supporting candidates find work, so please try Tik-Tok and let us know how you go!

Tiktok are also hiring! You can view their job vacancies here

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