I Hate You, You Hate Me: Facebook’s Political Fights Can Take Their Toll on Recruiting

Those bitter Facebook battles over gay marriage, Planned Parenthood, and all else have taken a toll on a few friendships. Perhaps then, they are having some affect on employment relationships — recruiters connected with candidates over Facebook.

This is, after all, part of what social media’s supposed to be about for recruiting — building relationships over time, ones that could someday end up in a hire. And, on Facebook, in some cases these rough-and-tumble political fights are stopping some hires before they start.

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CollegeRecruiter.com’s Steven Rothberg and I talk about this for about 13 minutes, below.