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Slack wants to connect you to job opportunities

slack-connect-job-opportunities-thefutureparty

Slack wants to connect you to job opportunities

 

Future. Networking groups on Slack are becoming one of the quickest ways to land a job in the increasingly-anonymous digital world. With A.I. becoming the scourge of job-seekers everywhere, professional-oriented platforms like Slack prove that fostering genuine relationships (even online with strangers) are still the best way to convince people to take a chance on you.

Chat recruitment
According to WSJ, Slack wants to be the WhatsApp of LinkedIn.

  • Slack allows users to create independent channels — sort of like a Discord server — for people that don’t work together.
  • So, from that, networking groups such as Cybersecurity Marketing Society and Blacks in Technology have grown into job-recruiting ecosystems with thousands of members.
  • The chat-based, invite-only social networking in the groups has helped recruiters get a better sense of who job-seekers are.
  • It has also led to people getting hired much quicker than going through the traditional application process because groups act as built-in referral systems, and other members post about opportunities at their companies.

While other platforms like Reddit and Discord also serve similar functions, Slack has a specific culture that makes it feel more professional: users don’t post anonymously. If you want a job, people need to know who they can hire.

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