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TwitterJobSearch launches recruitment map to help employers and job seekers

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Due to increasing numbers of employers publishing job vacancies on TwitterJobSearch, the social networking site has launched a new tool to help applicants search for jobs near them.

TwitterJobSearch has launched a ‘job map' on its job search site, so applicants can see all the jobs in their local area.

The tool, on  allows applicants to view the number of jobs in a continent, country or specific location and drill down to more detail as the map zooms in. Jobs are signposted with blue markers.

The site will show the jobs employers have posted and it is searchable by city or postcode. It will update every few minutes to show all the vacancies posted in the previous 72 hours.

Employers have been quick to use the site to post their vacancies, according to Bill Fischer, co-founder of TwitterJobSearch. He said: "It is still surprising to see the global reach of businesses using Twitter for their recruitment efforts. Mapping the vacancies shows how quickly the hiring community is adopting it. The UK and US are clearly leading the pack currently but we are already plotting jobs from places as far-flung as Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria and Azerbaijan."

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