Networking is no longer solely about handshakes and making face-to-face connections. It’s increasingly becoming focused on digital platforms. Social media has become a crucial avenue for discovering and landing job opportunities. It’s a great way for recruiters to effectively find the talent they’re looking for. It’s also a fantastic way to brand yourself positively and position yourself as an attractive job candidate.
Use your social networks to your advantage. Make sure you have a clean, consistent and professional brand across all your accounts. Update your job history to include up-to-date information on your experience and skills. Network with professionals on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. It’s an easy way to find recruiters in any industry you’re trying to break into.
Stay on the cutting edge of social media practices by following JobFinders on Facebook. Use our online tools and career fair calendars to make your job search simple and stress-free. Social media is a great tool for finding jobs; make sure you’re using it effectively.