We live in a social world. The online accounts we maintain influence so much. From friendship to dating, and yes, even searching for a job, social media platforms have become the go-to place to interact with the global community. But how much influence does social media really have on getting hired? The new, 2016 Social Media Recruitment Survey by CareerBuilder, can provide some insight.
Social Media Recruitment
Have you ever wondered how often recruiters actually look at your social media profiles? Then perhaps you’re wondering why they would look, or how much it influences their decision if they do. The infographic below, created by our friends at Career Sherpa, answers those questions in a simple, easy to read format.
Your entire online persona, including what you present on your social media profiles, is part of your personal brand. In the 21st Century, social media is a part of who you are and employers want to know who they’re hiring.
So make social work for your job search, not against you.