The modern job search is a great deal different than it used to be. Gone are the days of newspaper classified and “help wanted” signs hanging in the window. Instead, a social media job search now rules the roost.
The Social Media Job Search
Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. So it’s only logical that it should be adapted to searching for and finding the career path that will lead us to happiness, fulfillment, and personal success. Not actively using social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to look for your next job? Your presence online, or lack thereof, can have an effect on your search. After all, the majority of recruiters now use social media to research potential candidates.
How important is the impact of social media on your job search? Take a look at this infographic from the Resume Writing Lab. You’ll discover some interesting, and perhaps shocking, facts about the influence social media has on modern recruiting.
The modern job search is a global, digital revolution. And social media is how employers connect with potential candidates. Are you on board?