The rise of the social job search reflects our increasing reliance on technology to streamline our lives. This trend affects the business community as well.
A few years ago, HR professionals and recruiters used social media primarily to augment their hiring practices. Today, however, more and more companies look to social media as a full-scale, recruiting solution. If the trend continues, social media job seekers will have a distinct advantage.
Social platforms, like LinkedIn, cater to this trend by developing new features geared specifically to the job search. The days when social sites were just a hang-out for friends and family are long gone. Social networking has become career networking. In order to stay ahead of the game, prospective social media job seekers need to stay informed.
This infographic from Tutors Umbrella gives you the scoop on the social media job search today. To start, it provides you with up-to-date statistics on this growing trend. It then tells you how you can make social media work for you.
Are you “super” social? If you’ve collected more than 150 connections on any given social network, you’re super social. If you’re one of these people, isn’t it time you made that work for you? These tips and information can help you do just that.
The social train isn’t stopping anytime soon. Climb on board and become one of today’s super social job seekers.
With a social job search, the next stop is your future.
Also published on Medium.