Here are 10 ways social media can help your job search based on data that shows employers use social media to assess applicants and candidates. Many job seekers want to keep their private lives private. But what if you could improve your chances of being the selected candidate by using social media? Companies are checking you out online, so why not use these tools to enhance your qualifications?
Have you ever wondered how you can meet new people especially when you’re unable to attend events? You can engage on social media and grow your network. Social media engagement opens the door to new relationships and all it takes is being human (and a plan).
What are you doing to protect your online privacy and reputation on social media? What steps or precautions do you take to ensure your social media profiles reflect the best information about you? Whether you are actively or passively job hunting, your reputation on social media is being assessed. So, in order to gain attention and stand out (for the right reasons), carefully consider what you share on social media. Let’s look at JDP’s findings from “How Job Seekers Curate Their Social Presence.” By the way, JDP provides employee background screenings and their study surveyed 2,007 US workers in July
You may have noticed more companies becoming active on social networks such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Social networks are multifaceted tools being used to create awareness, promote and build relationships!
Facebook is still one of the top-used social networks, so it makes sense to use it for your job search. These two tips will help Facebook job seekers tap into the power of this powerful social network!
If you have been ignoring the power of visual content, maybe now is the time to start… Have you heard? Visual marketing is hot! Businesses use pictures, images, and video to promote themselves and their products and services. And you should too! After all, we all want to increase the number of people viewing, sharing and engaging with what we share or write! But sometimes, getting started using visual content is challenging. In fact, when speaking with job seekers, business owners, and companies, I often hear things like, “I don’t know what to share.” And, “we wouldn’t benefit from using