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This is How Employers Use Social Media to Hire

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In the past, there was always a question of the value of social media in recruiting. Based on this year’s 2013 Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey, however, it is clear hiring managers believe social recruiting is more than worthwhile. With 94% of recruiters using social media for recruiting and community building, the bigger question now isn’t if employers are using social media in their hiring practice, but how… Start with LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter For starters, according to the survey, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter continue to be the social media outlets recruiters use most. They use LinkedIn 93 percent of the time   

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Forget the Resume! Why a Focus on Social Media Footprint Wins

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So you spent hours writing, re-writing, editing and generally obsessing over your resume? Your resume is important, so that’s a good start.

A good start?!

If you think that this one document is going to land you that dream job… think again. Where you should focus more of your energy is on your social media footprint.   

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