We live in an age whe competitive labour markets mean that students and graduates have a potentially tougher time than ever before when it comes to finding and securing employment. The ability to effectively network can prove to be essential in succeeding in their chosen careers and remain ahead of the competition. As part of a blended networking strategy social media is now being used by students and graduates to help give them a brighter future. This presentation includes networking and social media advice and tips for success. The accompanying narrative can be found on entertainmentplanet.eu .