Top 10 Tips to Land a Job Using Social Media Eric Szubinski Social Media Recruiter The Judson Group
#10: TimeIt takes time to use social media to its full potential to land a career – patience is required.Be sure to devote enough time to develop professional profiles. Be careful not to waste time bybeing distracted by items not related to landing your dream job.
#9: UpdateBe sure to keep profiles Check dates of Keep profiles fresh updated. Outdated employment, update new with an updated information can show a certifications, update profile picture. lack of initiative. contact information.
#8: AccountsUse multiple social media platforms. Companies and recruiters use multiple platforms to find talent and post employment opportunities. Find social media platforms that specialize in your field. More accounts = More visible =More opportunity to land your next job
#7: KeywordsKeywords are vital to be This is a time to show Stay clear of using seen on social media your skills and abbreviations and slang. platforms. Be sure to use qualifications, not your appropriate titles, and thesaurus skills. Usedescriptive responsibilities, common language. and detailed skills.
#6: Groups Groups contain individuals with sameinterests and are a source of information. Be sure to ask questions and participate in group discussions. Join groups related to your specialty. Remember that their may be several groups for one specialty.
#5: ParticipateComment on topics of interest Post articles or other Respond if an individual and initiate conversation professional stories reaches out to you. Remain through engaging dialogue. related to your field. professional in all dialogue.
#4: EducateStay up to date on the latest social media trends and the best ways to use them.Pay attention to updates to socialmedia platforms. They may requireyou to update information on your profile as well. Be aware of the demographics associated with individual socialmedia platforms and the purpose of the platform.
#3: Professionalism Take care to clean up your Only connect with Filter what you say profile if you have photos that individuals you trust. online…it’s out their fordon’t put you in the best light or if everyone to see includingyour posts have vulgar language. your boss.
#2: ResumeThink of your social media Your profiles act as a Just like any resume, platforms as your online glimpse of your resume. keep your social media resume. Be sure to have Be sure keep it profiles free from clutter and complete, up-to-date, and professional. unnecessary information. accurate information.
#1: Connect & Network Connect with other Ask questions. Never stop growing yourprofessionals in your field. Answer questions. network. They may lead you Share your knowledge. to your next job or they may be your coworker someday.
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