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5 Ways To Use Social Media In Your Job Search

Whether you’re a college student or well into your career, hopefully you’ve recognized that social media outlets can enhance your chances of being a top-notch job candidate

Social recruiting is at an all-time high.

In 2011, 89% of U.S. companies used social networks to recruit employees, up from 83% in 2010.

No matter what industry you’re looking to work in, it’s clear your social footprint matters to future employers.


Here are five ways to show you’re social media-savvy and a serious job candidate:

http://bit.ly/HRTv9k  

1. Pinterest

Looking for inspiration?

Check out these resumes – http://read.bi/HRTZfA  -on Pinterest

2. QR Codes

Putting one on a resume might be something people in creative / tech  fields should consider …

3. Twitter

Whatever you’re passionate about, use Twitter to talk about it and connect with other interested parties. Not only will you start building your brand, but you’ll start building a following as well

4. Blogging

So where should you start?

Set up an account on a preferred blogging platform like WordPress, Blogger, or Tumblr

For a case of writers block, take a look at this Infographic:

22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue – http://bit.ly/HbdOfs 

5. Facebook

Facebook timeline. This is a new feature and one that can make you stand out if you put some thought into it; take a look at these examples

http://on.mash.to/HbebGY 


By Julie Feinerman – http://bit.ly/Hbi3aN 

Via www.youtern.com



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