CAREER PATHS / MAR. 14, 2015
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5 Awesome Social Networks You Should Work For

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Apart from the social media platforms you are already familiar with e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, there are so many other social networks that even though aren’t as popular they could be the career opportunity you were looking for! If you want to land a job in social media, it is worth having a look at the following 5 social networks:

See Also: 6 Alternative Websites to LinkedIn

#1 Tagged

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Tagged is a social discovery website, which was founded in 2004 in California that currently has 300 million members. Tagged members use the website to meet new people taking into account shared interests and compatibility. Working for Tagged means you will never get bored as you will get to meet many interesting, smart and positive people and enjoy lots of employee benefits including a free onsite gym, pilates and yoga classes! Visit their careers page to search for available job opportunities and internships.

#2 Zoosk

#3 Klout

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Launched in 2008, Klout claims to be the pioneer of the science behind social media! The company follows the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto as they seem to know how to produce the most cutting-edge tech products and at the same time having fun! At Klout, you will enjoy lots of employee benefits including breakfast food on demand, unlimited snacks and drinks, catered lunches, ping pong and video games!If you want to be a Kloutlaw visit careers at Klout.

#4 Tumblr

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Tumblr is a microblogging platform founded in 2007 which allows users to post any sort of multimedia and content to a short-form blog. With its headquarters in New York, this start-up company has managed to grow into a popular blogging and networking service provider. If you choose to work for Tumblr, you will get to enjoy a fun and creative welcome and attend weekly meetings for drinks with your co-workers and CEO. Visit careers to search for available openings at Tumblr!

#5 Pinterest

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With over 300 employees, Pinterest has managed to build a reputation as a place that’s full of creativity and inspiration. Indeed, while working at Pinterest, you will find that everybody gets to use their creativity at work. As part of their regular Hackathon meetings, employees have the opportunity to propose a creative idea and make it happen! Also, you will get to enjoy weekly happy hours, drinks with coworkers and Q&A sessions with managers! Visit Pinterest’s careers to search for jobs with the company.  

If you are really interested in landing a job in social media, perhaps you want to start by getting to know more about what each company does! When you are ready, you can drop them an email asking for an informational interview while keeping an eye on available vacancies!

See Also: 10 Ways to Use Social Media to Get a Job

Can you imagine yourself working for any of these social networks? Your thoughts and comments below please...

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