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SOCIAL MEDIA / JUL. 14, 2016
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How to Land a Job Using Social Media [Video]

Social media is both a blessing and a curse for jobseekers. It can help you get a great  job or ruin your chances! These tips will make it a blessing!

Did you know a third of job candidates are rejected because of something a recruiter found on their social media profiles? With social media recruiting becoming so popular, the majority of employers are now looking for evidence of cultural fit on job applicants’ social media profiles. This means that people looking for a job should be careful of what they post online.

If you are looking for a job, there are some things you can do to improve your social media marketing efforts according to Kathryn Dill from Forbes. Amongst the tips she provides in this video, Dill suggests that you create profiles that are relevant to your work or career field. This will allow you to demonstrate how you meet the profile of the job you are applying for. You also need to be proactive in following the companies you are interested in and get relevant news. All of this should help you engage with prospective employers better.

See Also: How to Get Your Social Media Hunt Ready

If you are looking for a job, this video might be just what you need. Check it out to learn how you can land your next job using social media! Have you ever managed to land a job using social media? Let us know in the comments section below.

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