Pinterest is a photo sharing website that allows users to collect their thoughts, ideas and inspirations in one location. Users can follow other users in order to cultivate ideas and discover new things, whilst building up a following by enhancing their profile in a unique and engaging way.
Pinterest also enables users to connect with recruiters, job agencies and industry professionals. As Pinterest continues to increase in usage and popularity, more and more job seekers are looking to the site to engage with their ideal employer and find employment.
The following outlines some of the top ways in which you can impress your dream employer:
Locate companies that you wish to work for
There are countless companies on Pinterest who have discovered how valuable the site is as a sales and marketing tool. Job seekers can browse their pin boards to get a better idea of the type of company they are dealing with, and get a better understanding of the company’s culture, values, ethics, strategies and ambitions.
Put your CV on Pinterest as a portfolio
Creating a CV on Pinterest will give recruiters a visual representation of the kind of person that you are and more importantly, the type of employee that you may become. You can use Pinterest to create boards linking to your career experiences, to awards and accomplishments you have achieved and to your education, courses and activities and events that you have participated in. Provided you have captivating images to upload onto your Pinterest portfolio, you can be sure to engage with employers.
Follow career experts
Independent career experts are turning to Pinterest to help job seekers to find employment. there are numerous career websites with dedicated Pinterest boards, providing useful information and links to career tips and advice.
Use Pinterest to seek inspiration
Pinterest is an extremely useful tool that enables you to inspire yourself in different areas of your life. You can create a board that is visually inspiring, makes you feel good, happy and confident and inspires you to succeed in that nerve-wracking job interview.