Job Search Tip of the Week #32 (2017)
Caressa Moy | August 7, 2017 | 9:00 am
Get Noticed on Social Media
How to Leverage Social Media to Stand Out as a Potential Job Candidate
Social networking has become ubiquitous in all spheres of life: connecting with old friends, managing event calendars, and even helping you find your next job. With so many job seekers using social media to show off their skills, how can you differentiate yourself from the pack so that a potential employer will notice you?
According to one social media expert, sharing some sort of industry-relevant content with your network at least once a week makes it 10 times more likely that you’ll be contacted by a recruiter or hiring manager. Engage regularly on social media by
- posting questions on your profile or starting a discussion,
- answering a question or posting advice on others’ profiles,
- adding or responding to comments on an industry or company blog, and
- viewing and commenting on professional videos.
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