In today’s job market, social media has become the “be all” of job searching and searching for new candidates for your company. Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, among other sites, have become predominant, due to the online availability and ease of these web-sites.
LinkedIn is likely the most popular as this web-site is a professional, career platform, being a principally career development site. From the job seekers perspective, LinkedIn connects with both recruiters and headhunters and it will boost their chances of finding job opportunities. Make sure your profile is complete and take advantage of the “about me” section. It gives you the chance to showcase your achievements as well as to the type of person you are. LinkedIn is very powerful and, as a social media outlet, can be an incredible opportunity for connecting with recruiters who work in your targeted area and career path.
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Written by: Betty Crisp
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