Social Media

Social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter are increasingly being used by individuals today to assist with their job search and to build their network of contacts.  How you use these tools is important.  You want to make sure you're representing yourself well online.  "Your Google results are your new resume", according to Dick Bolles.  One study showed that as high as 90% of recruiters Google their candidates, and 26% eliminated candidates based upon their online findings (ExecuNet).  Thus, be aware of your "e-footprint".  If used responsibly, though, these tools have the capability to significantly help you in your job search.

Social Media Career Articles
• MonsterCollege 5 Smart Steps on Twitter
• TIME Business
Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job
Clean Up Your Social Media Identity (Copyright (c) 2012 by College Recruitment Media, Inc., Geneva, IL)

LinkedIn (visit site)
What is LinkedIn?
A short video offering a helpful overview of LinkedIn.
LinkedIn Students

LinkedIn Profile Checklist
LinkedIn General Help Center Page
LinkedIn Jobs
Leverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.
Top 10 Online Job Hunting Tips & Top 5 Profile Tips for LinkedIn


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