In a smart outreach to bloggers, OnlineDegrees.com sent the infographic (below) with tips and resources about how to use social media to find a job.
Since I’m presently seeking a new position, I was interested. (And would love to discuss senior level opportunities with forward thinking companies.)
Like it or not, you need to carefully manage your image in social media because it is an increasingly large part of your identity and reputation.
Social media monitoring service Reppler recently surveyed more than 300 hiring professionals and found that more than 90% of recruiters and hiring managers have visited a potential candidate’s profile on a social network as part of the screening process, according to Mashable.
Even more telling, 69% of recruiters said they have rejected a candidate based on content found on his or her social networking profiles. The good news: 68% say they have reached out to a candidate based on his or her presence on those networks.