Is Social Media Working To Find Me A Job?


Is Social Media Helping Me Find A Job

Have we moved further away from the word-of-mouth culture of the job market? In the world of networking (perhaps the best way to find a job currently), social media is becoming harder and harder to bypass if getting employed is on your list of things to do. But is it really the way to go?

Most people would agree that yes, social media can help you land a job. The social media boom hasn’t slowed down, with monthly active users on Facebook now exceeding 850 million (source: Jeff Bullas). More and more methods of searching for and finding jobs are manifesting regularly; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs – all connecting people, building networks, and providing a means for job-seekers to do this easier, faster and cheaper than ever before. Combined with the fact that 86% of potential employers will research your various profiles when recruiting (source: Mashable), social media is a…

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