Let’s say you are applying for a new job. You have a professional resume, a complete LinkedIn profile and you have lots of experience for the position. You wait to be called in for an interview but the call never comes. What could have happened?
LinkedIn is the most widely used business networking site on the planet with more than 433 million worldwide users, including 128 million in the United States. They have a monopoly on the professional networking world, until now…
Job seeking has changed a lot over the past few years. Gone are the days of waiting for the Sunday newspaper to scour the job section for new opportunities. So, do you need to use social media to find a new job? Does having a powerful personal brand give you an edge in the job market?
If you are not using your personal Facebook to build awareness for yourself in the job market, you are missing out on a very powerful and free branding tool • 19% of companies had sourced new hires from Facebook and about 25% of HR professionals thought it was important to be on Facebook.