In 2015 and beyond, your success in job search will depend on more than a stellar resume and sharp interviewing skills.
The often-overlooked component?
Your social media presence.
Whether you realize it or not, these top 3 social media sites (and your participation on them) can make or break your job search.
Here’s how to join and leverage them during your 2015 job hunt – along with tips for expressing your personal brand on each one:
1 – LinkedIn.
LinkedIn, the original go-to site for recruiters, is still a preferred choice among many employers. Without a LinkedIn Profile, your job search is a nonstarter – so if you don’t have one, or it’s minimally filled-in, get going!
Employers are drawn to LinkedIn for the sheer volume of professionals using it, plus the ability to search for you by keyword (skills, geographic location, name, and credentials). Therefore, you’ll want to populate your Profile with this data as soon as possible. Other insider tips for your best use of LinkedIn: Continue reading “3 Must-Use Social Media Sites for Job Seekers in 2015”