In the past decade, social media has changed the way many people look for jobs. Has it had the same effect on you?
Which social media network are you using MOST in your job search?
- LinkedIn (53%, 71 Votes)
- Not using social media on my job search (16%, 22 Votes)
- Facebook (13%, 17 Votes)
- Twitter (12%, 16 Votes)
- Other (6%, 8 Votes)
Total Voters: 134
Employers are using social media to learn about you
Just a few months ago, CareerBuilder found that 45% of employers in the USA were using social networks to research candidates. It only takes a few seconds for a recruiter to copy and paste your name into a browser to see what Google finds about you, and often enough, results from social media will appear in the first page of results.
If employers are using social media to learn about you, are you using social media to learn about them?
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