In the past decade, social media has changed the way many people look for jobs. Has it had the same effect on you?

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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)
Started: February 14, 2010 @ 10:00 am

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?

If you liked this article, you'll find useful my 8 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Your Job Search.

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Jacob Share

Job Search Expert, Professional Blogger, Creative Thinker, Community Builder with a sense of humor. I like to help people.

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  4. Your earlier post on social media was still relevant and informative today. Nowadays using social media (as part of an integrated job search approach)is essential.
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