13 Ways to Use Social Media to Find a Job

Feb 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Public Relations

1. Search for jobs by connecting with friends and tweeps

2. Friend recruiters and job agents

3. Choose social media settings that allow people to contact you about jobs

4. Search job listings on social media sites (i.e., “PR jobs” on LinkedIn)

5. Place strong profiles on social media sites

6. Avoid posting embarrassing materials online

7. Subscribe to jobsite RSS feeds

8. Promote your search to your online friends

9. Friend industry trade associations

10. Have a visible social media presence

11. Become proficient at using social media tools

12. Build your own online communities

13. Check the non-traditional job sites (i.e., Fast Company, Guy Kawaski, Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang, and MarketingProfs)

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