Unless your job is managing the company’s online marketing or social media accounts, you’re most likely not gonna get a green light to access social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and (especially) YouTube at your workplace. Most companies simply hate it. But despite this, did you know that social media can also land you your dream job?
Personality and creativity are the two extras that employers love to see on a Resume / CV on top of the standard career overview. It’s the very next thing that employers want to know after your Resume passed the qualification screening, in which usually done through a phone or face-to-face interview. In this ever increasing digital era, however, most employers prefer to save their time by simply looking for your “Social Resume” online – digital footprints of your social life on the Internet. Yes, this means they will professionally stalk your Facebook or Twitter account. Some even start the hiring process from social media before focusing on your traditional resume.
So, what does this mean for you?
This does not only mean that you should set a proper privacy setting on those photos from a drunken night out, but also take advantage of social media features to enrich your Social Resume with your creativity and personality. This interesting Infographic from Onlinecolleges.com below explains how social media can help you land your next job!