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Job hunting? Here are 10 social media tips to help you stand out

JOB PAGES in y A C READ TRIS OavERD JOB HUNTING? Here are 10 social media tips to help you stand out in 93% 66% 54% Social media helped 1 in 6 job Most popular social networks used by recruiters in 2012 seekers land their current role Common mistakes to avoid on social media 89% of recruiters check candidate social media profiles and dislike the following behaviour: #typo 78% 66% 54% 47% Spelling and grammatical Alcohol consumptlon References Sexual to Illegal drugs content errors Maximise your job search with our 10 Top Tips: Update your LinkedIn profile in Match it to your CV Recruiters may screen you, so be honest and consistent! Network! Follow companies and join groups in your industry. Share and comment on breaking news to show your knowledge and enthusiasm Like • Comment • 3 days ago Create an online CV Don't forget to link it to your profile Get recommended "Then show off your skills" Type a name or @ mention somed in facebook twitter Adam More Professional Photo Delete Make sure your avatar is professional and targeted for your job search photos and posts of incriminating behaviour Like Comment Share Showcase your #expertise to @recruiters but avoid any mistakes! Adam More Let your friends know what job you're looking for and ask for referrals. Tweet your job search using #hashtags and link to an online CV, website or blog I out of 7 PEOPLE who are referred get hired OnLy I out of 100 peoPLe who are not referred get hired Social resumes with clout Why not create a social CV using a website, bLog, infographic, Pinterest or Youtube? WHAT SHOULD YOU INCLUDE? Your work experience and education Membership of associations and any Your recommendations (show recruiters how colleagues rate you) extra-curricular activities 57 PDF A PDF link to your CV so recruiters can print it off A portfollo of your work and most importantly, results Your social Influence: No, of connections, Klout score, retweets, re-plns and views etc Don't forget your contact details so they can contact you! REED For the latest jobs and CV advice visit MARKETING & CREATIVE Sources: Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey Results 2012, 2012 Bullhorn Reach Social Recruiting Activity Report, REED Employment Report 2013,

Job hunting? Here are 10 social media tips to help you stand out

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Did you know that recruiters often screen social media profiles? With 25% of sales, marketing and media professionals looking for work, our social media top tips can boost your job search and help yo...


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