Job Seekers Beware: Social Profiles Can Help You Land or Lose A Job

08/20/2012 | By Kimberley Kasper

Today, 92 percent of companies use LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Twitter for recruiting, which makes social networking essential when job hunting.  Here’s what you need to know about creating a positive impression to help get you hired.

 

Job Seekers Beware: What You Post Online Can Help You Land or Lose A Job

 

12 Responses to “Job Seekers Beware: Social Profiles Can Help You Land or Lose A Job”

  1. Great article! Job seekers should be aware that more and more employers are using social media to source and to evaluate candidates. The results of the jobvite survey inspired me to write a blog post on the topic. In it, I also touch upon what people should and shouldn’t post on social media profiles: http://www.whyworkatvocus.com/careers/the-rise-of-social-media-use-within-recruiting-departments/

  2. [...] “Today, 92 percent of companies use LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Twitter for recruiting, which makes social networking essential when job hunting.  Here’s what you need to know about creating a positive impression to help get you hired.” http://blog.jobvite.com/2012/08/job-seekers-beware-social-profiles-can-help-you-land-or-lose-a-job/ [...]

  3. [...] profiles up tight, and slap on the frilly bow that will get you hired come January. This great infographic by Jobvite covers how your social presence can make or break your chances at a job. Some key [...]

  4. [...] “Today, 92 percent of companies use LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Twitter for recruiting, which makes social networking essential when job hunting. Here’s what you need to know about creating a positive impression to help get you hired.” http://blog.jobvite.com/2012/08/job-seekers-beware-social-profiles-can-help-you-land-or-lose-a-job/ [...]

  5. [...] Hiring Manager, HR approved. According to Jobvite.com, 89% of employers regularly use LinkedIn to cull talent, while only 26% use Facebook, 16% employ [...]

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  8. [...] profiles up tight, and slap on the frilly bow that will get you hired come January. This great infographic by Jobvite covers how your social presence can make or break your chances at a [...]

  9. [...] testimonianza di ciò, ecco un’infografica di Jobvite (a destra, clicca per ingrandirla) che ci mostra come sia importante la nostra presenza sui social [...]

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