Professional and Social Networking
Social Networking is being utilised more and more within the recruitment industry and is seen as an alternative method for maximising your job opportunities
It is important that when searching for jobs you have a professional online persona whereby you give yourself another chance to sell yourself to potential employers.
As a job seeker you can use sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to gain information on companies, jobs and people and to establish and maintain relationships with those in industry.
Benefits of using these sites are:
Exposure to company information - find out what types of people they are looking for, company knowledge and prepare yourself for any upcoming interviews
Jobs and Opportunities - "Like" different companies and "Connect" to different people in relevant industries to remained informed of new roles which arise
Where we are in the UK - Find out about key events where you will have the opportunity to meet recruiters face to face
Remember to always remain professional when interacting through online networking!
Look out for the LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google + logos throughout the website and get connected. This will ensure that you are updated regularly with any vacancies or important information.