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Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies by Joshua Waldman download in ePub, pdf, iPad

This book attempts to painlessly

In more and more cases, they will be doing the hiring, not the Human Resources Department, which has been scaled back, or abolished. They are both good ways of expanding your network, of letting more people know that you are job hunting.

Next, you need to come up with your own personal brand. Consider joining, and contributing to, a few groups, to let as many people as possible know that you exist.

This book attempts to painlessly take the reader through the process. Target it for different companies. If there are any drunken or racy photos of you on Facebook, for instance, restrict their availability, or delete them, now.

Target it for different companies

It used to be that we sent out piles of resumes hoping to convince a potential employer that they should do an interview. Find some way to tell a potential employer what you can do for them, how you can make their lives easier. Fortunately, the exact same mechanisms can also be used to highlight your hobbies, share your expertise, and connect with others who have similar interests.