The Social Job Search: Online Connections Are the New Referrals

If you’re looking for a job, you’re probably trying to look everywhere you can. Not surprisingly, it’s difficult to land that interview directly from the listing at the company website — that’s how everyone else is trying, too! Fortunately, there are other places to look.

Since social media platforms are busy redesigning the way people connect on the Internet, it makes natural sense that your Twitter feed and your LinkedIn connections are the new places to scope out some employment options. So clean up your online presence, make sure you’re both professional and visible, and check out this infographic for some stats on just how important these tools can be to your job search.

How to use social media to land a job

From TheDegree360.