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The Employment Expert blog

Face It: Recruiters Are Watching You on Facebook

on May 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Social Media Job Search Networking
Facebook probably needs no introduction. After all, 85% of internet users have a Facebook account - that's more than 1 billion users worldwide. Even those who choose not to have an account have heard of the world's most popular social media site, which was originally created in 2004 for college students. In 2006, the site was opened to anyone over 13 with a valid email address, and the rest is history.
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Tweet Your Way to New Connections - and Jobs

on May 16, 2019 10:33:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Social Media Networking
Created in 2006, Twitter is a social networking site where people post short messages called tweets. Some might equate tweeting with microblogging. Like other social media sites, you can follow others and be followed in turn. Unlike other sites, it's not necessary to know someone to follow them on Twitter. This format makes it easy to follow newsworthy entities relating to your job search - and for others to find you.
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How to Market Yourself on LinkedIn

on May 10, 2019 2:20:02 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Marketing Job Seekers Social Media Personal Brand
Whether you're an intern or a CEO, LinkedIn is the best tool for professional networking in the digital age. You network with people by adding them as "connections," just as you'd make a friend request on Facebook. You can contact them in a private message or by the contact information they've provided. On your profile, all your experience, education, and achievements are presented for others to view.
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Put Social Media to Work Finding Your Next Job

on Apr 25, 2019 10:37:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Social Media Job Search Follow Up
A staggering 44% of the world's population is active on social media. On average, each person spends 116 minutes a day on various social media accounts. Why not put those accounts to work for you in your job search? Believe it or not, your social media accounts can make or break your job search. Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring different social media platforms and the best way to use them to find the next step in your career. First, let's go over some general social media tips.  
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