Social media: how do you use it well?

Posted by Abi Sharma on 16 March 2014

Careers information often talks about using social media for your job search. Almost everyone nowaways is on twitter or facebook or linkedin or googleplus. Social media is all around us. We can be inundated by information from it and we can waste a lot of time on it but we can also harness it for our benefit to crowdsource funding for new projects, learn about career insights, network with professionals and enhance our job searching. How do we do this?

Social media guru site Mashable has a great 'how to' section: outlining how to make the most of the biggest social media sites. Their How to hunt for a job using social media article is particularly useful, covering Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Tumblr.


Topics: networking, job hunting, CVs and applications, International Students

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