“For job seekers, social media is an opportunity to expertise,” says Ester Martinez, co-founder & Magazine Editor, People Matters. “Social is about creating engagement, creating communities, creating likeminded talent coming together and that’s the futuristic talent pool. And that’s what social really gives you as a candidate, so you have an opportunity to be a part of those communities and share knowledge.” Not just Ms. Martinez, but several other experts and HR professionals believe that social media is the next big thing today.
However, the question is how well can you make the best of this opportunity? What are the things that you need to do on your social channels to get the job of your dreams? What are ‘not-to-do-things on social channels to get the dream job? To get the answers, join the #tweetchat @CareerBuilderIN and get your queries answered.
— CareerBuilder India (@CareerBuilderIN) October 13, 2014
Have a look on the OPPORTUNITIES that lay within
- Comprehensive network
Job seekers, employees and recruiters can get in touch with people of the same or similar background and extend their professional network with an aim to get visualized. Whether it is Twitter you are comfortable at or LinkedIn, every social media platform gives an opportunity to interact and grow your network.
- Seek vacant jobs
Today, most of the companies make use of social media channels to advertise their job descriptions. Especially, companies with low budget can make use of this free to use platform where the chances of reaching out to the masses are higher than any other platform. That hence, opens an opportunity for job seekers to create their professional profiles, upload their resumes and connect with people in the management, HR, recruitment team.