In the past few years the hiring process has undergone massive changes. Recruiters and hiring managers went from newspaper ads to job boards, corporate websites and now to social media platforms to seek out, identify and recruit talent.
Job seekers and career changers are now expected to have and be active in the social media sphere.
Even in the social media sphere the process has evolved from relying on LinkedIn to adopting Twitter, Facebook and other platforms like You Tube and blogs and it’s not far fetch to foresee recruiters using other platforms niche or main stream as they grow their reach.
Job seekers and career changers need to learn the platforms and constantly adapt to the way the platforms change and to the way recruiters use them. They need to embrace social media, learn how to optimize their social media profiles and avoid the pitfalls, monitor and manage their online reputation.
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