Most companies now use social media when recruiting new hires. Full of practical exercises and guidance, this book shows you how to create great profiles, connect with people, research career options, and use social media to create stand-out applications
Available at Internet, London Library and St Peter's Library.
This book will provide student and graduate job seekers with the understanding and skills they need to leverage social media to enhance their job search. It takes students from the basics such as setting up a profile on the various social media platforms, through how to build a powerful professional presence online and maintain a great network, to discovering new sources of job postings.
In addition, it will give an important insight into how employers are using social media to find the right candidates and it will equip them with key principles to take forward as new social media platforms emerge.
"This excellent book enables students to begin to bridge that divide between using social media in a very personal, informal way, to using it for professional and career development. Implementing its lessons cannot guarantee career success but will definitely optimise your chances." - The Irish Times
"Incredibly clear and comprehensive book, jam-packed with practical tips and advice for any student who wants to use social media to their advantage in securing career opportunities and employment." - Customer review
"It's well written book and an enjoyable read too. It will bring value to those that take the time to read it." - Simon Cocking, Irish Tech News