As a millennial, it’s not enough to use social media to share your vacation photos or keep tabs on your favorite celebrities. Social media can be a powerful networking tool for your employability skills.
And, especially if you’re a millennial, current and prospective employers will expect you to be social media-savvy and understand online reputation management. LinkedIn isn’t your only online resume anymore — recruiters are often looking at the personal brand you’ve built everywhere online. Admittedly this more important in some industries (marketing, PR, fashion, politics) than others (accounting, biotech, manufacturing), but you might be surprised where some companies are active online these days. Social media training is now essential for everyone.
The articles below share advice on how social media can help you advance your career and how you can use LinkedIn and other social platforms to market yourself to recruiters and find interesting job opportunities.
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