You’ve fine-tuned your resume, spent hours agonizing over the perfect cover letter, and hit “apply” so many times your fingers are numb. Your references are solid, and the interview? Killed it.
So, why aren’t you getting the job? You might be overlooking one thing — social media. Sure, we may be constantly snapping, tweeting, ‘gramming, pinning, and scrolling through Facebook, but it’s easy to forget the influence social media can have – especially when it comes to your job search.
3 out of 4 hiring managers and recruiters look at a candidate’s online presence, and a staggering 92% of companies are using social media to hire new employees. But, this isn’t to say you should run for the hills and boycott technology forever – the key is to make social media work for you (and your job search), not against you. Here’s how: