How social media can make or break your job search [Infographic]
February 11, 2013
It’s no secret that these days social media can play a big part in the recruitment process – LinkedIn especially for obvious reasons!
While this is great for many people who are interested in new career opportunities, beware – many hiring managers will Google prospective employees to gain a further insight into them, and if your social media profiles leave a negative impression then you could wave goodbye to your next offer.
This infographic from Smarterer shows how your social profile could help you land or lose a job.
Interestingly, apparently bad spelling and grammar is worse than references to alcohol!
73% of companies have found a new hire through a social network
86% of recruiters review candidates’ social network profiles
1 in 7 employee referrals is hired
80% of recruiters want to see what professional organisations you’re a part of
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SOURCE: Smarterer | Job Seekers: Optimize Your Social Profiles
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