LinkedIn is a major source of networking, and it will not only help you get noticed by companies but also headhunters.
In order for your career move or potential employment opportunities as an employee at these firms, make sure that they know who are looking! By being seen on LinkedIn – one can be easily found through its extensive database which contains information about all sorts jobs seekers out there waiting to fill their vacancies fast- so don’t wait any longer.
The use of social media in recruiting by organizations is on the rise. Nine percent are planning to start using it soon, and a whopping 84% plan for future recruits with their current number-one choice being Facebook at 55%.Visit Open Candidates to learn more.
Job seekers can now communicate with sales recruiters and hiring companies through LinkedIn. Then you are able to privately search, set preferences for the roles you would like to be contacted about (e.g., sales), or show them that even if openings within their organization don’t currently exist, there may be other possibilities worth exploring elsewhere. Learn more at OpenCandidates.
Join Sales Group
Joining these groups is not only a good source of industry news and knowledge, it’s also an opportunity to network with other professionals in your area or learn about job opportunities. Joining as many clubs/groups that are relevant for you can really help build up what employers see when they search through resumes.
so make sure there are no gaps, Networking events like Career Fairs yield lots more leads than just networking at work; knowing how much time was spent talking business versus personal stories could mean the difference between getting called back by one company over another if both reached out first (or nothing ever happening).
Make your LinkedIn profile picture look professional at all times. A picture with your Twitter account is estimated to increase your likelihood of getting viewed by 7 times, so don’t forget to add one that reflects who you would like people to get acquainted with.
Having a good first impression is important in any social media site, even in this day and age where anyone can make their own personal page with little effort (literally just filling out what they need). What is your first step when creating these accounts? Choose a picture that will best represent you as well as those around you who receive offerings like gifts from above; after all, we’re not exactly known for our patience (or our cheapness).
Keeping your profile up-to-date will ensure that you’re in the newsfeed of everyone on Facebook, including recruiters.