Thursday, March 18, 2010
Using Social Media to Land a Job
If you're a job hunter, you should be using some form of social media for your job hunting.
Perhaps your resume and skill summary is posted on LinkedIn?
Maybe you've tweeted your intentions on Twitter?
Or even created a portfolio on a Facebook Photo Album?
This last month Laura Gainor successfully used SlideShare.net to woo, court and land her next employer with a visual resume and creative use of social media that goes way beyond 99.9% of the social media uses of job hunting... but maybe it will give you a good idea of what is possible.
Take a look at this embeded show, but if you have trouble reading it, here's the link to Laura Gainor's job hunting slideshare.net post for Comet Branding.