In the modern world, many ways to find a job exist. The Internet opens its vast expanses for applicants. In addition to the well-known websites for job search and recruitment agencies, there is another slightly less popular way to find a job – social networks.
Most employers and recruitment agencies today use social media to source the right candidates, which means it should be a big part of your job search strategy. Online social network sites have become an essential forum to advertise your skills and allow you to establish your social brand, network with people online, identify job opportunities, and turn those leads into real-life job opportunities.
Today it is difficult to find a person who does not have their personal page on social networks. Of course, there are way more applicants than employers, but if you have a narrow specialty or some special rare skills – finding a job through social networks will be perfect for you. So, here are some tips on how to use social networks for the job search.
- Think carefully about what you post.
Placing your resume on the social media pages, remember that a potential employer will certainly look through your account and, if they see photos from rampant parties there and comments on them he will probably turn around in favor of choosing your candidature for the vacant position.
It would be advisable to create a new profile, which will present guidance on your professional skills, work experience, employer feedback and participation in the thematic groups.
- Professional vs personal.
Nowadays, the employer does not have to spend time on personal meetings and conversations with applicants, it is enough to search for a resume and view the page that can tell them much more than a telephone interview. Our advice is to put your resume out there and fill all the information about your work experience so you can easily catch the employer’s eye.
- Fill in your contacts: phone number, email, Skype.
If you want your employer to contact you directly, add your contact details and wait for the response!
- Grow your network.
On social media, there are many groups where you can always read the latest news and updates in the field you are interested in! So, join them and grow in the professional plan.
- Talk about your intention to find a job in your social media status.
Urgently looking for a job? Do not be afraid to write a post so that employers can find you as a potential employee!
Put these simple tips into practice, and you will quickly see improvement in your job search results! However, do you know that for your job search, you can also use recruitment agencies or job websites? Want to know more about how they work? Read our article “How to find a job in the Czech Republic: Recruitment Agencies” or “How to find a job in the Czech Republic: Employment Websites” and start your career immediately!
So, are you willing to build a career in the Czech Republic but do not know where to start? Visit our website www.jobsinczechia.com and buy the e-book ”How to find a job in the Czech Republic?” – a perfect guide for an expat looking for a job in this flourishing country!
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