Get your job through social media

The Huffington Post recently reported how valuable social networks are in helping users gaining employment.

Why not use online social networking and your digital footprint to help get your next job? Put your best achievements out there. Here’s what Guy Kawasaki suggested to high school seniors and job seekers during CXOtalk:

“Your Facebook page should show you rebuilding a church in Guatemala; it should show you winning the award for the best robotics project; on the award podium as the women’s lacrosse team captain. So when the sly admissions officer or HR person does their Google research, they come away saying, ‘Wow, this person is a saint! We need to hire her.”

We need to remember just how powerful our digital footprint can be in both good and bad ways. Read the whole article here.

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