If you’re serious about finding a new job, simply submitting your resume to job postings won’t do it. Today’s savvy job seeker knows that it’s all about social media and understanding how to leverage the various platforms for maximum impact.
Randstad Sourceright chief people officer, Cindy Keaveney outlines several smart ways for candidates to enhance their career search using social media. This includes maximizing the use of keywords on their LinkedIn profiles, joining active discussion groups and searching for jobs on Twitter where recruiters are posting daily.
Above all, Cindy stresses the importance of keeping profiles professional. Employers are looking for candidates who have a strong online presence that speaks well of their character and qualifications. They also want a display of the job seeker’s creativity and technological proficiency. How well you use social media to share your knowledge as an industry leader can get you noticed.
Read the rest of Cindy’s advice for job seekers on Fox Business, and then visit Randstad Sourceright’s recruiting strategies stream to learn about the innovative methods employers are using to source and attract high-quality talent.
About the Author
Cindy Keaveney is a leading business and human capital executive with more than 30 years of experience transforming organizations by building high-performing teams that produce profitable growth, develop industry-leading products and create corporate strategies in complex, changing environments. As the leader of Randstad Sourceright’s global HR team, Cindy ensures that the best strategies are in place to deliver a stand-out talent experience for all of our people. This encompasses driving best practices and new approaches when it comes to talent acquisition, talent management, engagement and development, and further enabling cross-cultural collaboration and talent mobilization.More Content by Cindy Keaveney