Are you using social media to your advantage in your job search?
Only 1 out of every 100 candidates are hired without a referral — but ratio improves to 1 in 7 when a candidate has a personal reference. You cannot afford not to leverage those odds in your favor. Reaching out to casual connections, friends of friends and current and former coworkers on Facebook and LinkedIn multiplies your chances of having a meaningful connection to a company at which you’re seeking employment…but be sure to scrub your profiles of questionable content beforehand.
Making personal connections via social media is an easy step that can boost your chances of getting hired many times over – check out this infographic from ReedGlobal.com to view other social media tips to help you stand out in your job hunt: