10 Things You Need To Know About Social Media for Your Job Search
We've all heard the horror stories about workers losing jobs or candidates being passed over for interview because of something they did on a social networking site. But did you know that many companies are actively recruiting via social media?
With that being the case, wouldn't it be nice to know what it is that recruiters are looking for when they check out your profile. Or even to know which sites they're visiting, and what advice they have for candidates on maintaining their profiles?
In the summer of 2010, Vault asked thousands of job seekers and recruiters about their experiences with social media. The results—from over 3,500 candidates and 150 companies—provide answers to many of the questions about using social media to further your career success.