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How to Properly Use Social Media for Your Career’s Success

Social media is a great way to stay connected with friends and family. But did you know that social media can also be used to build your career? There are many different social media platforms out there, and each one can be used in a different way to help you network and build relationships with potential employers.

Here are some ways to use social media for your career:

1. Follow companies you’re interested in working for. This is a great way to get insight into their tone, interests, and working style. You can also comment on their posts and start to build a relationship with them.

2. Set up professional social media accounts. Use your real name, not your nickname, and make sure your profile is complete and up-to-date. Include your education and work experience, as well as your contact information.

3. Use social media to connect with people in your industry. Join groups and networks related to your field, and connect with other professionals online.

Here are a few things you should stay away from when using social media:

1. Avoid making inflammatory or offensive online comments. Remember that everything you post online is public, so think before you post!

2. Be truthful about your credentials or experience. Potential employers will likely check out your social media profiles, so don’t post anything that could potentially ruin your chances of getting the job.

3. It’s important to balance online networking with other activities like job searching or networking in person.

Remember that social media is a powerful tool that can be used for professional purposes. If you’re using social media for job-hunting purposes, it’s important to make sure that your profiles are suitable for potential employers. This means that you should use your real name, only post appropriate pictures and posts, and check your profile often to make sure that everything is appropriate for employers. To learn more about using social media in your job search, contact us today!

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