Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Tips in landing a job with Social Media

Here's an interesting article on how one could get a job with Social Media. It basically tell you to do some homework to find out more of the company than just read their annual reports and checking out the website.

With social Media these days, there are tons of articles for you to get a good insight on who your prospective employer will be like. Firstly, you can find out who is who of the company using LinkedIn then you move to Blogs, Facebook and Twitter to further your research in finding out what they company and staff are doing or talking about so that you are kept abreast on the company activities. Finally, there is the employee blogs and social networking accounts where you can get great insights on who are the movers and shakers.

Great tips for those in the search for a social media jobs. Yes, I suppose you are aware of this and have been doing so...this means you are already on the right track. Good luck!
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3 Ways to Ace Your Job Interview with Social Media

Dan Klamm is the Outreach & Marketing Coordinator at Syracuse University Career Services, where he advises students on using social media for career success. Connect with him on Twitter @DanKlamm.
Succeeding at a job interview is all about coming prepared: Doing company research and being able to articulate how your unique skills and experiences are a fit for the job. Social media can help you gain crucial insights about the company you’re applying to, as well as the people you’ll be interviewing with, so that you can gain an edge during the interview process.
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