Job Search

Using Social Networks to Your Job Search Advantage

Growing at an amazing rate and attracting a wide range of users, there's no denying the strength of online social networks today. The potential to reach incredibly large groups of people beyond close friends and colleagues is certainly increasing in appeal to individuals seeking new career opportunities. However, just like any job search method, you have to know what you want to accomplish before you begin.

One of the traps many of us fall into when we're starting a job search is that we tend to jump into it with a ready-aim-fire behavior before being really ready. By doing that, one of the first things we blow is the chance of making a good first impression.

You've got to have a strategy in balance with what the data tells you; the data is networking.