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Jobs Blog — Feb 2014

  • February
    04

    4 Reasons Why Job Seekers Should be Present...

    With Social Media making its way into our daily lives, we are relying on it more and more for our communication, information, and, in some cases, even our jobs. As a Recruiter in the Application and Services Group at Microsoft, Social Media is an avenue that my colleagues and I are on daily to search for and reach out to job seekers. If you are someone who is looking for a new role and interested in hearing about what other companies are doing in your area of work, Social Media should be your best friend. Here are 4 reason why job seekers should consider being more active on social media when looking for a new role: 1) Social Media is a Great Platform for Highlighting your Skills Whether it be LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ or even Twitter, Social Networking sites allow you to tell others more about yourself outside of a resume. LinkedIn and Google+ are great tools for adding publications and projects that you’ve worked on and joining communities that are interested in the same domain. Facebook allows you to get more personal on who you are outside of work, what interests you, and what you do in your free time. Twitter is great for sharing articles about your area of work... Read More With Social Media making its way into our daily lives, we are relying on it more and more for our communication, information, and, in some cases, even our jobs. As a Recruiter in the Application and Services Group at Microsoft, Social Media is an avenue that my colleagues and I are on daily to search for and reach out to job seekers. If you are someone who is looking for a new role and interested in hearing about what other companies are doing in your area of work, Social Media should be your best friend. Here are 4 reason why job seekers should consider being more active on social media when looking for a new role: 1) Social Media is a Great Platform for Highlighting your Skills Whether it be LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ or even Twitter, Social Networking sites allow you to tell others more about yourself outside of a resume. LinkedIn and Google+ are great tools for adding publications and projects that you’ve worked on and joining communities that are interested in the same domain. Facebook allows you to get more personal on who you are outside of work, what interests you, and what you do in your free time. Twitter is great for sharing articles about your area of work... Read More