Networking has always played an important role for job seekers, as well as for recruiters. With the Internet buzzing with social media, there are similarly many ways to use social media to network, hiring and eventually find a job.
In today’s competitive job market, employers are getting savvy to social networking sites and the information we share online. There are a huge opportunity for those resourceful and self-motivated participant in social media to find the perfect job, and not sitting at home waiting for the phone to ring.
Below this infographic is compiled by Career Enlightenment, a resource for online job seekers.
From the graphic you can see employers are taking note of the importance of social media in the recruiting process, the majority of businesses are turning to social media to find and evaluate job candidates, also how business is now searching through all outlets.
I think social media is a powerful and cost-effective means of job search tool and it should not be under-estimated. Since businesses are jumping on the band wagon of social media. A grasp on social media is an advantage in the business front. For whatever the reason, if you are looking for a new job, why not proactively update your profiles in a meaningful way, show your skills to employers to try to score a job interview?