A great article by my colleague Lars Schmidt of @AmplifyTalent
The following is a post I contributed to Careerealism’s Professional Emancipation Project (P.E.P.).
There is a lot of discussion about how, where, and why one must use social media in today’s digital economy. It can be a bit overwhelming for some. The following myths and truths are intended to demystify some of the ways in which you can utilize social media as a job search resource.
Myth: You Must Use Social Media To Find A Job
Truth: Despite what many experts tell you, social media is not an absolute requirement for all jobs and careers. There are many fields where traditional job boards and resumes are still effective tools for finding your next job. Generally speaking, social media tends to be most effective as a job search tool in ‘corporate’ roles and careers where you have a cubicle, desk, or office.
Myth: You Must Build Your Personal Brand
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