The Benefits of Social Media + The Job Search
People don’t equate social media with a job search, and it’s often a big mistake.
Here’s a few case studies of folks that succeeded and landed their job with the help of social media:
Todd Armstrong stumbled on a new opportunity by paying close attention to Twitter and following up on a potential lead
Kasey Fleisher Hickey's online penchant for discussing her food and music passions landed her a new gig
Sue Spaight Moorhead inadvertently networked her way to her current position
Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a student seeking their first job, social media sites have proven to be important platforms for networking, facilitating meaningful connections, exhibiting passions and talents, and ultimately landing your dream job.
Case studies found on this article originally posted on Mashable.