Love it or loathe it the job market is now online. Also, social media has become an indispensable part of the recruiting process.
Over three-quarters of employers use social media to find potential candidates and nearly one-quarter use social media to screen potential candidates.
So if you want to maximise your chances of landing that perfect job placement, your social media presence is important. Having a well structured social media character is essential at expanding your overall online profile.
Be aware that you need to keep your social media presence in line with your potential employer’s ethical standards.
Nearly three-quarters of employers have rejected potential candidates based on their social media activity being inappropriate or inaccurate.
If you want to explore this topic further and find out how you can improve your online social media profile, click here to read a follow up article on the topic.
Graduated with an Honours Geology Degree in 1987, and joined the oil and gas industry straight after. Worked across the globe for three major service companies and four operators up to 2015. Founded Natural Resource Professionals as a grassroots technical recruiter with a global reach.