Recent studies show that 90% of employers will look you up online before calling you. What they find can make all the difference between receiving a phone call or going into the “not interested” pile of candidates. Here are some tips on how to make sure you stand out online.
Hiring companies and recruiters have discovered that they can find new hires through Twitter at a fraction of the cost of posting openings on job boards. From a job seeker’s point of view, what is the difference between a job board posting and a tweeted opening? The Twitter posting is now, current, and immediate whereas the job board posting could be around for weeks or months. Also, since not everyone has adopted Twitter into their job search, you will have less competition.
There are literally thousands of new postings daily, so here are some tips on how to incorporate Twitter into your job search strategy.