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Tech pros: are you using your social profile to your advantage?

Posted David Brown, Executive Vice President, Veredus | Hays on Friday, Oct 9, 2015

Tech Pros Social profileWith the advent of new technologies, the process of finding a new job is changing rapidly, and is very different now to what it was even 5-10 years ago.

Social media, online job boards, mobile apps and so on have all made the job search process far more interactive and transparent. Employers are now able to find out a lot more about you, and have little difficulty with distinguishing between what is true and what is embellished.

However, these developments also present greater opportunities for jobseekers to sell themselves to employers. No longer are you restricted to two sides of regular-sized paper to try and convince recruiters and employers that your vast experience and complex personality are well suited to the position. Now you can evidence this through a variety of media channels; providing a full and robust declaration of your expertise and ambitions.

Being social media savvy is now the minimum requirement for candidates within many industries; however there are still a few extra, lesser known ways you can embrace modern technology to help you stand out from the crowd.

Want to take your resume to the next level? Read up on our top resume tips for success.

What does it take to stand out in tech? Find out in the What Employers Want Report.

Find out more about David Brown, Executive Vice President, an expert in Information Technology.
 

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