If you are thinking about stepping into the 21st century and are ready to dip your toe into the waters of social media job search, where would you begin?
When it comes to finding authoritative, accurate information about your job search and using social media, there are vast quantities of information on the internet. So who are the real experts?
I am asked a lot to recommend books on social media and you know what, that is very difficult to do. Most “how to” books published will likely be outdated by the time it is published. So my recommendation is to read blogs or eBooks on the topic because they tend to be more current.
For the job seeker wanting to launch a social media job search, I believe there are four tools that best serve the purpose of networking and marketing.
Click each of these links to see the most current articles I’ve written about each social media channel.
More tips on using social media can be found on my site here.
Evaluating Tips & Advice
How do you know which advice to follow? Who do you believe?
Every year, I publish a list of people/resources I trust and value. You can find the most current list here: 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2020
Another way you can find credible resources is to follow the people I mention each week in my Summary Sunday. Here are all the past summaries from my site: Summary Sunday.
I’ve also created a list of people to follow on Twitter for valuable job search advice. You can find them here. Just follow this list on Twitter and update your knowledge, knowing you’re getting some of the best advice available.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.