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|Blog Article|||||By The Simplyhealth Team||14 December 2020|
The way the job market works has evolved over the past few years. The rise of social media has seen more emphasis on the importance of developing a social media presence to improve your professional network and improve your chances of finding your next career opportunity.
We spoke to our social media team to get some advice on how to improve your presence in the social media world.
Here are their top five tips:
Make sure your CV is up to date and looking as good as it can. Check out our CV writing and branding article to boost yours.
Once you have your CV updated, you can share it with recruiters or other connections easily.
If you see jobs advertised on LinkedIn, you can easily apply for them as you’ve got your CV ready to go.
When choosing your profile picture, remember these things:
Get in touch with previous colleagues, even more, senior colleagues and ask them to connect with you on LinkedIn or give you a recommendation.
You can send a message to people you have previously worked with and ask them to leave you a recommendation, try and get a variety of reviews which cover off your different skills.
Now is the time to get involved and get your profile seen by others, a few ways to do this are:
Keep a lookout on social sites for people who are in the same situation as you, link up with them.
Share your story, be honest with your position and let people know that you are looking for work.
Connect with people, link up with recruiters or follow people who work for a company you would love to work for.
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