Marie Claire – How to use Social Media to land your Dream Job

We spoke with Marie Claire with our key tips on using Social Media to land your dream role.

With our 7 easy Steps that dream role will be yours in no time.

Google yourself 

“View your profles as a third party,” advises Ryan Shelley, managing director at social media consultancy Pepper IT. “This ensures that nothing intended to be personal is openly viewable to others. Remember, nothing on the Internet is truly private”

 

Clean things up 

“What is acceptable comes down to your industry,” says Shelley. “The entertainment and PR industries would expect to see you mingling respectfully with the right people. More sedate industries may expect a more professional appearance.”

 

Promote yourself – but not too much

Instead, “follow the 5-3-2 rule. For every 10 posts, share five pieces of news from others that are relevant to your industry. This shows you are knowledgeable and keep up to date with your industry”.

 

The article can be read in full detail at Marie Claire

 

Ryan Shelley, Managing Director and Social Media Expert is available for expert social media commentary and commentary all things Digital. Ryan can be contacted via the Contact page.

 

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