Today, it seems like everyone is using social
Most think of these sites as mindless distractions or just a way to keep
with old friends. However, you might not realize that these sites can
land a job.
The Boston Globe recently did a short
that gives advice to job searchers on using social networks
such as LinkedIn.
LinkedIn, a website for professional and career networking, is a free
way to reach out to past colleagues and network with others in your
You can read the full article here.
The best approach to LinkedIn is thinking of it as
enhanced digital resume. The site allows you to join groups relevant to
progressive politics or alumni groups to take networking to the next
it allows you to add a little extra detail to what you accomplished at
positions and a professional looking photograph to put a face to a name.
professional presence on the web that clearly articulates your skills
talents can be a crucial next step in landing the job of your dreams.