The Social Job Search [Infographic]


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The job market may be getting better as we enter into 2012, but finding a position that meets your employment requirements and suits your skill-set is harder than ever. In fact, one of the most difficult challenges employers face is finding qualified candidates to fill their open position.

This next infographic from OnlineDegrees.Com addresses the issue of being seen in a job market full of applicants. How do you get recognized? You have to be found in the same circles your prospective employers travel in. It used to be called networking, now we call social networking. All kidding aside, you have to make connections with the right people. Platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter make networking easier than ever.

If you're looking for a new job or you want to shed the shackles of your current position, you need to study this graphic. Knowing the ins and outs of social networking as part of your job hunt is literally going to put you at the head of the pack. If you don't have a presence on the same social media sites potential employers are using, you won't get that vital opportunity to appear on their radar. Take a look: