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Just the Job! by John Lees

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CHAPTER TWELVE

Organise your social media profile

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:

  • Why the Internet gives you an edge no other generation enjoyed
  • Smarter research techniques
  • Effective strategies for the use of social media
  • Cutting edge social media tips from career specialists

WHO MISSED THE QUANTUM LEAP?

If the Internet was human it wouldn’t yet be old enough to vote. We have, in just a few years, seen a complete revolution in communication technology. The ability to exchange documents in seconds often raises expectations in job hunters that hiring decisions will be made more quickly. However, we still read at the same speed we did when everything arrived by post; it takes just as long to read a CV on screen. The quantity of text we absorb every ...

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