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Why You Should Have a Social Media CV [INFOGRAPHIC]

Getting your job-seeking techniques right has never been more important than it is now, with 1 in 6 of those interviewed claimed they got their current job using Social Media. Help yourself to get it right by absorbing the information contained in this Infographic about creating and using a Social Resume, a.k.a. spreading your CV using Social Media.

In summary:

- The percentage of employers who reported using Social Media to recruit new staff continues to rise from 89% in 2011 up to 92% in 2012, with the majority using LinkedIn.
- 88% of job seekers asked in 2012 had at least 1 networking profile, and 44% had 3 or more!
- The majority of job seekers used in 2011 and 2012 used Facebook to assist them to find work.
- A 2012 survey indicated your Social Resume should include: Details of membership in professional organizations; and information about voluntary work.
- Do not include in your Social Resume: swearing or profanity; poor grammar and spelling; details or images of alcohol consumption; or references to religious posts.

When recruiters were asked whether a Social Presence is worth the hard work it has been identified that recruiters believe so! 89% of recruiters have hired using LinkedIn, 25% through Facebook and 15% have hired using Twitter.

Why You Should Have a Social Media CV [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why You Should Have a Social Media CV [INFOGRAPHIC]

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