It is often easy to underestimate the importance of the social media profiles in the process of seeking for a job. The common opinion is that someone has to concentrate on the resume and interview preparation and let alone his social media activity. And while qualitative CV and another kind run-up are essential, social media profiles are gaining traction. Interesting fact: neither more nor less than 96% are taking into account candidate's social media activity.
For the hiring managers, they are an additional resource of information about the job seeker, namely about his experience, lifestyle, habits, and world outlook. All of this helps to build an image of the potential worker and his fit into the company culture. It is up to the candidate whether this image will do harm or good. Additionally, you can look up some tips for job seekers. In any case, it would be unreasonable not to use this fact as an advantage. So here are few helpful tips:
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All social media profiles may be overviewed by the hiring manager. Therefore it is extremely important to make allowance for them while posting another adorable photo of a puppy or funny selfie. But this doesn't mean it is forbidden to do that. After all, everybody is human. It just means that you should make sure your private life stays private. All it takes is to change the settings of your account.
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