Mobile recruiting is the future; “free time” is always spent looking at our phones!
To start with, having a Linkedin account is pretty much the requisite to building a professional online profile. Moving forward, Facebook and Twitter would be the right direction to head towards as most companies are already establishing their brands and recruiting via these three platforms. It is good to note that our handles should attempt to be standardised across all digital accounts.
Positive my Linkedin account isn’t going to be as sassy as Conan O’Brien’s, unless I’m a celebrity too.
Creating a blog that produces content pertinent to what you’re keen on in your industry and even experiences is a big plus point for future employers. One may even share the work of others whilst crediting them, which is a way to initiate a conversation with the creator of the work or even just put it out there that you’re making efforts to stay updated with your industry at all times. Doing this will also help build useful connections and expand the social circle of the individual which opens up an entirely new window of opportunities. (1)
Some tips to note with a professional blog would be to discover your unique flavour and style. During the initiation it would be good to venture between a couple topics that still links to your field of work to get used to what you might be best suited for and would work for readers as well. Keeping the general look of the blog similar would make it simpler for users to get comfortable with navigation too. (2) Personally, I spend a lot of time reading coffee blogs because coffee is a big interest of mine. I don’t attach myself to many but when I do, it’s because the blog has content that showcases it’s dedication to putting out the best material coffee-wise and it ranges from being extremely technological to pure fun all centred around one topic. It even includes a ‘Jobs’ section that collates various openings in coffee shops around the globe, that’s neat. (3) It’s definitely important to find your position in the blogosphere of your field.
Let’s share good content.
What’s important even with all the social media accounts is that we continuously post content that allows us to engage with the audience as well. Examples would be questions that spur healthy debate or easy food for thought and responding to feedback.
The next step I have to take towards becoming a well-equipped digital marketer would be to organise my Linkedin to promote what I’m best at with the story I want to tell. (4) Also, I’m certain that this blog will become something much more than what I created for this module in the future.
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(Second image) http://afrinaramadhani-032.blogspot.sg/2011/11/apa-sihh-blog-itu.html
(YouTube video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cinb5tcRYXw