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Using Social Media for Your Job Search: Nicole Cox to ADVANCE Healthcare Network

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Nicole Cox, Decision Toolbox Chief Recruitment Officer, recently offered tips for using social media for your job search with Rebecca Mayer Knutsen of ADVANCE Healthcare Network.

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Social media can be used to increase visibility, reinforce credibility and showcase skills, said Nicole Cox, chief recruitment officer at Decision Toolbox, a recruitment products and services company.   The amount of time that can be devoted to job search efforts will often determine which social media channels are best to focus on, Cox said. For an administrative assistant looking for an executive assistant role, for example, leveraging every avenue isn’t likely the best use of time. “The return on investment of time is minimal,” she said. “However, if you’re a marketing guru, then a strong social media presence is needed.”

Everyone needs a LinkedIn profile, according to Cox.  “When you apply for an opening at a company, the recruiter will more than likely view your LinkedIn profile so make sure it as complete as possible,”  she said. “A candidate with an incomplete profile will appear unprepared.”

Cox recommends including published papers, projects, awards and achievements in your profile to increase the odds of attracting recruiters and gaining recognition as an expert in your field. “Even when you’re employed, connections might use your LinkedIn page to research your background,” she said.

For the rest of the tips, check out the full article here.

 

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