Online social media presence

Should I have an online social media presence?
More and more employers are using LinkedIn to source candidates. You can use it to research jobs and organisations, connect with individuals or groups, share ideas and advice with others who have similar interests. Business and Engineering employers may be particularly inclined to recruit through LinkedIn.

Other employers may expect you to be on different websites or platforms. For example, if you are studying communications and media or marketing it may be desirable to employers to see that you have experience using a range of social media platforms.

All students should ensure anything they do not want employers to see is on private settings, better still, be careful which photos and personal information ends up online.

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