Social media has now been a very common term among all the generations. While everybody uses it for different purposes, some for entertainment, some for pleasure, some to meet missing contacts, the youth can leverage the social media to benefit on the career side of things. There are innate features in every social media platform like Face-book, Instagram and LinkedIn that helps to boost your career. Here are the main features you should focus on:
- Reaching right connections in LinkedIn: While LinkedIn is already a career booster website, one has to take care of building positive connections. Most professionals are on LinkedIn. So, once you have decided on the right career path, research on the best people in and around in that field whom you can easily talk to and connect with. Those connections will help you reach the right platform.
- Face-book messages for instant advices: If any point of time you are looking out for an urgent resource, face-book comes as a great rescue. The average time spent on Facebook per user per day is 21 minutes. So, there is always a high chance that you instantly get replies for your queries. But, once you have got the replies, also make some time out to thank for the feedback as it closes the loop of communication. Your acknowledgement shall encourage the contact to reach out once gain in case you require help in the future.
- Put out your work in Instagram: Instagram is a best source to exhibit your work in form of innovative ideas. It works as an instant hit. You can upload your work and show it to prospective recruiters. The live links and easy accessibility to your work is advantageous for your career up-skilling.
- Have your CVs and required files attached: Keeping your CV ready is a good advantage as you never know who may ask for it while you are on search for a good opportunity. Keeping it ready on all your social media accounts would help you deal fast and respond immediately.