If you attended Social Media & The Job Search at Operation New Hope, then this is the resource list you’re looking for.
Privacy Links & Info
View your Facebook Public Profile
College Student Guide to Professional Social Profiles [ READ THIS, even if you’re not a college student]
Ways to Create More Content Profiles Online
Registering A Domain Name – Please note domains aren’t “free”, any place that offers them to you for free will require a hosting agreement of some kind.
Are there “Community” sites for your industry of interest where you can “become a member” and create a free profile? Example for my industry at MOZ
“According to CareerBuilder’s annual social media recruitment survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers and HR professionals and more than 3,000 full-time U.S. workers, 60 percent of employers revealed they use social networking sites to research job candidates … Additionally, 59 percent of hiring managers use search engines to research candidates – compared to 51 percent last year.”
96% of HR personnel surveyed use LinkedIn for recruiting. Source: SHRM
Social Media is being used at all levels of employment as an effective way to reduce the time it takes to fill a position. Source: SHRM
Employers also use social media to look for a reason to NOT hire someone. Source: Forbes.
Expand your digital presence to help push down anything old / negative that isn’t in your best interest. Source: Careerealism.