How to Use Social Media to Get an IT Job

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Finding a technology job that suits your skills, needs and wants is a lot easier than it used to be thanks to social media. First, social media helps you highlight who you know—a good first step to getting a foot in the door—with direct links to people who have offered you testimonials and endorsements, and visible connections to your allies in the industry.

Social media also works fast, and in real time. You can follow a link that’s just been posted on Twitter and apply for a job on the spot rather than scrolling through pages of job postings that have been gathering dust. It’s a live connection to people posting jobs and looking to hire, and lets you get in the same digital space to introduce yourself, rather than waiting for a networking event to come up.

Not sure where or how to begin? We've created a guide that will take early career, mid-level career and advanced career IT pros through easy-to-follow, actionable steps that demystify social media for job searching, help you simplify your job hunt and make your work accomplishments visible to hiring managers.

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