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Using Social Media for Your Job Search

  • Plan a social media strategy that is right for your career goals.
  • Build an online professional profile.
  • Create a robust LinkedIn profile.
  • Use platforms like Twitter to expand your network.
  • Join LinkedIn Groups (industry-related and USC Upstate Alumni group).
  • Pay it forward.
  • Use social media platforms to research organizations and people.

Protect Yourself

  • Adjust your privacy settings
  • Be aware of what is public
  • Search yourself on Google
  • While job searching or at a summer internship, think twice before updating your status about anything career-related
  • Proof before you post

These are just some of the ways to ramp up your social media presence. This space is expanding rapidly and it is critical that you are using this in your job search to increase your professional network and find the job you want. Remember to keep it professional.

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Sherry McAdams
Director, Career Services

Phone: 864-503-5393 

Jessie Sahms
Career Services Coordinator
Phone: 864-503-5124

Kristen Bryant Perry
Career Services Advisor
Phone: 864-503-5993

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Phone: 864-503-5392
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