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Chances are you or someone you know is searching for a job. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional in the middle of a career transition, it’s important to understand that the World of the Job Search is in flux. Some tactics that were considered essential just 5 years ago are no longer widely expected, while new technologies have emerged to change the landscape.

How does a job seeker make sense of it all?

This microsite is designed to cover the basics in what you need to know about using social media to conduct a successful job search and stand out from the crowd. This site will also revisit those traditional tactics that will impress HR departments with your “old school” etiquette.

This site is for job seekers new to the Internet world who want the short and sweet of where to go and what to do. This site is also for Web 2.0 veterans who want to utilize social media to its fullest in finding their dream job.

Armed with the information in these posts you will be able to create the perfect combination of traditional job searching strategies and new social media techniques that will impress potential employers.

About the Author
Mandi is a new media professional with old school training. A recent graduate of Marquette University with a Master’s in communication and digital storytelling, she harnessed the power of social media to get hired. Now a social media professional in the non-profit sector, her creative and professional job search strategy impressed potential employers, landed her 11 interviews in 2 months, and got her hired in 3. Learn how she utilized social media effectively with traditional job search strategies to set herself apart from the pack, get her foot in the door, and get hired.

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