Networking can be an important factor in managing and developing your career and there has never been a better time to use social media to make connections. Senior careers consultant Shiv Qadir offers some valuable insight.
Behaving in a professional, courteous manner is important in creating a good first impression in the recruitment process. University of Warwick Careers manager James Goodwin here explains the importance of online etiquette in the virtual graduate job market
Even though it can seem to be a relatively daunting concept, it is possible to develop contact on social media to help you find a career, particularly in sectors that are notoriously difficult to enter.
A network, ‘…an association of individuals having a common interest, formed to provide mutual assistance.’ In the context of a career, the ability to develop and maintain networks is a valuable skill that can create opportunities and provide the insight to inform your career decisions.