2012 Job Market: 5 Tips for Using Social Media to Find a New Job.

The latest economic reports now describe the economy as “good, but not great.”  We are seeing some slightly positive signs that the economy will improve, unemployment rates will drop, and that certain sectors (like small businesses) are hiring again. Still, competition for the 2012 job market will be fierce as we still see in the U.S. 9% unemployment rate, with many more being under-employed.

So, how do you set yourself apart and position yourself for a job in 2012?  Social media, in combination with your current job-searching techniques, is the answer.  Get the full read of this piece by Todd Wilms of SAP for Forbes here.


About Buzz Smith

Welcome. My name is Charles “Buzz” Smith and I’m the SR Curmudgeon of Consulting Services at OPI National Outplacement. My role, in addition to agitating our sales personnel, and consultants is to take the lead on delivering outplacement and career transition services that are effective. I blog about career stuff when my wife of 40 years, Linda banishes to the garden.

Posted on December 22, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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