Think of how you would traditionally apply for a job. It typically involved a suit and tie, resume and a nervous interview. And yes most of the time you will go for a job it will be similar to this. But due to the magical mystic world of networking and cyberspace, the job markets it starting to change. The changes are not only occurring in how we apply for jobs, but also how we find out about jobs and even the job itself. More and more jobs are revolving around social media. More and more jobs are being found as a result of social media. This is where is introduce you to corporate Facebook, more commonly known as LinkedIn. This amazing new addition to social media has already resulted in thousands of jobs. The beauty of LinkedIn is it allows you to do all the scary job application stuff form the safety of your computer. You put your resume up there, you connect with companies and CEO’s from an industry you wish to venture into.
A few years ago LinkedIn and many other forms of social media didn’t exist. They have brought about so much change that we didn’t think possible. Initially social media just seemed link a fun thing so chat to people, play games and follow celebrities. But social media isn’t just fun and games; social media is changing the way we work. Maybe even soon our tradition ways in applying for a job will cease to exist.