Topic 3: Reflective Summary

There were some really interesting discussions which I was involved in for this week’s topic. Both Stuart’s and Vicky’s came across the same arguments as I did in my blog. These were mainly that social media can be a great asset to job seekers and to employers in the employment process if it is used…

Topic 3: Building a Professional Digital Profile

Social media is increasingly important in recruitment and employment (University of Southampton, 2012; Jobvite, 2014; BBC, 2013; The Employable, 2014b). A recent survey by Jobvite (2014) shows that increasingly companies and graduate recruiters are using social media to advertise jobs and recruit individuals, they refer to this as ‘social recruiting In 2014 Jobvite (2014) found…