Are you 'social' enough

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Discussion of use of social media to increase visibility for career development/progression.

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  • Kirk Hazlett, APR, Fellow PRSA Visiting Lecturer, Communication Director, Public Relations Society of America (617) 489-2386/ [email protected]: @kirkhazlett / LinkedIn: kirkhazlett / Facebook: Kirk Hazlett Blog:
  • Are You Social Enough?
  • Besides checking your resume, nearly 3 out of 4 hiring managers and recruiterscheck candidates social profiles 48% always do even if they are not provided.LA Times Business: Want a job? Check the spelling on your Facebook profile
  • According to research conductedby LinkedIn of organizations using the platform 58% indicated that candidateswere hired through social media. Information courtesy of John Deveney, Deveney Communication
  • Decide what image you wantto portray and stay with thatin all of your social mediaplatforms: LinkedIn, Twitter,Facebook, and blogs.
  • Kirk Hazlett, APR, Fellow PRSALecturer in CommunicationsRegis CollegeP: (617) 489-2386 / E: [email protected]:// / Twitter: @kirkhazlett