Today’s blog article written by Jamie Goodpaster, Gateway Training Specialist
LinkedIn and the use of social media have become important tools in oneâ€™s job search and networking.Â ABC news recently reported that 80% of all jobs are found through networking and according to a recent employer survey 95% of employers use LinkedIn as a recruitment and candidate assessment tool.
Below is a link to an article from US News and World Report on how LinkedIn has transformed job search methods.Â http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2011/06/13/how-linkedin-can-transform-your-job-search
You too can learn how use the free social media tools available to give your job search a boost.Â JFCS provides a LinkedIn and Social Media training the next session will be held Monday, May 21st 12:30-1:30.Â The fee for this class is $10.Â Additionally, if you feel you need more one-on-one assistance JFCS also offers a one-hour one-on-one appointment for $30.
For more information or to RSVP for the May 21st session contact Jamie Goodpaster at [email protected]
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