Stand out from the crowd: three things to do on social media

Graduate Challenges

By Helen Reynolds @HelReynolds

It doesn’t matter what you want to do after university – the only way you can get that dream job is:

  • Make yourself known as an expert and lover of what you do – find your specialist subject
  • Contacting the people who want to employ you
  • Showing your successes and learning online

Here’s a guide to starting your awesome career. Nowadays it’s all about who you know AND what you know.

I’ve got a pretty cool job doing digital communications – you can read a bit more on my blog if you’re interested.

1.       Twitter lists to know people

Use Google to find the cool people you want to work for and with. For instance, if you want to go into, say sports PR and work in Edinburgh, Google “Sports PR Edinburgh”.  It’s as easy as that!  Now you’ve found people who look interesting, find them…

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