How Social Media Influences the Workforce and Job Placements

 - Nov 20, 2012
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The job search can be a difficult one, however using certain social media hubs to find whether or not companies are hiring is a great way to discover junior graphic design, video editing and editorial internships. There are even internship-finding Twitter accounts dedicated to helping certain regional districts find internships and work. A whopping 89% of companies have said they used social media in 2011 for their hiring process. So being apart of major social media hubs like Facebook, Twitter and Google + are important for anyone looking for a job in their particular field.

Especially looking into companies who thrive off of the Internet, this chart looks into social media use on part of companies looking to promote their advertising apprenticeships, fashion jobs or journalism internships. However, 80% of companies say they have used LinkedIn to find work, so make sure to join this website to connect with business professionals.