Social media won’t get you a job in a recession

Pressing the flesh matters more than tweeting

Pressing the flesh matters more than tweeting

You can Twitter all you like. Poke half the world on Facebook. And polish your Linkedin profile until all those buttons shine. But according to Jason Falls, social media activity on its own isn’t going to find you a new job.

He says if you’re seriously looking for employment, you need to get out and meet people or, at least, get on the phone.

Of course Falls is right. We all know that. But two things make his point of view particularly valuable. First, he offers his own personal story as evidence. Second, Falls is a director of social media and his view was published on his Social Media Explorer web site.

Why Social Media Won’t Get You Hired In A Recession.

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