Employers are looking for strong online presence.
90% of employers will look you up on LinkedIn when considering you for a job. Would you be comfortable with the person that they saw today? What if they couldn't even find you? Do you think they would then give you the job? Greg Farrall's comments reflect the hesitations of employers everywhere when looking to hire new employees, whether for internships or a full time job. When every application is competitive, it is the little details such as how well they use platforms such as LinkedIn to showcase their abilities that can lead to a job offer.
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Before I buy anything nowadays, I search, I shop and only after seeing exactly what I like, time and time again, do I buy. Do you think I do anything differently when investing a ton of money into someone at a multi-million dollar wealth management company that I own?
In a world where the competition for jobs is ever increasing, it’s never too early to begin building a positive online presence and growing your network of connections. Since your online presence is a powerful part of your digital resume, platforms such as Linkedin are an invaluable way to represent yourself as a successful hire for any employer, all while creating contacts to help you in your professional career.