The tip that spoke most to our crazy-digital age was “Build your social presence.” However, I don’t think a robust social presence is necessary for every job out there. For a job in communications – whether marketing, advertising, PR or journalism – it’s more important for sure, but as long as you don’t have inappropriate photos all over your public Facebook page, we think it’s fine to be a little more under-the-radar.
Our biggest tip for job-seekers in a digital age? Never address your email to “Sir / Madam” or “To whom it may concern.” With a little LinkedIn research, it’s easy to find the names of hiring managers and HR execs at the companies and organizations where you’re applying. Even if you have the wrong name for the position you’re applying to, it shows you put a little more effort into your research.
TALK TO US: What’s your biggest tip for job-searching in a digital age?