Posted on 22 November 2011.
Social network are more than a place to share and comment our friend´s pictures. They also are an space where companies and users interact.
We aren´t talking about promotions or advergaming. We are talking about companies wich use social network to recruit talent.
For companies nowadays it´s easier to contact applicants, see to their jobs, their experience and their education.
In one word, your CV it´s more accessible. And it´s easier to obtain information than in the past years.
Because of that, applicants have a real good chance to differentiate.
Applicants always must customize their CV for the company or job they are applying. Customize our CV in these days is easier, faster and less expensive that a few years ago.
There are free tools that help us to create an atractive CV. But we can not forget about content, wich is the most important element in your CV.
Once your content is ready, the best option is to create an online CV. Doing this we make sure our CV is accessible 24 hours.
Professional Networks offer us an easy way to submit our cv. The most important professional network is Linkedin. On Linkedin you can also participe on groups, create a professional contact network, send an receive messages…
What can I do if I want a more visual attractive CV? In this case, we can use re.vu a website wich create design CV from your information. There´s two ways to create your CV on this website. In the first one you can provide your information to the website. And in the second one, your Linkedin profile is imported automatically.
This is available for everybody. And we want to highlight!. So we need a different online CV.
A different CV requires more work but it results are the best. One of the most famous online CV in the world belongs to Graeme Anthony an english public relations professional. His video CV went around the world and became famous for its use of Youtube as a tool to look for a job.
As we have seen, the best way to find a job is being different. Companies also have to be different in their talent´s search. The ideal applicant can be found searching talent in a non convencional way .