Other Ways To Find A Job
Bona|May 2017

Recruitment is fast evolving, so using old techniques to seek employment can be a challenge. Here are ways in which you can successfully look for a job in the world of technology.

Amanda Mtuli

 The world of job-hunting is changing dramatically, largely due to social media. Tech-savvy or not, you need social media to connect with recruiters, and increase your chances of landing your dream job.

TRY A NEW APPROACH

The days of solely relying on your hard copy Curriculum Vitae to get a job are long gone as recruiters now make use of social media. The rise of digital recruitment is no longer just a trend, but rather a business norm. This is according to Pierre Aurel, strategic product manager and specialist provider of electronic technology solutions and services. “The rise of social media platforms, such as LinkedIn, has started to fundamentally change the way companies recruit, as well as how talent seeks new job opportunities. This change in behaviour is also evident with the increased usage numbers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram,” Pierre explains. Additionally, these platforms are relevant in digital hiring because you can learn a lot more about a prospective candidate through their online footprint as opposed to their CV.

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