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Your CV & your Social Networking Site

Personal Branding for Career – Your CV & your Social Networking Site With the advancement of social networking, recruiters are increasingly leveraging the internet and the social networking to find the talents they need. Therefore, if you consider yourself a “Career Person”, you need to be very carefully building up your profile through your social networking site, be it your public profile and what you post on blog, facebook, linkedin or others. In fact, smart recruiters will probably “google” you to find more about you beyond the CV you have submitted. So if this is going to be a fact of life, why not show your blog address on your CV or make your facebook public profile available to the recruiters. Doing so means that you are a much in tune with the new age of digital, which I believe is an added advantage in today’s digital society, and you are professional enough to show your muscle in front of your to-be employers. Not sure if they still say that or not, that a CV shoul