How Digital Social Media is Impacting the Employability Factor?

Digital Social Media is a big word with a greater than realized impact on society in today’s time. It is not merely affecting society as a whole but also each and every one of us in one way or another, especially our employability factor.

Want to know how?

It is not a difficult job today to get information on somebody’s online footprint by the way we are connected to the world today and that is when the problem starts – “people can see what you’ve looked for, how others looked for you, your connections, and your conversations, etc. People in the corporate world don’t spend their time as much as looking at your resume as much as they do look at your personal social accounts because that is how they are able to analyze the true you and how will you be when under pressure.

Could Digital Social Media also lead the way to losing your job?

It may. Digital Social Media does not only tell the world about who you are and what you do, it allows the world to get a peek inside your mind and your personality in general. It shall tell the people the kind of a person you really are, all the work that have you previously done, the way you were assessed at your previous job if you are a team player and more. Knowing the answers to just these questions is sufficient for the employer to make their decision as to hire you or not.

Can Social Media presence also make an employer offer you a job?

The answer is definitely yes, your online presence makes them see you as a star with your amazing fan following on some of the many available platforms. Some employers like a people’s person and that is when you can impress them by creating a popular and friendly online footprint.

So run a check on your Digital Social Media accounts today and start setting them in the right direction, you never know who might be looking into your personal online space at the moment and thinking of hiring you.

]You may also refer to iSoCIAL’s HAT-3 videos on Digital Digital Employability for a deeper understanding.  Click here

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