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Job portals were welcome at a time when looking for an opening meant scouring the classifieds, sending letters by post and even knocking on doors. However, the success of the internet undid the value that job portals created when they began.
Did you know that businesses no longer just rely on posting traditional job ads online or in newspapers - in fact, 23% of employers surveyed admit to using social media to screen job applicants, and 18% to contact professionals who aren't actively job seeking. With stats like this, it's vital for you to be aware of your digital footprint and take steps to establish your professional identity online so that recruiters and potential employers can connect with you about career opportunities. Here's how to do it.