Information Technology and Ethics/Social Networking and Business
Disadvantages and advantages of Social Networking
If anyone were to Google your name what would they find .This what many job seekers should think about before the upload inappropriate content on a social networking websites. Some believe an employer does not have the right to delve into the private lives of perspective employees. However perspective employers think differently because what their employees do may have a bearing on how workers perform and what employees do on their off time may reflect poorly on the companies image. Social networking could help job seekers, they can begin by starting something that's related to your career interest.Your blog could also help showcase your skills and track you job search.Here are few Do's and Dont's of social networking.
- Do not include a link on your resume may contain any inappropriate content.
- Be careful what you put online .
- Be careful what you write.
Social networking like linked-in are specifically designed to connect with people you know like other networking sites. Unlike other sites they post listing for professional jobs. If you are looking for a job in a specific company linked allows you to search for connections within the company.linked-in also allows users to email all their connections about searches and posting.Twitter can also be used to search for jobs, tweets on job posting can allow you an advantage in applying for a job. Following companies may allow job seekers help in discovering if a company may be the right for them.
Since Organizations are always looking for new forms of advertising,they have discovered a new medium social networks.There are two reasons why advertisers may use social networks. Advertisers can create a opportunity to generate a conversation with people who view the ad.Advertisments are sometimes targeted to reach a certain demographic of people.Advertisers use different strategies so that there messages, meet there target audiences.Direct advertising is when a banner is displayed either on everyone homepage or used to target specific people. Companies are beginning to create groups to advertise a particular product and interest users can join and become fans and the group may grow because more people join because of their friends.this sort of advertising would create viral marketing, which encourages individuals to pass along marketing messsages.