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Job Seekers: Social Media is Even More Important Than You Thought

You knew social media was important for the job search, but just how important is it? Turns out, very. In fact, 92% of companies are using social media for hiring—and we're not only talking about LinkedIn.

In fact, I can personally attest to it! After I started my job at The Muse, I found out that our CEO had discovered my Instagram account during the interview process. She liked my creativity—and it helped me land the job.

So, take it from me, and this infographic: You don't want to underestimate the power of your social media profiles to show off your skills, give employers a peek into your personality, and land you a job.

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