Social Media and Careers

The University of Edinburgh Careers Service has a range of resources which focus on using social media in your job search, including LinkedIn and Twitter.

LinkedIn began as little more than an online CV platform but has quickly transformed into aLinkedIn global professional networking site. It can be a valuable tool for students and graduates who want to network with alumni and recruiters, or simply research potential occupations. Find out more…

Twitter can be a great way of networking, researching occupations and finding job vacancies. Unlike LinkedIn, it is a completely open network, meaning you don’t have to connect with somebody to be able to see their tweets. Find out more…student quotes