3 Things Your Social Media Posts Tell Job Applicants

Chelsea Rice, for HealthLeaders Media , October 14, 2013

With all of the photo-sharing capabilities, Facebook is a great resource for a job seeker to investigate day-to-day life and brand messaging of a future employer. It's also a great way for employers to stand out from the crowd.

Facebook's company page has 95703934 "Likes," From charities to appreciation days to celebrity concerts at the office, it's full of posts about employee events. The company is letting the world know how much it values its employees.

2.You fail to attract the right kind of jobseekers:

Applicants follow their dream jobs on LinkedIn.

Like it or not, when young physicians, nurses, and even nonclinical staff are looking at where they want to start their professional careers, they're more likely than ever to start their research with your company LinkedIn page.

Unfortunately, your former employees are more likely to show up than your non-existent LinkedIn presence. When you search a company on LinkedIn, profiles of past and present employees display. The length of their tenure, what company they moved on to next—all of this information is leaving impressions on your talent pool.

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