The new face of job-seeking: how social media has changed the way we look for work

SOPHIE CHRISTIE | September 18, 2018

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Long gone are the days of flicking through a newspaper to the classified job listings and circling those that sound most interesting. Technology has changed the way job-seekers find work, and how recruiters find potential candidates. For more than a decade, online job portals such as Indeed, Reed and Monster have been the go-to destinations for those looking for work, but clunky search functions and out-of-date listings have pushed more professionals toward alternative job hunting tools: primarily, social media.

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