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It Goes Down in the DM: How to get noticed in a saturated JOB market

Social media is filled with all type of features.  You can write on someone’s wall, share valuable content, but the feature with the highest stock is the …..INBOX (why you think you’re man won’t give you the password….hmmm).  Yo Gotti has made it that more acceptable to slide in someone’s DMs.  Why not see if your crush has the same feelings as you, never know if you don’t ask huh….. Shoot your shot right?  We will slide in and out all kinds of inboxes but what about the inbox of the hiring manager for a new job?

How many of us are not in the field that we would like to be in? 

In this day and age there are literally hundreds of people FIGHTING for that one position.  All we continue to do is…

Go online…

Fill out the application…..

Get rejected days later….

Go to the next job posting….

…..and do the same thing with the expectations to land the job.  When was the last time you tried a different approach to your job search? 


LinkedIn is a platform to “manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.” It is a social media beast for all things involving your career; you have the opportunity to post your resume, stay connected with your network, but my favorite is to see how my network is connected to folks that I want to get in contact with (you know, I have a friend of a friend of a friend that works at xyz).  When I ask people if they have a LinkedIn profile they either give me the dazed or created one and haven’t visited it since then. 

After a college professor had us create one in class one day; I did not use it to its fullest potential.  Instead I chopped it up to the fact that it wasn’t beneficial to me but in reality I did not take the time to learn HOW to use it.  At one point in life everything is a new experience, but it is up to us to educate ourselves on it. 

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