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The Importance of Social Media For Your Executive Career

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When you hear the words social media, what do you think? Some believe it’s nothing more than an intrusion on their privacy, others are intimidated by it, and there are those who don’t believe it is worth their time.

Although social media still generates some negative thoughts, more and more senior executives are gaining the experience and understanding the positive impact social media can have on the success of their careers, replacing any reservations or negativity they may have previously had.

There are many things in our lives that we may not like that we’re free to change, but social media is not one of them!

Utilizing social media to establish a professional online presence is as mandatory in any executive job search as a having a professionally written resume. The good news is content from your resume can be used as the basis for launching a compelling digital footprint on the number one professional social media site: LinkedIn.

To learn more about the role of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter in your executive career management, read my most recent post on the BlueSteps Executive Career Insider Blog at https://www.bluesteps.com/blog/executive-social-media-tips.

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