Job hirers and recruiters have begun to put into service the idea of scouring social sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter to find new talent and learn about prospective employees. Here’s the great thing about that: By and large, you control what your online presence looks like and includes.

LinkedIn is likely the first social-resume tool that comes to mind, but other sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr can be just as helpful. There are also services such as ResumeSocial, VisualCV and Razume that offer more options for job seekers.

You can create your own social networking website with the help of our Social Networking software and follow this trend.

The below infographic from OnlineColleges.com takes a deeper dive into the many benefits of properly leveraging social media in your job search.

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