Creating an online presence is not an easy task now as against earlier when recruiting was still doing things the traditional way. With recruiting now going online it is actually that important, especially for the recruiters and the ones on the receiving ends i.e. job seekers.
With social media dominating all most all aspects of recruitment and branding due to its efficiency and being cost effective. Everyone we know apart from recruiters and companies is on social media platforms. Therefore it will be worth your time to further improve your knowledge about social media, hence here are, “5 Ways to make your Online Profile Stand Out”.
If you’re building your company’s brand then it is absolutely essential that you remain and maintain consistency in your profile and photo. It is common knowledge that people will be able to recognise and develop trust if you are consistent in your branding. So make sure you create and follow that format so people can identify you. So make sure that all your profiles on various social channels have, display and portray the same or similar information.
Get Professional Headshots done
The internet has made daunting tasks relatively simple and that too with a click of a button. You’ll definitely be surprised to learn that getting professional headshots done is now fairly simple and offer pre-set packages with a rate as low as 50$s that is one that every start-up founder can afford. All you have to do is log on to sites like Togally and you can get one done that can also be rated by previous clients alone.
Create an Excellent Bio
If you’re not a writer then you can always ask a professional one to create one for you that can be displayed across all your social media accounts. If you’re bothered about getting a pro, don’t fret, you can always visit sites like Fiverr where a professional in your desired field will draft one for you.
Have Great Graphics
Well another aspect that you need to focus on is to create and have great graphics online as everything is now revolving around the internet. So everything you do has to be in keeping with the changing trends. This can be done by reaching out to a designer who can create custom graphics that are tailored to meet your needs. Having troubling meeting such individuals then, you need only to visit Dribbble as it has qualified individuals that are reasonably priced, what’s more you can even view their previous work to judge whether they are the right person for the job.
Be Consistent in your Updates
Its common knowledge that if you are consistent with your updates, people are likely to respond to your posts. Activity created should be in keeping with the latest developments in the field. Make sure you have posts that are engaging so you attract more crowds towards your posts. Ensure that you comment and like other people’s posts that way you stand to gain more followers thus building up your connections.
When social media is being use so often and some services being free and even cost effective, why not use these services that we are constantly being bombarded with especially since everyone is using these platforms to fulfil their needs. So let’s all make use of these platforms when everyone we want to contact are online. If you have any more points to add, do mention them in the comments section.