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Job hunting and professional networking may not be the first thing you think of when hearing the words “Facebook” and “Instagram.” But companies and job seekers are increasingly using social media for professional purposes – and so should you. In this New York Times article, social media consultant Sree Sreenivasan provides an overview of the five hottest social media platforms and their application in a business environment. If your career or business needs a boost, getAbstract believes you should check out this piece.

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Sree Sreenivasan is a digital and social media consultant and strategist at Center10 Consulting LLC.

 

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Social media has become an important communication tool in work settings. Through social media, you can learn about trends, get in touch with new audiences and deepen your connections with old ones. Social media also help you build your image and increase your online visibility. If used in the right way, these social media platforms can help boost your career or business:

  • LinkedIn – You can leverage the 500 million–member strong professional network most effectively by using it as a “career management tool.” Stay in touch with...

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