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What Job Seekers Should (and Shouldn't) Include on Their Social Media Profiles

How you can leverage social media to get the gig

By Kristen Fischer - November 19, 2012
Social media can be a huge asset for journalists. Not only can you use it to find sources, but with 92 percent of U.S. companies using social media to find new talent and 73 percent hiring via these networks, it can provide a useful platform to position you as competent in your field.

That is, if you have a solid profile.

What does your social media profile say about you? What should you put on it -- and what should you leave off? Follow these tips to ensure your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest (and whatever comes next) pages are a reflection of your best self.

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