Social Media for academics

How academics can make the most of social channels in a job search


I’m an academic and desperately need an online presence, where do I start?

The London School of Economics (LSE) Social Science blog has a short accessible post on how academics can leverage the various social channels to help builod your on-line presence. The post gives an overview of the various social channels from Twitter to Academia.edu and explains what and how an you can use them to help to present yourself in the best possible way on-line to perspective employers.

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45 things successful job seekers do on social media

Dr Ai Lyn Tan a medical professor at Leeds University, who is one of the academics from around the world that we follow on Twitter, posted a link to the College section of USA today. The article gives short very practical and easy to do things on the various social channels including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and finally several tips for the general use of Social Media.

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Diana Hayes
A key part of the team, Diana is achievement-oriented, forward-thinking and strategic in creating a high-yielding network of interested academics, universities and related associations. Her research and content have created genuine engagement amongst both candidates and employers resulting in a network of 250,000 academics. Diana’s experience is in sales, marketing, event management and business development.

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