Increasingly, professional social networks are being used to connect, collaborate, make valuable contacts, source ‘experts’ and for recruitment purposes. The majority (92%) of employers use social media to recruit, and 1 in 6 employees state that their current post is as a consequence of social media. ‘LinkedIn’ is the most popular social media network used by recruiters and it is reported that more than a third of job seekers use this platform to enable them to find work.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||EUNIS Journal of Higher Education IT|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Oct 2015|
|Event||EUNIS 21st Congress: The Journey to Discovery - Abertay University, Dundee, United Kingdom|
Duration: 10 Jun 2015 → 12 Jun 2015
Conference number: 21
Cameron, A. J., Maxwell, C., & Cobley, J. N. (2015). Learning to link-in: teaching undergraduate sport students how to professionally network via social media using a Pebblepad platform. EUNIS Journal of Higher Education IT, 2015(3). http://www.eunis.org/download/2015/papers/EUNIS2015_submission_30.pdf