Owing to the rapid advancement of technology, almost every person nowadays has a personal electronic gadget like a smartphone or a computer with access to the internet. That’s primarily the reason why social media is too much used nowadays. And when we talk about the domain of social media, Facebook can never be ignored. With approximately 2.45 billion active monthly users as of September 2019, Facebook tops the chart in terms of active users among all the social media platforms throughout the globe.
This creates an immense opportunity for the students as they can get in touch with the high-ranked officials around the globe and learn about how the sector works, thus paving their way to get placed in the company or the sector they want to be in. But it is only possible when the concerned student has a professional profile because a profile is something that will be used to judge the personality of the student. Since a random person using Facebook might not have personally met you, he/she will use your profile to create an impression of you and based on your profile, your personality can be completely misunderstood. So, here comes some tips to professionalize your Facebook profile for your own good.
- Connecting With People
With so many users on Facebook, there are quite a large number of eyeballs to grab. One should refrain from making friends only with persons they know. Following people on Facebook belonging to the sector the student wants to be in, would immensely help in networking and understanding. So, in spite of making friends with someone you are acquainted with, try making friends with or following someone you believe would help you get the job you want.
- Creating An Online Presence
Professionalizing your Facebook profile will create your strong online presence. As the majority of the users use Facebook as just a time-pass and maintain a casual account, your professionalized account will stand apart from the rest of the users and attract the attention of others, thus making your presence felt. The prospective employers will thus be attracted to have a look at your profile thus pushing you forward in your mission to create a strong online presence.
- Applying For Jobs
Nowadays, many companies are posting their vacancies on social media platforms like Facebook. To understand the importance of having a professional Facebook account while applying for a job, let’s take a case where two persons applied for a job, where one person is having a non-professional account and the other one is having a professional one. Who will have a good first impression? Obviously, the latter one who will have higher chances of getting the job too.