3 ways graduates can use Facebook to land a PR job

Internships and job sites offer new PR pros many opportunities, but the social networking platform can also be a boon to your career. 

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It can also be daunting at times, with the vast number of options available to you as you begin your job search.

For those who take advantage of internships, you can use what you learn to help narrow down what you might be interested in, such as agency vs. internal and corporate vs. non-profit. For a lucky few, these internships could lead to a full-time position after graduation.

For others, we’re left with the boundless listings on job search sites such as Monster, Indeed or Media Bistro, among others. A tool that is often forgotten or untapped, however, is Facebook.

It might seem silly, but it actually works. I found my current job from a post on Facebook. To help guide you, here are three tips to use this platform in your job search:

1. Maintain your public profile

Though many will recommend you immediately change your privacy settings the day you graduate, it can work to your advantage to leave your Facebook profile public.

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