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Careers & Enterprise Centre

Using Social Media

Using Social Media

Utilised correctly, social media can be an excellent tool to help you to source opportunities, increase your commercial awareness, network with employers and demonstrate your employability skills through awards, achievements and extra-curricular activities.

Use our helpsheet to get information on: how employers use social media, common pitfalls to avoid and top tips to present yourself and get the most out of online networking.

Further support

Social media helpsheet - See below.

LinkedIn - Use our Introduction to LinkedIn slides, LinkedIn Guide and Profile Check List to explore how you can use LinkedIn in your career planning and exploration.

Twitter - Use our Twitter Handles Guide to follow key University accounts and career sector specific accounts to research and explore career opportunities.