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SXSW Interactive 2016

Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media

Your personal brand should tell a story. Your job search should be a deliberate, targeted and strategic activity with a singular goal in mind which is to find a job.

Today’s jobs aren’t being found by applying on online and waiting for the phone to ring, instead “Rock Star” candidates are kicking the traditional resume to the curb and finding success in using social media to stand out from the competition by creating a personal brand: blogging on LinkedIn, creating YouTube videos, leveraging Facebook to engage recruiters, and networking through Uber. Learn how-to land your next job in social media at SXSW through the expertise of Jessica Miller-Merrell and Carlos Gil.

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  1. What social media resources are recruiters using to find A-list talent and what specifically are they looking for?
  2. How can job candidates leverage YouTube, Snapchat, and Facebook to build a “Rock Star” personal brand?
  3. The power of connections: What activities should I be doing to meet more recruiters and hiring managers?



Jessica Miller-Merrell, CEO, Xceptional HR Consulting

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