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Students have got to be prepared to make a herculean effort to stand out from the competition, especially in the current market. Our CEO, Victoria McLean spoke to The Guardian about how companies are making much more use of social media, particularly LinkedIn, to share their postgraduate jobs. She believes it’s vital to have a professional LinkedIn profile that’s 100% complete as recruiters will use it as part of the screening process. View the direct quote below:

Victoria McLean, founder and CEO of the careers consultancy City CV, says that the pandemic has also radically changed the way companies recruit, with almost every process moving online. “Basically, you’ve got to be prepared to make a herculean effort to stand out from the competition,” she says. “Companies are making much more use of social media, particularly LinkedIn, to share their postgraduate jobs. So it’s vital to have a professional LinkedIn profile that’s 100% complete as recruiters will use it as part of the screening process.”

Read the full Guardian article here

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