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Finding Jobs through Social Networking

A Term Paper
Presented to
Mrs. Onnah Talle
Department of English
CASS, MSU-IIT

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for
ENGLISH 2 (Writing in the Discipline)
Second Semester, SY 2012-2013

by
Apple Mae Haguiling
Charmaine Kate T. Daarol
Ralph Iban

March 15, 2013

INTRODUCTION
Social networking sites help us to find jobs. There is a way of selling and promoting business products and services and this is with the help of social networking sites. Finding jobs is one of the most common problems in our country. Finding the right people to reach through social networking sites can be a good start for your job hunting. If you already have a job and got fired because your company has to downsized employees, no need to worry that much. This is a common solution for a company that is facing economic problem. Through social networking sites, you can reconnect with your ex co-employees and they might help you find a decent job. Social networking is no longer an option. It’s part of how we live our lives. And it’s not just an intrinsic part of how we organize our weekends and how we get parties going but of how we research information, market our products and services and find out about a future recruit. (Tuten, 1967) It has changed the way people interact with each other forever. Social networking first existed an invention created in 1975 known as email, which is still used today. However social networking has advanced in to using a profile to give information about a user and his or her interest, and has integrated the use of email. Several networking sites have many positive effects such as remaining in contact with friends, meeting new people, providing educational benefits and more. (Jansson, 2010) Don’t you have a job? If you are jobless then there is a solution for that. Social networking sites help us to find jobs. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Multiply are just examples of social networking that would help you.

Market your product through setting up your online shop in Facebook. Connecting with people or customers is one way of engaging to your audience. Quality posts like posting pictures of your product and advertisements keep them interested. Through fans, you can also connect to their friends and by that your business will grow. If your fans liked your public photo or posted photo, it can appear to their friends’ homepage. Getting a great job using simple online tools is one of the relevant contributions of social networking sites. So, how to find job using Facebook? You can create a page by clicking the Advertising at the bottom of your Facebook screen. When creating your page, you will choose on what type of business you have. Before you can finally create your page or your online business, Facebook will ask for your electronic signature which is just your full name. (Weber, 2010) . According to Hartley (2010), “Facebook helps you market your product through setting up your online shop. Social networking sites have millions of users from different countries. Facebook is ranked number 1 as the most number of users in countries like Australia, Spain, Switzerland, France, U.K., and Italy. With this tons of users, connecting your business in social networking sites is like selling products to the world.” There are three ways of selling and promoting business products and services through internet marketing. The first is an online shop where customers browse and buy. The second involves business email. The third uses advertisements that send customers to a business website. Online selling can provide a cost-effective source of revenue that compliments conventional retail methods. (Granovetter, 2010) Facebook helps you connect with people or customers. You can publish ads and reach the right people. Influence friends of fans; the liked links of your fans can appear in their friends homepage. (Engdahl, 2011) Developing an online network is more convenient than...
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