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What Executives Can Learn from the Use of Social Media in the 2012 Election

Virtually all career experts now acknowledge the rapidly emerging importance of social media in job search and executive career management.

With that in mind, the 2012 presidential election is instructive as to what works and what doesn’t in promoting yourself via social media, and makes evident some major do’s and don’ts.

The following article by Joshua Waldman (author of Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies) outlines some key learnings quite well:

8 Lessons for Job Seekers from 2012 Elections

My major takeaways: Engage! Join the conversation! and Watch your mouth!