Google+ is unarguably one of the most popular social sites that are in the limelight due to its rising popularity among recruiters. In the previous part of this series, we gave you tips on how to get noticed on Google+. Here are some more tips to make you stand out on the social site by Google.
1. Hangout on Hangout
Hangout is a feature similar to Facebook except that files can be shared and discussions could be held in groups. Facebook has included adding people to groups just as G+ allows but circle feature of G+ makes it a point above the group chat of Facebook because the former considered more professional.
If you are looking for a job in a relevant field, you ought to know the right keywords for it. You then use the keywords as much as possible; do not specifically write keywords as that may make it seem that you are being over smart. Ask questions and include keywords in the sentence. Keywords are words that recruiters would enter in search boxes when they are looking for a job.
3. ‘Brand’ yourself!
Social networks are meant to socialize; it is similar to socializing in the real world. In some way, people who socialize better are people who can market themselves well, at least in the professional world. It’s okay if you market yourself in the social market via G+; brands sell more than locals, you know. But make sure to keep your branding strictly to professional life, no matter how much popular you get.
4. Share related content
Sharing interesting related content on your social platform give an impression that you are serious regarding your career. This also helps in increasing your keyword volume without attracting spam detectors.
Now that you have a Decalogue of tips on how you could increase your presence on Google Plus, all you need to do to now is to keep it going on a consistent basis. There is no point if you fill your profile altogether and then keep it aside. This is because people won’t be able to notice you two days after those tens of posts you posted together.
Also, too much content updates, like 10-20 contents also are not a good option. Always be interactive and respond to comments and posts more often so that recruiters know you are active and interactive.