Is your next job being found on Linkedin? Or there could be a different platform in the market?
News support the idea that your career path could be established in a social media platform that is not essentially Linkedin!
You heard me right! The next social media that is going to take over Linkedin is already there and is planning to help you for your resume writing, job search, video resumes and even networking with companies and doing job interviews.
It may be unbelievable and unexpected to hear that TikTok is exploring new job listing and recruitment tools.
Yes, the TikTok social media platform that many people think that is just a place for youth to lip sync and show off their latest food or latest shirt brand that they love, is moving towards job listing and resume writing tools.
As explained by Axios:
The pilot program is designed to help people find jobs on TikTok and connect with companies looking to find candidates. It's also meant to help brands use TikTok as a recruitment channel.
It's an interesting development, a sort of new take on LinkedIn for younger users, which provides direct connection via the medium that they're increasingly comfortable with.
And it actually aligns with broader usage trends, because as reported by The Washington Post back in March 2021, TikTok is already becoming an active space for career guidance and advice.
Based on TikTok analytics data, videos using the hashtag #careeradvice are visited more than 80 million times per day, while career advisers like Tessa White are making use of the short, engaging clips to provide actionable tips.
It means, plus all those food and fashion and dance videos on TikTok, you can find a handful amount of professional advices for job searching, resume writing and career path videos on the platform. Some high profile and professional content creators are actively creating related content on TikTok. The amount of content will really make you amazed.