Women

04.11.13

Instagram Your Way to a Job

How to use social media to boost your career.

Goodbye, résumés; hello, hashtags. Her Campus has come out with a guide to building your professional network on Instagram in hopes of landing that coveted job or internship. The top tips: follow people in your industry and comment on their photos, in hopes that they’ll follow you back and pay attention to you. Tag companies you admire when appropriate (but don’t go over-the-top!). Use up to three hashtags lauding your skills and interests. Most specific to Instagram, if you’re in a creative industry, photograph your craft: artwork, fashion, and design are all fair game. But culinary types should keep in mind that we’re all a little sick of those middinner pictures of risotto.