You need to be online to be in the game as every second, people are connecting through social media. It is the handshake of the 21st century. Make sure your online handshake is firm and professional. You are managing your online brand and that will play a role in helping you secure your dream job or in putting you on the right path.
The #1 Rule is to ensure your personal email address is professional. No one wants to write to “punkdude” or “coolgirl137” in order to invite them to a job interview.
If you are not on LinkedIn already, you should be. Don’t be afraid to add as much content as possible. Companies can only find you through relevant keyword searches so make sure your profile is robust. Professional profile pictures are best but if that isn’t possible, use something with a clean background.