Good social graces: How job seekers use social media could determine their success

Lori Trahan is the associate director of Career Services at Kennesaw State University. To help its…

Georgia (Jul 19, 2012)

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Lori Trahan is the associate director of Career Services at Kennesaw State University. To help its students in the job search process, Kennesaw State offers various workshops with topics including the dos and don’ts of building a digital footprint and resume building. Trahan says one of the biggest challenges social media has created for young job seekers is that it can make them act too casual during the process.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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