Social Media The ultimate social media guide to getting a job Employers are checking out your social media profiles, and not just to find potentially incriminating photos. They’re looking for a snapshot of who you are. By Kevin J. AllenFeb. 4, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content LinkedIn isn’t the only social media platform that can help you get a job. When you’re applying for a new position, 93 percent of recruiters say they search your social media profiles—so why not make them a bit more professional?