2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media

Sunday, March 13
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Job Market Stage
531 E 4th St

Your personal brand should tell a story. Your job search should be a deliberate, targeted and strategic activity with a singular goal in mind which is to find a job.

Today’s jobs aren’t being found by applying on online and waiting for the phone to ring, instead “Rock Star” candidates are kicking the traditional resume to the curb and finding success in using social media to stand out from the competition by creating a personal brand: blogging on LinkedIn, creating YouTube videos, leveraging Facebook to engage recruiters, and networking through Uber. Learn how-to land your next job in social media at SXSW through the expertise of Jessica Miller-Merrell and Carlos Gil.

Hashtags: #sxsw #somejobs


Carlos Gil at SXSW

Carlos Gil

Global Head of Social Media

BMC Software Inc

Carlos Gil is an innovative, bilingual (English/Spanish) executive with extensive corporate marketing experience engaging consumers via digital, social media, mobile and e-mail channels. His excell...

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Jessica Miller-Merrell at SXSW

Jessica Miller-Merrell


Xceptional HR Consulting

Jessica Miller-Merrell is the Founder of Bloging4Jobs.com, a workplace resource for HR professionals and business leaders. The site was listed as a top 75 career resource by Forbes Magazine in 201...

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