When it comes to finding a job, sometimes it is all about who you know. So it is important to build a network of people in the field you want to go in. You never know who you may be able to help or who may be able to help you. With the advancements in social media and networking sites, it is easier to build that network. Sites like LinkedIn are very useful if you want to start building that network of professionals. Sites like these are also useful in getting you noticed. You are able to post a lot of important information about yourself so that potential employers can see the information. The thing about these sites is that you want to post the right information. Most employers look at social media sites and networking sites to try to get background information on the personalities of individuals. It may not be the best idea to post fraternity or sorority pictures of yourself playing crazy drinking games. These thinks can backfire on you. So it is also important that you watch what you put on these sites. Provide information that potential employees or employers would want to see.