Author Archives: YouTern

4 Winning Tips for a Successful Job Interview [Infographic]

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You worked hard to secure that job interview. And you know: to win the job you must win the interview!

Despite some of the complicated advice you might receive, winning the interview often comes down to four factors…   

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The People’s Perspective: What is the State of Social at Work?

The State of Social Media at Work

We keep hearing that social media is infectious at work. In fact, many companies – much to the chagrin of their younger employees – have strict policies against use of handheld devices and social while on the job.

But is social really a big issue at work? Do we dive for our devices every chance we get? These numbers might surprise you…   

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The Digital First Impression: Benefit from Being You [Infographic]

Billions of us are now using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so many more social sites. In the next decade, especially as developing nations become more connected, it is estimated several billion more will join us online.

And what do all of those social networks do for colleges, employers, mentors and influencers? They make you searchable…   

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LinkedIn Bootcamp: Basic Training for Your Personal Marketing

LinkedIn Bootcamp

After a fast-paced #InternPro Twitter chat last night titled “Don’t Be a LinkedIn-diot: Build Your LinkedIn Profile Like a Pro,” we thought this classic infographic from Mindflash just may be what the doctor ordered.

After all, once those shiny new profiles are out there for all to see, it’s time to start flexing those personal networking muscles!   

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How to Build Your Resume the Right Way [Infographic]

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No matter how often we think a resume might be a relic of the Industrial Age, the simple reality is that for most employers, a resume is still required. More important, the resume must be done the right way – or you don’t stand a chance among a sea of applicants.

But what does the “right way” mean? After all, as many job seekers have learned: resume advice is like snowflakes – it seems there are never two the same!   

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Your LinkedIn Profile Sucks… Here’s How to Fix That

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Almost everyone, including college students and entry-level professionals, now realizes that a presence on LinkedIn is a mandatory element of career development. And more than ever, people are creating a LinkedIn profile.

Here’s the problem: most of those profiles… suck.    

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