Category Archives: Social Media

The Importance of Social Media For Your Job Search [Infographic]

We all know that getting a great position in a field you love is difficult, but according to a study by JobVite, it might just be where you’re looking. Recruiters use a variety of tools to find qualified candidates, but have begun to rely on social media networks including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Before you start applying for positions, make sure your social media accounts are optimized to give employers the best impression of you and your skills. Take a look at this infographic from careerglider.com to learn how recruiters are using social media, who they’re looking for, and how   

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Is Your Online Presence Visible Enough for Social Recruiters?

Social social recruiting is certainly not going away.

According to the most recent CareerBuilder study of over 2,000 U.S. human resource and hiring managers, over 50% of hiring managers use social media to assess candidates…   

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How to Become a Social Age Master Networker [Infographic]

Networker infographic

In the early days of social media, it was enough just to be on social. We didn’t have to engage or provide value to be considered successful. Instead, we tracked vanity metrics like number of followers and likes.

Not so now. Today, in the Social Age, engagement is expected. Value is required. And relationships matter…   

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6 Ways to Ensure Your Personal Brand Really Reflects You

Branding the Real You

when it comes to personal branding, I hope you are not getting the impression that cultivating a strong professional persona – one that sets you on a course to career success – means bidding farewell to the identity that makes you… you.

On the contrary, the best career advice simply helps you become your best you…   

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Beyond Networking: 5 Ways Social Media Builds Your Brand

Personal Branding on Social Media

You may be new to social media. Or perhaps you’ve used Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to post personal updates… but not to deliberately build a more professional personal brand.

And you may be wondering: is there more to social media than just networking? Can social media really help me build a personal brand? Will social help me create a fulfilling career?   

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5 Ways to Leverage Google & LinkedIn for Job Interview Prep

Job interview research

Congratulations on making it this far in your job search. You cleared the initial round of resume-scanning and are now ready to go in for an interview!

In order to prepare for the next step, it is always good to know about the company… so here are five simple tips to help you with this all-important job interview prep using Google and LinkedIn:   

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