Category Archives: Social Media

The Precariousness Nature of a Freelance Career


A dramatic change in the American workforce has been the rise of a different kind of worker – a contributor that goes by many names: contractor, supertemp, freelancer, contigent, gigger, and much more.   

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You’re 4 Simple Steps Away from Job Search Success in 2016


Here are some further steps that will put you in control of your job search and help you find a new job in 2016.   

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#InternPro Recap: How to Leverage the Power of Online Communities

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Online networking is one of the best aspects of social media. It has changed how we connect to people, how we search for jobs and how we advance in our careers. Online communities like Twitter chats, LinkedIn groups, and Facebook groups are a great examples of ways to get involved. But being a member isn’t enough. How can we leverage these communities? How can we put them to work for our careers? The #InternPro Community took on these questions and a few others on Monday night. It was a lively conversation with several excellent takeaways. Check out the full recap below…   

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Face-off: How New Leaders Handle Millennial Bashing at Work

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A young Millennial enjoys a fairly good work culture, but part of that work culture is frequent barbs that include Millennial stereotypes.

When the Millennial is promoted, and finds herself now managing some of the individuals who take part in the Millennial bashing, What should she do? How should she handle it?   

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50 Twitter Accounts You MUST Follow in 2016


With all the noise and clutter in social media today, how do you know where to go for really good career advice? Who will help – really help – you find your first, or next, internship or job? Once again, YouTern helps answer those questions with the 2015 version of our “Top Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow” – our 5th annual list of the best career experts, recruiting professionals and mentors in the business! As we do every year when we make this list, our focus is on quality over quantity; engagement over broadcasting; and value over self-promotion. Every person or organization on this list has   

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The 7 Best Podcasts for Finding Your Passion


Browsing quotes on the Internet can be inspirational, but in finding your passion, it’s just not enough. Here’s a life hack I wish someone had told me earlier in the game; one that helps me find real motivation: Listen to podcasts!

With thousands of podcasts to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to seven that cover great advice on self-discovery.   

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