Category Archives: social media

Job Seekers: This is How You Do Social Media Right

Social Media Big 4

To avoid freezing up when it comes to optimizing your digital brand presence on the Inter-web, let’s take a look at some of the most commonly being used by careerists.

Wwhat works, what doesn’t work, and where will you get the most bang for your virtual buck?   

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Social Media

Social Media Mistakes

More than ever, hiring managers and recruiters are using social media to find and pre-screen candidates – and they’re not just using LinkedIn.

So for job seekers, it is important to avoid some of these major social media mistakes…   

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile More Like a Resume… or a Business Plan?

Linkedin Resume or Business Plan

Does your LinkedIn profile feel more like a resume (focused on the past) or a business plan (focused on the future)?

If you answered “resume” consider this question: If you had only a few minutes with a person with whom you may want to build a future business relationship, would you spend more time on your past… or where you are trying to go in the near future?   

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In 7 Steps: Exactly How to Leverage LinkedIn to Get a Job

Leverage LinkedIn

Many college students, recent graduates and young professional are starting to see the power of LinkedIn.

However, the one thing they learn very quickly is that they don’t yet have the quantity or quality of contacts necessary to leverage the world’s largest professional network. The best of them, however, don’t let that stop them from using LinkedIn to find an internship, or job…   

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The Ultimate Personal Branding Checklist for Job Seekers

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Today, my focus is list building as a method of evaluating the effectiveness your personal brand.

By taking an inventory – making a list – of all of your available assets, you’ll soon see how to stitch those assets together into a cohesive brand message that communicates real value to a potential employer.

Why take inventory? Why create a checklist?   

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7 Proven Ways to Quickly Expand Your LinkedIn Network

Quickly Expand Your LinkedIn Network

If your business needs are like mine in that you need a wide network with robust search results, here’s my advice for growing your LinkedIn network. You can use these tips to become an open networker or scale it back a bit to simply grow your network in a more targeted way. It worked for me and I’m confident it will work for you!   

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