Category Archives: Social Media

5 Ways to Make Yourself Visible Online

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More and more, recruiters are turning to the Internet to look for talent with exactly the right set of skills.

This means that in order you’ll need to proactively manage what you put online in order to show up on a recruiter’s radar… and not just on LinkedIn.   

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10 Rules to Help You Get a Grip on Good Grammar

Get a Grip on Good Grammar

Whether you’re writing a resume, extending your personal brand on social media, or crafting the perfect cover letter… grammar matters.

And yet so many of us get it so wrong…   

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How to Pass the “Social Media First Impression” Test [Infographic]


More and more, recruiters – up to 97% of them, according to Jobvite – are checking out your online presence before they contact you about a position you applied for.

No call. No email. No nothing. Until you’ve passed the “Social Media First Impression” test.   

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5 Things You MUST Do to Remain Relevant in Today’s Job Market

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Meeting the new needs of today’s job market means we must become more visible to the world, enabling recruiters to find us and also to find good information about us that supports our job searching.

And it also means passing the “first impression test” as recruiters do extensive research on the Internet. Typically, they are looking for three things…   

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What Does Your Online Image Say About You? [Infographic]

Did you know that 56% of adults don’t actively think about the consequences of their online activities? In the Social Age, that is a bad move!

To learn why, check out this infographic from Microsoft, which shows the consequences of not carefully protecting your online image…   

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These 5 Social Media Personalities May Be Unemployable

Social Media Trolls

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: your social media presence can impact your job search.

In fact, results from a survey of 1,855 recruiting and HR professionals across different industries suggest that your online “personality” may have more of an impact than you think…   

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