Category Archives: Social Media

A Job Seekers Guide: What’s Safe to Post on Social Media (and Not)

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You’re in a job or internship search. And on social media, it seems nearly everyone is watching your every move. The slightest misstep (at a holiday party, perhaps) can cost your that internship you’ve coveted… maybe even your dream job.

But how do you know what is safe to post on social media… and what is not? How do you know when you’ve crossed the line?   

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In Life and LinkedIn: The Power of Thank You

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Throughout your early years, your mom always stressed the importance of saying thank you.

And now that you are starting your early career, her advice has never been more important: in life and on LinkedIn…   

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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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5 Mistakes Many Young Entrepreneurs Make on Social Media

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You’ve been hard at work all day. You finally have a couple minutes to yourself and decide to log in into your social media outlets to post a status about your shiny new job or venture. Next thing you know, you’re completing BuzzFeed quizzes and cursing silently at your friends who just got back from vacation in Hawaii. Does this distraction validate all the naysayers who claim that entrepreneurs shouldn’t be on social media? Absolutely not! While it’s easy to get distracted or even depressed while browsing through a news feed, social media is an incredible resource for entrepreneurs. And what   

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How to Get Hired in Our Digital World [Infographic]

Getting Hired in the Digital World

This is not your father’s job search.

The more connected we become, and the more employers work toward fixing what has been for decades a broken hiring system, the more recruiting changes. Now, even those who thought social media was merely a fad realize: getting hired in the Social Age will never be the same…   

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