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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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10 Tips for Managing Your Social Media Presence [Infographic]

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For years, you’ve worked hard to get where you are now. They don’t just hand out those degrees to anyone, right? And yet just one rogue post, a moment of weakness perhaps, and your personal brand can take a serious hit.

Which is why we love this infographic from BestMastersPrograms.com, which shows us ten ways to effectively manage our social media accounts – and avoid those “oops” moments that can negatively impact how employers perceive our online presence…   

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Key to the Successful Modern Job Search: Social Proof

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Are you as passionate as your resume says about your profession or craft? Are you as positive as you hope and as likeable you’d like?

Without knowing you, your digital footprint – your public profiles and online activities as reviewed potential employers – often best demonstrates who you really are.

Recruiters refer to this online process as “social proof” – a very important aspect of a successful job search, today…   

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