Tag Archives: Social Media

The Step-by-Step Guide to Finding a Job [Infographic]

98b0d726402adb84e03614b9008b69e0

Finding a job has never been more difficult. The days of going to a big job board and clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button until something good happens… are gone.

Done right, however, finding a job is not as difficult as it may seem. In fact, many successful job seekers today are learning that using a combination of various job search methods is greatly increasing their chances of finding fulfilling work in far less time…   

Posted in Job Search | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Consistency: Your Key to a Superior Social Brand

consistent

What is the key to getting best results from your professional branding on social media?

Consistency.

Consistency – in how you present yourself across all social channels, how you use each social network to drive your personal brand, and how often you show up to share value – will help employers and recruiters see the whole picture of who you are and what you can do…   

Posted in Social Media | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

10 Tips for Managing Your Social Media Presence [Infographic]

manage-social-media

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…   

Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Social Media | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

7 Must-have Career Skills for the Social Age

Soft Skills

What skills employers will come to value most as we move away from Industrial Age thinking, and dive even deeper into the Social Age? What soft skills no one even talked about five years ago must we must we pay attention to as we strive to compete well in the job market of today, and the future?

Here’s our take on seven must-have soft skills for the Social Age…   

Posted in Career Advice, Gen Y, Social Media | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

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?   

Posted in Job Search, LinkedIn, Social Media | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

How Job Seekers and Careerists Maximize Each Social Network

tttt

Despite all the “find a job on social media” hype, networking isn’t a one-and-done task.

Those who are serious about managing their careers understand how crucial it is to have a pool of people to interact and share ideas with. And, successful careerists and job seekers know how to best leverage each network in the best possible way. Let’s take a look at each major social platform, and how they may help your career…   

Posted in Job Search, Networking, Social Media | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment