Tag Archives: Social Media

6 Ways Twitter Helps Savvy Job Seekers Find Work Faster

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Clearly, Twitter is a “love it” or “hate it” social platform.

But regardless of what side of the fence you are on one thing remains certain: Twitter is a powerful tool that can help you build your own personal brand and establish expertise. Just as important: it’s a gold mine of job opportunities!   

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

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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…   

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Consistency: Your Key to a Superior Social Brand

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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…   

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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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7 Must-have Career Skills for the Social Age

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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…   

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

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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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