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Job Seekers: This is How You Do Social Media Right

Social Media Big 4

To avoid freezing up when it comes to optimizing your digital brand presence on the Inter-web, let’s take a look at some of the most commonly being used by careerists.

Wwhat works, what doesn’t work, and where will you get the most bang for your virtual buck?   

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Is Pinterest the Best Social Network for Job Seekers? [Infographic]


Pinterest can be an extremely effective tool to get noticed by recruiters. To fully understand its power – and how to maximize that power – we bring you an infographic from our friends at Giraffe CVs. This graphic goes in-depth on how (and why) to expand your search to Pinterest.

How will you make yourself different?    

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7 Real World Pinterest Strategies That Work

Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this entrepreneurship-related question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening. Read on!

Question: How do you use Pinterest for business? What results are you seeing?   

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“Pin” Your Way to a New Job: 4 “Pinteresting” Tips

You may have heard of Pinterest, a “virtual pinboard” that lets you organize and share things you find on the web. See a cool recipe you want to try, or a great photo of a place you want to visit? “Pin” it, and share it with your followers!

Besides building a list of must-try recipes or gawking at tropical islands, Pinterest can help you with your job search. Here are four ways to use Pinterest in your job search:   

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5 Ways to Use Pinterest to Wow Your Dream Employer

If you haven’t yet discovered the addictive time-suck that is Pinterest, here’s the deal:

Most people use it to pin pictures of pretty clothes, interesting home decor, and drool-inducing food, but we’ve got another idea — use Pinterest for your job search.

Here are five ideas of how to do just that:   

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5 Ways To Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Whether you’re a college student or well into your career, hopefully you’ve recognized that social media outlets can enhance your chances of being a top-notch job candidate.

There are plenty of articles that discuss how social media can hurt your job search, but I’m more interested in discussing how you can use the powers of social media for good. We’re living in a digital age, which means every industry—from investment banking to entertainment—is using social media and looking to see how employees are using these sites, too.

Here are five ways to show you’re social media-savvy and a serious job candidate.   

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