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Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Using social media is something they do naturally, and they understand the various platforms that are available to them. Related Posts.

4 Time Saving Social Media Tips for #HR & #Recruiting


Looking for more social media time saving tips and secrets for HR, Human Capital Consultants, Recruiters and Business Partners?

Managing Your Social Media Mullet — Part 1


Social media is a conversation not unlike the phone you just finished or the networking mixer you attended last night. Party in the Back.

5 Time Management Secrets To Being Stress-Free

Career Realism

None of us can steal a minute here or there to get extra time. In spite of that, many of us fret over time. your time.

Top 10 HR Blogs of the Week – Time Management & Productivity


”  Sixty-eight percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they are typically in touch with the office at least once a week while on summer vacation,” according to a Robert Half Management Resources Survey. Because if I can’t have any balance this vacation, at least I’m reading about how I can ensure for it next time.

Cyber Monday Social Media Specials


Upon purchase, you can take advantage my newest social media training tool for the business professional. Twitter time management tools.

It’s an Executive Time Management Secret: Getting Work Done in Half the Time


Learning to ruthlessly prioritize is key to winning in this particular time management program. It's Not Funny. Hmm, go figure.

Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

No good employer is going to hire you on the basis of your social media presence if you’re not also a strong candidate offline too.

4 Lies about social media | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 4 Lies about social media Posted to: Job Hunt | Networking | Promoting Yourself October 21st, 2009 And almost everyone knows that social media is a great way to build your network.

How to Build Community Online

Ms. Career Girl

have been getting a lot of emails from people who want to know how busy Moms or those who work full-time can build their side business.

Top 7 LinkedIn Profile Pictures You Should NEVER Use #WisdomWednesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Hire a photographer or use a timed setting on your camera to stand against a wall and snap one. 3. Or do we? Grainy or Pixelated. Poorly Lit.

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Professionalism in the Workplace by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Time management (20.8%). The study reported 83% of new hires excessively utilizing social media at work. Ethical (15.2%).

Browseworthy: Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Career Makeover Coach

Secrets to Getting Your Next Job Using Social Media: Great tips from author Dan Schawbel (Me 2.0: Favorite tips – #2, #10, and #12.

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Reliability

Water Cooler Wisdom

But there are only so many hours in the day, and if you say yes too much, you won’t have time for the important things.    The next time you’re pinged, take a step back and objectively consider whether you have bandwidth to make good on the promise. Here are six tips to that effect. Think Before You Promise. Ask for Help.

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"Let's Grab Coffee and Chat:" The Kiss of Death?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Most of the time, he says, it’s a bad idea. Unless you know from interactions over email, social media, or phone that you and this person have mutual interests and will both be spurred to beneficial action by a coffee meeting, avoid it.”. “It’s not that coffee isn’t fun. Let’s grab coffee and chat.”. That’s the problem.

Network Like a Pro:Kick Your Social Anxiety to the Curb

Career Makeover Coach

Most people have felt social anxiety at some point in their lives. Social anxiety can be overcome, though. Practice makes perfect.

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Can RSS Make a Comeback?


RSS feeds can also be to distribute content to social sites savings you time. Learn how to set up an RSS feed here.).

Is Gamification in Recruiting a Real Thing? #HRTechConf


Business HR Social Media Sometimes the one word can mean different things to different people. Why it works. Passing fad or here to stay?

5 Job Search Time Wasters To Avoid

Career Realism

Searching for a job can be a full-time job in itself. Here are a few job search time wasters to avoid: 1. Applying Waiting By The Phone.

New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

As a job seeker looking to take the next step in your career, now is the time to make a resolution to turn the new year into a successful one.

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Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Productivity

Water Cooler Wisdom

Given that I recently moved into a new office and it’s the end of the year, I thought that now would be an ideal time to tune up my productivity as a small business owner. My enhancements fall into four categories, including built-in exercise, time-saving office equipment, efficiency apps, and streamlined processes. Built-in Exercise.

Microfeedback: The Future of Management

Water Cooler Wisdom

If they don’t hear from their managers frequently, they think they’re doing something wrong and quickly grow disillusioned. Nevertheless, an open door policy in which employees are invited to stop by a manager’s office for extended feedback sessions multiple times a day simply isn’t practical. Maybe once a quarter,” she said.

Want to Keep Your Rep? Better Answer That Email

Water Cooler Wisdom

The more time that goes by, the less people tolerate. There was a time when people thought  email was going away , but things have evolved quite differently. For the time being, email is still the default method of communication inside the global business world. Same Day Response is the New Normal. More than that?

ResumeBear: 20 Impressive & Inspiring Productivity Experts on Twitter

Resume Bear

Houston: This University of Houston English professor specializes in time management and other hallmarks of productivity for creative types.

The 50 Best Books for the Unemployed

Resume Bear

It offers inspirational advice on everything from dealing with customers to effective time management. Inspiration. Who Moved My Cheese?

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How to Automate Your Day (Afternoon)

Water Cooler Wisdom

that you have more time for the important things, stay at the top of.   Check out our first post for helpful smartphone and social media hacks to leverage in the morning. monster status is a daily challenge, and by the time I’ve been at work a few hours, the chaos is deafening.   I use the features in Gmail.

Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills: Self-Discipline

Water Cooler Wisdom

 High self-discipline is essential for entrepreneurs because there is no one looking over their shoulders insisting they buckle down and invest enormous time, energy, focus, and resources in their businesses.    If possible, try to avoid spending time with these people. Steel yourself against unanticipated snafus.

3 Business Tasks You Should Never Automate

Water Cooler Wisdom

Automating certain portions of your operation will save time, enhance productivity, increase profits and help create a culture in which innovation is valued. Decide on a single task that you can automate without much effort (online employee time sheets, for example). staff can now manage 10 per hour instead of five, that’s likely a.

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Tasks

Resume Bear

But managing one’s energy is more than that. Figure out which routine best suits you and get your work done during this time.

Job Seekers, All About Public Relations Specialists

Resume Bear

Certain PR specialists could work for nonprofits or as public relations managers and oversee a staff of public relations specialists. Normal. 0.

Four Rules for Victory Over Email Traffic Jams


want more time, but that is an impossibility, soooo…, I guess it is my responsibility to figure out how to manage the time I do have.  .

Relentless reminders render us unproductive

Cube Rules

It is with Outlook at my consulting gig. I can get a pop up for every time I have a new e-mail (W00T! Not just in our jobs but in our life.

How to Automate Your Day (Evening)

Water Cooler Wisdom

you have more time for the important things, stay at the top of your.   Check out our first post for helpful smartphone and social media hacks to leverage in the morning and our second post for helpful e-mail, research, project management, buying, and delegation hacks to use in the afternoon. Storage Hacks.

How to Automate Your Day (Morning)

Water Cooler Wisdom

This is the first in a three-part series on how to automate your day so that you have more time for the important things, stay at the top of your. Daily Life Flexible Work Handy Resources Life in the 21st Century Productivity Social Media Technology Time Management Smartphone Productivity Hacks. context could be.

In-Office Workers Are Less Productive Than Telecommuters

Water Cooler Wisdom

will be loads more productive because employees will no longer be able to skirt their responsibilities and waste time at home. your coffee and chit chatting with colleagues, an hour checking your e-mail and social media accounts, and an hour in an unnecessary meeting.  management.  some people have.

We’re Only Human

Ms. Career Girl

Big time. For me, admitting I’m not perfect and that I made a mistake is probably the biggest ego deflator of all time. Burning hand.

Tweet This! Avail to Educators


The book itself is 123 pages making it a quick yet manageable read for business professionals, educators, and college students.  Tweet This!

5 Tips for Improving Skills Before Joining the Workforce

Career Alley

When joining the workforce for the first time, you have a skimpy resume if you have one at all.  SOCIAL MEDIA. RESUME. EDUCATION.

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3 Reasons LinkedIn Is Crucial During Your Job Search

Career Realism

I recently offered a presentation to a group of about 50 mid-career job seekers on the topic of social media usage while job hunting.

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How Businesses Can Stay Focused During Slow Periods

Water Cooler Wisdom

I asked three business owners—Zeeshan Ali, CEO of screen printing company The Zee Group in Chicago; Bryanne Lawless, managing partner of PR firm BLND in Los Angeles; and Michael Mogill, CEO of Crisp Video Group in Atlanta—about how they turn historically slow seasons into growth periods.