6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

Resume Bear

With more than 400 million active visitors, Facebook is arguably the most popular social networking site out there. With that kind of reach, Facebook can be a valuable tool for connecting to former and current colleagues, clients and potential employers.

Getting Paid to Play On Facebook/Twitter

Resume Bear

Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn provide an easy way to communicate, connect with long-lost friends and see what those exes are up to (you know you’ve peeked!). So what’s a Facebook-friendly employee to do? Does your company allow you to Facebook at work?

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Intern or Die: 3 Reasons Why College Students NEED Internships

Corn on the Job

You can find Mona and Resunate on Facebook and Twitter. Resunate recently acquired the Regional Internship Center , an internship job board connecting internship seekers and employers in Southwestern Pennsylvania. How did internship experiences help your career?

Featured On Mashable, Aol Jobs and more: The Perks of Working at Google, Facebook, Twitter and More [INFOGRAPHIC]

Resume Bear

Such corporate perks can be as simple (and routine) as Facebook’s discounted gym memberships or the onsite gyms at search-engine giant Google and Gaia Online, an animation-themed social networking site.

70 Percent of College Career Centers have a Facebook Page

Resume Bear

Facebook and the Feds have teamed to make job hunters’ lives a little easier, by creating a special Facebook page that consolidates some of the newest and best tools for matching job seekers with jobs available. career facebook Job Search job search strategy job seekers jobs resumebea

5 Reasons Why Social Media MUST Be Part of Your Job Search

Resume Bear

LinkedIn is a prime example of this, but Facebook and YouTube as well. Connecting with the big wigs in your industry through Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn can be fun, but it’s that avid networker who you have never met or heard of who is your better bet.

Use Smart Networking to Speed Up Your Job Search

Resume Bear

For social media sites such as Facebook , present an appropriate image. A critical tactic in your job search toolbox is networking, but it may not feel as though your efforts are getting the results you want.

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The Top 11 JobMob Articles of 2011


A visual look back at the JobMob articles enjoyed most in 2011. To help me win, please visit my contest entry and Like it on Facebook: 27 Wackiest Gifts Sent By Job Seekers To Recruiters (the link will open in a new window). The 51 Best Job Search Blog Posts of 2011.

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Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

How to Make a Cool Facebook Resume in 5 Easy Steps. Ordinarily the blog posts at Job Mob are worth the read from the regular blogger, but guest blogger Claudio Nader steps in to show how to make a cool Facebook resume that will look professionally done.

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manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager manager is scaring her employees with sad Facebook posts March 3, 2011 A reader writes: I own a small business and one of my managers is Facebook friends with me and all her staff members.

The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

Facebook , Twitter , YouTube , FourSquare , Meetup and other social networks are also proving to be valuable tools in a recruiter’s toolkit. When I think about how recruiting has evolved over the past 15 years (wow – I suddenly feel old!),

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INFOGRAPHIC: Do Internships Really Lead to Job Opportunities?

The Undercover Recruiter

Are internships a worthwhile endeavour or not for college students? Most people would say it is, at least if the internship is paid. Some interesting facts uncovered by Online Colleges : In 2011, over half of US internships were paid (approximated at 52%). In 2011, 61.2%

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How To Recruit Interns With the Help of Social Media


There’s no surprise that college students make up a huge percentage of social networks, especially Facebook. Your Job Search finding interns first internship soical media internSocial media is one of the top pastimes in the world; everyone has at least one social profile.

Five Careers with a Future

Resume Bear

A CareerBuilder survey reports that 26% of hiring managers are planning to bring new IT workers onboard in 2011. Where to find the latest about/from InsideJobs.com: Check out our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Job-Search Lessons From American Idol

Resume Bear

News Careers , or find us on Facebook or Twitter.]. Career Advice Changing Careers College Graduates College Students Internships Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings career Job Search job search strategy Online Resume resumebear Social Media

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Can Social Media hinder you from getting that new job?

Resume Bear

Today employees wonder if their next update on Facebook will also mean the unemployment line for them. While there are very popular social media sites to choose from, almost 50% choose to use LinkedIn, just a little over half choose Twitter, and almost 80% decide to use Facebook.

Who Will Be Affected by the FTC Changes? Everyone.

The Job Quest

This week, I read on All Facebook that Social Intelligence Corp, which provides background checking to companies screening job candidates, now has the green light from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to store files on Facebook users’ posts. Privacy – Facebook Help Center.

How I Left Corporate America at 26 to do What I Love

Ms. Career Girl

Then I proceeded to get great internships in finance/banking and work in the industry for almost 5 years after college graduation. Share this on Facebook. I’ve been fantasizing about the day I’d get to write this post for a long time. It’s official: a new chapter of my career has begun. For those who don’t know my story, I have a finance degree.

8 Reasons Why You Should Hire Interns for Your Office - Jobacle.


Interns tend to understand social media in a way many business owners and bosses cant, simply because young folks live and breathe networks like Facebook. Copyright © 2011, Jobacle.com and The Working Podcast.

Social Media for Colleges & Career Services


Learn about the nuances of Twitter and how it differs from Facebook. The last several years I have spoken at the Oklahoma Association for Career and Employers Conference called OkACE.

Connect on Facebook — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

Reply Anonymous January 26, 2011 at 9:33 am Finally!!!! Reply Ask a Manager January 26, 2011 at 11:37 am Weirdly, it never occurred to me to put AAM on Facebook until last night. Connect on Facebook how to manage a hard worker whos dropping balls Social media CAN get you a job.

5 Ways To Land The Job You Really Want, Instead Of One The Job Board’s Offering

Corn on the Job

A Facebook page? I know you worked your booty off to earn your degree and probably did so while juggling three unpaid internships, a volunteer position and a part-time job to pay rent. Co-Founder of DreamChamps.com , Jill Felska is a human sparkler – always positive and full of energy.

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Cool Tool for Job Search: BranchOut

Career Solvers

Since its launch this year, BranchOut , a professional networking platform on Facebook, has been growing steadily. Before BranchOut, many job seekers were reluctant to use Facebook as a job search tool because of all the personal information that could be displayed.

60+ Hot Tips for Summer Jobs and Where To Find Them


Facebook groups and pages, both general and those only for summer jobs. Companies that offer internships. Top 40 Most Popular Facebook Groups and Pages for Jobs in Israel. As more and more adults compete with teens and students for summer jobs, you need all the help you can get.

The Experience You Need to Land Your First Internship

Career Rocketeer

More often than not, these conversations wander back to a single, industry-spanning issue — the student’s career catch-22 — how to get an internship without previous intern experience. The competition for internship success is ferocious and the opportunities slim.

Welcome to My College Job Search

Career Alley

Creative Interns – This is a new website that already has 38 companies (as of April 28) and focuses on Internships. The “Find Internships&# is a great tool. 25 Common Facebook Faux Pas That College Students Make – I’ve mentioned this topic many times but it never hurts to review this topic again. Top of the page has links for Entry Level Jobs, Internships and more. Visit me on Facebook. Spring. It’s that time of year again.

Recap of Week 1 of Self-Employment

Ms. Career Girl

Share this on Facebook. Hello Dearies! I’ve survived the one-week mark of unemployment/self-employment. Although I started out with a completely positive, and even excited attitude, there have been those dips everyone warned me about.

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8 Tips for Managing Summer Interns

Water Cooler Wisdom

College students and recent grads are starting their summer internships and their managers are wondering how in the world they're going to keep them occupied while providing a valuable experience. Over at the Intuit Small Business blog , Liz Magill has some excellent suggestions for leaders implementing an internship program this summer.  It's that time of year again!

4 Great Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search

Career Alley

Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. Visit me on Facebook. “You always pass failure on the way to success. &# – Mickey Rooney.

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recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager recruiter says: half my candidates are no-shows for interviews January 18, 2011 A reader writes: I’m an HR professional, and I’ve been recruiting folks for various companies for somewhere around 10 years.

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5 Internship Myths Shattered

Career Alley

“ One goes through school, college, medical school and one’s internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success. ” – Ashley Montagu. I love internships. Internships are extremely helpful for students and inexperienced professionals hoping to get that extra edge in a competitive job market. In my time as a career coach and intern mentor, I’ve been amazed by the variety of opinions people have about internships in general.

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics February 9, 2011 There are loads of good recruiters out there. Reply Julie February 9, 2011 at 8:54 pm I find placement agencies help me a lot with my job hunt. 9th, 2011.

my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager my assistant is using my title on LinkedIn March 24, 2011 A reader writes: So, I got a new job (hooray!) Reply Anonymous March 24, 2011 at 6:00 pm I’m a little conflicted about this. To my mind, it is more like Facebook-in-a-Suit.

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things that aren't good ideas #78

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager things that aren’t good ideas #78 March 22, 2011 The reader who received the cover letter excerpted below described it as “things that make your heart break,&# and I have to agree. Reply Shayna March 22, 2011 at 1:03 pm OY.

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do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do what you say you’re going to do March 10, 2011 It amazes me that this has to be said, but this should be your cardinal rule at work: Do what you say you’re going to do, by when you say you’re going to do it, or update people accordingly.

Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years. Reply Julie March 14, 2011 at 8:06 pm I once got a job as a subtitle editor through my university’s job fair.

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. Reply Anonymous April 4, 2011 at 9:02 pm You are right on the money! Reply Liza April 4, 2011 at 9:24 pm Awesome!

The Smart Job Search #10: How to Use Twitter to Find a Job

Blue Sky Resumes

Unlike Facebook or LinkedIn, where you have to send a request and then be accepted, here you simply click the ‘follow’ button and you instantly have access to everything a person says. This is the last in a 10-part series entitled ‘The Smart Job Search.’

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5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques You Must Try

Career Alley

Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. Visit me on Facebook. “ A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. &# – Confucius.

Common Challenges for College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

They may have ideas for good companies or internships to start you out in the professional realm. Share this on Facebook. Hi Ms. Career Girl Readers! The following article by Carol Montrose is right on.