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How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Did you know that 85% of available jobs are never advertised? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 15% of today’s career opportunities ever make it to the job boards. And – when they do get advertised, the competition is fierce.

Using Social Media for Job Hunting

Career Alley

The development and evolution of the internet has mirrored a significant change in the approach job seekers and graduates adopt when looking for their first professional full time position. The last decade has seen the traditional and well established approach many job seekers were used to becoming invalid and increasingly unsuccessful. The increased difficulty of finding a job is no secret. Promotion is one advantage of social networking many candidates don’t attain.

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Why Social Media Is The New Resume

Career Realism

Why Social Media Is The New Resume. Resumes are no longer about a two page piece of paper updated only when you’re looking for a job. Related: The Google Job Search: Is It Time To Dump The Traditional Resume? Work It Daily.

How Social Media Will Help Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Modern day job hunting has changed completely, long gone are the days when everyone was pouring over the job section in the local newspaper. You may already be on social networking sites, but may never have used them for your job search.

Job Search Strategies for Highly Ambitious Individuals

Career Alley

If you’re determined to secure an excellent job, you’ll have to go further than just sending off a few CVs and hoping for the best. Here, we take a look at ways to secure the very best jobs out there. The benefit here is that you could be approached about jobs that haven’t even been advertised yet. When you’re looking at the very best jobs in your field, it’s these strategies that will help you to beat the competition and create the right impression.

You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Hunting – It’s a Jungle Out There Restarting Your Job Search When All Else Fails – Vol 2 » You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

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Job Search in the Digital Age: Video Resumes

Career Alley

Did you know that job recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume? To stand out from the crowd, many job seekers are submitting video resumes to complement or replace the traditional paper version. Good luck in your search. Job Search. jobs by.

2013 208

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

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Social media CAN get you a job … or, I hired a blog reader January 24, 2011 Here’s a story I’ve been wanting to tell for a while — and it has a moral too, about how social media can help you get a job!

3 killer reasons to include Twitter in your job search

Mildred Talabi

When Twitter first launched in 2006, some people eyed it with ‘big-brother-watching-you’ type suspicion; some dismissed it as the latest social media “craze”, and a large part of society (myself included) ignored it – after all, we were still trying to get our heads round this whole Facebook thing.

The Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn Job Hunting

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s no doubt that LinkedIn is a great way to find a new job. They have successfully implemented a way to advertise openings based on how closely they relate to your title. The Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn Job Hunting. Job Search Social Media Career job application job search LinkedIn Profile Resume & CV Writing

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The Best Apps to Use in Your Job Search

Career Realism

With both the increasing number of graduates looking for jobs and the cuts in many industries, it’s important you use any available resources to find a job that’s right for you. If you’re looking for jobs on the go, here are some of the best apps to use on your job search : LinkedIn.

2012 113

Format Wars: What’s the Best Way to Showcase Your Media CV?

Career Alley

In the last few years, the humble CV has advanced in leaps and bounds. What was once a simple sheet of A4 – two if you were feeling flash – has now mutated into a dizzying array of media formats. If you’re applying to media jobs , it stands to reason that you may wish to present your CV using a medium that is in keeping with the industry you’re entering. Likewise, if you’re applying for a job in film or television, why not create a video resumé?

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How Pinterest Can Help Your Job Search [Example Resumes]

The Undercover Recruiter

Pinterest is a unique form of social media site which allows users to ‘pin’ almost anything from the web to a number of customised boards. Connect your pages to real life and make sure you advertise your Pinterest page in the right places. Job Search Pinterest Job Hunting Resum

2012 114

Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011

JobMob

Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. Film Professionals And Jobs – Fpnjobs.net - 8,565 people like this – Fpnjobs is a easy to use site for Film production resources, Here you can post a JOB, find a JOB, list your film services, or find Film services, and Put the CASTING CALLS and all this is for FREEEEEEEEEE. ZUMBEEL | A Telecom Career eTool – 10,230 people like this – mostly job listings for telecom engineering professionals.

2011 87

Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Mildred Talabi

Unless you’ve had your head firmly stuck in the sand over the past three months or so, you would have noticed that everyone is going on about the latest social network that is set to “take the world by storm”.

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How Pinterest Can Help Your Job Search [Example Resumes]

The Undercover Recruiter

Pinterest is a unique form of social media site which allows users to ‘pin’ almost anything from the web to a number of customised boards. Connect your pages to real life and make sure you advertise your Pinterest page in the right places.

2012 114

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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10 key job hunting lessons I’ve learnt from going back to work

Mildred Talabi

My book 7 Keys to a Winning CV had been written and published, my CV writing business had been established, I had gotten into a flow with my weekly blogging on careers, and every so often the invites would come in to speak or run a CV workshop at a university or employment event.

2012 108

Everything you’ve ever wanted to ask a recruiter (part 2)

Mildred Talabi

If you’re looking for a job, signing up to a recruitment agency should be a part of your overall job search strategy (I mean, you do have a job search strategy, right?). Social media is very important and you have to make sure that you have a strong ‘social’ brand.

2012 92

How To Use Facebook for Professional Networking #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

It's great for sharing sharing holiday snaps and video clips from your iPhone with your social circle. It has become a perfect platform for B2C (business to consumer) marketing, providing very targeted advertising opportunities based on user's likes and associations.

2015 114

5 Ways to Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile

Mildred Talabi

No mention of any useful information about the person, no explanation of which industry they’re seeking employment in, just a desperate statement that wastes a valuable opportunity for advertising the individual’s potential talent. 3) Export the best parts of your CV.

2014 88

How Graduates Can Make the Most of LinkedIn and Twitter

The Undercover Recruiter

“77% of recruiters suggest that they would run an online search for the candidate”. Only 29% students use social networking sites to promote themselves”. Positive Social Networking. Last year we learnt that Charlie Sheen was searching for an intern to manage his online presence.

How to Find a Job [8 Under Considered Ideas]

The Undercover Recruiter

In the troubled landscape of the current economy and with the threat of a triple dip recession hanging over everyone’s heads, finding a job is no mean feat. Either way, competition is undeniably fierce and job seekers have to widen the reach of their job search in order to be successful.

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How to Create an All-Star Graduate LinkedIn Profile [Top Ten Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Meanwhile tech savvy job hunters have been using the site for a number of years to network with other professionals in the field or to ‘follow’ companies they wish to work for. The more industry-relevant keywords you have in your profile, the higher you are on a recruiter’s search rankings.

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Why Recruitment is NOT Dying

The Undercover Recruiter

the socialization of the web means that everyone has a digital footprint, whether it’s LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, blogs, specialist online communities, emails etc. There’s many other social applications that can claim between 10 and 100 million users.

2013 114

What lies beneath….the hidden job market (and how you can find it)

Mildred Talabi

The hidden job market - not as scary as Michelle Pfieffer's character in What Lies Beneath. This layer is called the hidden (or invisible) job market and it’s what lies beneath the surface of advertised jobs. So what is the hidden job market and why the big mystery?

2012 85

7 Uncommon Ways to Make Your Resume Look More Impressive

Ms. Career Girl

A resume is an important tool in helping you find a job. Handing out the same, old, boring CV could mean that yours will get thrown out in the “better-luck-next-time” pile. Applicants should use resumes to advertise themselves to prospective buyers or clients.

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Which online college is the most popular with jobseekers.

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Which online college is the most popular with jobseekers?

2010 229

How to beat the stats and land a job – 10 top tips from a recent graduate

Mildred Talabi

Following on from last week’s post on why graduates should ditch graduate schemes in favour of more attainable options, this week I’ve invited Amy Burton, a recent graduate, to share the secrets and strategies that helped her to land her first job – just one month after graduating.

Beginner’s Guide to Online Job Hunting

The Undercover Recruiter

The job market has been transformed too, with most positions now advertised exclusively online – easy enough to find for the computer literate, but what about those new to this form of job-hunting? Social media. Beginner’s Guide to Online Job Hunting.

2013 113

Sell Me Yourself: The Secret To A Successful Personal Brand

Career Realism

” All those job interviews you had, all those cover letters you’ve written, the time you spent polishing your CV, and the number of networking events you attended have one single common aspect: They help you sell yourself better.

2016 105

Why Your LinkedIn Presence Matters and How to Enhance Your Profile

Ms. Career Girl

As it turns out, though, the social media site has so much more to offer than a digitized version of your CV. Find a Job. Plenty of companies use the site’s job boards to advertise their openings. The website’s job search is easy to use, too.

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5 Secrets to Building the Perfect Resume & Cover Letter

Workology

Assuming that every employee that applies for a job is imminently qualified – and many often are – the thing that will set you apart and get a chance to tell your story in person is a set of personalized marketing material. By that, I don’t mean the perfect skill set or list of job experience, I mean the presentation. A job seeker tool I recommend that you consider looking at to help you in the quest for the perfect resume and cover letter is OnlineResumeBuilders.com.

Ways To Improve Your Chances Of Finding A Job

Corn on the Job

It’s tiresome searching for work and when you’re young and full of ideas, you want to implement them as quickly as you can to ensure you are on the right track to achieving your goals. Here are some little ways to improve your job searching and get yourself ‘out there’! .

2020 61

How To Work With A Recruiter – Guidelines | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts Job Hunting After 50 – Move Ahead of the Kids! Joining the Right Social Networks for a Job Search Finding the Right Recruiter For Your Job Search Boomers: You Need to Rethink Seeking Full Time Jobs With Gen Xers.

2011 63

Don't Kill Your Resume - Operate On It!

Blue Sky Resumes

Blue Sky Resumes Samples Our Process Our Services Free Resume Help About Blog Blue Sky Blog Blue Sky is social! In these days of social media and web-based job search, can a resume really do the job? Tagging to help people searching for your skills find you? If the argument is that these are built into social media, then all we’re talking about is where the resume lives and in what format.

2009 40

“I’ve Made It” — How to Find Your Ideal Job

Corn on the Job

The employment market may have improved considerably over recent years, but there’s still plenty of competition out there for jobs. Here are a few top tips that could help you to find and secure the right job for you. Resume/CV. Social media.

2014 85

“Stay eternally optimistic” – how one long-term jobseeker survived SIX years of unemployment!

Mildred Talabi

Around three years ago I met a jobseeker by the name of Uzoma, who attended the WHSmith signing of my book, 7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results. This Wednesday I start work as a Social Media Specialist after six years of unemployment.

2014 114

Has LinkedIn Finally Replaced Recruitment Companies?

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know how difficult it is to find a job right now, and with UK unemployment still over 2 million it doesn’t seem like it’s getting any easier. We use social media every day. LinkedIn is a hugely popular social media site, with over 150 million users and counting.

2012 114

Why Monster’s Batch Apply Service is Bad for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve visited the Monster website recently you may have noticed their new innovate ‘ batch apply ’ function which allows you to apply for multiple job openings with just one click of a button. The jobs are as follows: Job A is for a B2B Marketing specialist.

Why Monster’s Batch Apply Service is Bad for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve visited the Monster website recently you may have noticed their new innovate ‘ batch apply ’ function which allows you to apply for multiple job openings with just one click of a button. The jobs are as follows: Job A is for a B2B Marketing specialist.

The Best Ways To Get Hired Online

Career Realism

If you’re looking for a job, chances are that you’re hitting the Internet instead of searching through newspapers or industry publications. With the majority of jobs being advertised online, making sure you’re applying correctly is more important than ever. on your CV.

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