Social media transforms the job search, recruitment landscape

Resume Bear

Recently I read an interesting article about whether Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can really help people find a job. The article noted how nowadays, a college degree and even years of experience do not necessarily translate into a good job. By Pedram Tabibi.

Social Media for Recruitment

Career Alley

In the past, in order to recruit employees you have to advertise opportunities in the local papers or hire local advertising agencies to put up bills on sidewalks and light posts. Social media is a more up-to-date method for finding great people. Good luck in your search.

Social Media Professional

Career Alley

You probably already use social media sites in your day-to-day life. There really aren’t too many people left that don’t have a social media profile and use social media as a resource, whether that’s in their personal life or in their business life.

New Jobs in the Social Media Industry

Resume Bear

Guest post by Barry Magennis - If you have a creative flare and are considering a career change then you could give the Social Media industry a thought. With these companies hiring thousands of people in many different media jobs roles, you’re sure to find one which suits you!

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.

11 Tips to Help Recruiters Find You on Social Media

Career Alley

They do their research like the rest of us, but spend a fair amount of time leveraging social networks such as LinkedIn. Companies like Jobvite specialize in software that allows recruiters and HR professionals find candidates via their social networks. Good luck in your search, Joey.

Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search

Career Realism

Most Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000) and those born post 2000 know that using social media is a given when they embark upon a job search. Using social media is something they do naturally, and they understand the various platforms that are available to them.

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Imagine landing a job interview. Then, the interviewer begins by asking for the username and password of all your social media accounts. Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts.

College Students Still Unsure of Social Media Job Search

Workology

When it comes to social media recruitment, much of the reluctance stems from the unknown on the organization’s part – where to start, who “owns” it, what the strategy is, etc… However, once these initial fears and obstacles are conquered, many employers enjoy using social platforms to showcase employer brand, engage their talent community, advertise job openings and source new talent. Many Students Still Unsure of the Social Media Job Search.

5 ways to make it in a social media world

Resume Bear

Years from now, we’ll all look back at how much time everyone wasted trying to get ahead with social media and think, that was a real “fools rush in” moment. Yes, I know, social media is easy, fun, and the instant gratification fix is enormous.

Using Social Media in Your Search for a Job: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

Even during a recession, when the job market is particularly competitive, you can find work by seeking out, developing and cultivating job contacts. There are over 130 million blogs on Technorati and you can search through them to find people who work at your target companies.

Social Media Spins Too Fast

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

Social Media: Never on Sunday?

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

How Much Social Media Is Enough?

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

5 Tips for Using Social Media When Job Hunting

Career Alley

The job market is still tough, so finding your perfect job is going to take more than just searching through your local paper, logging onto online job sites and visiting nearby recruitment agencies. Also use your social media sites to sell yourself. jobs by.

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers. The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. QUIZ: Do You Have Social Media Career Power?

Monster Unveils Facebook Based Social Media Tool BeKnown at SHRM

Workology

Minutes ago Monster Worldwide, most known for its dominance in the job board industry unveiled its Facebook based social media engagement tool BeKnown at the SHRM 2011 Annual Conference.

How Social Media and Job Boards Can Work Hand in Hand

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile can help you find a job. While social media is a relatively new development, it has made waves around the world thanks to its exceptionally wide reach. Anyone in the middle of a job search can benefit from social media to land the perfect new job.

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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.

Do Cover Letters Really Matter in Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

Opinions vary on whether or not cover letters are even read – or needed – in job search. Take the time to write customized cover letters for each job. The vast majority of jobs, especially at the top executive level (VP, EVP, C-suite, President, General Manager, etc.),

VisualCV: The Social Media Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

3 Reasons Why Companies NEED Employees On Social Media

Career Realism

3 Reasons Why Companies NEED Employees On Social Media. Social media is taking over. With such a wide reach of engagement, social media is an incredibly powerful tool. Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->.

5 Tips to Curate Social Media Content That Gets Shared

Resume Bear

Over the past few years when I have discussed social media on radio shows or on panels at conferences, the topic of content curating has come up. Many people have no idea what it means and others are fascinated by the idea of designing their social media marketing strategy. We live in a time where we are all involved in media. If you have a Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… profile, you are regularly engaging social media. Sharing makes it social.

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.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Boomers Next Step

Everybody is used to using online jobs boards, newspapers and notice boards when looking for work but have you ever considered how valuable your social media profiles are also? More and more recruiters and employers are not only advertising on social platforms but they are also actively looking for suitable candidates for their vacancies on [.]. Networking Social Media Employment jobs

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People with Social Media

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

5 Common Executive Job Search Dilemmas

Executive Career Brand

In job search, there are many potential pitfalls that sabotage or prolong the search. Here are 5 challenges facing many executive job seekers, and ways to overcome them: 1. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

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The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. Traditionally, it’s been newspapers, industry publications, recruiters, and job boards that have provided the ‘lion’s share’ of new hires for employers.

???? 61 Hidden Job Market Secrets Without Using Social Media

JobMob

What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Quick poll: what is the hidden job market? So many jobs are never advertised anywhere, completely unpublished. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. Create a job.

Why Golf & Social Media Matter in HR

Workology

Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This! And I’m proud of SHRM for jumping in with two feet into the world of social media. Picture social media like a giant 18 hole golf course. This is social media.

Who Wins the Oklahoma Social Media Govenor Battle? | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This! I am, however, intrigued by the Oklahoma Governor’s race because of social media. Have you been influenced in your decision to vote or in the voting process because of social media?

Common Sense Social Media Job Search Etiquette | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Here are things that you, a job candidate, would never do. • Unfortunately, poor social media habits sometimes strip job candidates of their common sense. As a recruiter, I use it to connect great candidates with challenging and rewarding jobs. Unfortunately, these social media success stories march hand-in-hand with job candidates who leave themselves vulnerable based on their social media profiles.

15 Ways Your Job Search Will Self-Destruct in No Time

Competitive Resumes

Your job search shouldn’t look anything like the movie, “Mission Impossible.” How you go about your job search says a lot about who you are as a professional. Unfortunately, your job search efforts can self-destruct quickly.

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How to Find a Job Using Social Media

Career Alley

For many people social media sites are exactly that; a place to socialize, and keep in touch with friends and relatives. Increasingly however, social media platforms are being turned to other purposes. Any extra advantage can be vital in an overcrowded job market.

Who Are the Most Annoying People on Social Media?

The Undercover Recruiter

I always like reading blogs and articles with titles like “Top Ten Annoying Social Media Habits” They’re always accurate, and even though the habits are universally annoying, there are always so many violators. Job Posters: By: Steven Meyer.

Want a Successful Executive Job Search? Run It Like a Small Business

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been in a job search for a while, and not much is happening, you’d be wise to re-jig your strategy, and start thinking of running your job search like it’s a business. That’s what wise job seekers do. Think of your job search as a business.

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7.2 Ways to Get Fired with Social Media

Workology

Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This! Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | HR , Networking , Social Media 7.2

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.

Personal Branding and Executive Job Search Guide – Newly Revised and Updated

Executive Career Brand

Having trouble getting a handle on defining and building your personal branding, and navigating today’s executive job search? My popular executive job search readiness ebook will help you. Tapping into the hidden job market. Networking your way into the job.

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When Going Viral Goes Bad–3 Cases for Social Media SWOT.

Workology

Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This! And because social media is instant and continuous, a SWOT Analysis can be an extremely valuable, versatile, and effective use of 2 minutes or 2 days of your time.

Social Media Secrets for HR & Recruiters

Workology

Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This! NAHCR is a recruiting and healthcare association, and both of us were fortunate enough to work together and discuss how social sourcing can be used for both social media good and evil.

10 Ironclad Reasons Why Job Seekers Must Use Social Media

JobMob

Social media has radically altered the process of job hunting. If you’re looking for work and haven’t been converted yet by social media evangelists, perhaps the time has come. She’d had job offers even before she’d packed her bags – all through Facebook.

Job Search Tips for 2016

Ms. Career Girl

The post Job Search Tips for 2016 appeared first on Ms. With that mindset, we’ve gathered the best tips and tools of the pros to help you search for and find the perfect position. Not all openings are sent out to the major job boards.

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