Shut Down Your Screen: Take a  Break From Social Media

Ms. Career Girl

Feeling overwhelmed by your constant social media feeds? Why Take a Break from Social Media. According to Mediakix , many of us are now spending up to 5 years of our lives on social media. The phrase originated with Anne Dilenschneider, a psychologist and pastor, and Andrea Bauer, an executive coach. Find Your Right Social Media Level. The post Shut Down Your Screen: Take a Break From Social Media appeared first on Ms.

3 Ways To Build Your Personal Brand Using Social Media

Career Realism

And, in a competitive job market, one of the best ways to build and promote a personal brand is through your social media presence. Here are three ways you can build a strategy for effectively communicating your personal brand on social media.

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Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job appeared first on Ms. If the manual is old and hasn’t updated social media policies, ask your HR representative. Images: Social media Mark Smiciklas social media main Mark Kens social media sunshine Mark Smiciklas. The post Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job appeared first on Ms.

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

His contributions have included in media outlets such as Career Builder, Monster, Career Attraction, and Military Times. Karin Durkee ( @karindurk ) is the Director of Social Media for Corporate Gray. She is a military spouse, educator, technology consultant, and author of Social Media and Your Job Search: Maximizing Your Network for a Successful Transition, an ebook for members of Corporate Gray. Do you need coaching or instruction?I

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? Along with workshops on resume writing and coaching, topics covered included online identity and reputation management. We all really have no choice but to embrace social media. How Much Social Media Is Enough?

History of Terminations & Firings Because of Employee Social Media

Workology

It is a digital and social media world we are living in with the use of social media, blogging, video tablets and smartphones only growing in popularity. This new level of personal and professional transparency combined with the availability of mobile technology heightens the likelihood that your workplace will be impacted with social media in some way. Fired Because of Social Media.

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? NO SOCIAL MEDIA OR COMPUTERS AT ALL ON SUNDAYS!!! or keep up with social networking, when nothing happening there will be so critical I have to deal with it on Sunday. How Much Social Media Is Enough?

Social Media: Choosing, Using, and Confusing

Professional Resume Services

**I am a member of the Career Collective, a group of resume writers and career coaches. This month, we are talking about Social Media and our careers. Each month, all members discuss a certain topic. Please follow our tweets on Twitter #careercollective. You can also view the other member’s interesting posts at the end of

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

Margo caught my attention over a year ago when I saw her omnipresence on numerous social media platforms. She is one of the most respected and well-connected individuals in the social media and human resource space today. She is a community leader, HR pro, social media advocate and entrepreneur. Cyndy: With the advent of social media , information seems to travel at the speed of light. Nothing is private on any social network.

Seven Ways to Rise Above the Negativity in Social Media, Politics…and Your Own Head

Ms. Career Girl

The post Seven Ways to Rise Above the Negativity in Social Media, Politics…and Your Own Head appeared first on Ms. Add in the avalanche of complaining that dominates social media and it’s not easy to be positive or happy right now. Coach Donna Orender is a great example. But Orender saw the passion and optimism in the coaches and players, and she believed in them and in the future of the WNBA.

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

Yes, social media. I do have others but hey, I am on social media pearls! The 27 Key Social Media Practices to Consider: Digital proclivities : We are in an era where we have a tendency to seek digital information i.e. we go to the Web first for clarification, definition. Social is mobile. Business owners and organizations really need to come to terms with this increasing mobile usage for accessing the web and social networking.

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 Business Networking

Workology

A few months ago, after years of becoming completely entrenched in social media, I decided to do a Google and LinkedIn search. He owns and runs a company, Peacock Promotions , in the Northern Midwest and has been a key vendor for my company’s promotional materials/products and I coached him a bit on how to use social/new media to further promote his business. Social Media allows for this.

Pure Talent Doesn???t Equal Social Media Gold

Workology

Fast forward from April to August when someone doing social media for Florida State University decides it’s a good idea to do a weekend Twitter chat featuring Winston using the hashtag #AskJamieis. It AskJameis Of all the coaches you have played for over the years, why did you steal those crab legs?  Fake Bo Pelini (@FauxPelini) August 10, 2014. Note to people doing social media. Social Media

Browseworthy: Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Career Makeover Coach

15 More Tips on Social Media and Finding a Job: Six out of the 15 tips offered here focus on leveraging social media to learn and by doing so become a resource for your field or network. 10 Social Media Job Search Tips: My favorite tips from this post on the Social Media Commando blog focus on using blogs in your job search to find jobs and attract attention.

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? Snarkiness and downright rudeness seem to be on the rise across social media. Maybe more of it is coming my way, as my social network expands. How Much Social Media Is Enough?

4 Communication Best Practices for Your Internal Social Media

Workology

Check out Part 1 of our series on Internal Social Media by clicking here. . Social media whether internally or externally facing requires an ongoing commitment which is a challenge for those who aren’t digitally savvy. All Social Media Requires a Commitment by the User. I don’t mean to pick on executives — because I know that social media is time consuming.

How Are Employers Screening You Through Social Media?

Jennifer Anthony

The fact is many employers today are resorting to social media sites to screen candidates. So if you are a user of any one of the social networking sites that have proliferated in recent years, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter, there’s more than a likely chance potential employers have scoped you out. If your account setting on social networking sites is open to the public, think twice about what you write and post. Social media use around the world.

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Anything that you post on any social media sites or web forums will be cached, and even the not-so-technologically-savvy among us can extract old ramblings from years ago. Social media companies can change their policies at any time, and your photos and updates may be viewed by those whom you never expected to have access. What you say can hurt you in the future; be responsible about social media outlets!

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Make the World a Better Place

Resume Bear

Social media is like a big networking event, right? You may have heard in the news that social media has been used to organize riots, destroy reputations and cause people to commit crimes, but the truth is that there is a bright side to this amazing medium. I do believe that just as social media can be used by the dark side, Twitter can be used to create world peace. Here are 7 simple ways that you can make the world a better place through social media.

What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership

The Undercover Recruiter

I am really struck at the moment with how frequently leadership is cried out for in the media. According to the media, we are looking for leaders in our political worlds (now there’s a vain hope!), So, what has this got to do with social media? Well, while this thought process was creeping around my brain, I was studying quite a bit about social media and the key elements in building a profile in that world. What Social Media Teaches Us About Leadership.

How Are Employers Screening You Through Social Media?

Jennifer Anthony

The fact is many employers today are resorting to social media sites to screen candidates. So if you are a user of any one of the social networking sites that have proliferated in recent years, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter, there’s more than a likely chance potential employers have scoped you out. If your account setting on social networking sites is open to the public, think twice about what you write and post. Social media use around the world.

The Zero Credibility Zone. Why HR is Slow to Adopt Social Media

Workology

Register for their San Francisco Social HR Camp on 11/19. Earlier this week, we explored the topic: “ Why HR Needs to Speed Up on Social Media Adoption ” focusing on the compelling arguments in the business case for social media adoption. If they knew adopting social media into HR practices would yield significant value, we wouldn’t be having this conversation in the first place. SHE SAID: Not all businesses are created social.

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. Whether you are just starting after college or you just got downsized after 30 years in the same job, you need to understand how social media plays a role in your job search strategy.

How to Keep Social Media From Working Against Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Social intelligence has historically referred to one’s ability to interact with others socially in an intelligent way. The capacity to interact on the job in an appropriate social manner is critical to career success. The newer meaning of social intelligence is QUITE different. Move over Big Brother – there is another type of social intelligence that has recently risen out of the social media explosion.

The Secret Advantage Of Social Media

Professional Resume Services

Did you know that your use of social media can get you hired? (It Your online presence and social media connectivity is an increasing factor in how potential employers fill openings. This recent article on Mashable caught my eye with the title, “ Job Seekers Recruited via Social More Likely to Be Hired ,” and it increased my interest with a great infographic. It can also get you fired but that’s a different subject.)

10+ Men Who Make a Difference on Social Media (Volume 1) by Britt Michaelian

Resume Bear

BruceSallan is an easy-going and inspiring dad who is the real deal when it comes to social media. Paul is always positive and conversational on social media while sharing an interesting point of view. Jure is passionate about the law (try mentioning Klout to him on Twitter and see what he has to say) and he is extremely knowledgeable about how social media works from a numbers standpoint. The Smart Start-Up Coach for Lifestyle Entrepreneurs.

5 REASONS WHY SOCIAL MEDIA IS THE NEW BACKGROUND CHECK

Call to Career

Here are some top areas that they will research: job search Career Coach Find a job Find a job with social media get a job Job opportunities unemploymentAccording to a representative for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 70% of recruiters are required to research candidates online. And a New York Times article states that 70% of recruiters have rejected candidates after having done an online search. So what can you expect as a job seeker? It’s a given.

5 Reasons Why Employers Are Looking You Up On Social Media

Career Realism

Before social media, employers primarily screened a job applicant based on the interview and what their previous employers and references had to say. Social media has allowed employers to peek into a job candidate’s professional and personal life. And here’s what employers are looking at on social media: Your personality/passion. Someone who’s sharing and talking about this type of information on social media clearly has a passion for the space.

Now Hiring: Social Media & Communications Manager (Full-Time)

Career Realism

Now Hiring: Social Media & Communications Manager (Full-Time). Are you someone who loves to stay up-to-date with the latest trends on social media? Do you love connecting with people via email and social media to communicate? We are looking for a full-time Social Media & Communications Manager who can bring in fresh perspective and enthusiasm to our company. Leverage social media to help grow our reach online.

How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search

Career Realism

How To Utilize Social Media For Your Job Search. For the job search, social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more) has become almost as common and expected as the resume. Over 90% of hiring managers and recruiters utilize social media in the hiring process—so you should, too. If you use it effectively, social media can make you stand out, communicate your value, and even help you combat negative circumstances that may be holding you back.

How To Make Money Off Your Social Media Skills

Water Cooler Wisdom

  That's the case with Alexis Grant, a former writer and editor at US News and World Report who has just launched a thriving social media consultancy.    Alexis has written a book, How to Build a Part-Time Social Media Business , and was kind enough to share some of its highlights with us: 1. But if you can’t find one, or you want to make some money on the side, putting your social media skills to use can be a great way to do that.

5 Ways Coaches, Consultants, and Holistic Practitioners Can Use Google Hangouts

Career Makeover Coach

The post 5 Ways Coaches, Consultants, and Holistic Practitioners Can Use Google Hangouts appeared first on Tai Goodwin. Products Social Media Tools google hangouts online tools Have you tried Google Hangouts yet? Are you thinking about hosting one? I’ve been experimenting with using Google Hangouts with clients, prospects, and my online network. Originally I avoided using Hangouts because the technology was very glitchy.

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Please Don’t Write In The 3rd Person On Social Media

Career Realism

Please Don’t Write In The 3rd Person On Social Media. Never Write Your Social Media Profile In the 3rd Person. For the cost of a couple of lattes, you can get access to the best coaching, content and community available to advance your career. The post Please Don’t Write In The 3rd Person On Social Media appeared first on CAREEREALISM. LinkedIn LinkedIn Lab social media summary

5 Reasons Employers Are Checking You Out On Social Media (And What You Can Do About It)

Career Realism

5 Reasons Employers Are Checking You Out On Social Media (And What You Can Do About It). Related: 5 Reasons Why Employers Are Looking You Up On Social Media. That’s where social media snooping comes into play. I can’t stress this enough: social media engagement works from a place of positivity, not trolling. Countermeasure : Scrape any offending material from your social media accounts ASAP.

Corn on the Job is Hiring a Virtual Social Media Intern

Corn on the Job

A career coaching business that is run through Corn on the Job. Bad Rhino Social Media – I co-founded a Social Media Marketing Agency in 2011 called Bad Rhino. The company is taking off and we have a growing team of awesome social media marketers. Because Corn on the Job is essentially driven by Social Media, we’re looking for an intern with major experience in this area.

Portability of Social Media Accounts: Here's Your Poster Child Example.

HR Capitalist

For the most part, I'm a "live and let live" kind of guy when it comes to the social media accounts of your employees. I'm a believer in a limited social media policy that espouses common sense , and I believe that in this free agent nation, employees should own their own social media profiles and those profiles should be portable (meaning they should be able to take them with them to their next employer).

How Social Media Creates a Fear of Missing Out (And What To Do About It)

Personal Excellence Blog

We are constantly on our phones, glued to social media feeds and checking what other people are up to. In today’s world, FOMO exists on some level in many of our social media habits and online behavior — even if you don’t realize it. Continually refreshing your social media newsfeed to see what’s going on, what’s the latest update, and the new things that people are discussing right now. Social activities.

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OMG! You Mean Recruiters Really Do Screen Candidates Using Social Media?

reCareered

Think your social networking profiles don't matter? Guess again - see how employers are using social media to decide who to hire, who to interview, and who to avoid. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook getting noticed google hiring Job job search job search 2.0 linkedin online reputation management Planning pre-screen recruiter research social branding subject matter expertise twitter web 2.0

Martin Luther King Jr., Social Media, and a Level Plain for Jobseekers

Competitive Resumes

As resume writers, trainers, and job coaches, that same road remains intricate and delicate. Social Media, and a Level Plain for Jobseekers Martin Luther King Jr., Social Media, and a Level Plain for Jobseekers Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have embraced Social Media ala Bill Cosby? Can you imagine the strides that he would have forged in racial and social harmony through Ning and You Tube?

Just Joined the New Work Coach Cafe Team

Executive Career Brand

Joyce, my esteemed colleague and online job search guru, when she told me last month that she was about to purchase Work Coach Cafe , a widely-read and highly respected job search and career hub. I was even more thrilled when Susan invited me to join her new team of career professionals supporting Work Coach Café, beginning in the new year. . Come visit us at Work Coach Café and subscribe to receive the latest blog posts. I was thrilled for Susan P.

Dear Career Coach– I Need a Job!

Career Alley

Dear Career Coach: I’ve been out of work for a while, and it seems that it’s getting harder to get an interview. Third, make sure you’re harnessing the power of social media. Career Coach. “ Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway. &# – Warren Buffett. Author Byline: Peggy McKee. Author Website: [link].

5 Myths (And Truths) About Social Media And Your Job Search

Career Realism

There is a lot of discussion about how, where, and why one must use social media in today’s digital economy. The following myths and truths are intended to demystify some of the ways in which you can utilize social media as a job search resource. Myth: You Must Use Social Media To Find A Job. Truth : Despite what many experts tell you, social media is not an absolute requirement for all jobs and careers.