New Grads Embracing Social Media as Job Search Tool

Resume Bear

New college graduates are embracing social media as a job search tool, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Grads Use Social Media for Networking and Researching Employers. Approximately 41 percent of 2012 college graduates in the market for a job are using social media to help them land one, according to NACE’s 2012 Student Survey.

NLRB Briefing Discusses Social Media Policies & Protected Activity


Solomon regarding their social media and corporate cases the NLRB has been involved in over the course of the last year. The 24 page document ( downloadable here ) provides insights into some of the core areas that the National Labor Relations Board is exploring when it comes to social media at work. Comments and posts about supervisors or managers on social media sites could be protected. Social media is still a new frontier when it comes to employers.


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Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury appeared first on Ms. While you should do what you can to avoid injury, it would be in your best interest to know about the workers compensation process before the injury occurs. The sooner you file, the sooner you will receive your workers compensation benefits. File the Workers Compensation Claim. In South Carolina that organization is the Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Ep 70 – How Social Media Is Used in Workplace Investigations


Americans spend nearly 2 hours a day on social media. As social media grows in popularity and adoption by your workforce, it’s important to consider how you might be using social media information in your workplace investigations. Episode 70: Social Media’s Role in Background Checks and Workplace Investigations with Eli Rosenblatt ( @pdxinvestigator ). X1 Social Discovery Tool ~ recommended by Eli.

6 Ways HR Can Protect the Return on Social Media Investment


HR must take steps to protect the company’s return on social media investment. Employers that do not have a marketing department or outside public relations, media or advertising vendor often turn to employees to run their websites and create a social media presence. Work performed within regular business hours is typically compensated through wages or salary. It is also advisable to have a social media policy.

Source Qualified Candidates on Social Media in Half the Time


For most recruiting departments, social media plays an important part of any hiring, recruiting, and employment branding process. Searching, combing and sourcing individual websites, communities and social networks takes an exhaustive amount of time and effort. Remarkable Hire (which I’ll refer to as RH) calls themselves a Social Evidence-based recruitment and sourcing tool. Internet Sourcing in Half the Time.

How To Apply Social Media Skills To Face-To-Face Networking

Career Realism

How To Apply Social Media Skills To Face-To-Face Networking. Applying Social Media Skills To Face-To-Face Networking. Whether it’s the relief from pressure to engage in real-life conversations, or the freedom to express your thoughts and feelings, online social networking shouldn’t be the only way you communicate with others, especially professionals. Sometimes we’ll use emoticons or punctuation to compensate for the lack of facial expressions in social media.

"BARs" (Big Audacious Rewards) in the Social Media Age.

HR Capitalist

Communications Compensation Performance Management"Nancy! Get payroll on the line. I want to cut some $5,000 spot bonus checks for my senior team so I can hand them out tonight at our Christmas dinner.". Used to be you could do that and have it be your little moment with your team. That's no longer the case in the digital era. Consider this AOL story from Business Insider : " AOL hosts a " global operating meeting " twice a year.

What’s the Future of Social Media in the Workplace?

Corn on the Job

Today’s blog post will be talking about the world of social media and it’s future in the workplace. More than 2,000 workers and 225 human resource managers were surveyed on their opinions and attitudes around critical workplace topics such as recruitment, employee engagement, job satisfaction, retention, employee advocacy, social media use, generational differences and work/life balance. The current and future role of social media in the workdplace.

Jobvite survey reveals social media is a top recruiting strategy.

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 Jobvite Survey Reveals Social Networking is a Top Recruiting Strategy According to the second annual Social Recruitment Survey conducted by Jobvite, ( via Career Management Alliance ), employers are recruiting several ways: employee referrals, professional online networks, social networks such as Facebook and Twitter; and the traditional sources, including search firms and job boards.


Corn on the Job

As part of Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study , surveys were collected that tracked the the use of social media in the workplace. Social Media Disconnect Statistics . This year’s study revealed a significant increase in the number of companies utilizing nearly every social outlet listed, especially compared to 2009, with Facebook and LinkedIn leading the bunch with 68 percent and 67 percent of companies using the tools.

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How To Apply Social Media Skills To Face-To-Face Networking

Career Realism

Applying Social Media Skills To Face-To-Face Networking. Whether it’s the relief from pressure to engage in real-life conversations, or the freedom to express your thoughts and feelings, online social networking shouldn’t be the only way you communicate with others, especially professionals. You do this every day when you connect with others via social media, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to use the power of word of mouth outside of the Internet.

4 Ways to Find Passionate Talent

Career Alley

Sometimes it’s obvious (not qualified, candidate’s compensation is too high, etc.) Job Search Hiring hiring managers Interviews Resumes Social MediaA tremendous amount of time and effort goes into preparing and succeeding in hiring new staff. Reviewing resumes, leveraging your networks, conducting interviews, etc. Many hiring managers have no idea why it is so challenging to hire the best staff.

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Job Action Day-Opportunities Knock Harder When You Use Social Media

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Saturday, October 30th, 2010 Job Action Day-Opportunities Knock Harder When You Use Social Media In honor of Job Action Day, I am banding together with other career professionals to support job seekers and encourage them to take some time on November 1 to reflect on their careers and/or job search and make a commitment to do something different that will help them achieve more in the months to come.

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How to Keep Your Personal Brand Alive During Unemployment

Executive Career Brand

And stay active with LinkedIn Groups and other networking activities there, and on other social media. You need to do some kind of work – whether or not you receive compensation – to avoid major gaps in your LinkedIn profile and resume. Get Comfortable with Social Media. Now you’ll probably have the time to noodle around with LinkedIn , Twitter , Google+ and other social media, and learn how to build your brand on them.

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5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

When I go through the annual re-certification process for my Social Branding Analyst Designation, I invariably pick up at least a few juicy new tidbits on using LinkedIn better. Determine what compensation to expect in your new job. In November 2016, LinkedIn rolled out a new feature, LinkedIn Salary, that allows you to compare your salary against others with similar jobs, aiding you in future salary/compensation negotiations.

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How Twitter Hashtags Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Career Realism

Here are some popular hashtags companies and recruiters use to lure candidates: #benefits , #career_fair , #compensation , #hiring , #HR, #interviewing , #jobposting , #recruiting , #resumes , and #training. It's also important to remember that Twitter is just one tool in a changing world where social media has become a major factor in the job search. Be sure to review your social media etiquette and update your LinkedIn account to make sure you're getting the most out of it.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 92% of Companies Recruit with Social Media

The Undercover Recruiter

For the 5th year running, Jobvite have released their Social Recruiting Survey, which has become an industry benchmark. When they started doing these studies social media was rising in recruitment, nowadays it’s gone full on mainstream. The big 3 have had a spike in usage: LinkedIn continues to dominate social recruiting at 93% adoption. Offering higher compensation is least popular at 30% usage. INFOGRAPHIC: 92% of Companies Recruit with Social Media.

Risk Factors & Considerations for Mobile Recruiting & HR Technology


IDENTIFYING RISK FACTORS AND SOCIAL MEDIA DISCRIMINATION. Other risks involve failure to comply with recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rules regarding “ protected concerted activity ” by employees on social media. A case involving an employee’s firing in 2009 allegedly because of posts made about her supervisor on Facebook threw the whole issue of using social media in the workplace into the spotlight.

The Disability Denial Process

Resume Bear

Yet for veterans who are in dire need of disability compensation, the process is distorted by unforgivable delays and denials. Veterans career Job Search job search strategy job seekers Social Media twitterIt should be a simple task to file a claim for disability benefits. This article reveals the reality of the process for filing and securing disability benefits for veterans and their families.

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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! 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. Oh, dear, social media conditioning.

Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts On Twitter

Resume Bear

To effectively engage all stakehoulders, employee collaboration and social business transformation must be ingrained, and championed, throughout the organizational fabric. I believe that Human Resources is one of the most important functions in business, poised to lead social business transformation and true, lasting and meaningful employee engagement initiatives. Social media has forever changed the way we work.

Find the Best Executive Resume Writer For You: Where’s the Value?

Executive Career Brand

A highly-targeted, brand-reinforcing resume can make all the difference in gaining interviews with your target employers, pre-qualifying you for top compensation and landing you faster in your next gig. We’ve extended the kinds of services we offer to include online identity building, online job search, social media/social networking, and other strategies to help clients stand out from their competition.

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What No One Tells You About Getting Raises

Water Cooler Wisdom

Communication Compensation Emotional Intelligence Money Negotiation Networking People Skills Social MediaAccording to Tribe HR’s  Pay Raise Index , women received more pay raises. than men during 2012, but men earned larger. pay raises. TribeHR analyzed salary and workplace recognition (“kudos”). data from 20,000 employees at 2,200 small to medium-sized companies. between Q1-Q3 2012, and found that, 7.4 percent of women received raises while only 6.2

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Top 10 Must Attend Sessions at #SHRM13


Using Social Media to Drive Your Employment Brand by Tara Noonan Amaral on Tuesday from 10:45 – 12PM. Learn how to plan and execute a program to establish or enhance your employment brand on social media sites with particular focus on avoiding pitfalls and measuring success. 11 Steps to Integrate Social Media into Your Organization by Joe Rotella on Tuesday from 2:15 – 3:30PM. Companies are struggling to find their place in the social landscape.

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50 Hottest Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers

Resume Bear

compensation : If you know the going rate for whatever you do, you are much less likely to be taken advantage of. Career Advice College Graduates College Students Featured Articles Human Resource News Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Social Media Why ResumeBear? Twitter is like a window into the soul of America. It shows us faster and more accurately what is on our collective minds than any other medium currently in use.

Engagement Has Changed How I View Work


Given that we recruited senior-level health care professionals for hospitals and health care organizations, almost all compensation packages we presented to candidates were above $100K annually. It was right about this time that I had discovered Myspace and started my love affair with social media. I am sure we each have our own favorite way of using social media to benefit our careers / companies. I first learned about 9 years ago. Yeah, right!

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Amazon Flexes Muscles, Eliminates Occupational Tax in Seattle in One Month.

The HR Capitalist

Speakers on behalf of No Tax on Jobs at the City Council chambers repeatedly described the coalition as “grassroots,” however the Public Disclosure Commission of Washington reveals it gave over $246,000 to a firm called Morning in America for “signature gathering and verification” and an additional $20,000 to Cre8tive Empowerment for “campaign/volunteer/social media management.”. Change Compensation Culture Economics Innovation

Which is the Best Employer Review Site? [Glassdoor vs the Contenders]

The Undercover Recruiter

Equally, savvy jobseekers around the world are relying on social media, particularly on employer review sites for information about their prospective employers. Recently it was acquired and is slowly being integrated with the social network Xing. Similar to other sites, user-reported salaries and compensation reports are available alongside the company ratings. The vast majority of internet users today rely on peer-review sites before making a purchase.

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Let’s Organize the HR Bloggers


I also want to make sure that we get compensated appropriately for our hard work and efforts because blogging isn’t easy. HR Social Media HR blog HR Blogger HR influencer human resource blog human resource blogger Human Resources Blogger human resources blogs human resources influencerThe blogging industry is a fun, exciting, and fickle thing. Technorati Tells us in their July 2011 State of the Blogosphere Report there are reported to be 164 million bloggers.

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Don’t Throw Your Career Under the Bus Chasing the Almighty Dollar

The Job Quest

A couple posts regarding money have shown up on my social media feeds lately that give much food for thought. The knowledge and experiences gained at the job with highest salary now don’t position you to maximize your compensation in the future. The full compensation package matters. Career Compensation Experience Job Fit Job Offer Money Job hunting is nothing short of a roller coaster ride.

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Subscription-Based Org Charts Are an Interesting Recruiting Tool.

The HR Capitalist

The Information has gained notice for its contrarian, old-school approach to digital news, which includes a no-joke $399 paywall, relatively scant attention to social media (at least when compared to other digital-first news sites), and a newsroom ethos that encourages reporters to write fewer, deeper stories, as opposed to a constant drip of quick, often thinly reported hits. Compensation Recruiting

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Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy


SmartRecruiters free social recruiting platform aims to empower small and medium-sized businesses – the largest hiring segment – and that can also have the biggest impact in creating jobs and helping fuel our economy. FTC Disclosure: I received compensation for mentioning the product listed above as part of one of the services I offer my clients. HCM Abuzz Over Free Recruiting Strategy.

Friday Five: Tech, HR Tech and a Good Night’s Sleep


Fast Company talked to Chris Bolte of Paysa about tech employment trends, including compensation, retention and who’s hiring – and keeping – the best talent in the industry. HR diversity diversity in tech employment equity facebook online advertising Social Media startupsTGIF, friends! Time to make plans for the weekend, to kick back and relax, and to catch up on the week’s best reads.

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How HR Bloggers Make Bank


Therefore, I’m not active on sites like Social Moms that employee mommy blogging promotional tactics with the promise of fabulous prizes. Many times I promote products or companies that I love because they are great but there are many companies that offer affiliate programs where bloggers and website can receive commission compensation for promoting a product. Business HR HR Blogger HR Blogs Human Resources Blogger social media hr

Commitment and Your Career: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Career Solvers

There’s a hot debate going on over at Jerry Albright’s blog over a tweet by Dan Schawbel stating that you have to be as committed to your social media profile as you are to your husband or wife. Commitment is important in anything whether it’s a marriage, a job, or your social media strategy. Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 Commitment and Your Career: Where Do You Draw the Line?

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Poll: Should an Employer Be Allowed Access to Your LinkedIn Account?

Career Realism

However, the court ruled her LinkedIn account wasn’t protected under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act because a loss of business opportunities is ”simply not compensable under the CFAA.” Social Media access employer hacking linkedinAfter firing a woman from the company, an employer hacked into her LinkedIn account and changed her information, according to this article in Business Insider.

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It's 2010…Do You Know Where Your Digital Footprint Is?

Career Solvers

I’m headed out to Dallas to present a hands-on workshop on social media strategies for job seekers to my colleagues at this year’s National Resume Writers’ Association Conference. Resumes are an important marketing tool, but I believe that a resume is naked without a corresponding social media strategy.

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“Any suggestions for getting a Promotion or Raise?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unfortunately, in some companies and organizations, “perceived value” is not what gets people hired, promoted, or more highly compensated. Whether or not hiring, promotion and compensation is merit-driven or politics-driven is a very central part of an employer’s corporate culture. If so, please consider recommending us to a few of your friends on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media.

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A Quick 5-Step Plan To Effective Real Estate Recruiting & Retaining Top Agents

Recruit CRM

Find out passive real estate agents who have a solid social media presence and look out for other active candidates. LinkedIn is one of the most used social media platforms by recruiters and candidates alike.

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CHART: THIS is a Chart That Screams for Pure Pay-for-Performance.

HR Capitalist

B usiness Inside r reports that one of Gawker Media''s writers, Neetzan Zimmerman, is leaving Gawker Media to work at social media startup Whisper. . I wish we knew what the Gawker Media approach was to this unique scenario over the past couple of years. Compensation Performance Management Here''s why I wanted to share that seemingly meaningless voluntary termination with you.

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I Like People Who Don't Suck - That's Why I'm Celebrating Paul Hebert Day.

HR Capitalist

I see this through the realm of his blog, social media and other forms of technology, but I'm sure it transfers into other areas of his life. Branding in HR Compensation TalentLast year, a group of HR bloggers banned together to do a tongue-cheek-dedication to a guy named Tim Sackett.

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Becoming an Entrepreneur for Your Art

Ms. Career Girl

For too long, organizations and other members of the community have relied on artists to provide their skills without compensation. Another way to build an audience is using social media.

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