Unlock Facebook to Discover a More Friendly Job Search

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter For some, Facebook is a natural extension of your career and personal brand, adding value to your story. For others, Facebook is a locked-down arsenal used solely to swap pictures and personal updates with your innermost circle.

Facebook: Please Create a Job Search Mobile App

Competitive Resumes

Dear Facebook , You have charmed billions. Facebook is where the people are. Job seekers are active here as well – not all, but many of them. And we’ve all heard you are the next place to look for a new job, that you may be even better than a job board.

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Is Facebook Good For Job Searches?

Professional Resume Services

One question that often pops up is, “How about Facebook? Can I use it for searching for a job?” ” The short answer is, of course you can use Facebook for job searches.

How to Use Facebook as a Job Search Tool

Career Solvers

Many people use Facebook on a regular basis to stay in touch with friends and family, but few recognize the value Facebook can play in a job search. The quality of the connections on Facebook lends itself to fertile ground for immediate and meaningful networking.

Ways to Use Facebook for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

We often hear about how job seekers can use social networks like LinkedIn and Twitter to their advantage. But what’s sometimes overlooked is the biggest network of them all: Facebook. We think of Facebook as a way to connect with friends, not necessarily hiring managers or employers.

Use Facebook to Propel–Not Derail–Your Job Search

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Whether or not you actively participate on Facebook, the role of this social media powerhouse in reputation management is notable. Some folks I know rely on Facebook [.] Facebook Glassdoor.com Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter job search Social Media career advice facebook

Twitter vs LinkedIn for Executive Job Search Networking

Executive Career Brand

Many of my clients consult me about which social media platforms – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, etc. – are the best ones for them to use, to accelerate their executive job search. Executive Job Search LinkedIn Twitter networking

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Job Search News October 6, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy! Companies should post salary range along with a job description. MarkADyson Do you wonder if you should include salary in the job posting? What not’s so…uh, oh in job search? .

2017 139

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with.

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Job Search News, October 20, 2017

Competitive Resumes

This is your job search news with articles and resources so enjoy! Maybe Facebook wants to be like LinkedIn in its own way. We can use other people’s uncomfortable job interview experience to see the signs we need to avoid this job!

2017 136

10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with haven’t faced a job search in 5, 10 or even 15 years or more. If they’ve changed jobs over that time, they were sought after by executive recruiters and managed to circumvent the job search process.

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Job Search in 2017 is Marketing, PR, and Schmoozing

Competitive Resumes

There is a case for running your job search like a political campaign. There is a lot of communication to clarify your position, show the relevance of your experience, and show you can do a great job. All three reasons are much harder than just applying to jobs online.

2017 181

How are You Using Facebook for Job Searches? [SURVEY]

The Undercover Recruiter

We’ve covered how to use LinkedIn for the job search previously, but we wanted to find out how people use Facebook for job searching. You can follow us @UndercoverRec or on Facebook (fb.com/theundercoverrecruiter) to find out the results once published!

9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Some job seekers set his or her trap before or during their job search. If you are stuck or stifled in your job search, you need to consider if you are in your way. Snares in your job search are enabled by subtle explanations, inaccuracies in your story.

2017 175

Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

Social Media Facebook Job Search LinkedIn Networking Social Networks TwitterBusiness social network sites allow you to either reconnect or stay connected to current and past friends, college alumni, industry contacts, coworkers and former colleagues.

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You is a post from: Executive Career Brand. In my initial conversation with prospective c-level clients, we discuss the current job search landscape. 40% use the Top Three together — LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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Social Recruiting on Facebook Increases Brain Size

Workology

New Facebook Changes: Advertising on Facebook. Last week Facebook began adding paid ads to user’s feeds which, like all new Facebook changes, caused quite the uproar. This Facebook change, or any change for that matter when it comes to Facebook, has caused quite a stir.

Social Networking and Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

In order to have the best odds at getting a job you need to take advantage of social networking as well as creating an impressive resume and acing the interview. The best way to use social networking for a job is to have a LinkedIn profile.

How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When preparing for executive job search, your mission is to create content for various purposes, and build an executive brand communications plan that reinforces your unique promise of value to your target employers, across diverse channels online and off-line. Facebook.

2015 226

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.

6 Ways to Own the Job Search Process and Kill the Game in Five Years

Competitive Resumes

Have you thought about how you’ll remain engaged in the job search even if you love your current gig? Few jobs offer security much less can promise stability. You only have one job? One job? What will rock your job search in five years?

2017 197

What Facebook Pages Help Your Job Search?

reCareered

Facebook has a number of pages that provide job seekers with some great resources. Some feature articles, others video, discussions, polls, or job search answers. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook Job job searchHere are 16 of the best. Continued at [link].

Online Reputation Management FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

I’ve written two previous posts in this series of Executive Job Search FAQs: LinkedIn FAQs. Executive Job Search FAQs in general. whether or not you need to keep your search confidential because you’re currently employed. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

How Technology Can Improve Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

This goes not only for casual conversation, such as through social media, but through the way customers and businesses interact and even how people seek out jobs. However, many of the changes delivered by technology are quite beneficial to job seekers!

The Best Free Job Search Apps

Life@work

Looking for a new job? In fact there are many free apps for your smartphone or iPad that can help you be as efficient as possible with your job search when you're away from your computer. If you're using Twitter during your job search (as you should be!)

2011 216

Stand Out In Your Job Search with an E-Portfolio

Ms. Career Girl

So you’re finally ready for that new job. Or maybe you’re just about to graduate and you’re looking for the internship or job that will set you on the perfect path to be the [lawyer, teacher, fill in other awesome career here] you’ve always wanted to be.

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Going Public: Why You Should Get Purposefully Uncomfortable in Job Search

Career Trend

It almost goes without saying that job seekers should be more visible online than in the past. While lighthearted personal use of social media such as occasional Facebook or Instagram updates may now feel the norm, some people feel a sudden shift […].

2015 235

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit

Executive Career Brand

Today’s Executive Job Search Toolkit is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You may figure that connecting with a few executive recruiters is the only other thing you’ll need to do to make that job come to you. Only an estimated 3-5% of jobs are filled through job boards.

2011 212

The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Understandably, many job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. whether or not they must keep their search confidential because they’re currently employed.

2015 182

Overwhelmed with Job Search – Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Job Search Boards, recruiters, company career sites, social sites and so on. How much time should you spend on all of the millions of things you need to do in your job search? So here goes, starting with some of the more popular names in job search.

Facebook Your Way Into Your Next Internship

Workology

You have either landed an internship OR you are still stuck knee deep into your search. Consider using Facebook to help you find your summer internship. Recruiters and hiring managers are becoming more plentiful on Facebook because of it’s impressive reach and influence.

On Facebook? How to Protect Your Reputation

Career Trend

Facebook has become so much a part of how we stay connected that some of us are forgetting that those connections often extend well beyond our anticipated audience. Facebook Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter job search Social Media U.S. News & World Report career advice career management facebook GlassdoorBy Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Are you revealing more than you should on one of the most popular online social networking sites?

55 Top Job Search Experts To Follow On Twitter

Executive Career Brand

55 Top Job Search Experts To Follow On Twitter is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Many, many careers industry professionals tweet regularly and offer tips and resources on job search and career management. every aspect of job search.

How Facebook Beats LinkedIn for Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Facebook better than LinkedIn for recruitment? Well, it’s time for another social job seeker study from our friends at Jobvite who have surveyed 2,108 adults, 1,266 of them were in jobs, on how they feel about their careers. Never surely?!

7 Things To Do To Get Ready For Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

If your goal is to get a new job this year, here are seven things you need to do to prepare yourself for your job search. While ideally your résumé is customized for a specific job, having an up-to-date résumé targeted for a specific “type” of position is the next best thing.

2015 274

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

My answers to her spot-on questions — including links to other posts I’ve written — form the basis of a solid roadmap for successful job search. Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search?

6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Why go to a job fair? jobs by.

2015 186

The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Here is an undeniable truth too many job seekers dismiss or don’t understand: With the advent of the digital age, job search has become a whole new ball game, requiring personal branding and online presence for social proof. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2017 137

10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe 10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work by Nicole Crimaldi on March 30, 2010 In my opinion, there are two things job seekers do wrong: they are too general and they are too boring. Step 1 is to take your job search offline!

2010 275

5 Ways to Use Facebook for Your Job Search

Career Solvers

Most people I talk to really enjoy Facebook’s interface and spend at least a little bit of time there each day. Most acknowledge its benefits for keeping in touch with friends and family, but few recognize Facebook’s implications for job search and its growing relevance as a job search and career management tool. Here are 5 tips for optimizing your job search strategy on Facebook.

Tips to Avoid Job Search Time Wasters: Part 1

Resume Bear

Looking for a job can be a full-time job in and of itself. Finding a job in today’s market is more than just posting a résumé and waiting for a call. Here are a few common time wasters job seekers fall into and how you can crawl out.

2011 260

How to Land a Job Using Facebook [Infographic]

Resume Bear

In recent years, social media has become one of the sharpest tools in any job seeker’s toolbox. And for good reason—using social media, job seekers are one step closer to connecting with their dream employer. In your opinion, how can Facebook help in a job search?

Shorten Your Long Distance Job Search

Careers Done Write

A long-distance job search requires more planning and dedication than a local job search. You have the hurdle of breaking into to a new job market in addition to logistical challenges. Follow these tips for shortening your long distance job search.

2014 188