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. You have to plan exactly how to use your social media profiles to their fullest and stay diligent with it. Don’t Discount Social Media Entirely.

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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. Let’s face it, crowds of job searchers means more competition (which is not what you want when conducting a job search). That being said, where else can you look for a job (and why)? Why go to a job fair?

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Social Media Helps Job Seekers Find Work

Workology

So when I say “Social Media can help you get a job” The replies are usually, only if you happen to be chatting to the right person, I didn’t think of Facebook like that or Yes I heard something about Twitter and jobs. Social Media is powerful and if you are currently looking for a job. You should be taking social media very seriously and be looking at what it can do for you. You may ask “ Are employers searching online?”

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.

ResumeBear Launches Its Much Anticipated Job Board

Resume Bear

This unique job board from ResumeBear will only feature 100% verified job postings in efforts to eliminate wasted time for job seekers. Now with over 250,000 Resumes accumulated from job seekers in the ResumeBear data-base, employers now have a vast selection of candidates to hire from. Within the first 72 hours of its release, over 100 companies have already utilized the job board. New Veterans Job Search Assistance Program.

Are Job Boards Still Worth the Effort?

Professional Resume Services

Make no mistake about it: job boards are a thing of the past. In the past, you may have posted your resume on a job board and had a reasonable shot at getting a new job opportunity; however, the way skilled workers find jobs has changed. The vast majority of these boards have become black holes for your executive bio and resume. Recently, around 2-4% of people posting resumes on a traditional job board found employment.

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. So why do so many job seekers spend so much time searching job boards for work? It is easier to sit back and wait for jobs to become available; but is it smart? Learning the ins and outs of using social media for job search can be quite an undertaking.

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. Twitter has been used to foment revolution and social media marketing continues to be a buzz phrase for businesses of all sizes and shapes. Social media sites have also started to play an increasingly important role in the job market.

Social Media Powered HR: Are Resumes Finally Obsolete?

Workology

No need to put ads on job boards and sift through hundreds of copied-and-pasted job applications in an attempt to pick out the passionate, savvy professionals and weed out the wannabes and the pretenders. It’s the latest in social media-powered HR and it’s called Coffee. The reality for most bankers, lawyers, sales professionals, project managers and senior leaders is that a resume is still very much a key element of the job search process.

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. RELATED: Need some job search advice? Don’t waste space with your current job title. Don’t feel compelled to list every job you have ever had.

6 Pro Tips For Job Searching on Online Websites & Job Boards

Workology

This post is from our sister site, Secrets of the Job Hunt which is re-launching in February 2013. Click here to visit the original published post and learn job search and career secrets. . Even in 2013 Job boards remain a leading candidate source for recruiters and even with the popularity of social media. How does an employee candidate stand out from the virtual pack of job hunters when posting a resume on a major job search board?

Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

Executive Career Brand

7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search. I guess no one is really ready for a job-hunt until they’re forced into it, but I’ve found that many new job seekers dive in before understanding how today’s executive job search works. causing missteps and possibly prolonging the search process in unproductive, anxiety-ridden ways. 7 Questions to Test Your Preparedness for Executive Job Search.

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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. And there are those who truly have job security, at least for the time being, but are dissatisfied with their job or their company. Embrace Social Media.

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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

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! Hannah is a nationally recognized author and speaker on all things job search, with a weekly column in U.S. You’ll find websites focusing on these critical job search issues: Salary Research. Job Search Advice. Social Media Job Search.

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Expert Advice on Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Workology

Still trying to figure out how to use social media in your job search? It may not be that the social tools are worthless. According to experts in the social recruiting field, here are some other big no-no’s when it comes to social engagement. Don’t engage a company representative in job-related conversations, whilst also engaging in unprofessional (e.g. open jobs). Why are you the best fit for the job? Job Search

Job Board Brand Assets? Yeah We’ve Got Them!

Workology

Job board brand assets? Are Job Board Brand Assets Really a Thing? Since there can be many different experiences you can have with a brand – phone, in person, online, social media – it is important that there are guiding principles for every kind of interaction. So what are the assets of a job board? Ears: Pay attention to what’s going on in your industry and on your job board. Should a job seeker look for a new job?

2015 107

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.), They don’t come through job boards. They come through networking into “ hidden” jobs at the companies and organizations you’re targeting. More About Executive Job Search.

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. Traditionally, it’s been newspapers, industry publications, recruiters, and job boards that have provided the ‘lion’s share’ of new hires for employers. QUIZ: Do You Have Social Media Career Power? The question is, can you afford not to have a social media presence?

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. Users can log in and share connections, build relationships, and search for jobs using the new online tool. BranchOut also uses the Facebook API to where job seekers can relationships and apply for jobs.

Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. Consequently, their search may take way too long, because of their missteps. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long. as you network your way into the “hidden” job market, where most jobs reside.

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6 Niche Job Boards to Find Your Next Job

Workology

I am not normally a fan of job boards because I gravitate towards networking and relationship building to find opportunities of any kind. However, the fact remains that there are times when you may need to use a job board in your search. I suspect you are familiar with the major job sites such as Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired and Indeed. Here are just a few examples of well regarded niche job sites. 6 Niche Job Boards to Find Your Next Job.

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. On the other hand, job seekers need to be careful about what they put out there. Think Twice Before Using Job Boards. And job boards can leave you wide open to scammers and identity theft.

2015 172

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. It often comes as a surprise to them that today so many recruiters and hiring authorities use LinkedIn and other social media to find and assess good-fit candidates more than any other method. LinkedIn Guide for Executive Branding and Job Search.

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Will You Struggle To Find A Job in 2015 Without A Social Media Presence?

Workology

The humble resume is still very much the workhorse of job search world. In 2015, relying solely on your resume and failing to pay attention to your social media presence during job search will be like driving two flat tires. I’m Not Interested In Learning Social Media – Are There Workarounds? Social Will Connect You With Meaningful Jobs. This shift will not happen via resumes and job boards.

How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Impacts Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

You’re probably aware that, when you’re job-hunting, you need to have a diverse, personal brand-reinforcing online presence , to attract recruiters and employers, when they’re searching for and assessing good-fit candidates. That means that the content must be easily accessible to them, when they search relevant key words and phrases on Google, Bing, LinkedIn, etc. It works pretty much the same way in job search.

How Recruiters Use Social Media to Find Talent & Hire Online

Workology

For Job Seekers: Online Job Search Tips & Advice. The sourcing recruiter, or researcher, performs advanced searches on Google, LinkedIn and other resume depositories, in order to build a list. The old way of thinking about finding a job was actually quite simple. Wait for a job opening, then submit a resume. These days, organizations are looking for candidates long before jobs open up. Jobs don’t need to be posted on job boards anymore.

How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These tricks are ineffectual now that personal information exists about each of us online (whether or not we’ve put it there), and people sourcing and assessing job seekers are Googling potential candidates’ names before reaching out to them. Anyone can easily find your age within the first several search pages, unless you have a very strong, far-reaching online presence. How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search.

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Hot Button Executive Job Search FAQs

Executive Career Brand

Because today’s executive job search doesn’t look or work the way it did even 5 or so years ago, I advise executive job seekers to first learn about the new executive job search landscape , before diving in. To help you, I’ve compiled some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) from my executive job seeking clients, along with winning strategies I offered them to deal with the various challenges and issues they faced. But don’t give up entirely on job boards.

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If All Else Fails in Executive Job Search, Read the Directions

Executive Career Brand

The same holds true for executive job search. If you haven’t been in a job search for, say, 5 years or more, you probably don’t have an overall understanding of how it works today. You may think that step one in job search is dusting off your resume, updating it, and loading it onto as many job boards as possible. How to Build Personal Brand Content for Executive Job Search. Landing and Branding Executive Job Interviews.

2016 172

5 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Confidential Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Whether you foresee a layoff coming, have decided to move to another company, or you’re pursuing a career transition, chances are you’ll be conducting a stealth job search. You want to hang on to your existing job, while you’re looking for another one. If your search is found out by your employer, you may find yourself ushered out the door, before you’re ready. Maintaining confidentiality in a job search is a delicate thing.

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5 WAYS TO JOB SEARCH OUTSIDE THE JOB BOARDS BOX

Call to Career

You may have found out through experience by now that job boards are not the most effective job search method, but it is the most used method. According to the Wall Street Journal, only 13% of jobs are filled through job boards, but job boards are most job seekers’ primary job search method. So how do you break out of the job boards box?

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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. Anyone can easily find your age within the first several pages of search results for “your name”, now that such personal information exists about each of us online, on numerous aggregator sites. Circumvent the gatekeepers and network into the goldmine of hidden jobs.

2017 110

5 Toxic Beliefs That Can Derail Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Landing a great-fit executive job today – that is, one that mutually benefits both you, the job seeker, and the employer – does not work the way it did even a few years ago. With more qualified candidates often competing for fewer jobs, and the impact of the digital age, job search requires focus, hard work, and new strategies. Before diving into job-hunting, they need to understand and embrace the linear path successful job search follows: Targeting.

2015 176

12 Best Job Search Engines and Aggregators

Workology

Check out my recent article on the best niche job boards? I think it is pretty safe to assume that we all know what a job search engine is. However, it seems that it is less common to know what a job aggregator is. Career experts like About.com’s Allison Doyle recommend job search aggregator sites for candidates because users can search and locate job openings fast. Finding the Right Job Search Engine and Aggregator.

15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Make a plan – Whether it’s a check list or a list of action items, you should have a job search plan. Kickstart Your Job Search Do Your Research – Do you know where you want to work? The early bird gets the job.

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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. 14% of applicants sourced through a job board get hired.

The Lazy C-level Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

So you’re suddenly in an executive job search or planning one – by choice or by circumstance. If you’re just starting out or, if your job search is lumbering on and you’re getting few or no interviews or action, you may not know how to job search well. Or you may be lazy – thinking that if you put out a few feelers and get your updated resume onto plenty of job boards, you can sit back and wait for interviews to roll in.

2012 174

5 Myths About SEO for HR, Recruiting, & Online Job Boards

Workology

Check out our free webinar on SEO for HR and Recruiting by clicking here or check out our SEO basics guide for jobs feed and job opening announcements happening online. . Career Keywords and SEO Online Job Postings. For HR professionals and recruiters, search engine optimization (SEO) might seem like a foreign language. But having the right keywords and other SEO strategies can help you target job candidate traffic to your job postings or career page.

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? Those with a more far-reaching online footprint (that is, more relevant search results for their name) are viewed as more desirable than those with limited or non-existent online presence.

Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. Heavy.com recommends a number of job search apps, including one from a premiere job search engine, Indeed. Indeed.com is an aggregator which means it takes your job search criteria and searches a number of job boards.

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Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Are you a senior-level executive still hesitating to embrace social networking for your job search and healthy career management? Did you know that more than 90% of employers will use social networks and social media to find talent in 2012? Social recruiting has become a necessary and highly effective way for them to quickly assess a large candidate pool and identify good-fit talent. What results did social networking deliver?

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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. However, since the advent of social media, social networking tools have transformed approaches to recruiting and they are now a primary source of new hire leads for employers and recruiters alike.