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5 Tips for Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

One of the well-known ways to land a new job is to network. Whether networking with colleagues from work, friends, professors from school, or in other areas, networking plays a vital role; giving us access to people who can recommend us for positions or simply inform us of them.

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

We wish you (veterans) much success during your transition, and hopefully, this show will contribute to your needs in finding the right job for you. I would love your feedback, especially if there are tools you need for your job search.

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Does Social Media Belong on Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Almost everyone has at least one social media account today. So since social media is such a big part of life and business, doesn’t it make sense to include your accounts on your resume? Best Social Media Accounts to Include on Your Resume.

Your Social Media Resume

Professional Resume Services

You’ve likely heard of social media. If you’re really social media savvy, then you might have bought into the Pinterest craze as well. LinkedIn is the social media website for professionals. Your LinkedIn profile is your social media resume.

Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

A robust online presence is great for your personal brand and executive job search, but not all publicity is good publicity. There is such a thing as bad PR, when it comes to landing an executive job. Social Media Snark and Negativity. and a prolonged job search.

Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job seekers are increasingly turning to social media to find employers who are hiring. For many, social media websites are the new classified ads. If you’re wondering how to use social media to land a job, here are some tips and strategies: LinkedIn.

The Effects of Social Media on Your Job Search

Career Alley

When is the last time you sat down with a newspaper to start looking for a job, dropped your resume off in person at a business, or even filled out a hard copy of a job application? These days we operate almost exclusively online, even when we’re searching possible new careers.

Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

If you’re seeking an executive-level position and you’re not on social media, you need to be. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process. How Do Employers Use Social Media?

6 Ways To Turn Your Social Media Savvy Into A Career

Professional Resume Services

Did you know that many businesses are looking for someone to be their Social Media Manager? It’s true — because social media is fast becoming an essential part of marketing and customer relations, companies need somebody to devote a lot of time to doing it right.

3 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Interview

Career Alley

When I started to job search in college I knew I needed to have my resume and portfolio in perfect condition. What I didn’t realize is that it’s not uncommon for an employer to do a Google search of a candidate before they even look at the applicant’s resume.

5 Latest Ways to get the Job with the Help of Social Media

Career Alley

One of the well-known ways to land a new job is to network. Whether networking with colleagues from work, friends or professors from school, or in other areas, networking plays a vital role; giving us access to people who can recommend us for positions or simply inform us of them.

Can I Use Social Media To Enhance My Career?

Professional Resume Services

Social media is a massive part of many of our lives now that using it seems almost second nature. Whether we are liking Facebook statuses, tweeting our friends or sending photos via Tumblr, we are all used to making the most of social networking.

Should You Upload Your Resume To LinkedIn Or Other Social Media?

Career Realism

LinkedIn has made it very easy to upload your resume as a PDF to make it part of your LinkedIn profile. are not necessarily public on your LinkedIn profile, but will become public if you upload your resume. It practically screams, "I'm looking for a job!"

Social Media Powered HR: Are Resumes Finally Obsolete?

Workology

So far I’ve hired, managed and let go of a few people – all without ever seeing their resume. It’s the latest in social media-powered HR and it’s called Coffee. Are Resumes Still Necessary?

5 Latest Ways to get the Job with the Help of Social Media

Career Alley

One of the well-known ways to land a new job is to network. Whether networking with colleagues from work, friends or professors from school, or in other areas, networking plays a vital role; giving us access to people who can recommend us for positions or simply inform us of them.

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Executive job search in general.

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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.

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

This means that the next time you apply for a job or look for a new client, the odds are nearly 50/50 that the person whom you need to impress will look you up on Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or Twitter. But I’m not looking for a job,” you might be thinking.

Social Media ROI: Is It Worth the Time?

Executive Career Brand

Social Media ROI: Is It Worth the Time? So much has been written and said about whether social media brings enough return on time invested. We can easily get consumed and overwhelmed by dabbling in too much social media , and making an impact with none.

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 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?

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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Using Social Media to Get Hired?

Resume Bear

If you’re not using social media to help you land your next job, you’re not getting on the radar of recruiters and hiring managers. It’s becoming the new job search secret — 37 percent of employers currently use social media to research job candidates, and an additional 11 percent plan to start doing this in the future. Since it focuses on your professional history, it’s a live resume that many people see.

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. You may ask “ Are employers searching online?”

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?

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?

Social Media Is An Extension Of Your Resume

Career Realism

You've identified an amazing job opportunity and decided to apply for it. Your resume has been updated and the cover letter is written, everything seems to be in order. Depending by how active you are on social media, you may want to take some time to review your activity.

15 HR & Recruiting Experts Share Social Media Job Search Tips #SXSW

Workology

Even in a healthy economy, qualified job seekers often struggle with reaching recruiters and human resource professionals due to in part to the increasing number of job applications from unqualified candidates. The average recruiter spends just 6 seconds viewing a resume and many job seekers get passed over because they didn’t fully articulate their skills and qualifications for the specific job opening. 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media.

10 Social Media Mistakes To Avoid During Your Job Search

Tim's Strategy

By this time, we should know that wild party photos are not really suitable for posting online during a job search. Beware of these mistakes in using social media during your job search. Doing these things may really halt our job search.

Social Media Week in NYC: Breaking Down the #smw140resume Event

Workology

Social Media Week 2013 Talks Twitter for the Job Search. What a lineup of organizations … all on one stage to serve up some job hunting advice with a twist of social media. How Should You Use Twitter and THE 140 CHARACTER RESUME?

5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

An online job application is yesterday’s tool. Today’s modern job search is about standing out, and not complying with old processes where you appear as one of the crowd. Today’s job search requires a little disruption, and following the job application process is hard.

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.

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5 Reasons to Unfollow Career Obstructing Social Media Contacts

Competitive Resumes

Guilt by association on social media is a reality. If you want to find jobs in the new job search, then you need to consider the condition people will find you. Listen to Personal SEO for Your Online Resume. Read 5 Ways to Destroy Your Networking Efforts.

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

And, once you reach the 500+ connections mark, your profile ranks higher in search results, making you more visible and findable. Why a Minimal, Anemic LinkedIn Profile Can Actually Hurt Your Executive Job Search. You need to bring all kinds of people into your LinkedIn network.

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! before you even begin the proactive process of networking your way into your next great-fit gig. Consequently, their search may take way too long, because of their missteps. They come through networking.

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How Social Media Can Power Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Job seekers find a reliable resource in the Internet. This socially enriched space makes it possible to connect with people far and wide and to unearth viable job leads when looking for work. The Rise Of Referrals In The Job Search.

Best Tips for Leveraging Your Network in your Job Search

Career Alley

Your network of friends, coworkers, business acquaintances and family is one of your most important job search assets. How you leverage your network during your job search is equally as important and can often be the deciding factor in how quickly you land a new job.

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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. Many people read them religiously and judge candidates by them as strongly as they do their resumes and online presence. Take the time to write customized cover letters for each job.

How to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

If you are ready to begin the search for a great job, chances are you have a lot on your mind! You have to get your resume up to date and impressive , create the perfect cover letter , find out who is hiring and prepare for those tough interview questions.

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.

10 Sure Fire Job Search Strategies

Catherines Career Corner

If you have been looking for a new job and asking yourself why it’s hard to find one, it’s time to explore these 10 sure fire job search strategies. The post 10 Sure Fire Job Search Strategies appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Need a Job?

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.

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Do You Have a Social Media Strategy for Your Executive Job Search?

Professional Resume Services

It’s no longer enough to look for a job through traditional methods such as submitting an application and resume through job listings. Social media has become essential to the C-level job search. This tool will suggest jobs based on your profile.

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