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). 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. Students are most likely to use social media in the job search to network with employers, according to survey results.

The Latest Resume Tools To Help You Get The Interview

Ms. Career Girl

It’s a good time to be looking for a job. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to break into your first career job or a seasoned professional moving on, you should have little trouble getting a bite on your resume. Back then, the software scanned a resume, identified keywords, scored and ranked the applicant against the job requirement and other applicants, then tracked them through the hiring process. The latest resume tools use the same technology ATS systems use.

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Proven Job Search Blog Grows Into Innovative Online Software Tool

Tim's Strategy

Time To Get Serious About Job Search. Mission Viejo, CA – After personally helping thousands of job seekers with their process, Tim Tyrell-Smith has something significant to share with the job search community. Tyrell-Smith announced today that a new online job search strategy tool has just entered private beta. Why this strategy tool and why now? . “I It’s A New Year. .

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Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Networking

Career Alley

Network, Network, Network – the most important three words in job search. According to a report from ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking. You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”and this could not be more true for finding your next job. Building and Maintaining Your Network: Your Need a Tool – Keeping a list of your contacts / network on scraps of paper is probably not the way to go. Job Search.

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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. News & World Report. You’ll find websites focusing on these critical job search issues: Salary Research. Job Search Advice. Top Job Boards.

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The Hidden Jobs Report

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Hidden Jobs Report 21.

2010 186

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 5 of 5

Career Alley

In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. In 2014, there are stories that employers are asking potential job candidates for login and password information for their social network sites ( Will employers still ask for Facebook passwords in 2014? ). If you use LinkedIn, you know it is not just about job search.

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College Grad Job Search – Home for the Holidays

Career Alley

If you are searching for a job as a new college grad, the holidays can be a bit stressful. Way too much time with your relatives who don’t seem to have a problem asking (for the 100th time) - “Do you have a job yet?” If you can believe the news reports, the last few years have been rough times for college grads. That being said, there are jobs out there. Today’s post will give you some job search stuff to do over the holidays.

The Circle of Life for Job Search

Career Alley

This past week, two former co-workers wrote to let me know they are out of work and looking for a new job (you know, networking). Also last week, two current co-workers resigned (having found new jobs). The counterpoint to that bit of news is all of the new jobs that have been posted on job search sites. While unemployment remains stubbornly high, new jobs are being created every day. Today’s post is all about Job Search Boards.

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How Tim’s Strategy Tool Can Help Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Tim is an author, blogger, speaker, coach and consultant in the job search, career and marketing space. This time around, Tim had some exciting news for anyone looking to have a clear job search or career strategy – he and his team have developed a piece of software aptly named Tim’s Strategy : So, what does the software do? Tim’s Strategy offers a structured, step-by-step process to establish a job search strategy. It’s not a job board.

How New Job Search & Recruitment Tools are Changing HR

Corn on the Job

Today’s blog post will be talking about how the technology surrounding the job search & recruiting is changing the HR landscape. 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. What about personal branding tools and blogs?

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Google Plus Profile, Personal Branding and Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

When engineers built Google+, they constructed an SEO juggernaut to dominate search results above all other social platforms. Out-compete job seekers vying for the jobs you want. Doesn’t it make sense that a Google+ Profile will rank high in Google search results for that person’s name? Then, begin exploring Google+ as a potentially powerful social networking tool. Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search.

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How to Create Realistic Expectations During Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

Your job search needs to be dynamic, but based on realistic expectations. This is only one part of the job search because smart and savvy job seekers understand it’s a combination of their network, timing, and a strong personal brand in concert. Looking at how easily other job seekers get jobs can hurt your mindset. It was going to take time—so will your job search. Is your job search network friendly?

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The Hidden Jobs Report | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips The Hidden Jobs Report 21.

2010 174

Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 5 of 5

Career Alley

In 2006, ExecuNet ( Growing Number Of Job Searches Disrupted By Digital Dirt ) reported that 77% of recruiters surveyed use search tools to learn more about candidates. In 2012, there are stories that employers are asking potential job candidates for login and password information for their social network sites ( Some Employers Asking For Social Media Passwords, Info ). If you use LinkedIn, you know it is not just about job search.

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People Report Summer Camp Transcript

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Events People Report Summer Camp Transcript Posted on 18 June 2010.

2010 78

???? How To Defeat Job Search Discrimination Today

JobMob

More specifically, older job seekers – 40 year-olds and up – send in resumes that never get responses or worse, they show up to interviews only to hear that they're supposedly overqualified. With this happening every day, how are “super-experienced” job seekers supposed to cope? Free bonus: The Midlife Job Search Report is a handy guide I compiled for older job seekers. If you're a foreigner, you need to job search like a local.

Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Yet, the status report is a consistent sign of your work to management.

2008 153

3 Underused Tools For Effective Job Applications

Career Realism

Job searching is a tedious process. With other candidates vying for the same job, you need to stand out and get noticed. Related: 5 Great Tools That Showcase Your Skills To Recruiters. You can just as easily survive the process with a few tools. In fact, the following not-so-obvious tools can help you write your way to that callback and the job. You can use a synonym finder tool like Word Hippo to give the writing a boost.

2014 87

How Candidates Are Using Mobile in Their Job Search in 2015

Workology

This year’s trends indicate the need for a big shift in the way mobile is approached and this year’s rankings show which companies are doing the best job. In the past year, the number of top companies offering mobile accessibility for job candidates in their career website, job search, or job application increased by 22% (in total 75% of companies offered mobile), but the number of candidates using mobile for career activities dropped 4%.

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14 Job Search Tips to Master in 2018

Competitive Resumes

If it has been a few years since the last time you went on a job search, you need to know that things have changed. That being said, you’ll need to brush up on the latest job search strategies if you want to land a role. One particularly important new development you should know about: Using social media to stay connected, visible, and engaged in your network is critical to job search success today. Listen to How Will You Stand Out at Your Next Job Fair?

2018 172

4 Attitudes That Hinder Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Let’s just say this first: job search can be frustrating, exhausting, and at times demoralizing. But, your situation can become even more of a “downer” if you are not willing to adapt to the current realities of the job market. The writer gives many reasons why (one assumes) they have not been able to find a job: 1.” “ This is “attitude” number one: my current skills should suffice to conduct a job search.

2013 83

Effective Research For an Effective Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

→ Effective Research For an Effective Job Search Posted on October 1, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony Guest Article by: Louise Garver Your job not only consumes 40+ hours each week, but also determines how you spend the remaining hours.

2009 158

Twitter, Bret Michaels and Job Search

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Friday, April 30th, 2010 Twitter, Bret Michaels and Job Search I’ve never really been a big fan of Poison or Bret Michaels. Which leads me to job search.

2010 83

5 Truths You Must Know For Your Executive Job Search

Career Realism

With 15 years of executive recruiting and over five years of coaching job seekers around the world, I’ve worked with executives at all levels, in all kinds of industries—from big bank CEOs, CTOs of companies with hundreds of thousands of SKUs, VPs, Directors, and all kinds of executives in every area of the company (finance, operations, sales, marketing, customer support, IT, etc.). RELATED : Need job search tips? Download a Free Executive Job Search report ].

2015 87

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. And those who do it well are reaping the benefits, but the question remains: are job seekers on board?

6 Shocking Job Search Statistics I’m Discussing at #SXSWI

Workology

Join Me at the 2016 SXSW Job Fair and Expo. On Sunday, March 13 from 11:00-12:00 PM CST I’ll be taking the stage with my speaking partner in crime Carlos Gil for our SXSW Job Expo Session, Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media. Social media is a great way for employers to share information about their company, the work environment and connect with candidates as well as allowing recruiters actively search for job seeker candidates.

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Job Search Tips for Employees of RadioShack and Others Facing a Layoff

Career Solvers

According to recent reports, RadioShack is preparing to shut down in a bankruptcy deal that would sell almost half its stores to Sprint and close the rest. Even if you think your job is not in jeopardy today, you should always be proactively managing your career because stuff happens…quickly. Review your resume to see if your document reads like a laundry list of job tasks or an accomplishment-focused, metrics-driven self-marketing tool.

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. Monster’s new tool is live and operating in 35 countries potentially reaching more than 460 million Facebook users almost immediately.

Don't Sweat The Job Search

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

2010 75

In a Job Search, Knowledge is Power

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 In a Job Search, Knowledge is Power This month’s Career Collective question is What is your favorite resource for job seekers?

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Job Search News for August 25, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your job search could use some additional resources so I’ve compiled a few of them. .I’ll What’s new in job search? CNN reports more than a third of Americans are participants in the gig economy or what many would say is the side hustle. This job search trend is hot! . The LinkedIn Profinder can help you customize a search for one. Next week I will offer some more tools from around the Internet! career news Job Search

2017 100

5 Statistics that Matter for Your Job Search

Career Realism

The most recent survey ( full report available here ) solicited source of hire stats for 43 large companies, who collectively filled 176,000 positions in 2009. If you can get your foot in the door of a good company, you stand a better chance of being able to work up to your dream job.

2010 113

LinkedUp: The Ultimate LinkedIn Job Search Guide

Career Rocketeer

LinkedUp is the Ultimate LinkedIn Job Search Guide. In today’s digital age, many first impressions begin with an online search, making it imperative that you be present, searchable and branded online. LinkedIn is a powerful tool for not only increasing your visibility online, but also managing your network. As a bonus, I will send you a free e-copy of LinkedUp: The Ultimate LinkedIn Job Search Guide.

2011 59

4 Tips for Evaluating Knowledge Tools

Cube Rules

Home Blog Cube Rules Products Dream Job Coaching Media Contact Scot Cube Rules provides job advice and support for career-minded individuals working in corporate cubicles. Cube Rules teaches you how to build SMART Goals , how to survive a job layoff and how to write your performance review. 4 Tips for Evaluating Knowledge Tools Written by Scot Herrick on August 16, 2007 in Task Management 0 Comments - Leave a comment! Use the new tool for 30-days.

2007 100

Social Media & Your Job Search: Act Like a Company, Not a Person.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.13.10] View Comments Social Media And Your Job Search: Act Like a Company A guest post by author and social media strategist Neal Schaffer You’re in transition. And we all land jobs and don’t remain a job seeker forever.

5 Tools Employers Use to Determine if You’re the Right Fit

Jennifer Anthony

If you’re considering changing jobs for the first time in a while, or find yourself unemployed after many years with the same company, you may run across some surprising requests during your job search. These types of assessments are particularly common in jobs where you would be required to deal with the public on a regular basis. They’re also widespread in jobs where integrity is paramount, such as positions dealing with money transactions.

2011 109

10 Sure-fire Ways to Boost Your Job Search

JobMob

Where to look beyond your resume for job search results. Job search is about knowing the right people and having them know you. Top 10 things for an unemployed job seeker to obsess over. More than any other objection, I hear job seekers talk about the fact that they can’t relocate their families. In today’s world, more and more jobs can be done virtually. The one, most obvious solution, is to expand your search territory.

2011 87

Brain Research Shows Power of Storytelling in the Job Search.

Career Rocketeer

Neuromarketing, [link] ] What could this research possibly have to do with your job search? Well, imagine, for example, the implications in a job interview. This new research suggests just one reason stories are powerful tools in the job search. Job-seekers for many years have been advised to respond by deploying a Situation (or Problem or Challenge) à Action à Result structure, often referred to by the acronyms SAR, PAR, or CAR.

2011 81

What are QR Codes and How Can They Help Your Job Search?

Career Solvers

I’m always on the prowl for new tools to help market my clients effectively. So why should job seekers care about QR codes? I recently spoke to James Alexander, CEO of Vizibility to learn more about the value of a QR code in a search campaign. Why should job seekers care about QR codes? Over 85% of executive recruiters report that they Google job candidates. Only about 12% the returned search results are relevant.

2011 65

How To Use Word Of Mouth To Boost Your Job Search

Career Realism

But how can you use word of mouth to help your job search ? A big change job searchers have had to embrace. Using Word Of Mouth To Boost Your Job Search Here are five lynchpins of trusted, viral word of mouth that are common sense, timeless, and proven: Relationships Build strong relationships with people based on a solid foundation, commonality, respect, and reciprocity. Job Search career

2013 60

Report: 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records face - HireCentrix

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. Report: 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records face unprecedented barriers to employment. TOPIC: Report: 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records face unprecedented barriers to employment. Report: 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records face unprecedented barriers to employment. Be our Friend.

Mobile Job Search by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The trade association also reports that as of December 2011, 34 percent of American households were wireless-only. In a survey out today from Glassdoor , 89 percent of employees who admit they’ll look for a new job in the next year say their mobile device is an important tool and resource for their job search. Highlights from the survey are captured in a new infographic that explores mobile job seeker behavior today and expectations for the future.