5 Tips for Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Finding your perfect job is going to take more than just searching through your local paper, logging onto online job sites and sending your resume to recruiters. These are useful of course and should be a part of your overall job search plan (see The Four Legs of Job Search), but if you’re serious about finding […]. Career advice Job Search Social Media

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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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. With social media proliferating society, networking using social media may now be one of the best ways to market yourself to potential hiring managers. Good luck in your search, Joey. jobs by.

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 Resume and You: Are You Standing in a Social Media Fog?

Career Trend

Some people get social media, others are in the learning curve process, and still others just don’t seem to have a clue. There is a lot of fog around developing and then using your storied resume. The post Your Resume and You: Are You Standing in a Social Media Fog?

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.

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.

The Evolution of Social Media

Career Alley

These days, social media is King. So let’s discuss how social media can make YOU a more attractive product for any business or organization. LinkedIn allows you to present yourself through your skills, qualifications, experiences and even upload your resume.

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.

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?

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.

Crowdsourcing the Job Search with Social Media

Workology

But thankfully for Google+ and Chris’s post, I saw this great video and blog post from DJ Waldom (@djwaldom) and his Job Search Social Media Experiment , titled #projectawesome. Creative job search tactics have gotten good press since the recession in 2008.

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.

New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

Professional Resume Services

There are many CEOs who are not interested in social media because they are incredibly busy. The global conversations are happening on social media, and not being part of the conversation means others are controlling the topics. These are: Social CEOs make better leaders.

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. With social media proliferating society, networking utilising social media may now overcome most other ways to expose ourselves to potential job positions. Good luck in your search.

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?

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.

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. With social media proliferating society, networking utilising social media may now overcome most other ways to expose ourselves to potential job positions.

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 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 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?

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?”

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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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.

How to Keep Social Media From Working Against Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Social intelligence has historically referred to one’s ability to interact with others socially in an intelligent way. Simply put, it is akin to emotional intelligence, and is most definitely an important aspect for job seekers.

The Top Two Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Professional Resume Services

Today, a social media mistake can be blasted around the world in a nanosecond. It’s not normally a problem for your social media friends to know where you work, but avoid discussing your company online. Everyone makes mistakes and everyone knows this.

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?

Job Seekers, Can Social Media be Taught?

Resume Bear

I was teaching a class of career advisors over the last few weeks on how to instruct their clients on the proper use of social media in their job hunts. Several of their clients had lost their jobs because of inappropriate comments on Facebook.

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?

Seeking a Social Media Internship This Summer?

Ms. Career Girl

I received this info last week from InternMatch , “an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers” and wanted to share it with those of you looking for a Social Media Internship this summer. Homepage Features Job Search

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.

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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How Can Job Seekers Improve Their Social Media Presence?

The Undercover Recruiter

When most people apply for a new job, their main interest is to complete the perfect resume and cover letter. Some of them pay attention to the LinkedIn profile, and that’s where their focus on social media stops. How Can Job Seekers Improve Their Social Media Presence?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.