How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Career Alley

Social media is no longer just for sharing cat photos and recipe videos; it has also become a necessary tool for employers across the globe. Find your Dream Job Social Media in Job Search

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. 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.

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11 Tips to Help Recruiters Find You on Social Media

Career Alley

They do their research like the rest of us, but spend a fair amount of time leveraging social networks such as LinkedIn. Companies like Jobvite specialize in software that allows recruiters and HR professionals find candidates via their social networks. If your profile does not have the right keywords, you are not likely to come up in a search. LinkedIn is the largest database of job seekers and professionals on the Internet. 10 HOT TWITTER TIPS TO FIND YOUR NEW 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. Career advice Job Search Boards Social Media

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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. Besides LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, popular social sites like Facebook and Twitter have become useful job search tools. If you’re wondering how to use social media to land a job, here are some tips and strategies: LinkedIn.

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. If you are a career professional who advise job seekers and adds feedback whether it’s advice or a differing opinion, I will include a link in future show notes and read your comments on an upcoming show.

Mastering a Career in Social Media

Career Alley

You just might be able to turn your love of social media into a career. Career Options for Social Media Fans. You can begin as a content writer for social media sites and work your way up to manager and finally to strategist. There are also other jobs in between these options that range from providing the content to organizing it to incorporating social media into an entire marketing strategy. Finding Jobs. Jobs by.

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. We also tend to plaster our entire lives online without a second thought, something that’s a product of assuming that social media websites are more private then they are in actuality.

The Evolution of Social Media

Career Alley

These days, social media is King. Until recently, social media accounts have been used solely for updating your friends on what you’re doing, where you’ve been and even what you ate for dinner, but with the recent surge of LinkedIn users – social media is becoming a legitimate tool for marketing yourself to potential employers. So let’s discuss how social media can make YOU a more attractive product for any business or organization.

Social Media @Work

Workology

Social media is no longer this new, pretty thing that we admire from afar. Social media is not going anywhere. Social media is a part of our every day lives even at work. Last week I debated with an attorney on the topic of Social Media @Work.

Branding Yourself Using Social Media

Position Ignition

In this age of digital technology, social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest are fast becoming the go-to tools for people looking to brand themselves and share that personal brand with the world. Here are some tips for how you can join in and start branding yourself using social networks. Also check out 125 Personal Branding Tips and 125 LinkedIn Job Search Tips. Social Media & Branding

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. An analytical mind-set — the ability to use analytical tools to interpret data and explain what the numbers really mean. Social Media Skills Are Marketable.

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 Much Social Media Is Enough?

5 Reasons Why Social Media MUST Be Part of Your Job Search

Resume Bear

There’s a lot of static out there about Social Media and its place in the job search process. But, properly implemented, it can be a more powerful catalyst to getting your job search engine off and running than just about any other single tool out there.

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. And use social media indirectly. If you have a social blog that’s more BuzzFeed than Mashable, don’t list it.

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.

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.

Pump Up Your Social Media Presence

Professional Resume Services

Hate to keep harping on your Social Media presence, but it’s one of the most important things to look at during your job search. Many job applicants think that Social Media is all fun and games, and while it certainly has those aspects, it’s also a great tool to showcase yourself.

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. To succeed, you have to disrupt the normal flow of internal job referrals, perform and get noticed showing social proof through your online presence, and offer value extending beyond a pay scale can measure. The job application quandary. job application Job Applicant Social Medi

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.

3 Ways to Make Social Media Work FOR Your Job Search

Workology

Tools are amazing things. Having the right tool for the job can make all of the difference, but using the wrong tool can be a huge headache. HR job search social mediaHammers are one example. Using a hammer with a nail is great, but using a hammer to drive a screw is not so good. Likewise, saws can be […] Source.

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. Beyond personal branding and this post on LinkedIn FAQs, I’ll be writing posts on the FAQs that represent the major road blocks and/or job search strategies they have told me they need help understanding, across these topics: Executive resumes.

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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. Running my business is similar to running an executive job search campaign. It’s all about creating a realistic strategic plan, and understanding that social media has a cumulative impact.

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. The reality is that the question of “Where to click” is the least of our worries when using social media. Second, YouTube has a plethora of free video training on all aspects of social media.

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?”

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? The primary tool used by recruiters is LinkedIn, but Twitter is also gaining ground. (I Look for job postings on Twitter.

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.

Browseworthy: Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

Career Makeover Coach

15 More Tips on Social Media and Finding a Job: Six out of the 15 tips offered here focus on leveraging social media to learn and by doing so become a resource for your field or network.

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Imagine landing a job interview. Then, the interviewer begins by asking for the username and password of all your social media accounts. Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts. Welcome to the age of the “social media interview.”. Companies increasingly rely on social media to support their business. By Pedram Tabibi.

Can Social Media Help Me Find a Job?

Resume Bear

If you are on the search for a new job, chances are you have scoured the papers and Main Street to check for hiring signs. You went to job fairs and clinics. But have you tried social media? It could definitely be the way you get your next job. Have the Right Social Media Accounts. Use the Tools That Are Available to You. There are many tools out there that are specific to jobseeking, several of which can be found on social media.

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. And, in the audience – eager to devour their insights – many job seekers, minglers, employers and even some of our very own Blogging4Jobs friends. This event, hosted by The Muse , was all part of New York City’s Social Media Week (#smwNYC on Twitter).

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. companies are using social media networks to recruit talent, up from 78 percent just five years ago. Social job sites have indeed revolutionized the online job space, leaving job seekers who are less technologically inclined and social media savvy with a major gap to mine.

4 Social Media Tasks for the New Job Seeker

Resume Bear

Whether you’ve just graduated from college or you’re between jobs, being a new job seeker can be pretty overwhelming. You’ve probably been hearing a lot about social media in the job search, but how does it all fit together? Make social media work for your job search by starting with these four tasks: Take inventory. If you’ve been online in the past ten years, you probably have at least one social media profile.

Job Seekers: Using Social Media for Job Hunting

Workology

For the Job Seeker. Many employers have figured out how to use social media to improve their corporate and employment brand. If this is the case, then it makes perfect sense that this is where potential employees / job seekers can now go and should go to find out more about the culture and environment of the organization or company for which they are looking to work. This 950-Million Member social platform is a great place to really dig into a company’s culture.

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People with Social Media

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?

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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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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#TrendingTopic: Job Referral Tools

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In today’s competitive job market, jobseekers are getting increasingly creative with the way they conduct their job searches. People are posting Facebook ads, building online relationships with employers, using social networking websites, job boards, search engines, and recently, job referral tools and platforms. Jobs With Friends, Barrel of Jobs, Employee Buddy, and Hire My Friend, are just a few examples. jobs by.

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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

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

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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. You, as a job seeker, are the same.

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. For this reason, LinkedIn profile development should become an integral part of your job search process. Advance your job search with LinkedIn’s unique features. This tool will suggest jobs based on your profile.

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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? So, don’t discount Facebook as a career move tool.

The 10 Worst Things to Post on Social Media as a Job Seeker

The Undercover Recruiter

Social media can be both your best friend and your worst enemy in your job search. Although it can be an extremely valuable tool for learning about vacancies and creating a professional personal brand for yourself, all of your job hunting efforts could be crushed if you present yourself poorly online. The 10 Worst Things to Post on Social Media as a Job Seeker.