4 Tips for Utilizing Social Networking Outlets for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Not all social networking sites are equal when it comes to getting your name out there for a job. LinkedIn, however, bills itself as the 'world's largest professional network' and lives up to the name. Career Advice Networking Social Media Social Networks

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5 More Tips for Leveraging Your Social Networks in Your Job Search

Career Alley

You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” While I don’t believe the first part of the saying (because what you don’t know will eventually catch up with you), the second part could not be more true with today’s social networks. While “who you know” has always been important, it has never been easier to leverage your network with services like LinkedIn and other social networks.

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Professional Social Networking

Career Alley

As technology continues to advance, social media platforms such as, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, continue to rule the web. When we find ourselves in times like these, when unemployment is high, people are prolonging retirement, and students continue to graduate into an unstable economy, it’s important that we realize the benefit of using these social networking websites. Good luck in your search. Social Disaster – is your Job Search Safe?

Social Networking and Your Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Social networking is one of the fastest growing forms of communication and advertisement. In order to have the best odds at getting a job you need to take advantage of social networking as well as creating an impressive resume and acing the interview. The best way to use social networking for a job is to have a LinkedIn profile. Do not say vulgar or offensive things that could jeopardize your chance at getting the job.

Utilizing all Social Networking Outlets for Your Job Search

Career Alley

These days if you do not have a computer or e-mail address, good luck hearing back from anyone for a job. According to a study by Reppler , 69 percent of employers have hired or rejected a potential candidate because of their social network profiles. One of these resources is the Internet and access to candidates’ social networking profiles. Twitter and Facebook are different concerns when seeking a job. Networking through Friends.

5 More Resources to Check Your Job Search Social Profile

Career Alley

When it comes to your reputation or social profile, there is an old saying that still holds true – “Never do anything that you wouldn’t […]. Discover Career Opportunities Networks online reputation Social Networking

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Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

Business social network sites allow you to either reconnect or stay connected to current and past friends, college alumni, industry contacts, coworkers and former colleagues. Social Media Facebook Job Search LinkedIn Networking Social Networks Twitter

5 Tips for Leveraging you Social Network in Your Job Search

Career Alley

Social media is just a buzzword until you come up with a plan. ” – Zach Dunn. Your network of friends, family and acquaintances is by far your single largest asset. While many people worry that “leveraging your network&# means you will need to “cold call&# your friends and relatives and ask them to help you get a new job, this is not the case. The Internet combined with your Network makes for a very powerful tool in your job search.

The Four Legs of Job Search

Career Alley

the "four legs" of job search are Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Networking (and Social Networks) and Company Career sites. Job Search Plan Company Career Sites

2016 296

Dealing with Social Networking Burnout

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? The more social networking commitments we have, the harder it is to balance them all and leverage each one well. Here’s her 4-step plan to keep up with social media and get over overload.

5 Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Career Alley

As you add contacts (or renew old contacts) during your job search, you should also “refresh” your relationships on a regular basis while looking for a job. For friends, relatives and business acquaintances, it is as easy as reminding them that you’re out there looking for a job. If they know you they already know that you are looking for a job, so a simple email (or phone call) will usually suffice. Good luck in your search, Joey.

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How to Make Your Social Networking Work for You, Not Against You

Professional Resume Services

Networking has changed in many different ways over the last several years. Nowadays, many people who attend actual networking events are already familiar with the people in attendance, even though they’ve never actually met before. The power of social networking is phenomenal and plays a significant role in c-level personal branding. Everything you do online is critiqued and criticized, so it can be easy to make mistakes and derail your job search.

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4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. 26th on how to use social media and personal branding by clicking here. While social media seems to be infiltrating nearly every bit of your lives, what about work? You might be surprised at how savvy recruiters and human resources professionals are when it comes to using social media for recruiting, sourcing, and workplace branding at your organization. Using Social Networking in Your Job Search.

Careers In Marketing: Utilizing Social Networking To Improve Your Job Prospects

Career Alley

During college, social networking sites are mostly about connecting with friends, and deciding what to do on the weekend. After graduation however, the way you use social networking can change into something that helps you find the job of choice. All it takes is a little imagination and a change of attitude about what social networking sites can do for you. In the real world, you need to make your job connections where you can.

Job Searching on Social Networks – Yay or Nay?

Workology

With the explosion of social media it seems that individuals and companies alike are using social networks to make personal and business connections. From tweeting customer complaints to maintaining photo albums on Facebook, it has become the norm to take everyday tasks to a social medium. But what about job searching? Why Social May Not Be the Solution. Of course job seekers and employers can’t ignore the impact of social media.

What Social Network Do You Use For Your Job Search? #UROpinion

The Undercover Recruiter

In this week’s #UROpinion, we asked you: What social network do you use for your job search? People generally use Linkedin as a hub for connecting with relevant industry contacts and viewing vacancies posted to the network. However, alternative platforms, such as job boards and other popular social networks may also posess great ways of […]. What Social Network Do You Use For Your Job Search?

Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Planning

Career Alley

There are some basic tips you can follow to target your job search that will minimize the time spent and maximize the results. Planning for you job search should be on the top of your list and you should have your plan (or a high level approach) completed before you start sending your resume to potential employers. How you spend your time during your job search is critical. You should also evaluate time spent on job search tasks versus results.

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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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6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. One of our key themes is to managing your time and effort is CareerAlley’s Four Legs of Job Search (Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites). Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs.

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How Your Social Media Use Can Sabotage Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How you use social media and your online presence in general matter in executive job search. Hiring decision makers and executive recruiters are “social recruiting” They use social media platforms to identify potential candidates and find information about them. The post How Your Social Media Use Can Sabotage Your Executive Job Search appeared first on Executive Career Brand.

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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Dear Potential Employer, Please Access My Social Network

Workology

Social Media Best Practices for Hiring & Screening on Facebook. Companies are asking perspective job seekers for access to their personal and private information online. Companies have been using social networking sites as a form of online background check. I coined the term Social Media Discrimination , and this my friends is another chapter in the many ridiculous ways companies are using social networks as a form of background check to disqualify candidates.

Impropaganda in Your Job Search

Career Alley

I’m thinking that impropaganda is a clever play on the word (like WOW, I just thought up a new term), but if you do a search on the Internet you will see that many before me came up with the same idea. This could be in the form of Facebook or other social network. But it could also be in any other form that would show up in an Internet search. In addition to running a search on yourself, setup a Google Alert ( [link] ).

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.

5 Strategic Job Search Tips

Career Alley

If you are continuously failing in finding the right job, you have to understand that it’s not always about your eligibility and skills. One has to really plan while appearing for interviews and while searching for jobs. This post presents some useful strategies for effective job search. Industries are getting competitive day-by-day and getting a lucrative job has become immensely difficult. Wider and immediate networking. Jobs by.

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5 More Resources to Check Your Job Search Social Profile

Career Alley

I’m thinking that impropaganda is a clever play on the word (like WOW, I just thought up a new term), but if you do a search on the Internet you will see that many before me came up with the same idea. This could be in the form of Facebook or other social network. But it could also be in any other form that would show up in an Internet search. In addition to running a search on yourself, setup a Google Alert ( [link] ).

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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 appear to be out-of-date with the new world of work, and not social media-savvy. Your competitors in the job market may be more savvy than you, using LinkedIn to their best advantage. Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Help.

2017 160

5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

If you’re actively in a job-hunt, you know that it’s hard and takes a lot of time. I suspect that if you knew about ways to make it easier, and save time doing the job search things you need to do, you’d grab on to them. When I go through the annual re-certification process for my Social Branding Analyst Designation, I invariably pick up at least a few juicy new tidbits on using LinkedIn better. 5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Hunting Easier.

2017 167

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.

2016 171

5 Ways to Master the Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

There are many different approaches you can take when undergoing an executive job search. While there isn’t one guaranteed way to make your searching most effective, there are plenty of things you can do wrong to derail your chances of getting an interview. Unless you’re one of the very few people (if any at all) who have the interview requests flowing in, there are some steps to take to master your job search. Network, Network, Network.

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Your Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Overview

Career Alley

Okay, so I admit it – I’m a fanatic with job search (and, therefore, this blog). When I’m looking for a job I’m obsessed. I use a tried and true process which enables me to more quickly find the right job for me. We are going to provide everything you need to organize and build you job search toolkit over the next few posts. Your “plan” is essentially to create the lists you will need to get your job search started.

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Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. They don’t seem to realize that LinkedIn is a primary destination for people who are sourcing and assessing good-fit job candidates and people to do business with. Whether or not you’re looking for a new job, are you doing all these things? Be ever-mindful of Personal SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and keyword density in your profile content.

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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. Prepare to Ace Job Interviews.

2015 165

Reviews – Top 5 Job Search Books

Career Alley

We can all use help looking for a job. Knowing which resume formats to use, how to network, leveraging the Internet, etc. All of that is very helpful and can help us fast track the job search process. There must be hundreds of job search resource books out there, which are the best ones to use? Following are some reviews of the top 5 job search books to help your make your selection. Can you find a job in 2 hours?

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Executive Job Search Must Haves

Professional Resume Services

There are many different tools you need to have as an executive looking for a new job. Using these strategies will keep you on par with your competition, and your job search strategies can put you over the top. Whether it’s updating your LinkedIn profile or optimizing your resume, there are certain things you must have with your job search. Networking Card. There’s a difference between a business card and a networking card.

2017 117

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. 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.

2017 158

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.

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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.

5 Tips to Digitize your Job Search

Career Alley

For those of you fortunate enough to never have had to type your resume on a typewriter, you don’t realize how difficult and time-consuming job hunting was in the pre-digital days. We now have different challenges in managing digital job search. “Speed to market” is now the name of the game, along with leveraging digital tools and your professional network. To those who master these skills, the job market is all yours. Job Search Career Tips

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Create A Target Profile For Career or Social Networking

Tim's Strategy

Successful job search requires many things. But primary to that these days is having a strong career and social networking plan. How To Build Out Your Network During Job Search. This is another place where many job seekers struggle. The One Question Job Seekers Struggle To Answer. So this is about career or social networking with a purpose. You’ve now given your network tangible information to help you.

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). Another reason to use alternatives is that some jobs posted on job search boards are not real jobs.

2015 236

3 Ways to Prepare for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Too many executives today aren’t getting the results they expected as they go through their job search. Most of those times, the job seeker either didn’t prepare enough or prepared the wrong ways. There are many different variables in any given job search today, so here are three ways to help you prepare. Targeting your job search is the number one thing executive resume writing services will tell you.

2018 124

Email Follow-Up: How To Get Responses and Results

Executive Career Brand

Whether you’re job hunting and emailing recruiters and other hiring professionals, or sending business emails, people often don’t get back to you. Executive Networking Social Media & Social Networking Executive Job Search job search email

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