Social Media – Is it Really Bad For Us?

Ms. Career Girl

So, is social media bad for us? For some, the mere mention of the phrase “social media” can turn them away from whoever uttered it. But maybe social media is simply getting a bad rap. It got us thinking – perhaps there’s more to social media than doomsday headlines might suggest.

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

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From Finance to Social Media

Career Shifters

“My job felt unfulfilling and pointless.”. Natasha Minto's creativity was being stifled in a role she'd never really chosen. When three years passed in the blink of an eye, she knew something had to change.

How Can a Recruiter Use Social Media to Attract Talent?

The Undercover Recruiter

Now unless you’ve been meditating in the Himalayas for the past 20 years then you’ll know that social media is the IN thing. Every man, woman, business, cat, and dog (yep they have their own profiles too) has some kind of presence on social media.

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Social Media Fatigue

Careers Done Write

Do you ever count the number of social media updates, prompts, and reminders that you receive? Too much social media can result in social media fatigue. Before you toss your phone through the window, follow these tips for overcoming social media fatigue. social media

Shut Down Your Screen: Take a  Break From Social Media

Ms. Career Girl

Feeling overwhelmed by your constant social media feeds? Why Take a Break from Social Media. According to Mediakix , many of us are now spending up to 5 years of our lives on social media. Find Your Right Social Media Level.

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? Here’s what you need to consider when incorporating social media on your resume.

Avoid These 3 Self-Sabotaging Social Media Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Of the many missteps I see executives make with personal branding, their social media activity and online presence, these are the 3 most damaging ones. Social Media Snark and Negativity. Your opinions about them are better left off your social media communications.

Uncomplicated Tips for Social Media SEO

Ms. Career Girl

The post Uncomplicated Tips for Social Media SEO appeared first on Ms. For the most part, most small business owners have a social media page that they try to keep up but most of them aren’t utilizing the power that this platform has to offer. SideHustle Work social media seo

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.

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. But do you know which social media website you should be on if you want to land a professional job that leads to a rewarding career?

Social Media Professional

Career Alley

You probably already use social media sites in your day-to-day life. There really aren’t too many people left that don’t have a social media profile and use social media as a resource, whether that’s in their personal life or in their business life.

Social Media for Recruitment

Career Alley

Social media is a more up-to-date method for finding great people. Check out our infographic on social media for recruitment.

How to Overcome Resistance to Social Media + Enhance Your Career

Career Trend

For those people knee-deep in daily social media chatter, it may seem that everyone else is similarly active. Perhaps even, you judge anyone who opts out of social media as out of touch or an outlier, negligently avoiding this global, career- and life-boosting forum.

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. Social Media & Branding

Understanding 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.

Workplace Social Media CYA

Workology

This is a 4 part series on Managing Your Social Media Mullet. You can view Part 1 where I discussed the concept of social media mullet and “Business in the front. Which is why involving your HR and recruiting teams in social media education and training is so important.

Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Social Media NetworkingThe development and evolution of the internet has mirrored a significant change in the approach job seekers and graduates take when looking for their first professional full time position.

Top 25 Social Media Pet Peeves

Resume Bear

Social Media Best Practices! What is your social media pet peeve? The value, here, is to help each of us understand what irritates other people in the realm of social media. 25 social media pet peeves contributed by the readers of SocMedSean. 25 Social Media Pet Peeves.

Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

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

Five Tips for Social Media Job Seekers

Career Alley

Just because social media is a young industry with an approach that tends to be more direct and friendly, it doesn’t mean you can toss out the formalities when it comes to seeking a position at a reputable social media agency. Related posts: Using Social Media for Job Hunting.

5 Tips for Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Career advice Job Search Social MediaFinding 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 […].

Restricting Social Media at Work

Career Alley

This graphic highlights some interesting information on browsing social media sites at work and the impact on productivity. Related posts: The Effects of Social Media on Your Job Search. Using Social Media for Your Job Search.

Taking Advantage Of Social Media Promotion

Professional Resume Services

In this day social media and social networking is everything and if you are not a part of it you are missing out on a great deal. When you apply for a job offer your future employer the chance to look at one or more of your personal pages on various social media sites.

The Power of Social Media Recruiting Infographic

Resume Bear

use social media, while almost half of firms provide links to social media on their career page section. While social media is working for recruiters and employers, candidates need to be more careful than ever when using social media sites.

5 Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles appeared first on Ms. Looking for the top 5 tools for managing your company’s social media profiles? Using these tools will go a long way in streamlining your social media management tasks thereby empowering your company’s overall online success. Managing Social Media Profiles – The Quick List. Managing Social Media Profiles – Our Detailed Overview.

C-suite Executives and Social Media: Are You Resistant or Engaged?

Executive Career Brand

The opportunity cost for executives who ignore social media is the loss of voice, and it enables others to shape the brand story and influence brand reputation. Alternatively, C-suite executives who embrace social media gain a competitive edge.

11 Tips to Help Recruiters Find You on Social Media

Career Alley

Facebook: Facebook is the largest social media platform and can be a double edged sword. Book Corner: Your Social Media Job Search: Use LinkedIn, Twitter, and other tools to Get the Job You Want! Also of Interest: 5 Tips for Using Social Media When Job Hunting.

5 Social Media Tips for Career Management

Position Ignition

How would you use social media channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest to manage your career? Here are five tips about how to use social media effectively. Networking Social Media and Branding

How to Manage the Struggle of Being Your Real Self + Professional on Social Media

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It’s almost necessary to be social media savvy these days, so much so that there seems a frenzy to be seen as the coolest, most down-to-earth, real, caring and/or opinionated person on the Internet.

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

His contributions have included in media outlets such as Career Builder, Monster, Career Attraction, and Military Times. Karin Durkee ( @karindurk ) is the Director of Social Media for Corporate Gray. Social media is great place for research in a military transition.

How Social Media Can Hurt Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Social Media Can Hurt Your Career appeared first on Ms. So you should be fairly safe if a potential hiring manager were to ever scroll through your social media accounts, right? If you need a break from your job, just take the day off—and stay off of social media, too.

Social Recruiting: The Surprising Ways Executive Recruiters Assess Candidates on Social Media

Executive Career Brand

Too many executive (and other) job seekers are too fast and easy with their social media posts, and undermine or completely destroy their job search. They let all kinds of damaging things sit on their social media accounts, easily accessible […].

Finding Social Media Jobs is Easy

Resume Bear

Thanks to the unlimited opportunities to connect with anyone and everyone through Social Media, finding social media jobs is not hard! 3 Ways to Land a Job in Social Media. Facebook: Social Media Jobs. Sue is a fantastic resource for anyone seeking a social media job.

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. Social Media Job Search Jobs

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.

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. The key to making social media sites work in your favor is to use them strategically.

How Your Social Media Obsession Can Become A Career

Career Alley

University of Florida Online Masters in Social Media. Related posts: 10 Quick and Easy Ways to Use Social Media to find a Job. 5 Tips for Finding a Job Using Social Media. The Evolution of Social Media. This is a Guest post.

5 Cool Tools for Corporate Social Media

Workology

Social media is here to stay. That’s evident especially with companies like Monster who launched their social media networking tool, Be Known at the 2011 Annual SHRM Conference. This is my new favorite social media desktop tool.

How Social Media Can Shake Up Your Recruitment Strategy

The Undercover Recruiter

Social media is one, a reactive platform that connects your business with a new generation of talent. How Social Media Can Shake Up Your Recruitment Strategy Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruitment has been transformed by the digital revolution.

Arizona Intern Fired for Racist Tweet: Social Media Matters

Workology

Escalante subsequently deleted her social media accounts and apologized. isagenix What I say or post on social media is my own personal life, which is different from my professional life. Karen D’angelo shares 5 great social media policies and analyzes why they work.

Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

Social media has become a major player in recruitment (and well, everything else), so it is important to understand how companies are using it today. This is their fourth survey in a series looking into the role of social media for employers.

Managing Your Social Media Mullet — Part 1

Workology

The mullet began making appearances in the popular media in the 1960s and 1970s but did not catch on with the masses until the early 1980s. I first wrote about “ the social media mullet ” in 2009. Social media is all about interacting and developing relationships.