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

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. According to a new study by Carphone Warehouse, being on social media can have surprising benefits. It got us thinking – perhaps there’s more to social media than doomsday headlines might suggest. Here’s a short exploration of why social media is probably not bad for us after all.

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5 Latest Ways to get the Job with the Help of Social Media

Career Alley

Find your Dream Job Social MediaNetworking plays a vital role; giving us access to people who can recommend us for positions or simply inform us of opportunities.

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Managing Social Media Challenges in Today’s Employee Relations World

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: Managing Social Media Challenges in Today’s Employee Relations World. The post Managing Social Media Challenges in Today’s Employee Relations World appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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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.

10 Quick and Easy Ways to Use Social Media to find a Job

Career Alley

Social media has changed the way we do many things. Find your Dream Job Social Media Jobs Social NetworksIt has changed the way we interact with our friends, changed how we share information and photos with our families and for most, it has even changed how to find a job.

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Social Media and Your Employer – Too Much Intrusion?

Ms. Career Girl

But how much should someone’s personal social media impact their job opportunities? Employers and Social Media. There’s been a growing debate as social media platforms’ prominence continues to grow. According to a 2015 study by CareerBuilder, 52% of companies say they check the social media profiles of job applicants before hiring them. How do you feel about employer access to your social media?

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.

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. However, social media isn’t just for staying in touch with friends that live out of state or promoting a product or service that you’re trying to sell to customers. 10 Quick and Easy Ways to Use Social Media to find a Job.

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. Social media fatigue is a condition in which you are bored with incoming messages, tired of the tedium of continuous updates, and feeling like screaming if you see another “say happy birthday” notice for someone you really don’t know. Use your down time to check into your social media world.

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. Those involved in the field know that it is a serious business like any other, but some people looking to move into social media from other areas sometimes think it simply involves ‘playing around’ on Facebook or Twitter all day.

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. Executive Job Search Social Media & Social Networking social media

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. If you are unsure about what you need to do, then you need to seek out tips from professionals in Digital marketing and social media. Here are a few simple tips that you can use when trying to boost the SEO of your social media page.

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. With the loss of civility on social media compounded recently by a president prone to defamatory tweets, is it any wonder that nastiness and snark on social media are rampant these days? Your opinions about them are better left off your social media communications.

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. 3 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Interview. Social Networking facebook Google + Job Search LinkedIn Recruiters Social Media Twitter

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. The post Shut Down Your Screen: Take a Break From Social Media appeared first on Ms. Featured News Self addicted to social media social media moderation social media overload swearing off social media too much social media

Social Media and Medical Confidentiality

Ms. Career Girl

The post Social Media and Medical Confidentiality appeared first on Ms. Even the most confidentiality focused medical professional could be in danger of breaching patient privacy by utilizing private messaging features of social media platforms to interact with their patients. Social media is not foolproof. If the individual hired has no sense of decency, they might decide to share the information on their blog, their social media account, or on an internet forum.

Entrepreneurs: Find and Reach Customers With The Right Social Media Strategy

Ms. Career Girl

These days, almost everyone is on social media – and that includes your current and potential customers. The percentage of adults who use at least one social media platform has increased by 58% in the last 12 years, from 11% in 2006 to 69% in 2018, according to research conducted by SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses. So, how should entrepreneurs go about creating an effective social media marketing campaign? How can social media help my business?

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. Attend events, conferences, and seminars on social media.

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. Here's how she persevered, in the face of rejection and disappointment, to land a new career that she truly enjoys

From Charity to Social Media

Career Shifters

“My gut was telling me that it was time to leave.”. Daisy Cartlidge Brown enjoyed her work. But when her priorities changed, she knew it was time to make a move. Here's how she transitioned to a career that fits flexibly around her family life, and learned that earning well doesn't have to come with a hefty commute

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. Career advice Careers Job Search Jobs self help Self Improvement Social Media Jobs This is a Guest post. If you would like to submit a guest post to CareerAlley , please follow these guest post guidelines. Good luck in your search. Joey Trebif.

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.

Are Your Social Media Habits About to Cost You Your Job?

Career Alley

51% of employers who research candidates social media profiles reject the candidates based on what they've found. Social MediaThis is up from 43% in 2013 and 42% in 2012. The trend is on the rise.

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? Certain social media platforms are perfect for including on resumes, while others should be avoided completely. Executives have to think about their c-level personal branding with every decision they make, especially when it pertains to social media.

16 Social Media Networking Sites to Find Your Next Job

Career Advice Guy

With the epic rise of social media networking platforms over the last few years, more and more candidates are conducting their. The post 16 Social Media Networking Sites to Find Your Next Job appeared first on The Career Advice Guy. Social MediaRead More.

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Today at 10:00 Eastern: HR in the Age of Social Media!

Evil HR Lady

Today at 10:00 Eastern (Monday, 9 November), I’ll be giving a presentation on HR in the Age of Social Media. The post Today at 10:00 Eastern: HR in the Age of Social Media! Today the Virtual HR Summit begins–it’s free and it’s fabulous.

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5 Tips for Using Social Media When Job Hunting

Career Alley

Social media is fast becoming a popular tool for many employers to use in their recruitment efforts. A survey of 401 HR decision makers conducted by ACAS in 2013 found that 36% of UK companies use social media as a recruitment tool. If you’re not taking full advantage of your social media sites in your job search you risk being left behind. Also use your social media sites to sell yourself. Job Hunting Job Search Jobs self help Self Improvement Social Media

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? LinkedIn is the social media website for professionals. Your LinkedIn profile is your social media resume. Think of your social media profiles as online calling cards.

Using Social Media for Job Hunting

Career Alley

Well worry no more because implementing social media into your job seeking formula could be just the answer. For those who are skeptical, finding a job through social media may not be as farfetched as you first believe. Many businesses human resource departments now advertise jobs through social media platforms to reduce fees and costs associated with recruitment fees. Related posts: The Effects of Social Media on Your Job Search. Social Media Professional.

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.

How Can a Recruiter Use Social Media to Attract Talent?

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. How Can a Recruiter Use Social Media to Attract Talent? Employer Recruiting candidate Recruiters Social Media Social Media in Recruitment URPanel

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. The post Your Resume and You: Are You Standing in a Social Media Fog? executive resumes Social Media Executive Resume Story job searchIt’s all become quite clear, in an overwhelming, sometimes noxious sort of way. There is a lot of fog around developing and then using your storied resume. Some people think it’s all about […].

5 Tips for Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

With social media proliferating society, networking using social media may now be one of the best ways to market yourself to potential hiring managers. Here are 5 tips to leverage social media to get that next job. Get information : Social media gives us access to more company information. This may give you exposure to product representatives, managers and other staff members who review these social media pages. Social Media Job Search Networking

What is the Basic Social Media Strategy Recruiters Should Have?

Undercover Recruiter

’ And having one for your social media content is no different. If you don’t use social media for recruitment already and have no idea where to start then this. What is the Basic Social Media Strategy Recruiters Should Have? Employer Recruiting candidate Recruiters Social Media Social Media in Recruitment social media strategy URPanelIt’s always good to have a strategy regardless of what it’s for.

From Media Planning to Interior Design

Career Shifters

“I felt like a square peg in a round hole.”. Lizzie Green's unhappiness at work was starting to have a negative impact on all areas of her life. But it wasn't until she literally had some sense knocked into her, that she decided to do something about it. Here's how she reconfigured her finances to retrain in a new and more fulfilling path

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Understanding Social Media @Work


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. I called upon my social media community to help demonstrate the power of social media. They see the ugly side of social media. Social Media is more than Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Don’t Fire Someone for Their Spouse’s Social Media Posts

Evil HR Lady

If you are a horrible person, even off the job or on social media, you may lose your job. Holding someone accountable for their own social media posts, fine. The post Don’t Fire Someone for Their Spouse’s Social Media Posts appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Racism is bad. All my readers (I hope) agree. There are racists. We also all agree. With a few exceptions, there is no right to free speech at work in the private sector.

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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? It’s estimated that the majority of job recruiters (93 percent, to be exact) check out social media profiles of prospective candidates as an everyday part of the job interview process. If you need a break from your job, just take the day off—and stay off of social media, too.

Workplace Social Media CYA


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. ” In Part 2, the discussion continues specifically discussing how social media can help or hinder your personal as well as corporate brand. . Which is why involving your HR and recruiting teams in social media education and training is so important.

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 & BrandingTo brand yourself is to treat yourself like a brand and market that brand to people you want to attract and get noticed by. In the context of your career, these people will be employers, recruiters, clients and other people of influence.

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. Not that we have to please everyone, but if there are a lot of folks who are irritated by a specific behavior (ahem…auto-direct messages on Twitter), we might think twice about engaging in that behavior via our personal or business social media channels. 25 Social Media Pet Peeves.

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. Companies that utilize social media sites are on the top of their game and they want to know that their employees are not only comfortable using these sites, but are skilled at using them. 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.