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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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. Related posts: 5 Tips for Leveraging you Social Network in Your Job Search.

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How to Use Social Networking to Create Bankable B2B Connections

Career Makeover Coach

All social networking is not created equal. There’s B2B (Business to Business) social networking and then there’s “regular” social networking. Effective business to business social networking is more than just using social media platforms to […]. The post How to Use Social Networking to Create Bankable B2B Connections appeared first on Tai Goodwin, Bankable Brilliance.

Which Social Networks Work Best for Recruiting?

Undercover Recruiter

Some social media channels are down to preference but when it comes to recruiting, there are a few which are better than others. Which Social Networks Work Best for Recruiting? Employer Recruiting candidates human resources Recruiters Social Media Social Media in Recruitment URPanelThere is so much choice and being on more doesn’t always mean it’s better.

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.

4 Questions to Choose the Right B2B Social Networking Site

Career Makeover Coach

When it comes to using social networking for business, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are considered the trifecta for most business professionals. There are other social networking platforms that may be more beneficial for you. Just like in offline networking, […]. The post 4 Questions to Choose the Right B2B Social Networking Site appeared first on Tai Goodwin, Bankable Brilliance.

Dealing with Social Networking Burnout

Executive Career Brand

Executive Career Services Samples - Executive Resume and Biography Targeted Company and Industry Research for Executive Job Search Best of About Meg Master Resume Writer Reach Certified Online Identity Strategist Publications Testimonials Contact Dealing with Social Networking Burnout by Meg Guiseppi on September 16, 2010 · 2 comments Grumblings about social networking overload have been growing among colleagues of mine. How Much Social Media Is Enough?

Top Companies Leverage Internal Social Networks

Workology

At the recent Working Mother Women’s Leadership Summit on Social Business, Sandy Carter, VP Social Business Evangelism at IBM, reported that 43% of companies are using social networks both internally and externally. She also cited a recent a McKinsey Global Institute Study (July 2012) revealing that 90% of businesses integrating social networks are experiencing a 25% lift in productivity.

Social Network Drives Workplace Innovation & Productivity

Workology

Corporate Social Media as Collaboration Alternative. Companies are considering internal social networks and corporate social media as providing the answer the employee productivity and performance puzzle. The MECE principle can also be applied to workplace social networks and online collaboration-. Workplace Social Networks Share Knowledge Best Practices.

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. Here are a few effective ways to make your social networking efforts work in your favor.

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. Social networking can be an important tool for finding graduate marketing job prospects.

Can Social Networking Get You Fired?

Professional Resume Services

Whether or not you agree with the practice, the reality is that your social media usage has a very public side. Because social marketing and online branding are so important to your career, it’s a good idea to learn all you can about it. Social Marketing/Online Branding erin kennedy resumes executive resume writer online branding professional resume services profile development coaching social marketing social networking

What is a Social Network?

Workology

What started as a simple network for college students to interact with their friends, college students at other schools, would go on to grow and develop into a worldwide communication platform that allows just about anyone in the world to interact and communicate with just about anyone else across the globe. That network would spur countless other similar platforms and social networks that would change the world and the way business as we knew it would be done going forward.

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

Dear Potential Employer, Please Access My Social Network

Workology

Social Media Best Practices for Hiring & Screening on Facebook. 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. Can Accessing Facebook for Hiring Result in Social Media Discrimination?

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

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. A transformation is happening in the way senior leaders and HR professionals view social media.

How to Source Candidates & Prospects Using Social Network, Ello #sourcecon

Workology

Seems last week my Facebook feed was flooded as people flocked to the anti-social network, Ello. It’s being called the anti-Facebook and looking at the site it’s pretty much an ad-free basic social network where users can engage with friends. My strategy for using Ello to search and engage savvy, possibly technical candidates is by sourcing and connecting through social networks to find possible candidates.

How Social Networking Can Boost Your Career

The Undercover Recruiter

Traditional methods in searching for employment opportunities involved many time consuming consultations with CV agencies or browsing broadsheet newspapers… In 2014 the key method is social media. Social media is part of our daily life with over 1 billion people registered on Google+ and over 300 million business professionals use LinkedIn. How Social Networking Can Boost Your Career.

Crush Email Overload by Shifting to an Enterprise Social Network

Workology

Building an enterprise social network might just be the answer to your problems. Here’s why: McKinsey estimates that 25 to 30 percent of total email time could be saved if a company leveraged an enterprise social network as their principle communications channel. Additional benefits of social networks include increased collaboration, knowledge sharing, and employee engagement as well as improved productivity. Value of Enterprise Social Networks.

How to Use Social Networks?

Position Ignition

Social Media is about social science, not technology. Social Networks are about relationships with feeling, caring, passionate, thinking people. In Part 1 you’ll notice my belief in and passion for offline networking activities as a powerful conduit to career change, management and development in the 21 st century. Here are some practical steps: Careers Advice Networking Online Reputation & Branding

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.

Employee Social Network Brings Employees Closer Together

Workology

Corporate Social Networks Solution for Workplace Engagement. Three years ago we launched an employee social network at our company for both professional AND social groups. The buzz around the water cooler was, “I’m not sure about this social network thing. First of all, employee social networking is about connecting people with other people who have information. Friends Drive Productivity Because of Employee Social Networks.

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.

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?

Impacts of Social Networking on Talented Employee’s Retention

Workology

Does your employer allow you to access your Facebook, Twitter, or other social networking profiles at work ? One of the most debated about workplace topics is does allowing access to social networking decrease the productivity of your workplace. Social networking as evolved into an essential part of communication and won’t be going away anytime soon. So why should all companies refrain from blocking social networking sites from their employees?

Five Strategies for Leveraging Your Online Social Networks

Resume Bear

million participate in online social networks , compared to just 27 percent a year ago.&# networks. While online social networks are useful in terms of helping you make connections, developing a great “brand&# identity and maintaining a good online reputation is of critical importance. This article will provide five strategies for creating online social networking that will help you build your reputation and leverage your contacts.

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. 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!

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?

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. Why Social May Not Be the Solution. Just follow best practices and limit interactions with candidates to professional networks and career sites.

These 30 Social Networking Blunders Can Derail Your Job Search

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle “In this difficult job market, online networking is an important piece of the puzzle for workers wishing to build professional relationships, and ultimately, connect with their next great job,” said Liz Harvey, senior director of online products [.] Social Networking Sites for Job Search.

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.

Social Networking for Career Success, A CNN “Top 10 Job Tweeter”

Resume Bear

Are you using social media tools well enough to help your cause? In my book, Social Networking for Career Success , I teach readers how to demonstrate their expertise online. Generously sharing advice and information while growing your network is much more useful than bombarding your social streams with “I want/I need” messages. Some things to think about: Don’t expect social networking to be a magic career wand.

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

Executive Career Brand

We’ve all heard stories about how social recruiting can negatively impact executive job search success. 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 […]. Executive Job Search Social Media & Social Networking Social Recruiting

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How Social Networking Sites Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Resume Bear

After all, a scandalous picture or status update can doom your chances of bagging a respectable job, especially as more and more hiring managers take to social networking sites to screen prospective employees. In fact, social networking is one of the most effective ways to find and land a job these days, and here’s why: Connect with Relevant People. So another way to use social media to your advantage is to become an avid producer of content that is helpful to others.

Impress and Obtain Success By Social Networking

Competitive Resumes

I would like to offer a post from an article on the trendtotrendmag.com site, “Why Your Career Search Needs Social Media Advice.” Many job seekers remain short sighted about the power of social networking. on July 13 about the use of social recruiting and their use of social media. Do you think social media is an effective job search tool Tweet.

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Link Your Social Networks

Career Realism

We now share a lot of information about ourselves to a lot of people across many networks; and while this has been good for fostering and maintaining relationships that might not have otherwise existed, this sharing has also concealed and created threats that make the overly public vulnerable. Keeping different social networks separate (not allowing much crossover between them) is one way to protect yourself from some of these threats. Social Media Fatigue.

Building Actionable Relationships from Social Networking

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » NETWORKING » Building Actionable Relationships from Social Networking Building Actionable Relationships from Social Networking September 30, 2010 Tweet View Comments By CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert , Deborah Shane ?

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

Executive Career Brand

A survey by Brandfog, a global social media and digital reputation consulting firm, indicates that social media engagement by companies’ c-suite executives is more critical than ever: “Conversations taking place on Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Medium, YouTube, Instagram and other social channels do not stop because management is not looking. Alternatively, C-suite executives who embrace social media gain a competitive edge.

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.

Social Networking Websites

Career Tips Blog

Social Networking Websites These sites strive to bring people of similar interests together in a “meeting place” online. Once a member of a social networking site, you are able to search the member directory, participate in discussions online, and share information and files. With social networking online, it becomes easier to visualize your personal network. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

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Social Networking & the Evolution of the Business Card | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Business , Networking , Social Media Social Networking & the Evolution of the Business Card Posted on 10 March 2010. It’s an essential part of the business networking process.

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Top Social Networking Sites for Job Seekers

Career Realism

Job Search advice career expert job search social mediaIf you’re looking to make the most of the Internet in your job search, make sure to check out the following websites and applications. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

4 Ways to Use Social Networking to Find a Job

Career Rocketeer

Social networking has given us a lot in a short period of time—from allowing us to connect with people on the other side of the world to announcing company news quickly and easily. Beyond just looking for a listing, here are four ways you can make your search more effective: Build your network. This is probably one of the biggest benefits of social networking. Social networking is designed to make our lives easier. Social Media Ad4 SEO1