Does Social Media Belong on Your Resume?

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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? Best Social Media Accounts to Include on Your Resume.

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. There is a lot of fog around developing and then using your storied resume. The post Your Resume and You: Are You Standing in a Social Media Fog?

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5 Tips for Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Finding 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. Career advice Job Search Social MediaThese 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 […].

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. LinkedIn is the social media website for professionals. Your LinkedIn profile is your social media 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.

The Evolution of Social Media

Career Alley

These days, social media is King. So let’s discuss how social media can make YOU a more attractive product for any business or organization. LinkedIn allows you to present yourself through your skills, qualifications, experiences and even upload your resume.

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. Social Media Job Search Networking

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.

Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

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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. How Do Employers Use Social Media?

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.

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.

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.

3 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Social Media for a Job Interview

Career Alley

When I started to job search in college I knew I needed to have my resume and portfolio in perfect condition. What I didn’t realize is that it’s not uncommon for an employer to do a Google search of a candidate before they even look at the applicant’s resume.

New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

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There are many CEOs who are not interested in social media because they are incredibly busy. The global conversations are happening on social media, and not being part of the conversation means others are controlling the topics. These are: Social CEOs make better leaders.

Social Media Powered HR: Are Resumes Finally Obsolete?

Workology

So far I’ve hired, managed and let go of a few people – all without ever seeing their resume. It’s the latest in social media-powered HR and it’s called Coffee. Are Resumes Still Necessary?

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

Career Alley

With social media proliferating society, networking utilising social media may now overcome most other ways to expose ourselves to potential job positions. Here are 5 ways to use social media to get that next job. The Evolution of Social Media.

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. If you’re wondering how to use social media to land a job, here are some tips and strategies: LinkedIn.

How to Makeover Your Resume for Social Media Marketing

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume bio requires you to narrow down your experiences. This is vitally important for those interested in getting into social media professionally because the entire industry thrives on snappy marketing and wit by nature. Get to the meat of your social media skills.

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.

Can I Use Social Media To Enhance My Career?

Professional Resume Services

Social media is a massive part of many of our lives now that using it seems almost second nature. Whether we are liking Facebook statuses, tweeting our friends or sending photos via Tumblr, we are all used to making the most of social networking.

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

Career Alley

With social media proliferating society, networking utilising social media may now overcome most other ways to expose ourselves to potential job positions. Here are 5 ways to use social media to get that next job.

Six Ways Employers, HR & Recruiting Can Use Social Media

Workology

I’m up early this morning prepping for my 4 hour Social Media 101 Training in Lawrence, Kansas today. Social media, social recruiting and employment brand and their use cases for human resources are on my mind. Social Recruiting.

Social Media: Never on Sunday?

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?

How Much Social Media Is Enough?

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?

Social Media Is An Extension Of Your Resume

Career Realism

Your resume has been updated and the cover letter is written, everything seems to be in order. Depending by how active you are on social media, you may want to take some time to review your activity. Your social media accounts are a reflection of you.

Should You Upload Your Resume To LinkedIn Or Other Social Media?

Career Realism

LinkedIn has made it very easy to upload your resume as a PDF to make it part of your LinkedIn profile. are not necessarily public on your LinkedIn profile, but will become public if you upload your resume. And then you can decide whether to provide your (targeted) resume.

Social Media Makeover: What to Do Before You Start Hunting

Professional Resume Services

Believe it or not, the majority of employers will review your social media profiles before hiring you. Social media used to be just a fun way to communicate with friends online, but since it’s been booming in recent years, recruiters are also utilizing social media.

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. Since it focuses on your professional history, it’s a live resume that many people see. And use social media indirectly.

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? Because of this, social media has the power to make or break a potential job position for you.

How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Learning the ins and outs of using social media for job search can be quite an undertaking. Between LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, the three main social media sites, there is a lot to understand. Job Search Strategies 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.

5 Reasons to Unfollow Career Obstructing Social Media Contacts

Competitive Resumes

Guilt by association on social media is a reality. Listen to Personal SEO for Your Online Resume. The extreme approach on some social networks requires you to block them. If you’re associated with someone who doesn’t represent you can be a pretty painful experience.

5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

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. You want to manage and stay vigilant of everything appearing on your social pages.

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. The reality is that the question of “Where to click” is the least of our worries when using social media.

The Top Two Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Professional Resume Services

Today, a social media mistake can be blasted around the world in a nanosecond. It’s not normally a problem for your social media friends to know where you work, but avoid discussing your company online. Everyone makes mistakes and everyone knows this.

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.

Seeking a Social Media Internship This Summer?

Ms. Career Girl

I received this info last week from InternMatch , “an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers” and wanted to share it with those of you looking for a Social Media Internship this summer.

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.

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. How Should You Use Twitter and THE 140 CHARACTER RESUME?

7 Detrimental Social Media Mistakes Recruiters Make

Workology

Social media has revolutionized the hiring process of newcomers from around the world. Watch out for the following social media deathtraps that could spike the honor and integrity of your business: Mistake #1: Skimming Through Your Candidate’s Resume. It is understandable that perhaps there is more than one applicant for the recommended post, but that doesn’t mean you should skim through resumes. LinkedIn is a social network, but for professionals.

Why corporate America needs to embrace social media

Resume Bear

Margo caught my attention over a year ago when I saw her omnipresence on numerous social media platforms. She is one of the most respected and well-connected individuals in the social media and human resource space today. Nothing is private on any social network.

Crowdsourcing the Job Search with Social Media

Workology

But thankfully for Google+ and Chris’s post, I saw this great video and blog post from DJ Waldom (@djwaldom) and his Job Search Social Media Experiment , titled #projectawesome. The concept of crowd sourcing your resume is one that I like.