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? Best Social Media Accounts to Include 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.

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Your Social Media Resume

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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.

5 Tips for Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Career Alley

One of the well-known ways to land a new job is to network. Whether networking with colleagues from work, friends, professors from school, or in other areas, networking plays a vital role; giving us access to people who can recommend us for positions or simply inform us of them.

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.

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. Typos and careless mistakes will send your resume to the shredder.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Using social media can easily give you an advantage in your job search. For your “friend” accounts make sure you take full advantage of the privacy settings or social media may actually cost you a job.

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? How Much Social Media Is Enough?

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

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?

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

5 Reasons to Unfollow Career Obstructing Social Media Contacts

Competitive Resumes

Guilt by association on social media is a reality. Even if you’re not looking for a job, but you are seriously networking for your next career move, people connect with you on your values as well as career aspirations. Listen to Personal SEO for Your Online Resume.

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.

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.

Using Social Media in Your Search for a Job: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

The evolution of the Internet and social media websites means that job hunters and employers are fast realizing its potential in finding and filling jobs. This can be particularly useful if you’re looking for a job in marketing that requires social media experience.

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.

10 Social Media Mistakes To Avoid During Your Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Beware of these mistakes in using social media during your job search. Aggressively arguing political, religious, social and other opinions. Neglecting to make personal contact with your network. Social networking is seductive. Not using social media at all.

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.

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People with Social Media

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?

As Social Media Adoption Grows So Does Corporate Risk

Workology

Corporate Social Media Presents HR & Hiring Risk. Companies are using social media as part of their recruiting and candidate selection process and in business every day. Or maybe you use tools like Wink.com to search across social media networks by keyword.

How Are Employers Screening You Through Social Media?

Jennifer Anthony

The fact is many employers today are resorting to social media sites to screen candidates. So if you are a user of any one of the social networking sites that have proliferated in recent years, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter, there’s more than a likely chance potential employers have scoped you out. If your account setting on social networking sites is open to the public, think twice about what you write and post. By Don Goodman.

Employer Use of Social Media for Applicant Screening Declines

Resume Bear

A Society for Human Resources survey reports that more employers have backed away from using social networking sites and search engines to screen employment applicants. To get more information about you than your resume and cover letter provide.

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. Why Social May Not Be the Solution. Of course job seekers and employers can’t ignore the impact of social media.

Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

Anything that you post on any social media sites or web forums will be cached, and even the not-so-technologically-savvy among us can extract old ramblings from years ago. What you say can hurt you in the future; be responsible about social media outlets!

Take Advantage of Social Media! How to Find a Job on Twitter

Resume Bear

As social networks become the number one source for networking online, it only makes sense that you would go there for your job search too. Social media enthusiast? Finding the job of your dreams is all about networking and knowing the right people.

Employers: Which Industries Lead the Way in Social Media

Resume Bear

Like it, love it or want none of it, social media is here to stay. Many employers are responding to the social media invasion with policies to guide how it’s used by employees. How is your company using social media?

Source Qualified Candidates on Social Media in Half the Time

Workology

For most recruiting departments, social media plays an important part of any hiring, recruiting, and employment branding process. Searching, combing and sourcing individual websites, communities and social networks takes an exhaustive amount of time and effort.

Five Helpful Methods of Incorporating Social Media as You Look for Work

Professional Resume Services

Professional Resume Services can help you with LinkedIn profile development! While the Internet—and especially social media—has been brushed off in the past as a means of finding work, it now can serve as an extremely valuable tool during your job search efforts.

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How Are Employers Screening You Through Social Media?

Jennifer Anthony

The fact is many employers today are resorting to social media sites to screen candidates. So if you are a user of any one of the social networking sites that have proliferated in recent years, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter, there’s more than a likely chance potential employers have scoped you out. If your account setting on social networking sites is open to the public, think twice about what you write and post. By Don Goodman.

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.