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. Social media can bring families closer together.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Sprout Social. Sprout Social.

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.

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? Just don’t post a pic of yourself holding said glass on social media, though.

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. This is because the internet and social media is something that executives cannot control.

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.

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.

5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive appeared first on Ms. Through their combination of research and passion for making a positive mark on social media, the twins know a thing or two on keeping your feed light and fun. Use social media as a resource .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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? We’ll provide five tips about how social channels are powerful conduits to identifying and managing your digital profile and voice.

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.

Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job

Ms. Career Girl

The post Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job appeared first on Ms. If the manual is old and hasn’t updated social media policies, ask your HR representative. The post Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job appeared first on Ms.

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. How Do Employers Use Social Media?

Finding Social Media Jobs is Easy

Resume Bear

Social networking sites not only help people to keep in touch but they also make job searches much easier. Thanks to the unlimited opportunities to connect with anyone and everyone through Social Media, finding social media jobs is not hard!

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Survey Shows Executives Need Social Media Skills

Professional Resume Services

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.

The Secret Advantage Of Social Media

Professional Resume Services

Did you know that your use of social media can get you hired? (It Your online presence and social media connectivity is an increasing factor in how potential employers fill openings. It can also get you fired but that’s a different subject.)

Five Ways to Find Your Tribe with Social Media

Workology

HR social media TwitterThere is something comforting about returning to a place where you felt like you belong. I recently had the opportunity to return to Denver/Boulder area. I spent most of my 20s in this area. This is. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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.

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.

Keeping Job Search off of Social Media

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: How do you improve your odds of obtaining a new position without giving away that you are in the market on social media. Since many people in your current work life have access to you social media pages it seems detrimental to the current work status.

Finding Your Voice in Social Media

Resume Bear

Social media is primarily text-based. While there are sites that focus only on rich-media sharing (Instagram and YouTube, for example), they still allow comments, favorites and shares. Sometimes in life, we only get one chance and the same can be said about social media.

The “Anti-Social” Social Media

Resume Bear

There’s a body of thought that believes technology, particularly social media, has given us a great boost in finding, building and keeping connections with people. Social media can be a great tool…if used correctly and appropriately.

13 Ways HR Can Leverage Social Media, Part 1

Workology

Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to a 400-level social media class back at my alma mater. We spent an hour talking about 13 ways that HR can strategically and tactically leverage social media. USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO INCREASE AWARENESS.

Designing for the Online Socialite: ‘Branding Yourself’ through Social Media

Ms. Career Girl

The post Designing for the Online Socialite: ‘Branding Yourself’ through Social Media appeared first on Ms. There’s no denying reality; the age of social media is definitely upon us! To begin, let’s look at the biggest social media platform on the planet Earth, Facebook.

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.