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.

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. How do you feel about employer access to your social media?

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.

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

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 search

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.

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.

What is the Basic Social Media Strategy Recruiters Should Have?

The 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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

What are the Biggest Myths Around Social Media and Recruiting?

The Undercover Recruiter

While there are some obvious dos and don’ts when it comes to using social media in recruitment there are also some things you should take with a pinch of salt. What are the Biggest Myths Around Social Media and Recruiting?

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.

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.

How Can a Social Media Detox Hinder Your Job Search?

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you heard about the recent social media detox trend? It seems to be all the rage to stop using social media, either temporarily or permanently, in an attempt to focus on living life instead of viewing it through a smartphone screen.

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.

How Can a Recruiter Use Social Media to Attract Talent?

The 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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. Businesses large and small have realized that they need to be where their customers are, with 77% of small business owners reporting that they use 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.

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. Social Media Professional.

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

5 Tips for Using Social Media for Your Job Search

Career Alley

Career advice Job Search Social MediaFinding 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. These 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 […].

Restricting Social Media at Work

Career Alley

This graphic highlights some interesting information on browsing social media sites at work and the impact on productivity. Related posts: The Effects of Social Media on Your Job Search. Using Social Media for Your Job Search.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What is the Best Thing Recruiters Can Do on Social Media?

The Undercover Recruiter

While there is no right or wrong way of using social media for recruiting (well, it depends on who you ask) there are certainly some really good things you can do if you get it right. This week our expert panel share what they think are some of the best tips of using social media.

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.

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.

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. Social Media Job Search Jobs

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!

Which Social Media Recruitment Campaign Have you been Most Impressed by?

The Undercover Recruiter

This week our panel of social media. Which Social Media Recruitment Campaign Have you been Most Impressed by? Employer Recruiting campaigns candidates Recruiters Social Media Social Media in Recruitment URPanel

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.