Recruiting With Social Media Can Backfire

Office Dynamics

Why using social media as a means of recruitment can backfire. billion people use their mobile device in order to access social media sites, and with Facebook home to over 1.15 billion users, it’s fair to say that the world and its dog (world’s cutest canine Pomerian pup Boo has over 8 million likes on Facebook) are pretty active on the social networking scene. Anti-social networking.

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Do you think assistants should use social media for professional purposes? If you answered positively then yes you would be correct I think using social media for your professional development and networking is an absolute must! Here are ten do ‘s and ten don’ts for using social media professionally…. Do use social media for different aspects of your career. This is especially important if you are looking for a new job.

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Or worse, people are seeing your profile, but it does a poor job of representing you and what you do.” (Melonie Dodaro, LinkedIn Expert). If you are active on other social media platforms such as Twitter and don’t have a website you can add your LinkedIn profile. Write LinkedIn Pulse posts and share these on your social media platforms. Be social and engage. It’s not called social media for nothing. Congratulations!

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How to Find a Job Using Social Media

45 Things

It's not near as much fun as say, watching to see if Lady Gaga will show up covered in raw eggs and bran cereal, but it's something I feel I need to do for my job. People depend on me to give them job hunting advice that will help them get out of the unemployment ranks.

Using LinkedIn effectively

Practically Perfect PA

As I’ve said many times over the last few weeks I really do think assistants should be using social media to enhance all aspects of their career and LinkedIn is a great place to start if you are new to the world of social networking. It is the way of the world that you will be judged by your photo so keep it sober, especially if you are job hunting. Job hunting. When job hunting do make sure your profile is up to date.

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Age of Conversation 3 – coming SOON!!!

Make or Break Moments

This section is about working at the coalface of social media. Is this earned media? How important is brand in the social media space? Influence Much is made of influence, but what does “influence&# mean in social media?

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Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

Maintaining and building your online persona is a part of the new job search. Building your personal brand is crucial to standing out from the crowd when job hunting. After all, Inc reports that every corporate job opening attracts an average of 250 resumes, but on average only four to six people will interview for the position. Here’s a look at some tips on how you can build your online presence and find the job that is right for you.

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Internet Top Resource for Today's Job Hunters

Small Business Labs

Pew Internet's  Searching for Work in the Digital Era  illustrates the growing role online resources are playing in the job hunt. adults (54%) have gone online to look for job information, 45% have applied for a job online, and job-seeking Americans are just as likely to have turned to the internet during their most recent employment search as to their personal or professional networks.

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Navigating The Job Market Before Earning Your Degree

Dumb Little Man

It’s no secret that the job market comes with a rigorous map to navigate. To put this into perspective, in 2017, 53% of newly graduates are underemployed and having a tough time finding the right job. The job is yours. College students are enjoying the longest run in job growth since the late 1990s,” Phil Gardner, Director of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute says, “but that doesn’t mean navigating the job market is easy.” jobs on average.

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OfficeTeam Reveals Mistakes That Could Derail Your Job Search

Office Dynamics

Are you in a New Year, new job scenario? Job-hunting tactics that worked even a few years ago may appear passé, while using fresh strategies can help professionals stand out among a large applicant pool. “It’s It’s easy to get stuck in a rut during the job hunt,” said Robert Hosking, executive director of OfficeTeam. “If If certain tactics aren’t working, job seekers need to switch gears and try new ideas.”. Network solely when you’re looking for a job.

5 Best Ways to Use Technology To Land Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

Looking to move on from your dead-end job? The modern corporate world is so brutally competitive that you don’t even need a job to be severely stressed. “We’ll And for a job seeker, there’s nothing worse than waiting for that call. See Also: 6 Interview Hacks That Are Sure To Land You The Job. But, why stop at major social networking platforms when you can further elevate your online authority through other free channels ?

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How to Search for Another Job Without Your Boss Finding Out

45 Things

I spent the holidays with family and friends, and the one subject that came up over and over again (apart from the discussion that we were all eating too much) was about jobs. Some people were looking for jobs, and others were complaining about their current positions. If you're thinking of finding a new job this year, you might want to consider this advice I was given for my recent Gannett/USA Today column. Susan Joyce, editor and publisher of, agrees.

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Are You Being Naive -- and Just Plain Stupid -- About Your Online Reputation?

On The Job

There's enough instability right now in the economy that everyone -- and I mean everyone -- needs to be in active job-hunting mode. That means in addition to ramping up your networking efforts, you need to immediately take steps to clean up your online footprint. Learn how to manage your privacy settings within each social network you use. It also means telling the whole story; of using social media as a 'bright light' when dealing with false statements.

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10 gifts to give your career

45 Things

No one can really predict what the several years will bring in the job market, but it’s clear that everyone has to make more of an investment in their future. Embrace social media. Maintaining these personal connections is critical to creating a strong professional network.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? Do you think this job market will have any impact on Generation Y?

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