Wednesday marks the longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice! For some, this means relishing in the extra hours of sunlight with outdoor activities they enjoy like gardening, walking, baseball or dining al fresco.
With the advent of social media, finding a job can become just a bit easier. That is, if you know how to use it correctly! The tools are changing rapidly so if you are going to engage with employers in online communities, you’ll want to put your best foot forward. That means developing your personal […]
Don’t let fear of making a bad first impression or being a nuisance hold you back from leveraging the power of a social media connection. Employers on social media want to engage with you! In part two of this series, you’ll learn three ways to use social media platforms to get noticed and to reach […]
If you haven’t heard, your LinkedIn profile is about to get a facelift – if it hasn’t already. LinkedIn announced in mid-October that it would be rolling out a new look to profile pages aiming to make it easier to showcase your experience and connect with others. To see examples of the new page, click […]
Like most college students, you likely have a Facebook page and a Twitter profile. You may even have a Google+ or LinkedIn account, aiming to connect with professionals in your field. Some of you may even have a YouTube channel, a Flickr account and a collection of boards on Pinterest. So, what does this have […]
Your online brand is how others perceive you online – it’s the culmination of all of your social media profiles and online activities. Collectively, this presence should create a picture of who you are, your expertise and your available skills. It is your reputation, and one way to help you find a job.
Did you know that networking sites are a recruiters’ most popular web 2.0 tool?* That means that organizations, like Sodexo, are using social media networks more than ever to win the chance to interact with you!
While you are building your online brand, there are some rules that should not be overlooked. Especially when it comes to advancing your career. Are you following these Do’s and avoiding the Don’ts?
Not only are these fish misunderstood, they have qualities that every job seeker can learn from. In fact, the process of finding a job can leave you feeling like one of many fish in the sea. Here are four abilities that you should hone to make you successful in your job seeking.
Having a solid and effective resume can greatly improve your chances of landing your next job. It is important to create one where key experiences and qualifications can be found even with a quick scan.
No, my account has not been hacked. However… The last few days I have seen this posted a lot and been inundated with Direct Message Spam from those who clearly do not know how to button down their Twitter account….
It’s all about who you know and there is validity to the 6 degrees of separation theory. As a recruiter I rely on candidate referrals. Most of my searches are for extremely hard (if not almost impossible) to fill positions with companies on the bleeding edge of technology. Here are some of my thoughts and […]
MetroHealth Medical Center will join many other area health systems that offer benefits to same-sex domestic partners beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Employees who take care of children, parents or other family members should have the right to at least ask for a flexible work schedule, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed Tuesday. The vote means that board President David Chiu’s legislation – which would require employers in San Francisco to consider workers’ requests for […]