Tag: Social Networking

Using Social Media to Find a Job – Part One

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 brand!

Using Social Media to Find a Job – Part Two

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 out to potential employers.

5 Ways to Maximize the New LinkedIn Profile Layout

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 here for an interactive example or click here to…

4 Tips to Clean Up Your Online Persona

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 to do with your job search? Everything.

3 Steps to Build Your Online Brand

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.

Learn great job seeking tips from Shark Week

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.