Tag Archives: social media in the job search

Google+ for Beginners

I know this blog is filled with posts telling you to put yourself out there (in a professional manner, of course) on social media, because the visibility will help you land that coveted job you’ve been searching for. Well, if you’re anything like me, you’re on social media already, but not everywhere. I live on

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INFOGRAPHIC: Personal Branding & Social Media

When searching for a job, it is of utmost importance to convey a singular, dynamic, consistent message about who you are as a professional. Personal branding (or the process of conveying such a message) let’s employers know that you are who you say you are, and you’ll do what you say you’ll do. Inconsistencies in

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Custom URLs and Social Media

Personal branding is extremely valuable in today’s job search. That is without question. Once you’ve crafted a brand message and image that you want to project to the larger world, it’s time to get down to business. It is important to consistently incorporate your brand throughout both your in-person and online presence. While carrying yourself

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INFOGRAPHIC: Landing a Job in the 21st Century

There are some stark contrasts between the job search 10-20 years ago and today’s job search. LinkedIn, one of today’s trendiest job searching social media tools, wasn’t even around back then. Heck, the Internet wasn’t even around back then! Given this change in the professional world, it’s important for job seekers to be aware of

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Leveraging Social Media Profiles to Further Your Career: Part 3 – Pinterest

Although it may not be as well-established with the workforce world as LinkedIn, people are starting to recognize that the ever-growing in popularity Pinterest can be added to the collection of social media platforms utilized in the job search. As an added bonus, it’s really easy (and fun!) to use. For those graphic designers, photographers,

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