Posts Tagged ‘Find a job with social media’
September 25th, 2015 |
5 REASONS WHY SOCIAL MEDIA IS THE NEW BACKGROUND CHECK
According to a representative for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 70% of recruiters are required to research candidates online. And a New York Times article states that 70% of recruiters have rejected candidates after having done an online search. So what can you expect as a job seeker? It’s a given. Recruiters will at some point research you before either contacting you for an interview or before hiring you.
What will they be looking for? Here are some top areas that they will research:
July 3rd, 2015 |
5 Steps to Distinguish Yourself from the Competition!
Given the fact that there are many other qualified candidates who are applying for the same jobs that you are, you need to set yourself apart from the competition. But how? You probably have a similar professional trajectory as well as education as all the others.
March 6th, 2015 |
5 Biggest Mistakes Job Seekers Make
Making a mistake when it comes to your job search can be costly. But often job seekers are making mistakes, and they are unaware of what they are doing. Here is a list of the five biggest mistakes that job seekers often make:
March 14th, 2014 |
3 STEPS TO SALVAGING YOUR PROFESSIONAL REPUTATION
Even though it’s always best to leave a position when everyone is raving about you and wishes that you could stay, it’s not always possible. Sometimes the position does not work out, and your professional reputation may suffer as a result. It may be that you had a negative relationship with your boss. Or it could be that you had personal issues that spilled over to your work, and you were let go. Yet another possibility is that you took on a major project, and instead of you becoming the hero, the project failed miserably. Or perhaps you are in sales and you just did not make your numbers.
February 14th, 2014 |
I WANT TO WORK FOR YOU!
You finally found it! The perfect company that you want to work for. The company’s values align with yours, and you would be a great fit. The only question is, “How do you get hired?” The company does not know about you, and they are unaware that a great employee awaits them.
So how do you get their attention? What steps should you take to land a position at the company of your dreams?
December 20th, 2013 |
4 STEPS TO MAXIMIZING YOUR TIME AT A JOB FAIR
erhaps you have participated in a job fair, or maybe you have just seen the images on TV. The lines are long as job seekers wait for a chance to speak to a recruiter about a job. Most people will tell you that it is unlikely that you will walk out of a job fair with a job. So is it worth it to go?