Posts Tagged ‘Find a job with social media’
December 14th, 2012 |
JOB SEARCH SUCCESS!
Everyone loves a success story. This is one that is full of lessons for those who are currently job searching.
October 1st, 2012 |
HOW MUCH DO YOU REALLY KNOW ABOUT JOB SEARCH?
Conducting a job search has changed with the advent of social media, web-based interviewing, and a slow economy. Some job seekers are still operating on the old rules and have not updated their job seeking skills to match the new reality.
September 4th, 2012 |
5 STEPS TO EFFECTIVELY PROMOTING YOUR BRAND
A personal brand has to do with how you are perceived by others professionally. Everyone has a brand whether they like it or not. The real issue is whether or not you will take control of your brand and shape how you are perceived or allow others to come to their own conclusions.
June 12th, 2012 |
BEST PRACTICES FOR NETWORKING
In business it is common to review best practices to be sure that your company is utilizing the best methods available to accomplish its work. The same principle holds true for job search. There are best practices that you can employ to ensure that you are being effective in the time that you spend seeking new employment.
June 1st, 2012 |
5 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS
Have you ever wondered how to make yourself more appealing to employers? After all, the job market is still not back to pre-recession levels, and competition for most jobs is stiff. How can you distinguish yourself from so many qualified candidates? Why would employers give you a second look when they have their pick of potential hires?
May 25th, 2012 |
7 NETWORKING ERRORS YOU MAY BE MAKING
Even though networking is the best way to land a job or make any other type of career move, still some people get it wrong. There’s a reason that some people soar with networking while others fall flat.
May 4th, 2012 |
5 DON’TS OF SALARY NEGOTIATION
If you are one of the many people who feel uncomfortable with salary negotiation, especially in this still struggling economy, know that you are not alone. The job search process can be tough enough with you now having to master social media, stay abreast of what is expected from your resume, and sharpen your interview skills. But salary negotiation is usually the last step before you are hired, and if you falter here, you could be losing several thousand dollars before you even start work.
March 16th, 2012 |
5 STEPS TO CLEANING UP YOUR DIGITAL DIRT
According to Forbes magazine, the majority of employers now Google potential employees and view their social media profiles to screen applicants. Whether you are actively or passively job searching, you need to know what employers will see when they search for you.
Here are some tips for finding out if you have any digital dirt that would disqualify you from a new position:
February 24th, 2012 |
YOUR EXECUTIVE LEGACY—STARTING WITH THE END IN VIEW
What do you want your legacy to be?
This is very personal. Only you can decide what you want your legacy to be and what price you are willing to pay to make it happen. If you don’t decide for yourself where you ultimately want to be, the decision will be made for you. You will end up ceding control over your future to your employer and probably feel like a victim as a result. It is very likely that you will take the path of least resistance.
January 27th, 2012 |
5 LESSONS YOU CAN LEARN FROM A PINK SLIP
Being let go from a job is devastating for some and liberating for others. For those who have put their heart and soul into a company and thought they would retire there, being laid off can be a body blow to their self confidence and can make them question their employment prospects. For others, being laid off can be a blessing in disguise because it can force them to reassess their options and contemplate a different career path than they would have otherwise chosen had they not been let go.