Posts Tagged ‘Find a job with social media’
January 13th, 2012 |
YOUR SECRET WEAPON AGAINST UNEMPLOYMENT
With high unemployment, intense competition for jobs, and the threat of downward mobility instead of upward mobility, it pays to know what your secret weapon is against unemployment. It’s so simple that you might overlook it. It’s your network. Not just your network of friends and neighbors, although they can be helpful, but your professional network is an effective buffer against joining the unemployment line. Or at least reducing the amount of time that you spend there.
December 21st, 2011 |
IS A NEW JOB ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST?
Perhaps you are still in the midst of your last minute Christmas shopping. You are methodically going down the list of all the people that you need to purchase gifts for.
But what will you get for yourself? Would your perfect Christmas gift be a new job?
November 21st, 2011 |
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE?
Like many people you are probably on LinkedIn because you know you should be. After all, 80% of companies are now using LinkedIn for recruiting according to MediaBistro. All of the Fortune 500 companies have a presence on LinkedIn, and small and mid-size companies are forsaking traditional boards in favor of finding the perfect candidates on this professional social networking site.
October 21st, 2011 |
9 REASONS YOUR JOB SEARCH SHOULD NOT BE DIY
In a tough job market with unemployment hovering at more than 9 percent and nearly five job seekers for every opening, you may wonder if you should seek professional assistance with your job search. On the other hand, you may wonder if it is worth it to pay a career coach to help you.
August 31st, 2011 |
YOU CAN GO BACK HOME AGAIN
Given the competitive nature of today’s job market, as an executive you need to turn over every stone to find that next job. One stone that you may or may not have thought about looking under is going back to your old company to see if they have anything that fits your background. If you have had a good relationship with a former employer, you should certainly include that employer in your job search strategy.
August 17th, 2011 |
A 5 POINT CHECKLIST FOR TWITTER
If you plan to use Twitter as part of your job search strategy, and you are not sure where to start, there are some steps that you can take to increase your appeal to employers as well as your chances of job search success.
July 5th, 2011 |
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE?
The following is a quick quiz to test your knowledge about your online presence. Answer true or false to the different statements and then read the correct answers below.
June 21st, 2011 |
IMPRESS EMPLOYERS WITH YOUR BLOG
If you are wondering how to stand out from the crowd and enhance your online presence, you might consider blogging. Many people think of blogs as just one individual’s musings, but a blog can be part of your strategic job search plan to attract the attention of employers.