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Social Change Agent Survey: Passion, Skill Set, and Persistence Lead to Career GrowthSandy Carter's 6 Social Business Lessons to Learn from Candy Crush5 Tips for Creating a Company Culture that Connects with Your Sweet Spot ClientsWhy Leadership Should Be a Collaborative Exercise
8 Internet User Statistics Every Small Business Should Know AboutCan't Find Time for Social Media? This Approach Will Help6 Ways to Turn Your Small Business into a Media Hub
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Most people have a Facebook friend who is constantly spouting aggressive and ill-informed propaganda, sending Candy Crush requests every 6 hours, and sharing videos with “You won’t BELIEVE what happens next!!” in the description. Who wants to be that person, especially in a professional setting?
If you’re job-seeking, social media should definitely be an integral part of your job hunt strategy – and this includes Twitter. With that in mind, here are some tips on making your Twitter profile appealing to employers.
Personal branding is a practice of marketing themselves and their careers as brands. It can have many long-term and short-term benefits. Such as, helping you find a job, improving your overall professional image, and utilizing your Google search results when potential employers, colleagues, or clients search your name.
Social media screening (aka social screening) has become a common practice among recruiters and hiring managers, as well as some coaches and college admissions offices. This white paper consolidates and updates previously shared guidance about this practice, providing recommendations for both individuals and organizations. It is primarily focused on job candidates and employers, but it can be applied to students, athletes, admissions offices and coaches as well.
Between the economic slump, too many overqualified kids gunning for mid-level positions and social media missteps, finding a new career is a pain. The paradox is that there are so many resources out there that should be helping job-hunters find new careers. There’s Monster, Craigslist and a dozen others that post open positions all the time. You can search them by location, salary, skills — it’s easy to find open jobs, but why is it so hard to get that interview?
"Dear Socially Stephanie: I'm a recent college grad, and I'm looking for a job. Do you have any tips on how I can make myself a bit more marketable on LinkedIn for recruiters?"
"Dear Socially Stephanie: I'm starting to look for a job. I think I'd be really good somewhere in social media. What should I make sure potential employers know about me during the hiring process? How can I make myself an attractive candidate?"
Content marketing is en fuego. If you’re on the outside wanting to get in, this article is for you. It examines reseach findings from the software masters at Kapost, advice on hiring from three industry experts, and above all, a series of insights regarding getting started in content marketing from CMI, Kelly Services and content marketing expert, Jean Spencer.
I found the data in this infographic to be interesting because it’s kind of anti-hype. LinkedIn is a fascinating network (as are Facebook and Twitter of course), but it seems that digital recruitment is still done on job boards rather than social. I’m actually kind of bummed.
Social media as we know it has been around for some time now and has gained plenty of mainstream acceptance, but the idea of working in the field full-time is still a mystery to many. Short of inventing the next Facebook, how can one earn a living in social media alone?