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How to Make Your Twitter Profile Appealing to Employers

Lauren Riley
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.
How to Make Your Twitter Profile Appealing to Employers

Getting Started with Your Personal Branding

Marinigh
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.
Getting Started with Your Personal Branding

Social Media Screening: Guidance for Individuals and Organizations [SLIDESHARE]

Courtney Hunt
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.
Social Media Screening: Guidance for Individuals and Organizations [SLIDESHARE]

How Content Marketing Is Reinventing the Dreaded Job Search

BrennanGirdler
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?
How Content Marketing Is Reinventing the Dreaded Job Search

Socially Stephanie: LinkedIn for New Graduates

StephanieFrasco
"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?"
Socially Stephanie: LinkedIn for New Graduates

Socially Stephanie: How to Get a Job in Social Media

StephanieFrasco
"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?"
Socially Stephanie: How to Get a Job in Social Media

Content Marketing Minds: Want a Job in This Field?

FeldmanCreative
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.
Content Marketing Minds: Want a Job in This Field?

Job Recruiters Use Social to Vet Prospects Rather than Find Them

leaderswest
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.
Job Recruiters Use Social to Vet Prospects Rather than Find Them

5 Jobs Created by Social Media

philcohen4
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?
5 Jobs Created by Social Media

How to Outsmart 90% of Marketing Job Seekers

Mike Sweeney
Call them stereotypes or misperceptions, but if you’re curious about why members of Generation Y, or millennials, are often described negatively, look no further than the job trail. Here are a few pieces of advice if you are a millennial and are looking for a job in the modern marketing world.
How to Outsmart 90% of Marketing Job Seekers