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April 08, 2017
McDonald's Australia is letting people apply for jobs via Snapchat as part of a new trial.
Job Applications via Snapchat? McDonald’s Tries Out New Initiative | Social Media Today
August 12, 2014
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?
May 23, 2012
So how do you make all of these up and coming social media influencers’ part of your potential hire pool and keep tabs on them, whether or not you can onboard them as part of your team? (This could be tricky). If you saved each resume you could start a lumberyard with the stacks of paper, and folks in HR would hate you.
February 26, 2010
More and more social media-related jobs are coming on the scene, from social media directors to content marketers to community managers to everything in between. And there are bunches of folks with an interest in these jobs, but unsure how to best position themselves to get one. The quick, hard...
November 23, 2009
In my previous posts on, I pointed out some good and some bad on the social media job front. A few asked what I thought social media jobs should look like, so I'll do my best. But I'm not going to write this like a typical job description, because I think the content is more important than the...