Tag Archives: social media

Using Social Media To Land A Job

More and more employers and recruiters are visiting social and professional networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn for the job search.  As the number of unemployed workers continues to grow, job seekers are using these sites to brand themselves to … Continue reading

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Employers ask for workers’ Facebook passwords

As employers become increasingly selective about whom they hire, it appears that some are taking the bold step of asking applicants for full access to their Facebook profiles, which means handing over one’s username and password.  It is unclear how … Continue reading

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Using social media to your advantage

Over the past decade, the Internet has revolutionized the job search in many ways.  One of those ways is by making it easier for people and groups to find each other and communicate.  The rapid growth of social media tools … Continue reading

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Think before you tweet

Social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have significantly changed the job search landscape; in most ways, for the better. However, as demonstrated in today’s New York Times, there are definite pitfalls.  The article focuses on the problems … Continue reading

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BEST & WORST JOB SEARCH TOOLS

Hiring authorities have spoken and they agree; networking is the most valuable tool in the job seeker’s arsenal. The least effective process for finding a job: attending job fairs. Continue reading

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