What We Can Do To Make Sure That Never Going Back to the Way Things Were Is a Good Thing
Here’s why simply going back to the old normal wouldn’t be a good thing.
Epic CEO LinkedIn Profiles: Poised to Attract Today’s Top Talent
Don’t follow the herd of executives under-leveraging LinkedIn and failing to complete and/or optimize their profile according to current best practices.
Networking 101 for the Network-Disabled: 9 Places to Find Networking Events for Beginners
Last week I shared that I was painfully friend-disabled in grade school and explained how I expanded my horizons and developed greater self-awareness and self-confidence. These were lessons I carried with me to college, where I continued to be involved in various kinds of on and off-campus communities. However, upon graduating I moved to the […]
How to Deal with Trolls Now That You’ve Gone Viral
Some people prefer to stay private, and I can’t blame them; putting yourself out there makes you a target for hateful, argumentative people. And it’s 100x worse now to be visible and on social media than it was in the 2000s. The climate online can be downright toxic. That might legitimately stop you from using […]
How Can Anybody Get Anything Done These Days?
It has been an interesting past few months on social media. I can personally say it has been much more of a distraction now than it has ever been. My usual tricks for limiting the amount of time that I spend engaging in non-work related activities on social media have had much less of […]
Tips to Confidentially Update LinkedIn When You are in Transition and are Still Employed
Many employees fear that their boss is watching their every move on social media and are afraid to update their LinkedIn profiles. Other employees update their profiles and openly express an interest in new career opportunities while they are employed. The first group of employees are limiting their ability to promote themselves. The second group […]
How to Use Twitter and Facebook to Land Your Next Job Faster
According to the 2015 Jobvite Recruiter Nation survey, 92% of recruiters use social media for recruiting. While it is clear recruiters rely on LinkedIn, you might be surprised to know that 55% use Facebook and 47% use Twitter for recruiting. A strategic presence on multiple social media networks is a way to distinguish yourself from […]
60 Minutes to a LinkedIn Profile That Gets You Interviews
You are ready to land your next job, you know what you want from your next employer, and your résumé is polished to a shine. Before you venture out, or continue your great job seeking adventure, take a moment to review your LinkedIn profile. Are you getting the results you want? Do you receive messages […]
5 Social Media Personalities that Attract Employers
Have you ever wondered if anyone outside of friends and family cared about your views and opinions on social media? In today’s job search, social media can make or break your chances of landing. According to a 2014 Jobvite survey, 55% of recruiters have reconsidered a candidate based on their social media profile. Maintaining […]
5 Ways to Use Social Media to Start a Networking Conversation
More than 70% of all jobs are found through networking. Many people know that networking is an effective job search method. Given these facts, what makes people continue to rely on job boards and filling out online applications? The answer is that many people have tried networking and it didn’t work for them. Most people […]