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Asked by Sam on October 23, 2016

How can I use Facebook to get a job interview? I have a personal page and more of a 'professional' page, but I'm wondering how I can get noticed by people who are hiring.

HPE, Cigna, Caterpillar have responded.

As a Recruiter, the best place for professional networking is LinkedIn because it displays your skills, proficiencies, recommendations from others, achievements, projects etc. in a resume format. Plus it…

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Asked by David on October 23, 2016

How would I use Twitter to obtain a job interview/offer? I'm fairly active on Twitter and have a following of over 1000.

ADP, Caterpillar, Grace have responded.

Social media is a great resource for finding job opportunities and communicating with employers. First off, be sure to "follow" organizations and people in the field you'd like to work for. Many…

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Asked by chance on October 5, 2016

When searching through potential candidate's social media sites, what are employers specifically looking for? Other than the obvious negatives (pictures/comments/posts of excessive drinking and immaturity), what are some positives and negatives an employer looks for through these searches?

Caterpillar, AT&T, Cigna have responded.

For the most part, employers are not formally checking personal social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, as this can lead to legal slippery slope around invasion of privacy and discrimination. …

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Asked by Sam on September 5, 2016

What are some things I can do on social media to aid in my job hunt?

Accenture, Pitney Bowes, Cigna, ADM, AT&T have responded.

Social media is an amazing tool that enables you to research companies, interact with them, and also to put your best digital self out there! There is no denying the fact that in today’s world, some employers…

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Asked by dinah on July 10, 2016

If I am not a fan of LinkedIn due to security issues that I have had in the past with using social media, is that a bad thing from an employment perspective. Should I be honest in the interview or if I am asked why I am not a part of social media at all?

Cardinal Health, Cigna, Grace, Gap Inc. have responded.

Personally, I don't think it is a bad thing if you are not active on social media networks. If you are applying to jobs that have a strong focus on social media, and your field of interest requires a social…

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Blog post on March 2, 2015

How to Change Careers

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Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed...

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Blog post on February 26, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Your Resume

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You found the perfect job opening. It has all the elements you desire: compensation, corporate culture, and location are all in line with your dream job...

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Blog post on February 23, 2015

Coffee Fiends In The Workplace

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Coffee is a national pastime for millions of people in the US. From the first cup shortly after the alarm goes off in the morning, to the 3pm refuel we’re a country that loves our bitter caffeinated beverages...

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Blog post on February 20, 2015

The Balancing Act Of Vacation Time

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Vacation time can be a difficult subject to deal with in the workplace. Most companies have a set amount of paid time off based on various elements that designate a person’s ‘right’ to more or less vacation...

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Blog post on February 17, 2015

How To Work With People You Genuinely Dislike

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The workspace can be a place of inspiration and joy, filled with people who you deeply appreciate. Your office can also be a drudgery littered with various individuals who you’d rather not see twice let alone every day...

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