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Category Archives: Social Networking

Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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How to Make Sure People Read Your LinkedIn Profile

Don’t you just love micro-learning? I love these quick video lessons.  They are an awesome tool to get a bunch of information across in a very quick and compact way.  This video from Business Insider does just that.  Recruiter Donna Serdula shares 5 … Read More…

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Consider Headhunters and Employment Agencies

Headhunters and employment agencies are valid options for job seekers. If you are looking for a new career in this good economy, headhunters and employment agencies help job seekers get into companies they admire and sometimes can get resumes past application tracking systems. … Read More…

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What Does your Online Persona Say About YOU?

CareerBuilder.com surveys consistently show that employers are increasingly researching job seekers online before making hiring decisions. Employers are definitely using Social Networking sites to research job seekers.  What would your online persona say about you? “Hiring managers are using the Internet to get … Read More…

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Kill a Job Search with Social Media Mistakes

Anything that 93% of employers pay attention to, is something you should be concerned about if you are looking for a job. Well that’s the percentage of hiring managers who told Jobvite.com that they will review a job seeker’s social profiles before making … Read More…

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Online Behavior can Kill your Future Career

Companies recruiting on college campuses are definitely evaluating online behavior of potential candidates on networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and video sites like YouTube.  Currently, 48.5% of respondents who recruit on college campuses said that they are using more social networks to connect … Read More…

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