Social Media & Networking

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How Important Is Social Media for Getting a Job?

Do recruiters and employers look at your social media profiles? You bet they do, and they use social media to help evaluate and rank potential candidates. To avoid misrepresenting yourself, consider how social media impacts your job search and what you need to do to stay ahead of the game.   How Important Is Social […]

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Remote Networking: 6 Tips for Building Business Relationships

Your remote career deserves the same kind of intentional cultivation you would devote to the networking process if you were working onsite. However, the same tactics that help build a solid network in traditional office spaces may not always apply to the virtual work environment.    Remote Networking: 6 Tips for Building Business Relationships One […]

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Social Media Red Flags: 9 Mistakes Employers Can’t Ignore

Could your social media habits cost you a job offer? Read on to learn about social media red flags that will make employers toss your application.  Top 9 Social Media Red Flags It can be easy to forget you leave an online footprint with every picture you post and every status you make, especially since […]

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5 Ways to Use Twitter During Your Remote Job Search

We’ve shown you 8 Ways Social Media Can Kill Your Career; now it’s time to consider the upside to getting social.  Although LinkedIn is probably the first social media platform that comes to mind when launching your telecommute job search, a little birdie told us Twitter can be just as useful. Here are 5 ways to […]

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8 Ways Social Media Can Kill Your Career

92% of recruiters utilize social media sites to find the best candidates, according to Jobvite’s 2015 Social Recruiting Survey.  For nearly all recruiters, over the last decade social media has become an integral component to sourcing and vetting potential hires. Ensure your profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and other popular social networks heighten, not hinder, your […]

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How to Promote Your LinkedIn Profile

We’ve talked about how important it is to have a LinkedIn profile, but do you know how to get your profile noticed? Get more eyes on your digital resume by showcasing your LinkedIn profile in the following ways: In your email signature. Edit your email signature to include a link to your LinkedIn page. Current clients […]

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Networking Tips for Work-at-Home Parents

Traditional on-site employers create opportunities for employees to network, but telecommuting parents have to find ways to network off the clock. If you’re a work-at-home mom or dad in search of ideas for staying relevant and connected to your industry, then these networking tips are for you! Create a LinkedIn profile. This business-oriented networking service allows job seekers, business owners, […]

Benefits of Networking for Telecommuters

Telecommuters can benefit greatly from networking with other business professionals. When you telecommute, it can be difficult to find other people in your line of work let alone a group of people to network with. Instead of staying in your vertical, we suggest you widen your scope! Here are some suggestions for networking: Attend a […]

Improving Your Job Search Results

Getting better job search results is all about how you approach your job search. Don’t overlook jobs with similar skill sets even though the titles might differ. Many job seekers don’t realize that the skills used in a customer service job at one company can easily translate into a different job at another company; you […]

Holiday Networking Tips

Have you received any invitations to holiday parties this year? Don’t turn them down! Use these social gatherings as a networking opportunity. Job searching during the holiday months can be slow and painful, but if you think creatively, you can increase your chances of finding a job before the snow melts. We’re not suggesting you […]