Social Media

From an Employer’s Perspective.

With the rise and popularity of social media usage, employers have also joined in and have taken a new approach to use social media to screen job applicants. This approach gives employers the autonomy to find what prospective applicants are doing, thinking, and feeling based solely on their social media platforms. 

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Your Digital Footprint

" "Last week, I had the pleasure of teaching several workshops to high school students about their social media presence. Who wants to hear an adult dictate to them how they should express themselves? This is America! The land of freedom of speech! I agree wholeheartedly that anyone should be able to express themselves how they feel, but let’s admit, we base our interactions with people on our impression of them before even before the first conversation. Continue reading “Your Digital Footprint”

Social Networking 101

The Workforce Solutions blog this week has focused on the importance of networking. On Monday, David explained that networking is still alive and well in this digital age. Then Cornelius shared tips on accessing the “hidden” job market, building lasting relationships and overcoming the challenges of networking for people who aren’t naturally social.
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Spring Cleaning

Tidying Up Your Online Presence
March 20th marked the first day of spring, one of my favorite seasons. Enjoying sunshine, fresh air, blossoming vegetation, and new births just makes me feel happy. As Mother Nature renews herself, many people follow suit and work on “cleaning up” various aspects of their lives.

Last year I wrote a spring cleaning blog about dusting off your attitude. This year I thought I would focus my spring cleaning tips on ensuring a professional online presence.
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