Posts Tagged 'social media'

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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Unemployment, Resumes, and Interviews…Oh My!

The Yellow Brick Road to Job Searching
Searching for a job in today’s market can sometimes leave you feeling a lot like Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz — sucked up in a storm of activity and dropped smack in the middle of some foreign land, where you really don’t understand what is going on or how to get back onto familiar ground. If you are anything like me, you might actually have tried clicking your heels together and saying, “There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home!” Most likely to no avail 🙂
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Desperately Seeking a New (Job Fair Recruiting) Lifestyle:

Delving into different ways of discovering new talent pools at job fairs.

I had the pleasure of attending a job fair for Veterans yesterday. There were nearly 90 eager employers ready to talk to the hundreds of military veterans on hand looking for new work. As I walked around the job fair, I noticed some consistencies that were not necessarily good things. Rather than point them out, I decided I would write a blog on different ways to change your recruiting approach (especially if it is not yielding great results). Here we go! Continue reading ‘Desperately Seeking a New (Job Fair Recruiting) Lifestyle:’

Hiring That Perfect Person

I’ve been talking to employers lately who are looking for workers again after a lengthy hiatus from the whole hiring process. Here are some hints to assist you in finding the right person for your job. First, take time to review your hiring strategies and make sure they are helping, not hindering you.

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet

danny-0509Using Twitter and having Twitter work for you in your job search. Every morning I sit at my desk for about 30 minutes and do three things. First, I browse local job boards for any hot opportunities I may want to pursue for our customers. Second, I look at the local news websites to see if there is any hot local labor market information regarding new jobs or employment opportunities. Finally, I look at Linked In, Facebook, and Twitter searching some key words for possible local job leads. Continue reading ‘To Tweet or Not to Tweet’


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