Posts Tagged 'Twitter'

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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The Tricks of Tweets

Using Twitter for Your Job Search
It’s a well-known fact that there are more people today accessing the Internet via mobile technology than with a desktop or laptop computer. This means that your tablets, iPads, eReaders, mobile phones, and PDAs (does anyone really use these anymore?) are the primary means for accessing the wealth of information on the Internet. Why is this relevant for your job search?

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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’

Get Social with Your Networking

Workforce SolutionsAll of us learn to look for every possible advantage when going after a good job. Online social networking can definitely be such an advantage, depending on what site you use and how. Online social networking is not all that different from face-to-face networking. The key is figuring out who knows who and how well you can directly reach the people who can help you. Continue reading ‘Get Social with Your Networking’

Facebook Got Me Fired Before I was Even Hired

danny-0509The Dangers of Social Networking Websites While on the Job Hunt

So you stayed up all night perfecting the music loop of Beyonce’s All the Single Ladies and adding a nice starry background to your MySpace page.  Luckily, you only need a couple of hours of sleep and prep time to be fresh for your interview tomorrow, right?
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