This weekly roundup of popular posts highlights the influence social media and visuals have on your job search (and overall online visibility).
Why is having an online presence important? This expands your horizons and opens the door for potentially more opportunities. This is one of my favorite things to say:
Social Media for Job Search
The 10 Words You Should Never Use In Your LinkedIn Profile by Stephanie Vozza | Fast Company
Some words have become so overused, they mean nothing. See what these are and learn what you should do instead.
5 Top Tips for Finding a Job on Social Media #TechTuesday by Sophie Deering | Undercover Recruiter
- Spread the word
- Engage with prospective employer
- Network with people who work in the field of your interest
- Make your social media profiles “employer-friendly”
- Establish yourself as an expert in your field of interest
5 Ways to Hack Your Job Search by Barry Chignell | Social-Hire
- Get instant updates of the best jobs from anywhere on the web
- Get your lights to flash when a dream job is posted!
- Use Twitter lists to scan for that perfect role
- LinkedIn will send you job alerts based on your criteria
- Don’t forget your friends and contacts
Call it this or reputation management or having an online presence. If you are serious about managing your career, you can not overlook the importance of online visibility!
Here are two sources you should check out! Whenever they say business, I want you to know that means YOU, Inc. (you are a business!)
Socially Sorted by Donna Moritz
Use Visuals and Infograhics
Matthew Laird: How I Landed A Job With An Infographic Piktochart Presentation | Piktochart
You don’t know who Matthew is nor do you know about Piktochart. This is a story of how he used an infographic during the interview to WOW his interviewer. Follow these steps for your own interviewing and job search success.
Greta Boller is having fun (and getting nibbles)
How cool. I’ve never seen a visual resume before. http://t.co/83GPhdZM78 #techcomm @TheLoneTW
— Tom Johnson (@tomjohnson) July 29, 2015
Modern Job Search
How Do I Find a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market? by Meg Guiseppi | Executive Career Brand Finding a job today requires you tap into the hidden job market! Here’s how! Who’s Top of the Tree For Job Search Advice by Darryl Howes on LinkedIn You’ll find this short list of job search resources helpful. (A little horn-tooting here.) Add these folks to your list of “must-follow”!
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Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.