Personal SEO and social media will help you improve your job search. It isn’t all that difficult.
This week’s roundup features help to get you up-to-speed on using SEO and social media to modernize your job search and net you better results!
Of course, there are still some foundational job search concepts you want to master and you’ll find those here as well!
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by Alice E.M. Underwood, Grammarly | Glassdoor
Here’s the deal. 60% of employers research job candidates on social media and over half are reluctant to hire candidates with no online presence, according to CareerBuilder. Heed this list of 9 things you should do to put your best foot forward online!
by Career Love | Social-Hire
If you want to people to notice your LinkedIn profile, then follow these 5 tips:
- Complete your LinkedIn profile with detailed content and industry-relevant keywords
- Create a more specific job title and headline
- Customize the URL of your public LinkedIn profile
- Be willing to display your full name (first name and last name)
- Change the setting of your LinkedIn profile to public (and make key content public)
Read the entire article to learn why and how!
by Susan P. Joyce | Job-Hunt.org
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) means “appearing in the search results on a search for your name or your skills. For a successful job search and career today, personal SEO is a necessity. Not being found (also known as being “invisible”) kills your credibility, and labels you as “out-of-date” or, worse, fake.”
by Adrienne Tom | Career Impressions
These are 5 things you need to know when it comes to creating and USING your resume so that it doesn’t end up ignored!
by Nick Corcodollis | Ask The Headhunter
I love Nick’s response to the long gripe a job seeker has about the job application process. Nick agrees, the process stinks and goes on to say “Why do people persist in trying to change other people’s mindsets? Change your own mindset. That, in turn, will allow you to change your behavior. Only your own behavior is going to enable you to change the outcome of your job hunting efforts.” So learn what you can do to turn the situation around!
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.