Social media is so much more than posting photos while dining at a new bistro, celebrating with friends or sharing your kid’s big milestone.
Social media has become a source of news and information, a marketing tool and a way to keep in touch.
For all these reasons, social media can be a valuable way to grow- not only intellectually, but to grow your network and awareness of you.
You need to be smart and have a plan for how you use it. That’s what you’ll find in today’s summary – a plan for using social media.
- Tap into the power of your social capital
- A strategy for LinkedIn’s Advanced search
- Current LinkedIn usage stats
- Instagram bio tips
- And for those starting a new job, how to onboard yourself.
Enjoy these expert tips and use social media to grow!
The Power of Social Capital in Executive Job Search
by Meg Guiseppi | Executive Career Brand
A definition of social capital is ” a measure of the value of resources, both tangible (public spaces, private property) and intangible (“actors”, “human capital”, people), and the impact that these relationships have…” In short, social capital is the strength and power of relationships. Learn how you can tap into this power while job hunting.
Have You Ever Tried This Winning LinkedIn Strategy?
by Wayne Breitbarth | PowerFormula.net
How often do you the advanced search function on LinkedIn? I bet you never thought of using it this way…and you can alter this tip any way you like.
As you can see, LinkedIn users are not on the platform every day. In order to increase the chances that your network will see your updates, you’ll have to post more frequently.
The Science Behind the Best Instagram Bios
by Heather-Mae Pusztai | Buffer
Instagram is the fastest growing social network. People use it for work and pleasure and you can too. If you are looking for tips and inspiration for your Instagram Bio, here are ideas. (No, these aren’t written specifically for job seekers, but you can easily adapt them.)
Career Hack: How To Onboard For Success
by Ellen Dunagan | Traverse Career Solutions
Here are three steps to help you take control of your career starting with your first day on the job.