Social Resume: How job seekers and employers are connecting online

Social Resume: How job seekers and employers are connecting online
Text version available below Text Version How job seekers and employers are connecting online Social Resume 1 in 6 job seekers credit social media with landing their current job. A social resume is your online presence. Ideally, it should present you to the professional world as a well-qualified job candidate. What should it do? Give ...

How do job seekers use social media in 2014? [2014 Jobvite Survey in U.S.]

How do job seekers use social media in 2014? [2014 Jobvite Survey in U.S.]
How much does social media get used in the 21st-century #jobsearch? You might be surprised! A new survey by Jobvite of U.S. job seekers has some startling statistics on the job hunt: 93% of recruiters are likely to look at a candidate’s social profile 76% of social job seekers found their current position through Facebook ...

Calling all graduates: create your own job

Calling all graduates: create your own job
By Ron McGowan The biggest mistake graduates make in their search for employment is putting all their eggs in the traditional job basket. They assume that someone will offer them a job, and when that doesn’t happen, many end up unemployed, or underemployed. In these uncertain times, even if an employer is interested in you, ...

The ultimate social media guide to getting a job

The ultimate social media guide to getting a job
Though the Internet has made it easy to apply for new jobs, it has also made it difficult to stand out. The job that you are applying for has many other applicants competing for that same position. So get creative! Check out this infographic, created by CIPHR, on how you can use social media to ...

Why submitting a resume isn’t enough, and what you can do about it

Why submitting a resume isn't enough, and what you can do about it
Written by Susan P. Joyce, Published on Work Coach Cafe Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today’s job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time. You want that resume to get you into an interview, but it doesn’t.  I think this could be why: * 80% ...