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 ...

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% ...

Professional you: Why looking good on LinkedIn matters

Professional you: Why looking good on LinkedIn matters
By Sidneyeve Matrix, Published on TalentEgg.ca While Facebook is for friends, think of Linkedin as the social network for your career. Part job board and part social platform, on LinkedIn you can make industry connections, do employer research, share updates and post a multimedia resume. Many students ignore the site until after graduation, mistakenly thinking ...

Three tech tools to boost your job hunt

Three tech tools to boost your job hunt
Written by Elizabeth Phillips, Published on Career Bliss It’s a jungle out there. More and more qualified candidates are vying for an unequal number of jobs. While there is no guaranteed method for landing the gig you want, you can significantly boost your chances by using smart tools to up your game. Below are a ...

Career advice for recent grads, from recent grads

Career advice for recent grads, from recent grads
  Written by CareerBliss, Posted on YouTern I have been out of the college scene for more than two years now and, after turning a three-month internship into a full-time position after graduation, I’ve learned a few lessons about the corporate world. My most essential piece of advice (surprise!): Network… then network some more. Yes, ...

Social Media for Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media for Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]
Text Version Available Below Text Version: Social Media for Recruitment Social Media for Recruitment Social media for hiring is at an all-time high. 92 per cent of companies use social media for recruiting. 45 per cent of Fortune 500 firms include links to social media on their career page sections. LinkedIn is the number 1 ...

Sell your work, not you: The power of an online portfolio

Sell your work, not you: The power of an online portfolio
  Written by OnlineCollege.org, Posted on YouTern on October 13, 2013 In today’s competitive job market, it’s not enough just to know things. To get a recruiter’s attention, you must be able to demonstrate what you can do and do better than your career competition. This was a recurring conversation during a recent National Career Development ...