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 ...

The seven deadly sins of online job hunting

The seven deadly sins of online job hunting
Written by Glori Surbon, Published on Career Advisor Daily You’ve been looking all over for a job. But it seems no matter what you do, you just can’t land one. The stress kicks in. Constant rejection destroys your confidence. And you’re getting desperate. You ask yourself why. Well, without knowing it, you could be committing ...

Break from the crowd: Nine unusual places to find awesome internships

Break from the crowd: Nine unusual places to find awesome internships
Written by GlassDoor, Published on The Savvy Intern When you’re looking for internships, there are some pretty basic search methods everyone knows, including the big job boards. The problem with the monstrously big sites? Everyone uses them. Everyone. There are some other, less common ways you can find internships — where you can avoid all ...

Stand out in your entry-level job search (U.S. Data)

Stand out in your entry-level job search (U.S. Data)
Text Version Available Below Infographic: Text Version How to stand out during our entry-level job search Competition is fierce when it comes to the entry-level job search, but there are a number of surefire ways to catch the eye of employers. 1. It’s never too late to intern. Internships are a great way to gain ...

Ways to use Pinterest as a visual resume

Ways to use Pinterest as a visual resume
By Michelle Held, Posted on PinTalk Jobs 3 Ways to Use Pinterest as a visual resume With 48.7 million users on Pinterest as of April 2013, the odds of you connecting with a potential employer or new client via Pinterest are ever increasing. Why not consider using Pinterest as another outlet to showcase your creativity? ...

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 ...