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 ...

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 ...

Four simple steps to standing out in the job hunt

Four simple steps to standing out in the job hunt
Written by Kyle Reynolds, Posted on JobPostings.ca If you’re a recent post-secondary graduate, congratulations—you’re one of roughly 200,000 new job seekers in Canada! The number may seem frown-worthy, but recruiters and employers alike are actually quite eager to take on young professionals just like you. However, the competition is fierce and it’s critical to find ...

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 ...

How to get employers to chase you down on social media

How to get employers to chase you down on social media
  Original article published by Karl L. Hughes on Socialmouths The job market is tough. No doubt about it. Even though there have been some modest gains in the number of jobs available, more jobs are going to part-time or contract workers than ever, which has led a lot of people to give up, leave ...