Jobseekers, Are You Part Of A Talent Community

On: 2015-04-21 19:13:25.667 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Once you know what companies you want to work for you should find their communities and join in. Being in a talent community will give you the opportunity to chat with other employees, recruiters and decision makers.

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How Do You Become A Global Community Manager At Castrol

On: 2015-04-21 17:00:43.214 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Where do you after you've been a community manager? What about "Global community manager"! That's what could happen if you get recommended to a recruiter, that's exactly what happened to Alex.

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How Can Technology Influence A Candidates Decision

On: 2015-04-21 15:53:13.437 In:
Who wants to work at a company where the technology is naff? Today good technology is required, people want to do their jobs effectively, old and slow technology will just hold them back and create frustration.

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Get A Job Playing Games All Day

On: 2015-04-21 15:31:32.49 In:
Were you told by your parents or teachers to get off your Xbox because you won't get a job playing games? Wrong! If you love playing games then get a job playing games or maybe a job role in the gaming industry, it's possible!

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5 Big Mistakes The Non Social Jobseeker Makes

On: 2015-04-21 12:42:58.057 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Do you have a job-seeking strategy? Are you on the hunt for good employers? If this sounds rather strange then you could be making some mistakes, job-seeking is competitive and you must learn to shine. You cannot afford to make mistakes!

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Get A Digital Job In 4 Strategic Steps

On: 2015-04-21 12:08:08.271 In:
  • Digital
  • Jobs
The world of digital changes daily, if you want a digital job you better be prepared to keep upskilling. Here's some tips to help you find you your ideal digital job.

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Job Hashtags For Twitter

On: 2015-04-21 11:39:52.166 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
It's all well and good knowing that hashtags can help you in your job search but what hashtags should you use? We've put together some of the best job related hashtags to help you.

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Do You Want A Job As A Community Manager ?

On: 2015-04-21 10:35:55.036 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Are you a natural when it comes to customer service? Perhaps a job as a community manager would suit you. It involves lots of online meeting and greeting and chatting to customers. You will be required to answer their many questions, signpost them to correct pages on the website or connect them with the right people in the right departments.

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Six Rules To Being A Social Jobseeker

On: 2015-04-21 09:15:12.45 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Do you just shout out "I need a job" on Twitter every 30 minutes ? Have you got that job yet? Follow these 6 social jobseeker rules and let us know if you have better success.

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Social Media As A Career Option

On: 2015-04-20 23:06:09.78 In:
  • Career
  • Social media
You use social media to stay in touch with friends but what about making a career out of it ? Here we interview Tim Miller and ask him how he started his career in social media.

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Get A Blog And Get A Job

On: 2015-04-19 22:45:12.516 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Writing a blog takes commitment but it could potentially open doors to opportunity for you. One of your regular readers could be your next employer, if you position them correctly.

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Jobhop To Jobseek

On: 2015-04-19 22:24:48.947 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Jobhop is social, it's fun and it's also a place where you can meet great employers. Companies who use Jobhop have a great company culture, a strong mission, strong ethics and a great vision.

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Using Pancake Day To Get Employment

On: 2015-04-19 21:42:13.824 In:
Can you really use special days of the year to connect with employers? Yes, of course you can. Take pancake Day, chefs, photographers and even journalists could use the day to promote their skills.

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Can Hootsuite Help You Get A Job?

On: 2015-04-19 21:34:04.573 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Looking for the right company to work at or keeping an eye out for the right job opportunity can be quite time consuming. Having a dashboard like Hootsuite can simplify everything by having all your social media platforms in one place.

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Is Social Media Ruining Your Chance of a Promotion?

On: 2015-04-19 21:20:12.262 In:
  • Social media
Stop and think about your next rant on Twitter, those regular rants could be what's stopping you from getting a promotion. Think about your posts and who could be reading them.

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Job Seekers Flock To Glassdoor

On: 2015-04-19 20:55:25.932 In:
  • Jobs
You'd check Tripadvisor for the reviews if you were about to book a holiday so perhaps you should also check reviews before joining a new company. Glassdoor makes it easy to find out if a company is what it says it is.

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Get Pinning On Pinterest For A Job!

On: 2015-04-19 20:32:31.577 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Creating boards on Pinterest is not only fun but can also help to attract employers. A marketing person could create a social media Pinterest board or even their own case study board.

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What The #Hashtag Is A HashTag?

On: 2015-04-19 20:10:58.256 In:
  • Social media
Once you find the power of hashtags they'll be no stopping you. Hashtags expand your reach, allowing you more ways to attract or source your preferred employer

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Need To Recruit You Need Google Plus

On: 2015-04-19 19:35:26.558 In:
  • Social media
Do you like to effortlessly build relationships with candidates? Google Plus could be the platform for you then, streamlined with tools like hangouts to help engagement and build relationships.

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Sort Your Careers Page Out For 2014

On: 2015-04-19 18:37:11.792 In:
Your company is missing out if it hasn't got a careers page. We're not talking about a job vacancies page, a careers page is much more than that.

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New Year Social Media Resolutions To Make And Keep

On: 2015-04-19 18:23:38.154 In:
  • Social media
Sometimes a new start is needed, new thoughts and a new strategy. If what you've been using hasn't been working then perhaps it's time to make some resolutions to try something different.

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How Did Dane Cobain Get His Job In Social Media?

On: 2015-04-19 18:11:07.612 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Can your first job, found on Gumtree really lead to a career in social media? It happened for Dane Cobain so there's no reason why it shouldn't happen for you too.

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Are You Screwing Up Your Chances With Selfies?

On: 2015-04-19 17:12:59.029 In:
Have you considered that you've taken too many selfies of late? Pause and think how it could look to employers and recruiters, especially nearly naked ones!

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Christmas Social Media Mistakes To Avoid

On: 2015-04-19 16:59:06.034 In:
  • Social media
Social media mistakes become all a bit too common around Christmas time. Make sure you don't fall into the trap.

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How to Use Your Connections to Get a Job

On: 2015-04-19 16:31:11.327 In:
  • Jobs
It's who you know, surely you've heard that saying before. The reality is though, who you know can definitely help you get your dream job. It's time to go through your connections and say hello.

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A Teenagers Thoughts On Social Media

On: 2015-04-19 16:01:50.024 In:
  • Social media
Sometimes people who are not teenagers will assume they know how teenagers feel and use social media. The best thing to do is ask the teenagers themselves.

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Stalk Your Next Employer

On: 2015-04-19 15:45:30.614 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
When we talk about stalking your next employer we don't literally mean go out and buy some binoculars! We want you to get into the habit of targeting your preferred employers online.

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Can You Find A Job With The Help of Instagram?

On: 2015-04-19 15:11:39.838 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Instagram isn't just a photo sharing app, it's so much more, it's social, it's community and it's very helpful. From showcasing your brand to interacting with companies you'd like to work at, Instagram can help on many levels.

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Impress Employers With Your Slideshare CV

On: 2015-04-19 14:56:44.52 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
There are many ways to create an online CV and Slideshare is one more way. Slideshare is owned by Linkedin, with that in mind you can put your slideshare CV presentation onto your Linkedin profile as well as embedding it onto your own site.

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Recruiters Use GitHub To Find Developers

On: 2015-04-19 13:56:43.199 In:
  • Digital
  • Social media
Theres more platforms out there it's not just about Twitter and Facebook you know! If your skill is niche then perhaps you should be swimming with fish similar to you. Think about it, if a recruiter knows that there's all the fish he wants in the same pool, then that's where he or she will fish.

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How To Be A Mobile Job Seeker

On: 2015-04-19 12:57:38.701 In:
  • Jobs
Job seeking on the go is becoming easier and easier, job seekers really shouldn't have any excuses. Is your mobile up to the job? If it isn't consider upgrading to make your job search effortless.

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Want To Recruit Using Social Media?

On: 2015-04-19 12:25:24.608 In:
  • Social media
Using social media to recruit talent isn't a magic pill, it's not a 24hr quick solution, far from it! Using social media to recruit talent takes planning and it takes commitment.

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Showcase Your Skills On Pinterest To Land a Job

On: 2015-04-19 12:00:36.589 In:
  • Social media
Increase your chances of getting your dream job by show-casing your portfolio on Pinterest. Visit your dream companies boards and re-pin from them, grab their attention.

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Promote Yourself With Video And Get That Job

On: 2015-04-19 00:35:40.812 In:
  • Social media
Make an impact with video. Create a short, to the point video, which gets your message across. Once you've done that get it out there, keep promoting your video and get it in front of employers.

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How To Get A Job At A Cool Start Up

On: 2015-04-18 22:55:45.985 In:
  • Jobs
Are you yearning to be a start-up-er ? You might have to volunteer your services for free for a while but the beauty about a start-up is you never know if it's the next big thing.

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How To Get A Journalist Job Using Social Media

On: 2015-04-18 22:02:11.335 In:
  • Career
  • Jobs
  • Social media
If you've ever wanted to be a journalist then read these tips. Did you know that there's a Twitter hashtag just for journalists? This hashtag could help you network with other journalists and signpost you to job opportunities.

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Connect To Employers Using Social Media

On: 2015-04-18 21:12:09.93 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
It pays to be sociable with employers on social media. Don't just steam in there with demands of wanting a job, get to know them first. Follow some of their posts, make a few comments, build up a relationship with them.

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How To Get A Job Using Linkedin

On: 2015-04-18 21:01:37.079 In:
  • Jobs
Linkedin is a professional business networking platform so make sure your profile looks professional. There are many ways to use Linkedin to get a job and this blog post gives you some valuable tips.

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Use Linkedin To Get a Social Media Job

On: 2015-04-18 20:52:15.497 In:
  • Jobs
You know you want a job in social media but what you don't know is the best way to get one. One of the platforms you could try is Linkedin, in this post are some tips which you could put into action. Let us know how you get on.

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Social Media In Schools

On: 2015-04-18 18:03:19.497 In:
  • Social media
Technology is changing everything, especially the way we communicate. Shouldn't schools be doing more for students to empower them with this new way of communication. Why are some students still being held back because some teachers don't understand social media?

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Can Vine Help Job Seekers

On: 2015-04-18 16:20:40.773 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
You've got six seconds to impress an employer, so what do you do? Dawn Siff decided to create a #VineResume.

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The Extraordinary Job Seeker

On: 2015-04-18 15:59:01.675 In:
  • Jobs
What category do you fall into... Jobseeker OR Extraordinary Jobseeker. Would you go to incredible lengths to get yourself in front of employers and recruiters? Have a read at what these extraordinary jobseekers got up to and let us know if you've done better.

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The Business Show And Why Its Good For Job Seekers

On: 2015-04-18 15:20:38.965 In:
  • Jobs
How about networking with hundreds of businesses at once for free! Just think of the exposure that could give a jobseeker. Get yourself along to The Business Show, just follow the tips in this post first.

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How To Get A Social Media Job

On: 2015-04-17 23:15:47.932 In:
  • Career
  • Jobs
How do you get a social media job? Don't wait around for it to come to you, start creating opportunities now! There are sites where you can get free social media training, that's always a good starting point.

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How Does Social Proof Help You Get A Job?

On: 2015-04-17 21:47:56.797 In:
  • Jobs
When you book a holiday I bet you like to check the reviews on Tripadvisor first, that's checking the social proof. If the majority of people rate a place very highly you would probably trust their judgement. The same could apply to you, if you show-cased glowing reviews you could have a competitive advantage over other jobseekers.

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Tips To Get The Job

On: 2015-04-17 19:34:05.755 In:
  • Jobs
Iris Van Zwam shares some great tips on how to get a job. Should you take a notebook into the interview with you? What do you think?

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How To Market Yourself Effectively In The Job Hunt

On: 2015-04-17 19:02:48.543 In:
  • Jobs
A jobseeker has to know how to market themselves and how to get ahead of the competition. If you're struggling with marketing yourself effectively then Yasmin Codron from The Graduate Recruitment Bureau has some tips.

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Employee Appreciation

On: 2015-04-17 18:30:21.573 In:
  • Random
We have Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentines Day so why not Employee Appreciation Day! Should you get a card for your employees on this day?

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Why Employing An Apprentice Is Good For Business

On: 2015-04-17 17:01:40.533 In:
Employing an apprentice can be such a positive experience. An apprentice brings new energy into the company , they can be full of ideas which many businesses in this digital era need.

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Recruiting Generation Y

On: 2015-04-17 15:30:41.87 In:
  • Digital
  • Social media
Do you need your business to propel digitally? Are you recruiting Generation Y? If not you should be, because you need their skills.

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Underemployment What Does It Mean?

On: 2015-04-17 13:39:50.0 In:
  • Jobs
Underemployed is a word that's used a lot. You may be underemployed because your employer has had to cut your hours. Many people are juggling jobs to make up lost hours.

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Digital Dirt: 10 Things You Mustn?t Do When Job Seeking

On: 2015-04-17 13:19:38.245 In:
  • Career
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Have you applied for jobs but not getting any interviews? Does your social media footprint stink? Perhaps you've got some digital dirt bogging you down. It's time for a clean up!

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Social Capital: What Does It Mean For The Employer?

On: 2015-04-17 12:08:28.232 In:
  • Social media
When you interview an applicant for your company do you ever consider that they may have 650 friends on Facebook waiting to hear how they got on? If you've never taken this into consideration then you should.

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More People In Employment Than Ever Before

On: 2015-04-17 10:57:59.767 In:
  • Jobs
Does everyone now have a "modern career mindset"? Is it because of that mindset that more and more people are in employment? Perhaps we all need to accept change and be more adaptable.

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Building Relationships Can Get You A Job

On: 2015-04-15 11:27:47.686 In:
  • Career
  • Jobs
It pays to make good relationships and look after them. A large percentage of jobs are filled by recommendations, it pays to get to know people.

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Employers What You Need To Know About Digital Natives

On: 2015-03-25 23:24:53.641 In:
  • Digital
Is your company ready for a digital transformation? If so you'll need to get digital natives on board and that means getting to know what makes them tick.

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How Can Twitter Help In The Job Search

On: 2015-03-25 20:26:31.415 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Are you keeping up with the Kardashians on Twitter? Instead of that use Twitter to start engaging with employers and recruiters, find out the latest news on company expansions and follow some #career chats.

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Pimp Your Profile

On: 2015-03-25 18:58:13.814 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Your online profile could make employers want to contact you or it could have the adverse effect and make them run a mile. Invest some time on your profile, this is what employers will see first. It's time to pimp your profile.

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Job-Hopping Is Good For Your Career

On: 2015-03-25 18:22:19.366 In:
  • Career
It use to be the case that a job was for life, not any more, job-hopping is the new norm. Job-hopping is for the ambitious, the impatient, it's the fastest route up the career ladder.

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Employees Using Social Media, Should You Worry

On: 2015-04-12 14:42:59.104 In:
  • Social media
Have you done any research into how many employees are currently using social media whilst at work? If you haven't then you could be in for a surprise. You should safeguard your business but that doesn't mean you have to have a Big Brother environment, you should guide your employees.

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Secrets To A Killer Video Resume

On: 2015-03-25 15:29:22.317 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Sometimes you need to stand out from the crowd and that's where video comes in handy. Eugene Lim gives Jobhop some great tips to put in practise when using video.

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What Should Be In Your Social Media Policy

On: 2015-03-25 14:51:14.646 In:
  • Social media
Does your company have a social media policy? If not why not? You cannot afford not to have one. What might be seen as a giggle by some could be brand damaging to your company.

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An Interview With Leading Author Richard Maun

On: 2015-03-25 14:27:14.641 In:
  • Career
  • Expert
Every so often Jobhop gets to chat with great career experts, today Jobhop had the pleasure of interviewing Richard Maun, 5 book author. Richard believes that people should learn how to sell themselves effectively.

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Required Hyperconnectivity Skills

On: 2015-03-25 14:26:40.257 In:
  • Digital
  • Jobs
Do you like Call of Duty, Fifa, making videos or tweeting beauty tips? If so you could be in demand. Businesses need people with digital skills, they need people like you who are hyper-connected.

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Death Of The CV

On: 2015-03-25 14:03:38.045 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Are you still asking candidates to submit their CV's? Talented candidates are getting snapped up, you haven't got time to wait for a CV! Get some human connection going.

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How To Blog For A Job

On: 2015-03-25 13:23:09.119 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Writing a blog regularly takes commitment however it could be your blog which gets you your dream job. Every blog post you write is a chance to attract your preferred employer.

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The Valuable Intrapreneur

On: 2015-03-25 12:26:10.794 In:
  • Career
You have great ideas, you have determination and you work hard but you don't want to run your own business, is that wrong? Absolutely not, you're probably more suited to being an intrapreneur. Richard Branson knows the importance of intraprenuers and the contributions intrapreneurs have made building the Virgin brand.

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An Interview With Mark Leruste

On: 2015-03-25 12:07:33.725 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Mark Leruste knew he had to grab the managing director's attention at a London based advertising agency, he decided to do that with a video CV. We interviewed Mark to find out about the challenges he had in making the video and whether it helped him get his dream job.

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Seven Triggers That Bring On The Job Hop

On: 2015-03-25 14:29:00.908 In:
  • Career
  • Expert
Robert Kelsey believes that sometimes throughout the job journey there are triggers that bring on a job hop. Robert talks about seven job hop triggers.

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Recruitment 4-0 And The Value Of Talent Communities

On: 2015-03-25 11:04:16.064 In:
  • Social media
Recruitment has changed, it's no longer about job pushing, it's now about building engaging talent communities. These talent communities involve everyone.

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Be A Responsible Employer Have a Social Media Policy

On: 2015-03-24 13:37:02.73 In:
  • Social media
Your employees are communicating via social media whilst at work and after work. Have you set any guidelines for social media use? Stop a delicate situation from happening by setting up guidelines now and by giving your employees the right training

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Disabled Employees Bring Many Benefits To Companies

On: 2015-03-24 12:48:50.6 In:
Jobhop had the pleasure of an interview with Jane Hatton the founder of Evenbreak. Jane is passionate about showing employers the benefits of employing disabled people.

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Instagram Wasn?t An Acqui-Hire

On: 2015-03-24 12:28:46.539 In:
  • Social media
Facebook acquires companies purely for a way to obtain talent. Mark Zuckerberg clearly broadcasts the fact that he buys companies to get excellent people, but Instagram was slightly different.

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Tomorrows Work Place Why It?s Changing

On: 2015-03-24 11:29:53.363 In:
  • Digital
  • Technology
Are your offices stuck in a time warp? That could be part of the reason why your company doesn't attract top talent. Our young generation of talent want to work somewhere dynamic, inspiring, collaborative, they want to learn and grow quickly and they want new technology.

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Social Change

On: 2015-03-24 10:36:41.702 In:
  • Digital
  • Social media
Social change also means a change in the way companies employ, who they employ, how those employees work and a complete change of the workplace as we know it. Only companies adaptable to change will survive.

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Tips For Landing A London Job

On: 2015-03-24 09:19:42.852 In:
  • Jobs
Have you ever fancied working in London? To have a dream job in London, working for a great company would be amazing! There's a lot of competition for jobs in London so you have to make sure you're the best. These job tips should help you get ahead.

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Social Media Education For Students

On: 2015-03-23 22:58:59.538 In:
  • Career
  • Social media
Education is the key and knowledge is power. If the way we communicate changes then education should account for that shift. Exactly that has happened, technology has changed communication and different social media channels continue to develop. The speed of educating our young generation to use these channels responsibly and powerfully is slow.

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What Do Talent Communities Mean For Job Seekers?

On: 2015-03-23 22:50:44.841 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
What use is belonging to a talent community? When you're looking to break into a particular company or looking for advice as to whether you're on the right career journey, belonging to a talent community could be just what you need.

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QR Codes To Recruit

On: 2015-03-23 16:00:26.632 In:
  • Social media
Adidas have used QR codes to successfully recruit great people and there's no reason why you can't do the same. It could be time to make the QR code part of your recruitment strategy.

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Employment Branding Using Social Media

On: 2015-03-23 15:40:13.257 In:
  • Social media
What are people saying about your company? When a potential candidate Googles your company do the search results reflect a strong employment brand?

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Social Recruiting Tools To Help You Social Recruit

On: 2015-03-23 15:01:24.326 In:
  • Social media
Recruiting the right candidate takes time and patience. You've been building up good, engaging talent communities but wouldn't it be great if there was some extra help. We could all do with an extra hand and that's why we're constantly on the look out for nifty tools to use to make recruiting great people effortless.

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Networking To Get A Job

On: 2015-03-23 11:52:49.797 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Networking is a great job tactic but it doesn't just have to take place at business meetings. Networking can be as easy as talking to people whilst out with your dog.

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Facebook Job Targeting

On: 2015-03-23 11:52:26.367 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Facebook doesn't have to be be just a place where families share wedding photos and old school friends continue to bug you. Facebook can be used to target employers and like minded others who could help you in your quest to get a dream job.

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Twitter Your Way To A Job

On: 2015-03-23 14:28:26.268 In:
  • Jobs
  • Social media
Are you using Twitter to connect to employers? As well as using Twitter as a broadcasting tool you could try using it to get into conversations with employers and recruiters, even send them to your blog posts to find out more about your skills.

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