The Social Jobseeker Book Explains The Importance Of Being Social

On: 2015-07-06 15:14:41.18 In:
  • Jobs
Wouldn't it be good if there was a book which helped you become more social and showed you how to use social media to connect to employers. You're in luck, there is ...The Social Jobseeker

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Ignore Social Recruiting At Your Own Peril

On: 2015-07-03 11:41:59.299 In:
  • Social media
You can't ignore social recruiting anymore, it's time to understand it and get on with it. By 2025 more than 75% of the working population will be of the social media world, they will be using social media to work out their next job move.

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Sarah Everett Chats To Jobhop About Being a Studio Manager And Designer For Nor-Folk

On: 2015-06-30 20:48:58.351 In:
  • Expert
What's it like to be a studio manager as well as a designer for a startup? Sarah Everett gives us the scoop as well as her top tip for would be designers.

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What Social Jobseekers Really Want

On: 2015-06-29 22:15:45.993 In:
  • Expert
What is a social jobseeker really interested in? Would they prefer a good company culture to money or the other way round?

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A-Z of The Social Jobseeker

On: 2015-06-28 21:03:43.153 In:
  • Social media
A social jobseeker is on the ball. They're not always actively looking, but they know what works so they never miss any opportunities.

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From An apprentice To The EcoCube Officer

On: 2015-06-25 22:18:54.443 In:
  • Career
If you have questions about apprenticeships, the best people to speak to are apprentices themselves. Today we interview Matthew Beckett who used to be an apprentice but is now The EcoCube Officer.

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Retain Employees In 5 Steps

On: 2015-06-24 23:19:25.926 In:
  • Expert
Do you ever consider the cost of replacing an employee? It's expensive... It makes business sense to follow some steps and do what you can to retain them.

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6 Workplace Celebrations That Should Be Celebrated

On: 2015-06-23 19:08:51.943 In:
  • Expert
Who doesn't enjoy a good celebration? Workplace celebrations brings colleagues together, engages them and bonds them, creating a good, happy environment.

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Social Media Training For Employees

On: 2015-06-22 23:06:23.48 In:
  • Social media
You would think that by now every company would make it mandatory for every employee to take social media training, however that isn't the case. Many companies are still of the mindset that social media isn't important and it's a waste of time. When things go wrong though that's when they wish they'd given their employees social media training ..too late!

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How Not To Get A Job in 5 Easy Steps

On: 2015-06-21 12:57:23.452 In:
  • Jobs
Have you ever thought that what you could be doing is preventing you from getting a job? It seems that many people don't realise or perhaps it's their intention not to get a job!

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Working For New Era Cap Company As A Credit Control Manager ..Carly Newman

On: 2015-06-19 21:29:47.748 In:
  • Career
Have you ever fancied working at a company like the New Era Cap Company? Carly Newman tells Jobhop what its like to work as a credit control manager there as well as what the company culture is like.

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Passive Candidates Are Everywhere

On: 2015-06-18 22:23:19.054 In:
  • Expert
Who's a passive candidate? Where do passive candidates hang out? Social media makes it easy to connect with passive candidates but as an employer or recruiter you have to ask yourself "Why would they leave where they are?"

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5 Signs That Scream You Love Your Job

On: 2015-06-17 23:07:48.637 In:
  • Jobs
It's so obvious when someone loves their job, all the signs are there. The photos they keep on Facebook, the tweets they tweet on Twitter, even they pitch they give when asked what do they do, all are certain signs to how much they really love their job.

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5 Social Media Sins Committed By Employers

On: 2015-06-16 21:37:36.668 In:
  • Social media
We hear about job seekers committing social media sins all the time but what about employers? What type of social media sins do employers make?

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Vertical Farmers Will Be The Answer

On: 2015-06-15 23:03:06.848 In:
  • Career
There will be a day when you ask someone what their job is and they will reply "I'm a vertical farmer" and you wont think that's a strange answer at all.

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Jobseekers... Get Ready For The Digital World

On: 2015-06-14 21:57:45.178 In:
  • Digital
How does a jobseeker prepare themselves for a digital world? Technology is changing everything at such a speed, up-skilling and adapting is crucial.

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Life As A Web Developer An Interview With Vickie Allen

On: 2015-06-14 00:01:34.8 In:
  • Digital
Sometimes it's nice to find out about particular jobs right from the horses mouth, that's why at Jobhop we try to interview many people doing many different types of job roles. This time we interview Vickie Allen who's a web developer.

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4 Ways Periscope Can Help You Attract Candidates

On: 2015-06-12 19:37:31.544 In:
  • Social media
Have you played with Periscope yet? Maybe you've tuned into a "fridge showing" and perhaps you think it's not for you, think again. Used maturely Periscope could really help to attract talent.

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Top Career And Recruiting Blogs Chosen By Jobhop

On: 2015-06-25 15:23:54.965 In:
  • Expert
Sometimes it's just nice to be recommended a good career or recruiting blog, instead of having to hunt on the internet for one. So that's what decided to do for you, but we haven't just got one blog to recommend to you, we've got twelve great blogs to recommend!

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The Internet Of Things Needs You

On: 2015-06-10 19:32:29.202 In:
Imagine a world where everything talks to each other. Yes that's right, everything talks to each other, our work out clothes talk to to our wearable tech which then talks to our fridge, which then tells the shopping app to reduce cholesterol. This life is beginning to happen and soon it will be quite normal for everything to communicate like this. This will generate plenty of jobs for developers, companies will fight for the best talent.

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Make The Recruitment Experience Better In 6 Steps

On: 2015-06-09 23:49:01.236 In:
  • Expert
The whole recruitment experience is a journey, it's your job to make sure the candidate enjoys that journey. Many companies tend to forget that the candidate is also a consumer who's a friend of many other consumers.

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Online Brand Reputation Managers Will Be In Demand

On: 2015-06-09 09:13:27.826 In:
  • Career
An online reputation brand manager sounds glamourous doesn't it and it can be. Sometimes it's not so glamorous though, when at 3am you find out that your client has tweeted something ridiculous and the journalists are calling!

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Adopt Holacracy And Boost Productivity

On: 2015-06-09 22:48:16.675 In:
  • Expert
For a company to become more productive perhaps all it needs is a shift in mindset. Holacracy isn't just a magic word, it's a mission led system which is based on getting tasks done.

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Get A Digital Marketing Job In 6 Steps

On: 2015-06-07 01:42:13.162 In:
  • Digital
So you want a digital marketing job. No-one said it'll be easy but here's six steps that should help. Once you know the steps it's then entirely up to you to put them into action.

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Digital Addicts Will Need Digital Addiction Counsellors

On: 2015-06-06 00:17:35.319 In:
  • Career
As more people become hyper-connected it's inevitable that more people will suffer from digital addiction. Digital addiction counsellors will be required to help with many types of online addictions

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5 Social Media Sizzlers For Your Employees To Try

On: 2015-06-04 23:59:14.568 In:
  • Social media
Does your company understand the power of being social? We're talking about everyone in the company being social, not just the marketing department. You can't force your employees to be social but you can give them social culture and social media training, then have some fun with it all.

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Job Hopping Is Now The NORM

On: 2015-06-18 23:15:31.234 In:
  • Career
Job hopping is a positive thing, not like in the old days when it was frowned upon! Job hoppers are ambitious, well connected, focussed, they know exactly what they want to achieve by job hopping.

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5 Tweets You Must NEVER Tweet Whilst Job Seeking!

On: 2015-06-02 22:27:47.604 In:
  • Social media
There are just some things you should never say on Twitter when you're job seeking. It's so depressing, I'm sitting here in my pyjamas, they're not the type of tweets that employers or recruiters want to see!

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I Said Jobhop And Someone Gasped

On: 2015-06-02 00:09:10.004 In:
  • Expert
What are the reasons behind the name Jobhop? The name caused a gasp when it was originally revealed but as you'll find out when you read on there are many reasons for the choice of name.

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Be An Ethical Hacker And Be In Demand

On: 2015-06-01 00:25:05.642 In:
  • Digital
Have you ever wanted to be in demand? Choose a career as an ethical hacker and you will be. Companies are desperate to keep criminals from hacking into their systems and need ethical hackers who will fight back for them

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Create A Happy Work Place For Your Employees

On: 2015-05-31 00:32:37.915 In:
  • Expert
Happy employees equals happy customers, it's true and it's so obvious! Unhappy employees are less productive than happy employees so we should really look at ways to keep them happy.

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How To Get A Career In Sales: An Interview With Morgan Holden

On: 2015-05-30 00:21:49.879 In:
  • Career
Have you ever wondered how you could get a career in sales? It's never too late to change career direction as Morgan Holden explains.

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Create A Contagious Company Culture In 5 Steps

On: 2015-05-28 22:19:24.175 In:
  • Expert
What's your company culture like? Is it so contagious that no-one ever wants to go home or does it create the opposite effect and it's a struggle to get your employees into the office? If it's the latter then it's not going to be easy to change it, these 5 steps should help.

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Community Managers Don't Just Tweet

On: 2015-05-27 23:25:16.585 In:
  • Social media
If you ever thought you'd like to be a community a manger because it's just sending out a few tweets here and there, then you better read on. You really have to be a special type of person to be a community manager

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A Forensic Computer Analyst Gets To Fight Cybercrime

On: 2015-05-26 23:25:51.055 In:
  • Digital
Have you got what it takes to fight cyber crime? If so then you should consider getting a job as a forensic computer analyst. It's not all glamour, there's lots of working solo in odd places at odd hours, but it's great job satisfaction knowing that you're protecting the innocent.

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3 Things A Website Traffic Controller Needs To Know

On: 2015-06-14 13:56:51.756 In:
  • Digital
Companies are beginning to understand that a complete digital team is required if they are to succeed in the race against their competitors. That team would probably consist of an online marketing manager, a social media manager, a community manager, a content strategist, a web developer and a website traffic controller.

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Positive Jobseeking Quotes

On: 2015-05-24 14:55:04.193 In:
  • Jobs
We all need a bit of motivation sometimes, especially when it comes to jobseeking. If you haven't got someone at hand constantly motivating you then the next best thing is to have a couple of motivational quotes to read when focus begins to sway. We've chosen a few good ones which will hopefully help you when required.

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Should You Get A Digital Job?

On: 2015-06-14 13:58:09.534 In:
  • Digital
Now could be the time to consider getting a digital job. Digital skills are in demand, a digital job offers flexibility, but best of all a digital job gives you the peace of mind that you wont be replaced by a robot!

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Make Sure To Interview Your Potential Employer.

On: 2015-06-14 13:58:51.487 In:
  • Jobs
Do you ever walk out of an interview wishing you'd asked the employer or recruiter some better questions? Plan your questions before you go to the interview so you're prepared and remember that an interview is two way, you need to find out if working there would suit you.

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Try Weheartit For Young Digital Candidates

On: 2015-06-14 13:59:35.417 In:
  • Digital
Your company needs young, digital talent, where do you look? As well as Jobhop you could try Weheartit, similar to Pinterest but it attracts a younger audience.

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Make More Of The Employee Handbook

On: 2015-05-18 08:31:16.337 In:
  • Expert
Is your company employee handbook an exciting read or does it bore the pants off anyone who reads past the first paragraph? If it's too boring for you to even read then why expect your employees to read it ... Here's a radical idea, why not make it exciting so your employees want to read it!

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Robin Silcock Chats About Her Career As A Game Designer

On: 2015-05-29 23:05:13.571 In:
  • Gaming
How do you become a game designer and what qualifications do you need? Robin Silcock talks about her journey to becoming a game designer and her three top tips for would be game designers.

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Linkedin And Young People Don't Mix

On: 2015-05-15 22:14:05.118 In:
  • Social media
Businesses are beginning to realise that they desperately need young digital talent if they want to rapidly grow and move forward. Perhaps employers and recruiters need to connect with them on platforms that they populate.

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Perhaps A Virtual Internship Is The Answer

On: 2015-06-14 14:01:33.874 In:
  • Career
How can you do an internship when the place you want to train at is miles away? You could consider doing a virtual internship, you'd have to be disciplined but it's a great way to get experience.

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Say Hi To The Conversion Optimisation Specialist

On: 2015-06-14 14:02:40.26 In:
  • Career
Many companies understand the need for a digital team. As well as social media managers, online marketing assistants, web developers, content curators and the seo specialist there's a huge need for the "conversion optimisation specialist"

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Attract Candidates With Company Benefits

On: 2015-05-12 17:36:29.592 In:
  • Expert
Company benefits don't have to be about bonuses and costly incentives, sometimes it's the little things that show that you really care.

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The Toxic Workplace, 5 Signs To Look Out For

On: 2015-05-11 15:27:02.488 In:
  • Expert
Are your employees lacking energy? Is there another drama unfolding this week in the office? You might have a toxic workplace, if you have you need to recognise the signs immediately.

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Research The Company Before Your Interview

On: 2015-04-22 22:58:15.475 In:
  • Jobs
There is no excuse for not researching a company. Before you go to an interview make sure you become an investigator, find out everything there is to know about the company and be prepared.

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You Wont Get A Job With A Klout Score Of 30!

On: 2015-06-14 14:17:21.073 In:
  • Social media
"Be known for what you love" says Klout . To make sure you are known as a thought leader in your area it may be an idea to aim for a high Klout score. A high Klout score could give you the competitive advantage at your next job interview.

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Have you been invited to an interview on a Google+ hangout yet?

On: 2015-04-22 22:10:52.806 In:
  • Social media
When you're invited to an interview via a Google+ hangout you should treat it as an actual real life face to face interview. Just because it's a virtual interview it doesn't mean you can just stay in your pyjamas for it!

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Could Snapchat Get You A Job?

On: 2015-06-14 14:18:26.167 In:
  • Social media
Companies are using snapchat and that means another opportunity for you to impress them! The general rule of thumb is seven seconds to impress but with snapchat you can have up to ten seconds!

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Why Candidates Have No Interest In Your Website

On: 2015-06-14 14:18:58.632 In:
  • Digital
Is your website a magnet for talent or is it the complete opposite and repels anyone who manages to find it? You need to act quickly or your competitors are going to get all the top talent!

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Is It Time The 9-5pm Working Day Died

On: 2015-04-22 15:43:56.684 In:
  • Random
  • Technology
Technology has changed how we communicate, how we work and where we work, so why do we still have to work 9 - 5pm? Perhaps it's time now to look at what is a normal working day.

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3 Reasons Why You Suck At Social Recruiting

On: 2015-04-26 16:50:29.463 In:
  • Social media
Are you struggling with social recruiting? Perhaps you've forgotten the word social in front of recruiting! It's so much more than just broadcasting job vacancies.

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Get A Job At Google With A Little Know How

On: 2015-04-22 14:42:19.115 In:
  • Jobs
What makes working at Google so attractive? Google have such a strong employer brand that people are literally queuing up to work there. Could you get a job at Google?

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I Want A Social Media Job But Which One

On: 2015-06-14 14:27:22.32 In:
  • Social media
Social media has progressed and what use to be one job under the heading "social media" is now many different jobs now under the umbrella of social media. What part of social media suits you the most?

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Get A Digital Job In Retail

On: 2015-06-14 14:27:53.361 In:
  • Digital
Digital savvy people are required by many businesses and the retail business is one of them. Customers are now digitally connected, the retail industry has to be completely customer centric, know where their customers are hanging out online, understand their sharing habits, what they've run out of, how busy they are and how to wow them with an amazing experience. What digital retail area will you fit into?

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Jobseekers, Are You Part Of A Talent Community

On: 2015-06-14 15:33:55.877 In:
  • Jobs
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: 2015-06-14 15:34:26.512 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:35:15.851 In:
  • Technology
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: 2015-05-16 20:31:15.412 In:
  • Gaming
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: 2015-06-14 15:36:03.934 In:
  • Jobs
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: 2015-06-14 15:36:40.849 In:
  • Digital
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: 2015-06-14 15:37:20.193 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:38:03.876 In:
  • Jobs
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: 2015-06-14 15:38:43.464 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:39:15.234 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:39:46.071 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:40:17.493 In:
  • Jobs
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: 2015-04-26 16:31:38.798 In:
  • Random
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: 2015-06-14 15:40:57.53 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-26 16:29:12.909 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: 2015-04-26 16:28:35.299 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: 2015-06-14 15:42:20.79 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-26 16:26:50.033 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: 2015-04-26 16:26:01.802 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: 2015-04-26 16:25:17.007 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: 2015-04-26 16:24:37.401 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: 2015-06-14 15:44:31.816 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:43:46.818 In:
  • Social media
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: 2015-04-26 16:21:43.723 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: 2015-04-26 16:16:59.765 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: 2015-04-26 16:15:44.704 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: 2015-06-14 15:46:22.299 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:47:27.826 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:48:10.936 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:49:02.307 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-26 16:10:02.027 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: 2015-04-26 16:09:23.387 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: 2015-04-26 16:08:30.975 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: 2015-04-26 16:07:48.833 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: 2015-04-26 16:05:26.716 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: 2015-06-14 15:51:21.435 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:51:48.192 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:52:21.862 In:
  • Social media
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: 2015-04-26 15:53:33.017 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: 2015-04-26 15:52:52.482 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: 2015-06-14 15:53:33.48 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-26 15:41:29.856 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: 2015-04-26 15:40:34.244 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: 2015-06-14 15:54:36.07 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 15:55:19.994 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: 2015-04-26 15:37:17.989 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: 2015-04-26 15:36:33.743 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: 2015-04-26 15:33:11.796 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: 2015-06-14 15:56:59.562 In:
  • Expert
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: 2015-06-14 15:57:48.958 In:
  • Digital
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: 2015-04-26 15:30:41.982 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: 2015-06-14 15:58:17.32 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-26 15:25:55.278 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: 2015-04-26 15:24:55.859 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: 2015-06-14 15:59:10.369 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-25 23:00:22.013 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: 2015-06-14 16:00:03.279 In:
  • 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: 2015-06-14 16:03:01.534 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-25 22:57:55.328 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: 2015-04-25 22:56:56.927 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: 2015-04-25 22:55:38.041 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: 2015-04-25 22:54:39.897 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: 2015-04-25 22:53:47.972 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: 2015-06-14 16:05:32.42 In:
  • Digital
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: 2015-04-25 22:52:08.938 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: 2015-06-14 16:06:47.02 In:
  • 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: 2015-04-25 22:50:10.1 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: 2015-04-25 22:49:00.847 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: 2015-04-25 22:45:13.624 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: 2015-04-25 21:09:04.622 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: 2015-04-25 21:07:00.67 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: 2015-04-25 21:06:00.856 In:
  • Jobs
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: 2015-04-25 21:04:41.49 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: 2015-04-25 21:03:40.013 In:
  • Digital
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: 2015-04-25 21:01:57.442 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: 2015-04-25 20:59:43.162 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: 2015-04-25 20:57:28.99 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: 2015-04-25 20:56:10.263 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: 2015-04-25 20:50:18.62 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: 2015-04-25 20:47:12.771 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: 2015-04-25 20:45:54.809 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: 2015-04-25 20:40:36.399 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: 2015-04-25 20:32:02.001 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: 2015-04-25 20:23:46.827 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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