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Using Social Media to Find Your Next Job

It’s no real secret that social media has taken off exponentially in the last several years, but did you know it’s also become a major avenue for job hunting and finding your next career move? Besides Linkedin, the most well known career platform in the world, other social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook …

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How New Online Recruitment Practices Can Get You The Right Person

Finding a great candidate for your company can be a difficult and time consuming task. How do you find the right balance of experience, skills, and temperament to meet the needs of your organization? The answer might be easier than you think, by utilising new online recruitment practices that let technology vet your potential new …

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Screening by Social Media – Should Recruiters Take the Risk?

With the advent of new social media services and tools within Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, a savvy recruiter can learn a great deal about prospective candidates even before the first conversation or interview. Recent studies show that approximately 27 per cent of employers will check a candidate’s social media profiles. What are the advantages of …

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Personal Branding on Social Media – Why Is It So Important?

The art of presenting yourself positively and professionally on social media is called personal branding. Personal branding is simply marketing yourself and letting your personal online connections and communities get to know you and like you. When promoting your personal brand you need to remember the four basics: authenticity, consistency, activity, and “go get ’em…ity”. …

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How To Manage Your Online Presence

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that your online presence can affect you both positively and negatively when applying for your next exciting career opportunity. Ideally, you really want recruiters and employers to only see your positive side and not anything silly that could be potentially hazardous that could stop you from landing your …

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