Job Searching

using social media for job hunting

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 …

Using Social Media to Find Your Next JobRead More »

LinkedIn profile enhancements

10 Ways to Enhance Your Linkedin Profile

Generally boring, unprofessional profiles on Linkedin go unnoticed. Here are 10 tips to enhance your LinkedIn profile, put yourself out there and get your profile noticed. 1. Have a professional head-shot taken, or have a friend take one for you. This makes your profile picture look professional, which is key. Don’t forget to smile! 2. …

10 Ways to Enhance Your Linkedin ProfileRead More »

LinkedIn versus wordpress

LinkedIn Professional Publisher – Is Everyone A Blogger Now?

In order to give their members a powerful new way to build their professional brands, LinkedIn is now opening up the all new publishing platform feature to every member. This new Professional Publisher functionality could be a real game changer. It’s potentially seen as the biggest positive change to LinkedIn in many years since it …

LinkedIn Professional Publisher – Is Everyone A Blogger Now?Read More »

Recruiters Aren’t Telling You Everything – 10 Things They Won’t Come Out and Tell You

  The job market is getting extremely tough. More and more suitable candidates are battling for the same position as you are. Today, it’s vitally important to make a good impression from the start. Recruiters nowadays have so many applicants, they’ll often write you off for reasons that may not be apparent to you. In …

Recruiters Aren’t Telling You Everything – 10 Things They Won’t Come Out and Tell YouRead More »

utilising social media for job hunting

Utilising Social Media For The Big Job Hunt

Let’s face it, we all use social media to some degree – but how will your online presence showcase your life when it comes time for a potential future employer to Google your name? Okay, you restricted your college-years Facebook profile and “opinionated” Twitter- but there’s a whole different world out there to explore, and …

Utilising Social Media For The Big Job HuntRead More »

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 …

How To Manage Your Online PresenceRead More »

You’re Hired! What Businesses are Looking for in a Candidate

As a job seeker, you probably have already updated your CV or resume and starting hitting the interview trail hard. If you are lucky enough to get an interview, make sure that you use that time to it’s full potential. What kind of of answers are interviewers looking for in a candidate ? Vague questions …

You’re Hired! What Businesses are Looking for in a CandidateRead More »