Social Media

The Social Media To Do List to Take Hold Of Your Dream Job

The Social Media To Do List to Take Hold Of Your Dream Job

We are social creatures by nature. Social media is a product of this, birthed by new technologies. But now it is more than about sharing.   84% of millennials have some social media presence (source). Social media is part of millennials and how they communicate. Employers use social media to judge possible job candidates. It’s a glimpse into how we act towards friends, enemies and past bosses... »

6 Steps to Dominate Your Job Search for First-Timers

6 Steps to Dominate Your Job Search for First-Timers

Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting the results you want in your job hunt? You have a LinkedIn profile, and well-polished resumes and cover letters.   Often, recent graduates and those still studying fail to realise that searching for a job is a whole new area of study. It is not some last-minute assignment that you can cram in one day but is quite a laborious process. It’s more co... »

6 Key Ways to Foster Career Opportunities for Your Future Aspirations

6 Key Ways to Foster Career Opportunities for Your Future Aspirations

In life, using what you have wisely is key. Whether it be time, or using what little resources you have today, how you use it is critical. Investing for the future, to invest the now for the path ahead is something we all consider invaluable.   The same can be said for your career. But how do you go about using your time and resources to gain an edge, hone your skills? Opportunities come only... »

5 Essential LinkedIn Status Updates that Generate Job Offers

5 Essential LinkedIn Status Updates that Generate Job Offers

  You probably have a LinkedIn profile like everyone else.   But after many weeks, you aren’t gaining visitors from the companies you want.   Ever updated your account?   (Source) There is something that many lack, especially in promoting their presence online. LinkedIn profiles will be focused here, where we will look at the facts of what does and doesn’t work.   The best... »

Top Reasons Why Social Media is Transforming The Job Search

Top Reasons Why Social Media is Transforming The Job Search

  (Source)   You apply online. For each job, you angle your resume and cover letter appropriately. After all, this is the best way to spend your time and effort in your job search, right? Think again. Social media is changing the fundamentals in how you search for jobs. Below are some figures that are telling.   Here is the first step in any job hunt strategy when you are looking to... »

Put the Human in Your Personal Brand for your Dream Job Offer

Put the Human in Your Personal Brand for your Dream Job Offer

The word ‘personal’ and ‘brand’ doesn’t mix well. You would think ‘personal’ means ‘person’, a human being. The term brand is usually associated with companies and huge global corporations. It simply doesn’t mix, and more often than not, personal brands don’t embody the ‘personal’ aspect that well. The fact is, it’s the most effective way to sell yourself. Young job seekers wanting to make an amaz... »

5 Ways to Flood Your Inbox with Job Offers Using LinkedIn (Part 2)

5 Ways to Flood Your Inbox with Job Offers Using LinkedIn (Part 2)

2. Showcase Your Expertise through Content Why it’s important: LinkedIn sends four times more people to your homepage, compared to social giants such as Twitter and Facebook. 60% are interested in industry insights according to LinkedIn. Gaining attention through sharing content on LinkedIn is an excellent way to gain new connections, and generate traffic on your profile, a must for those looking ... »

5 Ways to Flood Your Inbox with Job Offers Using LinkedIn

5 Ways to Flood Your Inbox with Job Offers Using LinkedIn

Are you using LinkedIn to your advantage for your job hunt? Do you use your online branding to get results? Many young millennials are bewildered by the vast wilderness of job hunting. Getting your dream job isn’t easy, with or without a degree. Having over 347 million users, with two joining each second, are you doing enough with your profiles? In this article, I’ll share personal branding guidel... »

Professional Resume: The Art and Science of Being Remembered by Employers

Professional Resume: The Art and Science of Being Remembered by Employers

Do you use resumes to your advantage? Are you using resumes to be memorable, and get interviews?   Ages ago, resumes were long and had no real layout. Today, resumes are seen as important, at least in providing employers with cursory information to form an opinion. The candidates that reap rewards are those that constantly stay relevant in regards to the breakthroughs and practices in their f... »

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