Tag Archives: Social networking

Avoid Social Media Pitfalls in the Job Search

More than 73% of U.S. adults use social networks, and by 2016 the number could reach 4.3 billion, according to Radicati Group Inc., a market research firm. Employers have taken a liking to the popularity of social media, including platforms … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Whether you’re on LinkedIn to look for a job, to network, or to engage in business or career development, one of the most important assets you can have is a well-crafted profile. Many people neglect to optimize their profile page, … Continue reading

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Use This Headshot Tip to Make Your Intended First Impression

Everyone knows the basic rules of resume and social media photos. They should be head shots, you should dress appropriately, and it’s better to have one all-purpose photo than it is to present yourself as strictly business on one site … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning for 2014 – Connecting

Many professionals are getting a jump start on 2014 by starting their planning now, in December. Professional development, income growth, and a renewed sense of purpose are all part of a strong start to what could be one of the … Continue reading

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Two Strategies for Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Network, Establish Credibility, and Build Your Brand

LinkedIn allows you to do so many things, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by its potential and want to abandon it altogether. Below I offer two areas of focus that are sure to expand your network and let people know … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with the Changing Face of Business and the Technology Takeover

Rapid advances in technology force many businesses to continually adapt how they acquire, service and keep customers. These shifts create the need for new communication tools, ones that address the ever-growing virtual, global face of business. These three must-have technical … Continue reading

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Want To Move? Build Your Association Network In A New Location

As a follow-up to my last post becoming a member of associations can help you make a geographic move. If you’re targeting employers in an area in which you have no network, cultivating a base of local contacts can make … Continue reading

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Job Search Networking Tips For 2012

Edited article originally written by Laura Raines http://www.ajc.com/business/12-job-search-tips-1291030.html As we ring in the new year, executive job seekers will find new opportunities in the 2012’s job market as well. According to the December Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, employers anticipate a … Continue reading

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Twitter – a Must for Association Professionals!

If you’re in the association industry and you’re not on Twitter, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. Association professionals seem to be among the most active posters in the Twitterverse, and much of the content I’ve seen is highly … Continue reading

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Quality vs. Quantity – Are You Spending Too MUCH Time On Your Job Search?

Most of us have heard that you should spend 40 hours searching for a job if you’re unemployed and 10-15 if you’re currently working. It’s a good idea to spend as much time on your search as possible, but what’s … Continue reading

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