Tag Archives: online job search

You 2.0: The Brave New World of Social Media and Online Job Searches

There are a million different websites out there providing advice on social media and job search … many of which have some great nuggets… but which one is right for you? The answer is: Any or all of them. Or maybe none! You’ll definitely need to do your research on finding out where you need to be and how to build your online content and messaging towards a target audience. But one thing is clear… pressing ‘send’ isn’t going to magically make job offers or interviews appear. You absolutely have to work every bit as hard on the social media… Read »

Sneak Peek into Future of Job Seeking –A Chilling Trend That You Absolutely Need To Know

The past weekend, I attended a gathering of career thought leaders in Seattle, WA, and found this to be an incredibly insightful experience. Usually, résumé writers and career coaches are so busy with clients that we don’t often have the opportunity to sit down and discuss observations, as well as up-and-coming trends on the horizon. We talked long and hard about how social media is slowly creeping into the candidate selection process, and spent quite a bit of time on video résumés. Full disclosure: I’ve been relatively un-swayed in my opinion that resorting to videos is the wrong route to… Read »