Archive for the Category ◊ Twitter ◊

• Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Our brains adapt to new ways of absorbing content, and a prime example is how we interact with the Internet. Twitter makes us share thoughts in 140 characters or fewer. Now you’re forced to keep your point short and sweet. For a person like me who loves the details, condensing my thoughts into short bite-sized […]

• Monday, December 03rd, 2012

Seriously, don’t ever post negative things about your work online. Comptroller Stephen Burns was fired from his job at AO North America for tweeting that his work environment was “toxic” and that his co-workers were “morons,” “dysfunctional,” “psychotic,” and “schizophrenic, according to court documents posted by Eric B. Meyer’s Employer Handbook blog. When Burns applied for unemployment benefits, he […]

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• Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Companies spend a lot of money every year making sure they are found online. And there are countless articles explaining the ins and outs of online marketing for a corporate brand. But what about your personal brand? How should you optimize your personal brand so you’re easily discovered? The great news is that it’s the easiest […]

• Thursday, May 24th, 2012

This post was originally published at www.skillstorm.com More than 900 million people are on Facebook.
 300 million visit Twitter daily.
 At least
 10.4 million are on Pinterest (probably a very low estimate considering the site has around 
1100 users per minute) and LinkedIn has
 7,610 searches per minute. What does this all mean? There’s a heck of a lot of people […]

• Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Deborah L. Jacobs, Forbes Staff After getting fired in October from the high-tech startup where he had worked for more than four years Joshua Filgate, a 27-year-old engineer in Southborough, Mass., took the usual steps to jump start his job search. He updated his resume and his LinkedIn profile; applied for 100 positions listed on Internet […]

• Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Job search branding can be a powerful way to set yourself apart from the competition. Learn how job search branding can help you in your career. When you’re job searching, it’s important to build a personal brand that showcases your skills and accomplishments. Here’s how to build a personal brand. Why Create a Job Search […]

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• Sunday, October 24th, 2010

If you are not googling yourself, chances are someone out there is! As a medical device recruiter, I always encourage my candidates to manage their online reputation because recruiters and hiring managers often use google to look for potential candidates. Have you done your homework? Are you aware of what they will see when they […]

• Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Using traditional job boards, such as careerbuilder and monster, is not enough these days. Finding a job within a niche market like the medical device industry needs additional work. Medical device jobs require a strategic plan and while the medical industry remains steady, more people are targeting it. (If you were recently laid off, make sure you […]

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• Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

By now, I think everyone has heard of Twitter. If not, Twitter is, so far, a free microblogging website that allows people to post short updates (140 characters long) and follow others’ news. Twitter allows you to follow almost anyone on the website, so why not take advantage of this feature when job hunting ? […]