Tag-Archive for ◊ social media ◊

• Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Gen Yers aren’t specifically using Facebook for business, but with an average of 700 “friends” and a propensity to change jobs after two years, the lines between social and business are so blurred they aren’t even aware it’s happening. Data out this morning from a study of Facebook’s Gen Y members (18-29) shows that, on average, each […]

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• Friday, January 22nd, 2010

If you are a heavy LinkedIN user, you must have seen the term LION. LION stands for LinkedIn Open Networker. Some people add the letters LION to their names to invite other LinkedIn users to join their networks. LinkedIN only allows you to add someone you know or have a work relationship with. When 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 ? […]

• Monday, November 02nd, 2009

According to recent research from Careerbuilder, prospective hiring managers often research candidates online using major social media websites such as LinkedIn (75%), Facebook (45%), and now Twitter (28%). What do hiring managers look for? LinkedIn On LinkedIn, hiring managers look for professional background, recommendations, connections, and group interests. They learn about the professional background of […]