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What Employers Look For In Your Social Media

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As a recent college graduate it is very important to make sure that you are prepared for your job search. A big component that job seekers forget is to make sure that their social media accounts are employer-ready. Is everything that you have on your social media something that you want a potential employer to see? Here is a guide to help make sure your social media profiles are employer ready. This infographic was created by Stevenson University Online.

How to reach out to recruiters on LinkedIn

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An article by contributor Emily Burgess. When you have recently graduated, or you are about to graduate, there can be a certain amount of pressure to find a job. Not only are you trying to find a way to make a living after your studies, but you are also competing with other candidates in the same position. Rather than waiting for a job to come to you, it’s better to reach out to recruiters, and you can find plenty of them on LinkedIn. Here’s how to get in touch with them. Request a connection You can normally only do this … / Read more »

6 Outdated Job Search Tactics You Should Stop Doing Now

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An article by contributor Aaron Ramsey. Are you always sending out job applications and getting regrets or no response at all? If you have been going through such an experience for a while now, you may need to make changes to the strategy you have been using in your search. Below are some of the out-of-date tactics that many job seekers use in their job search that you should avoid if you want to find a job. 1. Sending out only online applications As the internet continues to grow, so does the number of job opportunities offered through different websites. It … / Read more »

LinkedIn: More Than Just a Digital Resume

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Article by contributor Charlotte Slota. It was not long after attending a LinkedIn workshop for her Freshman Symposium class last fall that Deirdre Murray, 20, sat down at her computer to create an account on the popular professional social media network. An Emerson College Journalism student, Murray did not want to miss out on possible connections that could be made with professional journalists. The problem was that although the workshop taught her the basics of how to use the site, once she created her digital resume, she did not know what to do next. Murray is not the only college student … / Read more »

A Career in Marketing And Why It Might Be Right For You.

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One afternoon, you’ll find yourself in an auditorium filled with hundreds of other students, most of whom you don’t even know by name. You’ll all be wearing silly square-shaped hats and long-flowing, ridiculous robes. On that day, you’ll realize your own future is right in front of you – and it’s absolutely exhilarating. But also a little terrifying. It seems like many older adults have forgotten just how daunting that can be. To be honest, that’s because it seems much scarier than it actually is. It doesn’t have to be a negative and frightening experience at all, especially if you’re … / Read more »