Tag: Facebook

Is Your Facebook Profile Job Search Ready?

Is Your Facebook Profile Job Search Ready?

A lot of people think that even though they have made their FB profiles “private” and have shared nothing more than their undying commitment to their favorite TV show or pictures of their children, that their is really nothing more to be done to their profiles when they launch a job search. As this infographic from Purdue University’s Center for Career Opportunities shows, there are a few other things to think about.

Social Media Job Search: It’s All About Layering

Social Media Job Search: It’s All About Layering

Many people ask me which social media site I think is the best when it comes to a job search. On the surface, it seems like a logical question. After all, who wants to spend time on sites that aren’t effective? And let’s face it, social media is time consuming. The problem with the question, however, is that it completely misunderstands social media.

Facebook and the Midlife Crisis

Facebook and the Midlife Crisis

So I thought I would write this tongue-in-cheek post about my weirdness with hugging (I called myself a hugging snob) and how that equates to Facebook (then I called myself a Facebook snob)…and furthermore, how that equates to using Facebook specifically to build a quality network…A network that will be effective for you when it comes time for a job search.

FB, Twitter, LI, Oh My! Is All This Social Networking Worth It?

FB, Twitter, LI, Oh My! Is All This Social Networking Worth It?

Suddenly, or maybe not so suddenly, social networking is everywhere. Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter…and more like them are popping up daily. It seems that we are craving the need to speak to one another virtually. Never mind that we have cell phones, e-mail, IM, and text messaging, we seem to need these sites too.