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HOW TO: Build the Ultimate Social Media Resume

HOW TO: Build the Ultimate Social Media Resume
Dan Schawbel is the author of Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success, and owner of the award winning Personal Branding Blog. Social media resumes are important for attracting hiring managers directly to you, without you having to submit your resume, blindly, to them. The problem with submitting your resume online to job postings is that most job postings aren't even vacant, might not exist, and 80% of jobs offers are received through networking. With a social media resume, you're able to paint a completely different portrait of yourself for hiring managers and customize it to reflect your personal brand. With the inclusion of various multimedia elements, sharing options, integrated social networking feeds and the same elements you'd find in a traditional resume, you are better equipped for success. Social media has allowed us to reverse the recruiting process. Here is the social media resume process: 1. Options for websites Options for blogs 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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10 Great Social Sites for Resume Building Dan Schawbel is the author of Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success (Kaplan, April 09), and owner of the award winning Personal Branding Blog. Creating the perfect resume is not easy. Luckily, there are a number of online resources dedicated to helping you create outstanding traditional and social media resumes. Here are 10 great social sites with unique features that let you create your own resume-like profile, edit your resume online, get it reviewed by experts, print it, share it on social networks, and much more.

Public Relations Matters » Blog Archive » Social Media Resume Assignment Due: April 28 by 11:59pm in GeorgiaVIEW Worth: 200 points Social Media Resume Assignment One of the ways college grads are helping to market themselves is through creating a social media resume. Dan Schwabel shares some excellent advice on social media resumes in a blog post at Mashable.

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7 Steps to Creating and Cultivating a Brand in Social Media inShare14 In business, we learn through everything we do and it influences all that we try and repeat. When something new comes along, we tend to view it with either enthusiasm or skepticism, or in some cases a bit of both. Such is true with the advent of Social Media. As business, marketing and service leaders, we face new challenges.

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Executive Job Search: The Riley Guide : Sites with Job Listings If you're an executive looking for work - or just angling to change positions - the good news is that, yes, you can search for new job opportunities online. The bad news is most of the best sources are fee-based - although some of them are worth the expense, as long as you know what you're paying for. Here, you'll find recruitment resources directed towards mid-to-senior level executives - particularly resources that people at these levels have reported to be useful.

Blogging For Dummies – An Opportunity For Personal Branding « Je This blog has been inspired by Jan who contacted me through Twitter saying, “Would I think about doing an article on “Blogging For Dummies”. Jan has just started a blog and she said in her first post on February 28, 2010. “I have started this blog because frankly, I, like thousands of others, have recently been downsized. I am unemployed. I am home without a job to go to for the 1st time in 25 years. Onextrapixel - Showcasing Web Treats Without Hitch What if one day you decide that it’s time to have a change, and want to try for another creative job? What if you are a student, looking for a design internship? What if you are a fresh graduate, hoping to apply for your first job at a design agency? You could be any one of the above. No matter what your situation is, it is always prudent to have a well crafted resume to call upon when needed.

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