By Gerrit Hall Your resume is an awesome tool. In your job search, you use your resume for just about everything. Between blindly submitting it to various companies and passing it along to a friend of a friend, your resume goes through a lot.
In recent years, social media has become one of the sharpest tools in any job seeker’s toolbox. And for good reason—using social media, job seekers are one step closer to connecting with their dream employer. With more than 800 million active users , Facebook is a social media Mecca for just about any job seeker. The key is to use it effectively. The infographic be low, compiled by the team at Cachinko , a company focused on giving job seekers the tools they need to find their ideal jobs , offers the very best tips for job seekers looking to use Facebook in their job search . What do you think?
You know the type. The people with obnoxious laughs, pushy pitches, and the ability to corner you at industry conferences and talk about themselves continuously for what seems like hours? The ones who clearly mean well, but their lack of etiquette can make you wish you hadn't even gone? Here's a friendly suggestion: Don't be that person. Networking is a critical part of any job hunt, yet it's probably the easiest thing to get wrong. Using living, breathing connections works better than blindly sending out resumes over the Internet, but for many, approaching people they don't know for help finding or getting a job is uncomfortable and nerve wracking.
A successful blog can help you transition to a new career. Using your blog as a career tool can help you advance Changing your career, skipping entry-level positions can be easier if you have a blog A blog is a great platform for networking, Penelope Trunk says
by Tony Schwartz | 8:00 AM November 14, 2011 I grew up hungry to do something creative, to set myself apart. I also believed creativity was magical and genetically encoded. As early as the age of 8, I began sampling the arts, one after another, to see if I'd inherited some gift. Eventually, I became a journalist. For many years, I told other people's stories.
R29 Exclusive: A Personal Pep Talk From Diane Von Furstenberg By Gina Marinelli Maybe you've had a crummy start to the week, or month, or year (oh honey, let's hope not). But you know what — it's time to perk up! In an R29 exclusive, we got our hands on a Diane von Furstenberg video where the still-super-hot 64-year-old gives us all a reason to lift our chins and take on the world. For a woman who says she's in the "autumn" of her life, Diane is still a constant source of inspiration, whether through her style or through the admirable substance of her role as designer/grandmother/philanthropist (just a few of the hats she wears).
Are you actively networking? You should be. But then you already know that. You know that to find a job, advance your career or build your business you need to network. Common advice is to make networking a part of your life.
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Phillip Lim | Photo: But Sou Lai NEW YORK, United States — “I always believed in making clothes with affordable prices,” said Phillip Lim, one of the many young designers to have emerged in New York over the past few years. But unlike his peers, when Lim launched his label back in the autumn of 2005, he made a conscious decision not to compete in the high-end designer category.
I F YOU’RE the owner or manager of a hotel, club or restaurant, there’s no escaping the spotlight. You’re automatically admired and recognised, so don’t give away the advantage. It’s time to shift your thinking and use the most flexible and reliable of your marketing assets — you. Here’s a list to have prepared to help you get the best from any media attention and publicity that comes your way.