Social Media

Top Career Trends, Mid-2012

Posted by on June 6, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Well, here we are, already kicking off the sixth month of the year. Now, as we reach the midway point of 2012, it’s time to take a look at where your career is at. Are you where you hoped you would be when the year started? Are you managing the changes in the market? Before [...]

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How CEOs Should Handle Corporate Culture Change

Posted by on May 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm

Change in one’s career is a major theme of this blog (if you don’t believe me, simply click the Career Change box within the categories to the right!). The reason is because I firmly believe that how you deal with change sets your course for success in life. We’ve primarily focused on individual changes – [...]

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The Future of Networking is in the Palm of Your Hand

Posted by on May 18, 2012 at 10:24 pm

Did you know that, on average, people spend more time using Facebook and Twitter on their mobile phone than they do on computers/laptops? As this article and report point out, it’s true. Now, we’ve looked at how Twitter and Facebook can play into your networking approach before. But as I’ve pointed out, Linkedin is still [...]

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Branching Out Your Network With Facebook

Posted by on May 1, 2012 at 5:22 pm

It’s true: some people network better for their careers on Facebook than on Linkedin. While that may defy logic (after all, Facebook has established itself as THE social network for friends while Linkedin is clearly THE social network for career contacts), I’ve had more than one client who found more success networking on Facebook. Here’s [...]

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How To Use Twitter In Your Job Search

Posted by on April 24, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Twitter continues to be a polarizing social media channel when it comes to the job hunt. So many people tell me, “David, I don’t get Twitter. I think it’s overwhelming and I don’t see how it could ever help me find a new job.” I get why they say this. Twitter has its own language. [...]

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Spring Career Cleaning

Posted by on April 9, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Spring came early to St. Louis, and I’m not complaining! The weather has been absolutely beautiful the past few weeks, clearly inspiring people across the city to get out for walks, sidewalk cafe lunches, yardwork – you name it! There’s just something about a change in season that’s motivating – which is why the concept [...]

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Linkedin Is Still The Promised Land For Recruiters

Posted by on April 4, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Not too long ago we looked at why Facebook is relevant to hiring managers and recruiters. And while it’s still important to maintain your presence on Facebook (and Twitter, too), a recent survey by Bullhorn, Inc. makes it very clear that Linkedin is where recruiters expect to find the most success in finding the right [...]

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Scary Social Media Stat For Job Seekers

Posted by on March 26, 2012 at 12:05 am

Maybe it’s a rant you blogged in the heat of the moment after a rough day with clients. Or it could be that picture you tweeted in which you had a cocktail in each hand and a reference to drinking too much (in 148 characters or less, of course). Possibly it’s posting a controversial comment [...]

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The Experts Are Betting on LinkedIn

Posted by on March 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm

As THE professional social network, LinkedIn continues to surge with new members and opportunities. And while it’s expected that copycat sites will keep popping up to try and capitalize on LinkedIn’s career social networking model, the experts at Goldman Sachs are predicting only more success for LinkedIn. Per this Business Insider article, Goldman Sachs has [...]

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Want Web Insight For Your Career? Roll The Video!

Posted by on March 13, 2012 at 8:27 pm

I want to introduce you to Grovo.com, a new and very helpful video resource. As the above video clearly states, Grovo is for those of us who know we should know more about social media channels, digital tools and the internet as a whole, but don’t necessarily know where to start. Grovo proudly boasts “101″ [...]

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