Job Searching With Social Media for Dummies

Job Searching With Social Media for Dummies

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Harness social media to land your dream job

For anyone looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or just setting up for future success, social media sites are proven platforms for facilitating connections, demonstrating passions and interests, and ultimately landing the job. Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies enables you to harness the power of the Internet to research and identify job opportunities, and then create a strategy for securing a position.

Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies features in-depth coverage of topics such as: creating effective online profiles and resumes to sell your strengths; maintaining your online reputation (and ensuring that employers who Google you like what they find) and understanding electronic etiquette; using the power of personal branding and building your brand online; avoiding common pitfalls, such as jumping into filling out a social media profile without a strategy; getting to know Twitter, the only real-time job board with literally thousands of jobs posted daily; using social media sites to uncover opportunities in the "hidden job market" ahead of the competition; and much more.

  • Shows you how to easily harness social media sites
  • Advice on how to brand yourself online
  • Covers all of the latest and most popular social media sites: Google, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more

If you're a recent graduate, changing careers, or have been away from the job-search scene for a while, turn to the trusted guidance and expert insight of Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies.

Baker & Taylor
A guide to using social media to find a job that explains the benefits of using sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for networking, offers tips on creating an effective online profile, discusses how to develop a personal online brand, and includesother helpful job search strategies.

Baker
& Taylor

Examines utilizing social media for job searches, discusses building a personal brand online to stand out, and identifies the common mistakes made by job seekers.

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2011
ISBN: 9780470930724
0470930721
Branch Call Number: 650.14 WAL 2011
Characteristics: xviii, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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