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Using Social Media in Recruitment

Category: Networking
Social media is distinct from traditional mass media such as newspapers and television, with web-based and mobile technologies meaning that communication has now become an interactive dialogue rather than a one-way message. Social media is increasingly being used in recruitment, and research by Stepstone Solutions has shown that 60% of employers surveyed already use some form of social media as a recruitment tool, plus... 66% of those not doing so plan to explore it in the future ...
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Your Virtual Image

Category: Networking
Have you ever considered whether your email address projects the right image of you to a prospective employer? Does an email address such as ‘studmuffin’ or ‘redhotinuniform’ promote the right image about you to a prospective employer? Probably not! It may show you have a sense of humour but in using it to promote yourself as a credible prospect for a suitable position, it may well prove to be a stumbling block. Here are a few tips to consider before you submit your next CV or job...
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Do's and Don'ts of Online Networking

Category: Networking
As with face-to-face networking, there are many written and unwritten rules of behavior related to online networking. Many of the rules of traditional networking apply in online networking, but connecting with people virtually does add some new rules to the familiar ones. To help you navigate appropriately, we've outlined some of the rules for online networking. Do's of Online Networking Set networking objectives and milestones. One of the first things you’ll want to be clear about are...
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