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10 Steps to Find that Job after College

December 28, 2012 by Dave Stevenson

The problem is, however, that many students don’t even know where to begin or where to even look for that entry-level position they want. The good news is that even in this less-than-stellar economy, students are not left up-creek without a paddle. There are definitive ways to increase your chances of landing that job after graduation.[read more]


Am I Too Old For Social Media?

October 24, 2012 by Samuel Junghenn

"The problem is, though, business owners are making decisions on whom to use as their “social media expert” based on age. I couldn’t think of a more ridiculous way of making a hiring decision."[read more]


Tips for Finding a Job Through Tumblr

October 18, 2012 by Deborah Sweeney

The micro-blogging outlet may be overlooked, but people are certainly trying to find jobs using it. And that makes sense – with an 85% retention rate and over 69 million blogs on its platform, Tumblr is a great way for job seekers, particularly ones fresh out of college, to try to network with other professionals and get a foot in the door.[read more]

Advice: How to Market to Millennials -- and How to Use Social Media to Get a First Job

May 5, 2012 by David Meerman Scott

Last month I wrote a post called Tough love for marketing and PR job seekers. In it I challenged you to prove you are a great marketer by showing, not telling. I said that you need to create content that will brand you as someone to hire. Now. Starting today.I've delivered this advice to hundreds of people. Sadly for them, I know from...[read more]


Blow This Popsicle Stand: Insights from the SXSW Tech Career Expo

March 16, 2012 by Jake Wengroff

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Job fairs are usually known as events with less-than-impressive employers recruiting for less-than-desirable positions. This was not the case at all. Apple, Dell, Google, and other notable tech, media, startup and other digerati -- about 70 companies present -- were out in full-force.[read more]

How to Land a Job Using Facebook [Infographic]

November 22, 2011 by Anthony Morrison

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.[read more]


The Problem with Facebook Jobs

November 8, 2011 by Stefan Seltz-Axmacher

An opinion why Facebook's attempt to enter the Online Job Search market needs a serious overhaul.[read more]

Establishing the Brand of YOU

October 30, 2011 by Adam Schreiber

Much like an organization is judged by its logo, its offices, and other physical manifestations, you are judged by your looks; just as an organization lives by a credo, or a mission you live by your morals and values; and just as an organization strategizes about the company they keep so too must you with the people you surround yourself with, or your "partners."[read more]

Social Media & Employment: 'Apply With LinkedIn' - The New Way To Get A Job

July 28, 2011 by Michael Laskey

The world's biggest social networking site designed for business, LinkedIn, has this month launched a new plug-in that allows its users to apply for jobs with the click of a button.    The 'Apply with LinkedIn' feature is aimed at both making the recruitment process easier for businesses and ensuring that those looking for...[read more]

Personal Social Media Experience: A Negative for Job Seekers?

April 18, 2011 by Beth Harte

One recruiter's advice: “Remove all of your personal speaking, writing, blogging, and social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare links, etc.) items from your resume. Companies don’t give a crap about that..." Is this the way it really is?[read more]

How to Find Your Dream Job in Social Media

March 23, 2011 by Mia Dand

My response to folks, who are feeling left out of the social media space and/or are looking for that next opportunity, is that all's not lost and many of their current skills can be very valuable in this space.[read more]

What Was Said at the Social Recruitment Debate

February 10, 2011 by Scott Gould

Our good friend Delfin Vassallo (who we met in Helsinki last yet) captured what was said at our first Social Media Week event on Social Recruitment. With thanks to Delfin, we’re republishing his blog post here: Social Recruitment Debate Today’s most interesting topic at Social Media Week so far was the debate about Social Recruiting....[read more]


Facebook can be a recruiters best friend

December 14, 2010 by Sandy Miller

Recruiting has never been an easy job. You really have to be able to pick up cues from candidates to determine how they will fit if you hire them for your organization.To do that well it takes skill, time and even some luck. I know there were recruiters that just wished, especially when they were undecided on a candidate if they could...[read more]

14 Ways to Get LinkedIn to a Better Career

December 9, 2010 by Rick Alcantara

LinkedIn is a great tool for networking, promoting your services, finding a job and managing remote projects. Here are 14 ways you can use it to advance your career:[read more]

Blogging for Job Seekers: Tips for Using Social Media to Secure Employment

October 15, 2010 by Sarah Purdy

For anyone who’s out of work or considering the possibility of a future job search — and let’s face it, that’s most of us — social media platforms offer relatively easy-to-use tools for demonstrating expertise and professionalism to potential employers or clients. Here are five tips for using social media to help secure employment:...[read more]

Social Media Today is Hiring!

October 7, 2010 by Mark sharpless

Social Media Today, the premier builder of independent online B2B communities, is looking to add moderators, a Director of Community Marketing, and an Editorial Director to our talented team. The right applicants will have a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, a sixth-sense for great business content, and an insatiable appetite and passion...[read more]

A different way to land your dream social media job

May 18, 2010 by Adam Vincenzini

I had the pleasure of sharing lunch with Deirdre Breakenridge yesterday, and we spent a good chunk of time talking about a subject we're both very passionate about - students. Deirdre and her equally passionate partner-in-crime, Valerie Simon, run #PRstudchat - a weekly Twitter chat that connects professional communicators with...[read more]

Social Media Today is hiring!

April 27, 2010 by Mark sharpless

SMT is looking for a driven, creative project and influencer-relations manager to help manage event and premium content initiatives, manage promotional campaigns and projects, and cultivate relationships with top influencers in the B2B space. We're an exciting company blazing the trail for a new business model.  If you're in the New...[read more]

Survey says PR hires must be up on social media to get jobs (and the 3 things I look for)

August 17, 2009 by Dirk Singer

iPressroom, Korn / Ferry International and the Public Relations Society of America has produced a long list of new media skills for today's PR professionals hoping to get a job in a new survey. (source - Marketing Charts) Conducted among PR recruiters in the US, social networking knowledge is second as an important or very important...[read more]

What is important today?

February 24, 2009 by Gordon Kraft

Social Media Today, an attempt to quantify the evolution metric of person versus person/product/company relationships will always center on the satisfaction of the person and the item.  Who needs to know where you are and what you are doing right now?  Why do people dive across the room to answer their cell phone, the...[read more]