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Social Media in 2014 in US – Facebook remains by far the most popular, Twitter and LinkedIn saw significant increases Pew Research Center finds

In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. While its growth has slowed, the level of user engagement with the platform has increased. Other platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn saw significant increases over the past year in … Continue reading

Twitter – Top 10 job search and career advice

For the very best Twitter has to offer in job search and career advice, check out these 10 accounts.  @Absolutely_Abby     @AlisonDoyle @CareerBliss @CareerBuilder @careersherpa @CreativeGroup @dailymuse @JobSearchAmanda @OfficeTeam @USNewsCareers Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Career Twitter Accounts for Job Seekers to Follow.

Recruiting with Social Media – Eight out of 10 HR teams

Eight out of every 10 HR functions use social media as at least one part of their recruitment strategy, according to research by online recruitment specialists Konetic. The survey of HR professionals suggests that despite so many using social media, 78% still see its use as a “major challenge” in their recruitment process. Figures released … Continue reading

Social Media and Recruiting Tools

Social media is a great way for recruiters to engage passive candidates. There are some great new tools that integrate social media into your talent acquisition efforts. Here are my favorites. Before I start, let me say that this isn’t an exhaustive list meant to exclude; it’s merely meant as some good examples! Zartis and … Continue reading

US – Using Twitter to forecast jobless claims

A surprising number of people filed initial claims for unemployment benefits last week, at least if you believe an index based off Twitter. Economists at the University of Michigan have developed a technique that scans billions of tweets, looks for people tweeting about losing their jobs and then creates a prediction for the Labor Department’s … Continue reading

Job Search / YouTern’s Top 50 Twitter Accounts

In alphabetical order and with abundant respect, here are YouTern’s top 50 (well, 55… but who’s counting!) Twitter accounts for 2014… @Absolutely_Abby Abby is consistently positive… and a terrific resource for job seekers. @AfterCollege Excellent blog (and site) for college students and recent grads. @alevit  An author and speaker, Alexandra delivers great career advice. @AlisonDoyle Simply the best; you’ll … Continue reading

Job Search on Twitter / How to search for job listings

Did you know you could search Twitter for job listings just like you search job sites? Continue reading

Recruiting in Canada / 39 per cent have been contacted through a social media website or network study finds

Ignore that request from LinkedIn or Twitter at your peril — it might be a job offer, according to a global study released Wednesday. The study, commissioned by U.S. human resources firm Kelly Services, found that 39 per cent of Canadians polled have been contacted through a social media website or network in the last … Continue reading

Job Search with Twitter / 5 ways to use it

Search for jobs and internships. While there are many hashtags that you could try out, here are a few to start with: #jobs #hiring #genY #entrylevel, #hireme, #gethired, #internships #intern. Use the advanced search option and specific keywords to find recruiters, jobs, influencers and more information. Follow company career handles. For example @GEICOCareers @SodexoCareers @GECareers … Continue reading

Job Search Tool / Twitter Resources

There are hundreds of websites for job seekers, such as Monster and CareerBuilder, but these three are designed specifically for Twitter recruitment: TwitJobSearch: This site allows you to search for jobs posted on Twitter using keywords (for example, “Marketing in New York”). Click on a link to find a job’s specific recruiting page. Take a … Continue reading

Job Search / Integrating Social Media in Your CV

The jobs market has become increasingly more competitive in the economic downturn. Job candidates need to utilise all the resources at their disposal to make a great impression. Naturally, you must ensure your CV is as impressive as possible, carefully detailing your skills, experience and expertise. However, your CV will make you more attractive to … Continue reading

Tech Companies / What the newly hired get

What the newly hired get at Tech Companies. Facebook, LinkedIn, Square, Google, Apple, Twitter, Dropbox, Airbnb and more Continue reading

10 Steps employers should take when creating a social media policy

Employers should take the following 10 steps when creating a social media policy Continue reading

Job Search / How to hide it from the boss

How to hide your job search from the boss ? A new service called Hire My Friend promises to keep the secret and expand job-hunters prospect. Continue reading

Job Offer through Social Media

These are three stories of companies making job offers via social media. 3. Tech Marketing firm, ePrize showed their love for Samantha Bankey over Instagram. As told by Mashable, Samantha was highly engaged with the company’s Instagram never missing the opportunity to comment or like a photo. This is a long-term love affair. Samantha interned … Continue reading

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