Category Archives: Social Media

Personal Brand

In a recent workshop, college students were learning about the concept of one’s “Personal Brand”.  This is not to mean they should view themselves as a product like TIDE or a service such as the one provided by UPS. Rather … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Skill Endorsements

Those who use LinkedIn may have noticed on profiles, one can now endorse someone’s skills.  By clicking on a skill box, you can virtually attest to the person’s abilities.  Did you think your contact did a great job implementing a … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Impression

“You never get a second change to make a first impression” While Will Rogers was not thinking of LinkedIn when he offered the advice above, it is wise to remember this line when using social media sites.  To help make … Continue reading

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Company Research

In today’s growing social media resources, one would be remiss not to use sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, company blogs or RSS feeds to keep up to date on what is happening at organizations of interest.  This type of information helps … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Google Profile

Very interesting service created by three former Syracuse students, BrandYourself.com which helps individuals increase their presence on search engines.  In the article on the Wall Street Journal, CareerBuilder shared that some hiring managers are using are using social media searches to … Continue reading

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Job Search Email Address

While working with a graduating student whose collegiate email address is set to expire in 60 days, we discussed when she should stop using her “@nd.edu” address on her resume/applications.  What we decided was for her to have a separate … Continue reading

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Bad Day – Stay off Facebook

We all have bad days – lack of sleep, stress at work, bills to pay, etc. can cause us to have a less than stellar 24 hours.  When those days happen, one has to be careful of using social networking … Continue reading

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