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Posted January 04, 2013 by

5 Ways Your Online Lifestyle Can Ruin A Career Opportunity

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are a job seeker who uses social media, be very careful about your perception online.  The following post examines ways that employers might view you negatively based on your social media profiles.

Many people want to keep their “work lives” and their “personal lives” separate. However, with social media it has become more and more difficult to keep the two worlds from colliding. Today’s employers will look through social profiles in order to help them decide who would be a good candidate for a job position. The amount of information your publish on social media sites makes it easy for potential employers to have access to your personal life, which could turn out to be bad for you if they happen to spot some things that will turn them off, and ruin your opportunity to get the job.

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5 Ways Your Online Lifestyle Can Ruin A Career Opportunity

Posted December 07, 2012 by

Did You Add Value to Your Career Today?

CollegeRecruiter.comAs a job seeker or an employee, it can benefit you to enhance and/or add to your skill set.  The following post has tips to advance your career by adding value.

In order to advance in your career or show improvements on your resume, you need to make sure that you are constantly trying to better yourself and your skills. Employers want to see that you will make their company a more profitable place. Whether by awarding you with a promotion or giving you the job in the first place, you need to show employers the value you offer by doing something to enhance your career on a daily basis. You will be surprised how simple it can be to improve and develop skills, which may in turn lead them to give you the job or the promotion.

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Did You Add Value to Your Career Today?

Posted December 07, 2012 by

Maintaining a Professional Distance

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile it is okay to be friendly with co-workers, employees need to understand why it is important to keep a professional distance in the workplace.  Learn more in the following post.

One place where many people fail at work is in maintaining a professional distance between them and colleagues. This is primarily a problem for young and inexperienced workers because they are not used to being in a business environment. This can be especially problematic for those looking for a new job.

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Maintaining a Professional Distance