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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Want an Entry Level Job Search Advantage? Check Out Social Media Sites of Potential Employers

As an entry level job seeker, you have the opportunity to learn a lot about a potential employer by looking at their social media sites.  In the following post, learn how you can benefit from these sites, which could boost your chances of getting hired.

With employment on the rise and companies investing more and more to find top talent, candidates can (and should) invest time to discern if a company is right for them before accepting an offer. One way is to note the organization’s presence online, including the recruitment site, social media channels and employee interviews.

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Posted September 28, 2012 by

Are You a Mobile Enabler or a Mobile Laggard?

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

By Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

September marks the start of the 2012 fall frenzy of conferences, niche conferences, un-conferences, expos, seminars, webinars, (and yes, a Colloquium or two). Not every session at every event offers deep dives but the mobile discussion has been noted everywhere this year. One conference, held in mid-September, the second mRecruitingCamp, was totally devoted to the subject. (Michael Marlatt did an excellent job on this one-day niche event.)

Practitioners offering solid case study insights on mobile technology and recruiting included Matt Lavery [UPS], Chris Hoyt [PepsiCo] and Heather Tinguely [Microsoft]. We encourage you to look for their videos. Bottom line, a rapidly increasing percentage of prospects in their pipelines (prospects who are eventually hired) are engaged and in more and more cases applying through mobile devices. (more…)