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Posted April 03, 2015 by

5 Social Media Mistakes that Could Damage Your Career

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Happy young woman looking up of hand drawn illustration of social media sign and symbol doodles. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

By now you probably already know that your next employer will peak into your amazing, oh-so-cool Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter profile to check you out (I don’t mean this in the wrong way).

Oh, what,you didn’t know? Go ahead and have a look at Career Builder’s 2013 research results based on the topic. According to a sample of more 2,100 hiring managers and recruiters, 2 in 5 (exactly 39%) companies used social media to research candidates and find information that would help them decide on hiring the candidate or not.

So, before you tweet, share, or comment on anything that makes you look like someone on the farthest opposite end of “decent” or “professional”, take necessary caution! (more…)

Posted March 30, 2015 by

Why You Should Clean Up Your Social Media Profiles – and How to Do It.

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Lisa Green

The growth of social media has turned our focus online and made digital friendships, statuses and profiles just as valid as ones that exist in “real life.” Though there are countless advantages to a fleshed-out online presence, there are also real and unfortunate downsides, particularly to those who are on the hunt for a new career. (more…)

Posted February 12, 2015 by

Remote DBA Experts explain the job of a DBA

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Two administrators, male and female, at server room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Now a day’s all websites, web pages are dynamic. It means that it’s not just a page where in you read the data. You have multiple options on the page. Multiple tabs, check boxes, buttons that lead to some other data not already on the screen. All of this data shown and possibly shown on the website is basically stored in a data base. So whenever someone types in a website’s name in the address bar, the data base server pushes the home screen data. When you write a simple blog, that blog is stored in the database. When someone wants to read the blog, the blog is retrieved from the database. The comments posted on the blog are also stored in the database, only to be retrieved later on. (more…)

Posted August 25, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs Recent College Graduates? 7 Tech Savvy Qualities Employers Appreciate

Recent college graduates searching for jobs can impress employers with these seven tech savvy qualities in the following post.

Even if you do not work in a high-tech field or industry, technology has become an integral part of just about every job. Today, many recruiters and hiring managers see technical competence as a minimum requirement of employment. When it comes time to prove to potential employers that you are digitally competent, make

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Posted June 04, 2014 by

5 Tools for Starting a Business Fresh Out of College

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Happy female small business owner of a fabric store. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’re young and brimming with enthusiasm, ready to take your first steps into the corporate world. But why spend years slaving away under a boss when you can start your own business straight out of college?

Read on to discover some great tools for getting your enterprise off the ground. (more…)

Posted April 17, 2014 by

Searching for New Entry Level Jobs on the Down Low? Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes

Young professionals who are searching for new entry level jobs on the down low should be careful to avoid the three mistakes mentioned in the following post.

Some folks just don’t get it. They look for work while employed and make the same mistakes over and over. Too often, those mistakes can cost you future recommendations, opportunities and connections. Even your current job. In our age of access to open work environments, unlimited information and fluctuating privacy

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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Applying to Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Privacy Concerns You Might Have

When applying to jobs for recent college graduates, candidates may be concerned about their privacy.  The following post includes an infographic questioning how much privacy you have during a job search.

With access to information at the touch of a few buttons, social media has had a huge impact on the job search. We can look for jobs, network, research companies and hiring managers… and much more. There’s another side to the coin, however… one many job seekers don’t think about: the extent employers, recruiters and hiring managers will go

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Posted February 10, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs Online? 12 Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re conducting a search online for entry level jobs, the following post warns you of 12 mistakes to avoid.

Some job search mistakes are extremely common. Unfortunately, they cost job seekers opportunities they may otherwise have had, and extend their job search by weeks or even months. Avoid these 12 common online job search mistakes, which I call the “Dirty Dozen”:

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Posted September 24, 2013 by

4 Ways Entry Level Job Seekers Can Use Facebook’s Graph Search to Enhance Their Job Search

For entry level job seekers on Facebook, there is a feature that could enhance their chances of finding employment.  The following post shares four ways to use the social media site’s Graph Search in their job search.

From the beginning of social media time, you’ve kept your professional persona and your personal profiles separate. While your LinkedIn profile is highlighted in your resume, email signature, networking cards and anywhere else you can put a hyperlink, your Facebook page is locked away under privacy settings Fort Knox would consider

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Posted September 19, 2013 by

How to clean up your online profile for your job search

Woman on sofa, checking her social media profile on laptop computer

Woman on sofa, checking her social media profile on laptop computer. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Starting a job search doesn’t start when you fill out an application. It doesn’t even start when you compose your resume. It starts when you get online.

What does that mean? Well, it’s safe to say that college seniors are all online – tweeting, Facebooking, Instagramming, joining LinkedIn – you name it. You’re online before you look for jobs, and coincidentally then use the Internet to find jobs in potential markets.

But your online profile is just as important as your resume. (more…)