Showing posts with label Social Media. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Social Media. Show all posts

Ask for a referral made easy by LinkedIn

Looking for new job or job change? Do you have LinkedIn Connections? Now, LinkedIn has made it easy to ask for referral. LinkedIn is a growing network for Job Seekers and employers. Companies continuously exploring LinkedIn for better business. When they have a vacancy, posting on LinkedIn is obvious.
Now when you a see a job and click Easy Apply button, the linked shows if any of your connections work there. You can ask for a referral with a click. When you click on a connection profile for referral, a ready made message pops up. You can send the same message to your connection or customize it. This feature is good specially for new job seekers who are not sure, how to ask for a referral.
Also LinkedIn has added a new job search filter that allow you limit Job Search Results to those in your network.

Why students should follow thought leaders on twitter

Twitter is big, in fact truly big. Experts, industry leaders,  inventors,  inventors,  investors connects on Twitter. The people of such profile like to talk precisely.  They do not create u wanted noise.  They speak limited but their words holds huge value.
Twitter is true social media, here you need to say it in few words.  You have limited space to broadcast your words. Incidentally thought leaders speak in limited words.
Creating Twitter profile is super easy.  You don't need to reveal everything in profile section. It has limited but enough space to show who you are.
With whatsoever school you are associated, chances are it have own twitter handle.  Follow it, your teachers and other fellow students. 
Next search for your interests in Twitter,  for example,  photography,  software engineering or whatever you want to.
You will get a Hashtag of your intent in Twitter.  Take it in your favorite.
Now scan through the Hashtag and find who are tweeting around that.
According to your interest follow people may be 10 or 20.
Check everyday what those people said. Read your most favorite posts and keep in your favorite.
Retweet posts those you like truly.  You can put your own words with Retweet.
Also put comments below your favorite tweets.
Do it as ritual for 30 minutes a day or less.
Over a year you will have many Twitter followers.
The influencers who following will notice your efforts.
Doing you may get:
Recommendations
Recognition
A job
Funds to start a business
A lead or your first customer.
Isn't it great.
And least but not lost you can become Twitter Influencer yourself.

Social Media Job Titles

Social Media networking; and better network means better better popularity, ultimately better business. What was created for human interaction is now a hot spot for generating leads, and making money.  Its not only personal now. Companies hire social media professionals  to work on products and services over social media.

Which Social Media Is Right For Your Career

Social Media is talk of the town. If you are not on social media, certainly you will miss on something. However, it’s a most confusing place; your world is limited with 5 inches or less. Android and Internet give a massive boost to social media. People of all categories (all IQ level) have the privilege to meet each other. This is why Social Media is viral. I am not a very social guy, I like keeping things within me. I am not much talkative till it’s not the matter of a debate and winning a competition. However, I am also into social media. Couple times I deleted my social accounts for one reason or the other. But need arises to recreate one again because I need to meet people, my fans and friends.

There are many social media solutions. You can use one for a purpose. However, in my opinion different social media serves to different purposes. Students should be early adopter to social media. A conscious selection of social media is important to build a strong profile. Admission Officers and Recruiters are much likely to scan your social media before making a call. For the benefits of learners and job seekers here I am classifying Social Media Selection For A Career

How To Use Google Plus for Job Search

Social Media is dominating every sphere of life. People love to connect. Mobile devices are getting cheaper day by day. Today, Smartphone is not a thing for wealthy but a necessity for everyone. Android bring a revolution in this. This works for social media successes as opium. By year 2020 social media will reach to remotest of the towns and villages. In fact it’s already started reaching through initiatives like One.org.

How To Use Twitter For #JobSearch

Twitter for job search caught my attention every now and then. While working for an Ireland Based Recruiter, I did rounds of many social media and dig deeper to find whether employer use it for hiring and if job seekers can get some benefit out of social media like Twitter.

From my experiences, for sure I can say, Hiring Managers and CEOs turn to twitter looking for potential workforce. Very recently, Elon Musk took it to Twitter while looking for hiring for Tesla Motors! Proof enough, 180 characters are not any less to give a shout out while looking for hiring or get hired.

How to of LinkedIn for Job Seekers

The LinkedIn is social media platform for hiring managers, job seekers and hiring consultants. Whether, you are just passed out of college or working but looking for change, an impressive LinkedIn profile could manage a dream job for you. There is huge crowd of job seekers inside LinkedIn, you need to get found in the search results. Here are Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Portfolio

This Mark Zuckerberg's Letter To Daugher Max Is Worth Reading

Personality builds over time. Recruiters scan your personality traits before handling that lucrative job offer letter. Imagine, an Interviewer asking questions this way

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Image Credit Guardian.Com

Q: Being a coder how you connect to friends in a distant lab?
You: Social Media

Q. Did you heard of Mark Zuckerberg?
You: Yes, he is Founder of Facebook

Q. Mention two main points that Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan addressed in a letter to newly born Max.
You: No, I didn't read it.

Here you see, how far your interviewer has taken you through a simple question. Interviewer want to access you on three parameters, curiosity, awareness and responsibility. 

The answer is "advancing human potential and promoting equality".

How much social media is right for you

A majority of my readers comes from age group 13 and above as nature of this blog is to train the untrained, 'the learners'. I try my best to maintain the standard of this blog suitable for everyone. A percentage of readers are also parents and teachers.

Personally, I am not a social media person and more often I need to answer new connections 'why I don't have too many followers and friends at my LinkedIn or Facebook profile. I like to keep my personal things completely personal. However, like many others I cannot completely do away with social media, part because I don't want myself to lag behind from any new knowledge and part because I need this.

Top 3 Social Media Sites for Beginners

Internet is full of social media sites. One can use any and many depending on requirements. Being a learner you can not put only limited time on social media and its important today. Social Media connections makes great references which you can use throughout your career. Here are Top 3 Social Media Sites for learners:

What Is Social Media

The Social Media offers ease of connecting with people anytime anywhere only for the expense of some data packets. This is one of the prime reasons people who use a computer or mobile device also uses some kind of social media too. There comes new social media sites everyday. This is why Social Media Developers are high on demand world over.

Earn Internship At Facebook Summer Academy

The Facebook.com, world’s largest network for connecting to people, make friends group and even do business invites applications towards 2016 Facebook Summer Academy. As part of the program the candidates will get to learn ‘how facebook works’, the technology, the human resources, the logistics and a lot more. The Sophomores in High School during Academic Session 2015-16 and Full-Residents of East Palo Alto, Belle Haven, Redwood City, or San Francisco are eligible to apply. Students from San Francisco must come from Mission High School or John O’Connell High School.

Stephen Hawking speaks on Facebook; Congratulations Mark Zuckerberg!

The Stephen Hawking, noted Theoretical Physicist joined Facebook today. Within no time during the time of writing this article his page has 1,151,476 likes. I think record number of likes in shortest time period, not sure. Hope Facebook will release something in future or someone else will dissect this aspect. Time vs Hawking Liking :) Welcome Sir, thank you to come in open, and meet people. And Congratulations Mark Zuckerberg and Company.