Just being on Twitter doesn’t get you the job. Being awesome gets you a job; Twitter is just the tool. Undergrads are often told they should be utilizing social networks because it can get them internships and job offers. They sign up for Twitter and start following some professionals and companies, but they don’t understand the full potential. Here’s how to use Twitter.
The view from above, like in a helicopter, is incredible. You can see everything perfectly – the highways and byways, the subdivisions and farmland. Sometimes I wish I had a similar perspective on my own life. The view a helicopter provides … Continued
Welcome to my life. Yes, I am a housewife. I am worth absolutely nothing – less than nothing, in fact, when you count my student loans. So when some unsuspecting someone asks me, “So what do you do?” I cheerfully answer, “I stay home with my son.” When I made the decision to stay home, it was the result of job hatred and daycare fear, not to fulfill a frilly, feminine destiny.
I have a pirate-themed resume. My mother questioned my sanity. My friends were intrigued. But it worked. Employers contacted me, specifically mentioning how my resume stood out and showcased my creativity, so I say, get creative.
Here are five tools that you need to see if you want to go beyond LinkedIn when it comes time to search for an internship, that first job out of college, or your third attempt at a career shift.
Though internships and “off-campus experiences” are readily available to in greater number and variety than ever before, the experience has commercialized and commoditized.
We want to inspire like we are inspired. First, though, we may do many other, unrelated things. And we have the luxury of time; many of us don’t feel rushed to meet our potential.
The process of constructing and operating a building, both residential and commercial, is being viewed from another prospective (finally!). For the first time in a long time, people are considering how they live and work and how it affects our planet. And we need more of them.
Your initial presentation of yourself can be what makes or breaks you when it comes to your resume landing in the “yes” pile. Here’s what you need to know.
Since it’s a largely untapped market for social media networking and one-on-one networking, LinkedIn has huge potential for setting your application apart from the others.