Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What are some Twitter personal branding time-saving tips? How to tweet wisely in about 10 to 15 minutes a day, a few times a week. Others’ Responses: – In my practice, I rarely come across executive job seekers who are actively leveraging Twitter to help them land jobs.The few who even have Twitter accounts put up a few tweets initially, and then let it go. Their Twitter stream stopped dead months
Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What are the biggest mistakes employers see on your social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter? Others’ Responses: – Today, a company that I follow provided a handy tip with no other agenda. It was so refreshing – and it immediately endeared me to the company. Most other individuals / companies just seem to push their ‘stuff’ or their message. I think most genuinely don’t know how to provide value
Ask old colleagues and managers if they know of any openings. Or they may at least have contact information for their office HR Professionals or Hiring Manager. Especially his or her emails! If not, ask them for their boss’ email – always level up!!! Eventually you’ll get to some big wig that might help and not think you’re just soliciting.
A pay it forward story. Have you done one lately? Today, as I did my daily routine search for freelance resume writing gigs, I came across someone on Craigslist seeking a sales template. I decided to do a good deed and send this person my sales template for free. I thought, I already had it, so share it. I sent it over with a simple message stating, “Would you mind following me on Twitter and
Social Media: Good or Bad for Kids with iPhones? When it comes to careers, it might not be so bad. My family is great. We’re Clevelanders. We’re loud and annoying. But darn are we passionate! Last week I got a chance to see my sister on North Carolina soil for the first time since 2006. That was when her and my Calabash, NC livin’ mom had a fallout. My sister’s dramatic. My mom’s dramatic. That’s