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Finding Your Career in Reverse: An Interview With Social Media Maven Sue Ann Kern

Sue Ann Kern has an electrical engineering degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia. After graduation she easily found a job in the defense industry working for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis. Later, that engineering position led to an even more lucrative stint in technical sales support for a computer component distributer. Life was […]

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‘Social Media Isn’t a Distinct Specialty’ According to Recent Report on the Creative Industry

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Do job titles like Chief Brand & Culture Officer, Experimental Manager, Chief Problem Solver or my favourite, Chief Happiness Officer, sound appealing to you? If you work in the creative industry, they might not be out of reach. If you want to work in the creative industry, read on to find out what skills employers […]

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3 Reasons Google Plus May Conquer Facebook

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Anyone career-minded knows that social media is an essential part of personal branding and network building, but is Google+ the new hot spot? After a string of failed social media ventures, Google is back with a vengeance with the “Google+ Project” revealed nearly a month ago in late June 2011. During this initial invitation-only phase, […]

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5 Reasons You Need to Take Your Resume Online

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Things have certainly changed since the days of typewritten resumes mailed to employers in hopes of getting noticed by hiring managers. Unfortunately, what hasn’t changed is the resume itself. We can send a resume at near the speed of light across the world, but the resume is still a sheet of paper with bullet points […]

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What You Need To Know To Land A Career In Digital Media

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Digital Media careers are super-hot right now. I’m talking about Tweeting, blogging and Facebooking for a living. Sounds easy enough right? Unless you avoid computers, the Internet, television and technology at all costs, you probably don’t go a day without being asked to like something, follow someone, Tweet this or click here.  Many companies need […]

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3 Ways to Connect More Deeply with People on Twitter

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Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos.com, advises us: “Don’t network, build relationships,” because not only are those authentic friendships their own reward, but they also often benefit you or your business in the future. And who would have known that you could build relationships using only 140 characters at a time? Twitter forces you to […]

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4 Ways You Need to Listen on the Internet

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“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” — Bernard Baruch, American financier, political consultant and philanthropist. Taking into consideration the fact that social networking is key to building a successful career, you may feel justified in socializing your heart out all over the Internet. Although reaching […]

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4 Ways to Build Relationships on Facebook

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When you’ve connected with new people on Facebook, don’t let the relationships stop there. Build relationships by staying in contact and continuing the conversations. The more you strengthen your connections with others, the more exposure you bring yourself and a successful job search depends on getting noticed. Here are four ways to turn your Facebook […]

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3 Steps to Grow Your Network on Facebook

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Recognized as the top social networking site by Discovery News and connecting over 500 million people, Facebook is arguably the best online platform for you to grow your network. Amidst the millions, there’s plenty of opportunity for you to make connections that you can turn into real friendships. Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s official announcement when Facebook […]

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4 Steps to Develop Your Personal Brand

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We all carry a personal brand that functions as our identity just like how products are branded. If you don’t brand yourself, others will do it for you based on how they perceive you, so make sure you’re consciously crafting your personal brand as you develop a presence on social media. Your brand should encompass […]

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