LinkedIn Basics

As Talent Acquisition specialists, we often utilize LinkedIn and there are always best practices to remember. Here are ways to leverage LinkedIn to attract and interact with top candidates.   Is beauty really Skin Deep? A LinkedIn profile needs to be attractive to candidates. Your LinkedIn profile is the first impression you make on a

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Social Media Tips|0 Comments

What Do Your Social Media Profiles Tell Recruiters?

Got poked by a recruiter on Facebook? Yes, it may happen to all of us. Be ready! It is no longer a secret that candidates, when approached, still get surprised. Yes, we researchers, recruiters, sourcers – the folks working in the recruitment industry – do our job using social media channels. Although Twitter, Facebook or

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Social Media Tips, Talking to Recruiters|0 Comments

Building Your Professional Image

Fine feathers make fine birds – we hear it very often nowadays. And it is actually true. People are constantly observing our behaviour and forming theories about us. Whether you like it or not, you do have an image. A positive professional image is essential to a successful career, no matter your age or industry

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Networking, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Five Social Media Steps to Take When You’re Job Hunting

Social media is more popular than it has ever been with billions of people connecting online. When it comes to your job hunt, it can be a valuable tool, but it can also destroy your chances of getting a job. Follow these steps to make sure your social media can work for you. Google Yourself

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Is Having An Updated LinkedIn Profile Necessary? The Answer: YES!

Not only is having a LinkedIn profile necessary, it’s crucial in building your professional brand, building your network – and if you’re job searching – it’s essential for landing a job. LinkedIn is a social media powerhouse that provides countless benefits for job seekers. I remember about 10 years ago when LinkedIn was just gaining

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Your Brand: The Personal and The Public

Social media is inescapable and it’s hard to not participate in some form of it, as we are tied to technology from personal shopping trips to how we conduct business meetings. However, when you’re a candidate or an employee your personal brand is as important as your public brand. If both are not considered,

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Networking, Opinion, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Tweeting it in?

Over time we have grown accustomed to the warnings that our social media presence could be a time capsule and living breathing resume that we may or may not want shared with the world. What about now, in the day and age when the President of the United States defaults to Tweeting real time over

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Trends Candidates Should Consider in 2017

As usual at this time of year it would be remiss of us not to take the opportunity to look back over the year and pull out some of the trends that we’ve seen amongst our clients and candidates. I am based in Australia so we’re gearing up for a hot, summer break full of

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Networking, Resume Tips, Social Media Tips, Technology|1 Comment

Picture this!

Pictures in the social media. Can they ruin you or find you a better job? This is still an open question. A few months ago I had a pretty heated discussion with my colleagues about social media and networking profiles of candidates. Some said that they will check Facebook profiles of candidates and if they

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Opinion, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

5 Tips To Improve Social Media Branding For Recruiters

Where are the ideal prospective candidates today? When posting a job through a company website, recruiter job board or professional association, it would be safe to assume that you are attracting a certain percentage of the population. That being said, your ideal applicants and prospects, especially those not actively searching for their next job, are

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Networking, Social Media Tips|0 Comments