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16Jul 2014

The employment landscape has significantly changed by the advent of growing technology and in recent times by the advent of social media. Despite the fact that the social media is the rave of the moment, many individuals and businesses are actually struggling to identify a return on investment for using social media to job-hunt (as job seekers) or to support their recruiting efforts (as recruiters or employers).

According to a recent Harvard Business Review publication “People may go online to goof off but before long, they talk shop. Social media sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Quora, and even Pinterest can be valuable job-hunting tools.”What’s more, most job seekers still are not sure how to leverage social media in their job search.

For many job seekers, the Internet presents two very different worlds. One consists of hanging out with friends via social networking, and the other focuses on the seriousness of a job search.Having the worlds collide could result in the playful social media environment posing problems for a job search since there is a growing number of recruiters and employers that now conduct online research to determine a candidate’s eligibility.

Job seekers need to embrace the job hunting side of social media and learn how to harness them to their benefit. Shared below are a few useful job search tips to using social media to you advantage as a job seeker:

18Jun 2014

‘Big data’ seems to be the technical jargon making waves in the technology space today. Big data supporters are continuously making a case on how it can transform the way businesses operate today. The belief is that it can help pitch better business performance in the end. The Big data concept promises to “revolutionise our everyday lives.”

Big data is going to change the way we do things in the future – how we gain insight, and make decisions. The change isn’t going to be a replacement, rather it is a synergy and extension.

Okay, do you know what ‘Big Data’ is? For the purpose of this piece, let us start with a few working definitions.

16May 2014

Hello everyone, I took my employability campaign a notch higher as my article titled “Fresh Graduates: Unemployed or Unemployable?” was featured in The Punch Newspaper of Thursday, May 15, 2014 in both print and online. Honestly, I was greatly impressed by the number of emails and social media feedbacks I received on it. It gladdens […]

14Mar 2014

Every company doing business in the 21st Century without an online presence (corporate website, social media, etc.) is almost non-existing in the digital world of business. From a human resources standpoint, your company website is often the first impression for candidates, most importantly, the career page section on your corporate website. Your company’s career page […]

28Feb 2014

Good Morning 🙂 Facebook commendations ahead of Nuggets4Nobles brand launch: “Great. May the nobles come. May they be nurtured from here. Thank you for giving to your generation” – Tomide Olukuade, @TomideSpeaking “Let’s do this” – Tomisin Ajiboye, @tomisinajiboye “We are good to go” – Grace Solomon-Festus Alao, @Grace_Festus I have no doubt that there […]

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