"These days, college career center staff members tweet job postings, teach students to interview via Skype, pick exactly the right candidates for recruiters and train students in how to create their brands on social media. ... "
Twitter is becoming the new job board, and it is also becoming the new résumé. Some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, while job seekers are trying to summarize their CVs in 140 characters or six-second videos.
"This is no simple matter, in substance or execution, as your personal and professional reputation are now blurred by social media. Plus, at any one time your reputation is a multi-faceted entity playing out across many channels making it even more difficult to track and manage. Let’s explore how it lives on four key levels."...
Nice ideas for career advising, too... "Like other entities in higher education, our advising office is considering what it would be like to use a tablet (iPad or Nexus 7 seem to be the front runners) in our daily working lives. I was charged with the task to identify potential uses and reasons why a tablet would be helpful for supporting students and our professional lives on campus..."
Connecting Career Professionals to Technology...To build a global online community of practice for career counselors and educators to come together to share technology information, experiences and knowledge.
New York State Cooperative & Experiential Education Association (NYSCEEA) exists to promote and support experiential education for college and university students in New York State. We create and support opportunities for higher education professionals and employers working with cooperative and experiential education to network and share best practices.
"How to Make the Right Impressions From Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
92 percent of employers and recruiters use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for recruiting. It is therefore important to make a good impression when you’re being looked at on your social profiles ..."
Evangeline Kubu, manager of communications and outreach at Princeton University’s career services office, conducted a survey to explore the levels of social media implementation among career centers nationwide...
I don’t have the metrics, but I’ll stake my professional reputation on the following statement: In the last one or two years, there has been a seachange in how even the most traditional academic, nonprofit, or corporation values, respects, and “counts” relevant, professional online publication and interactivity. The keywords are “relevant” and “professional” and how you present your digital contributions is not only key to your success, but also itself contributes to the larger culture of peer learning.
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