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New National Council to raise standards of careers advice

Skills Minister John Hayes has appointed careers expert Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE as the Chair of the new National Council for Careers.
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Facebook Takes a Stand Against Employers Who Request Passwords

Facebook Takes a Stand Against Employers Who Request Passwords | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Facebook will fight to stop employers from requesting access to their potential employees' otherwise private accounts.
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If You Want A Job, You May Have To Turn Over Your Facebook Password

If You Want A Job, You May Have To Turn Over Your Facebook Password | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Employers get invasive....
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How We're Going to Fix Online Identity and Reputation

How We're Going to Fix Online Identity and Reputation | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Last week, I had the great fortune of attending the Hypothes.is Reputation Workshop. Hypothes.is aims to build nothing less than a peer review layer for the whole Internet. It's a mind-boggling idea when you let it sink in.
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Top 3 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Facebook Timeline

Top 3 Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Facebook Timeline | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
There's a lot of new things to account for with Timeline. Make sure you're not making these mistakes -- and shutting out job opportunities!
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INFOGRAPHIC: Recruiters Aren't Using Facebook And Twitter

INFOGRAPHIC: Recruiters Aren't Using Facebook And Twitter | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
LinkedIn overwhelmingly trumps Facebook and Twitter as the social network recruiters use to search for job candidates, with 48 percent using LinkedIn alone, according to a recent study by Bullhorn,...
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4 Steps to Find a Job Using LinkedIn | CareerEnlightenment.com

4 Steps to Find a Job Using LinkedIn | CareerEnlightenment.com | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
This guest post was written by Christian Arno: Nowadays, LinkedIn is undoubtedly the best online platform to find a job.
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Facebook Timeline Privacy Tips: Lock Down Your Profile

Facebook Timeline Privacy Tips: Lock Down Your Profile | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Facebook Timeline puts all your information conveniently on display -- here's how to fix that.
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What if Facebook Timeline was read instead of your CV?

What if Facebook Timeline was read instead of your CV? | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Unless you want future employers to know your entire history, you need to change your privacy settings, and fast...
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10 Tips to Use Google Plus for Your Job Search | The Undercover Recruiter

10 Tips to Use Google Plus for Your Job Search | The Undercover Recruiter | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
  The social web is evolving with each passing day. Right from the day Google Plus (a social network introduced by Google) was announced, people have been flocking to join in.
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Infographic: Interview Etiquette | Career Geek

Infographic: Interview Etiquette | Career Geek | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it

Interview is not only about what you say, answer and ask. It is about your behaviour during and after the interview, also during any breaks if at an assessment days.

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Do humanities graduates have the edge in the job market?

Do humanities graduates have the edge in the job market? | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
New College of Humanities director Matthew Batstone looks at the leaders of the present to imagine where humanities students and graduates will be in the future...
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Top 10 Business Buzzwords to Delete from LinkedIn Profile | NewsFeed | TIME.com

Top 10 Business Buzzwords to Delete from LinkedIn Profile | NewsFeed | TIME.com | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
LinkedIn, the social-networking site for people with business cards, has released its list of the year's most overused professional buzzwords, culled from the profiles of its 135 million members.
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10 new ways to build a kick-ass digital resume

10 new ways to build a kick-ass digital resume | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Despite all the advancements in technology over the last decade or so, the traditional word-based resume is still as popular as ever.

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Is Pinterest The New LinkedIn For Job Seekers? - Forbes

Is Pinterest The New LinkedIn For Job Seekers? - Forbes | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Pinterest users spend over an hour on the site each day. LinkedIn, just 17 minutes. will an online bulletin board be just the thing to pin your dream job?
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Has LinkedIn taken over from the CV?

Has LinkedIn taken over from the CV? | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Job seekers looking to give their job search the edge should look to LinkedIn, says Denise Taylor.
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How to improve employability: Aston University's placements programme

How to improve employability: Aston University's placements programme | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Helen Higson welcomes Wilson Review's emphasis on business ties and explains what more can be done to improve placements...
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20+ Online Networking Opportunities for Job Seekers

20+ Online Networking Opportunities for Job Seekers | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Looking to get a leg up on your professionally-oriented social media? Here are 20 sites that can give you a networking edge.
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How Web-based technologies can improve the career choices of young people

How Web-based technologies can improve the career choices of young people | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
CareerMotion: How Web-based technologies can improve the career choices of young people...
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How To Pimp Your LinkedIn Profile

How To Pimp Your LinkedIn Profile | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
I like using Twitter. I tolerate Facebook because I have to. And I'm on Google+ because everyone says I should be.
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10 Personal Branding Ideas for Google Plus | jorgensundberg.net

10 Personal Branding Ideas for Google Plus | jorgensundberg.net | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Unless you have lived in a cave for a while, you cannot have missed the launch of Google Plus.
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Managing Your Personal Brand Via Online Presence and Reputation | Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel

Managing Your Personal Brand Via Online Presence and Reputation | Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Regardless of how you manage your reputation in real life, your personal brand is made up in large part by your digital presence and online reputation Your...
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Learn Love Linkedin Land a Job

Learn Love Linkedin Land a Job | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
The following post, the blogger speaks about helping a friend sign up to Linkedin and why graduates should sign up to linkedin. It also has a link to a handy guide to linkedin and how to make most of it.
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Job seeker uses social media to spread the word

Job seeker uses social media to spread the word | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Effective job searches have become marketing campaigns, and social media, as Dave Cutler shows, provide the tools to promote the product: the job candidate.
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4 Tips for Optimizing Your Resume with Social Media

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Resume with Social Media | Employabiliy and careers | Scoop.it
Follow these four tips to optimize your resume with social media.
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