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Job Search: Appear In Recruiters’ Spotlight – Top Secrets To Be Seen – Infographic

The means of finding employees to fit in a role has undergone a sea change over the years. To be in the radar of the recruiters, it is advised by the job experts to try out the following tips:

  1. Crucial positions in an organization need reliable and time tested candidates and hence internal recruitments play a major role. So, be active in your organization to get noticed for such promotions.
  2. Volunteer to write in the industry related magazines and wherever possible. Ideas sometime communicate your ability. Don’t ever wonder for being called for a role with that reference.
  3. Recruiters are after simpler means to find candidates. Active Linkedin users have better chances over those with just a mailid. So, regular updation of profiles is advisable.
  4. Twitter seems to be the next best platform where recruiters meet the candidates.
  5. Even if you are not the best of the options available for the recruiter, an endorsement from a famous stalwart in your organization can be invaluable.
  6. Never miss a chance to present your views during the industrial events or else at least try to get enrolled even if you aren’t offered a chance.
  7. Although this is no more a secret, uploading your resume is quite a good idea. But don’t complain for being pestered with loaded inbox on your mails.

Source: Designed by Graphs, Visual.ly, How to Write A CV

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Online Reputation: Think Twice Before You Share – Infographic

The economy is in a slump, and getting a job isn’t easy, but you probably already knew that. If you’re currently among the ranks of the unemployed, beware. The pictures and updates you’re posting to social media could be holding you back from landing a job.

A Microsoft-commissioned study published in 2010 found that nearly 80% of employers research potential hires on the Internet. That number has increased significantly since the study was published.

“Now, recruiters can easily and anonymously collect information that they would not be permitted to ask in an interview, and the survey found that recruiters are doing just that,” the study reads.

For starters, avoid talking negatively about past or current employers. Inappropriate pictures and photos showing one drinking or suggesting drug use can also be damaging.

So job seekers, it’s probably not the best idea to post that picture of yourself playing your favorite drinking game (even if it is Edward 40 Hands).

The infographic, created by OnlineClasses.org, summarizes data from the Microsoft study and other research. Follow the flow chart closely to successfully manage your online reputation.

Source: Mashable.com, OnlineClasses.org

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Employers Don’t Like Social Media – Infographic

There’s been plenty of talk about how social media has become a successful vehicle for recruiters and job seekers alike, but what about employers?

According to this infographic, researched and developed by PayScale, the higher-ups are really not too keen on the social media movement at large, especially when it involves giving social media freedom to employees within the company. And the fear of negative information keeps employers running for a tight leash. Only half of companies have a formal social media policy, and 42% of companies surveyed nix all forms of social media activity at work. In the employers’ eyes, social media should be exclusively reserved for carefully managed brand promotion and professionally handled social recruiting…Read More

Source: Mashable.com, Payscale

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