Bernie Borges: Social Media & Web Marketing

Archive for the ‘Job Seekers’ Category

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Apr 23, 2012

6 Ways to Get Noticed By Your Next Employer

It’s a great time to be looking for that next career move. I say that not because I’m predicting the need for you to make a career move. I say it because social networking empowers you to get noticed by the employer that interests you. Read More...

Apr 13, 2011

Two Ways to Use Twitter for Career Development

Twitter is very unique starting with its 140 character per tweet limitation. Once you understand how Twitter can fit strategically into your career development plans, light bulbs start going on. Twitter is a communication channel. It is real-time. It can help build your personal brand. Everyone should approach Twitter as an opportunity to engage and build online relationships, while building personal brand. Read More...

Feb 24, 2011

Three Questions Career Seekers Must Ask Themselves

Each time I conduct a Social Networking for Job Seekers seminar I get a deeper understanding of what it’s like for career seekers in the business world. It’s always a humbling experience. I meet career seekers in different phases of their journey and in their career development. Some are unemployed, some are small business owners and some are sales professionals. Read More...

Jan 20, 2011

The Importance of Social Credibility in a Job Search

Job seekers understand they need to have professional credibility. But, most don’t even think about the importance of social credibility. Social credibility involves having a unique online presence that communicates who you are as a person. It’s not hard to create your professional image by listing all your experience and achievements. But, how do you contribute to the world? How do you relate to other people? Are you a giver? What are your talents or interests outside of work? Read More...

Jan 17, 2011

Online Strategies With The Mindset of a Triathlete

A triathlete is a real person. It’s also a metaphor for a job seeker who recognizes that it takes a level of focus, discipline, intensity and commitment that is beyond what it appears. It takes incredible endurance and commitment. All the attributes of a triathlete are directly applicable to a job search (or whatever your business challenge). Read More...