How To Protect Your Online Reputation: http://ow.ly/gpmc
The good, the bad, the ugly … anything that’s posted about you on the Web will likely come up in an online search or with a little digging. And that can mean trouble…
#PersonalBranding a must for your #job search: http://ow.ly/gpmA
Wikipedia defines personal branding as the process whereby people and their careers are marked as brands.
As social networking becomes an even larger part of our online world. Establishing a personal brand is almost a must these days. Why do you need a “Personal Brand” as a job seeker? Simple, to make yourself stand out from the crowd…
Comedy! 25 Homer Simpson quotes to guide you to a successful #career: http://ow.ly/gpoS
Homer Simpson is a symbol of the working class citizen. He’s overweight, lazy, and ignorant, but his quotes are brilliant and inspirational. Here are 25 lessons that can guide you to a successful career, all thanks to quotes by Homer Jay Simpson…
What #recruiters want from #job seekers: http://ow.ly/gp0O
We’d all like a crystal ball to tell us exactly what to say or do to get the new job or promotion. This isn’t it. I did interview a recruiter to get her perspective on resumes, cover letters, online applications and other job search items of interest.
University graduates face “significantly reduced” job prospects this summer, according to a poll of Britain’s top 100 companies, which shows there are a third fewer graduate vacancies than last year.
Almost all of the top employers have already filled their 2009 vacancies or have stopped accepting applications, and job opportunities have been cut in nearly all sectors.
Startling! How much time do #recruiters spend reading a #resume? Interesting comments and stats: http://ow.ly/gpna
New numbers from a TalentSpring survey of 208 organizations in the U.S. and Canada (50 large companies, 39 medium-size, 205 small, and 114 agencies).
72% of agencies see signs of economic growth. 67% of mid-size organizations do, and 45% of small companies.
The average recruiter spends 4.6 hours a day on sourcing.
The average recruiter spends 6 minutes reading a resume.
It takes an average of 38 days to fill a position.
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Mark Montoya has been working in personal branding for more than a decade for hundreds of online and offline companies, small businesses and individual service professionals. His focus has been toward improving the way jobseekers find employment on the Internet. He has synthesized his expertise by helping job seekers obtain their ideal choice of employment over the Internet on his sites MyOnlineCareerSpace.com and MyOnlineCareerCoach.com, and through his books 101 Tips Every Job Seeker Should Know and The Ultimate Online Job Search eBook.