For anyone looking for a first job, exploring a career change, or just setting up for future success, social media sites are proven platforms for facilitating connections, demonstrating passions and interests, and ultimately landing the job.
This pair of books is essential for the modern job seeker. Get in-depth coverage on each technology in Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies while getting clear next steps with The Social Media Job Search Workbook.
Joshua makes social media accessible. He explains not only what but how and why. This guidebook will help you understand the dynamics of how to use social media for career management
-Martin Yate CPC, NY Times bestseller Knock Em Dead
The Social Media Job Search Workbook clearly describes how to use LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to your career advantage by offering easy-to-follow instructions so you always have clear next steps. It’s like having your own personal career coach!
When you follow the exercises in the workbook, you’ll go through a proven process for developing a job-attracting message and will be able to translate it for an online audience.
Use these proven strategies and find that dream job in record time.
As someone who teaches social media & job searching on a regular basis, I can say with a degree of certainty that the idea of using social media in a job search is complex.
If you’re a social media user and you want to step up your job search game, consider this workbook as a way to get moving.
-Kevin Grubb, Assistant Director of Career Services at Villanova University
Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies features in-depth coverage of topics such as: creating effective online profiles and resumes to sell your strengths; maintaining your online reputation and understanding electronic etiquette; using the power of personal branding and building your brand online; avoiding common pitfalls, such as jumping into filling out a social media profile without a strategy; getting to know Twitter, the only real-time job board with literally thousands of jobs posted daily; using LinkedIn to uncover opportunities in the “hidden job market” ahead of the competition; and much more.
I’ve quoted Joshua in my books and certainly value his expertise in this area. His latest book–Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies–is an excellent up-to-the-minute resource! I just finished reading it in preparation for a presentation I was leading for a group of career coaches! Whether you are a newcomer to social networking or an expert, you’ll learn a lot from this book!
-Ellen Sautter, Co-Author of “Find a Job Through Social Networking”
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