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You’ve been Googled: what employers don’t want to see in your online profile

What are recruiters looking for when they conduct online searches on individuals before deciding whether to offer them interviews? Evidence of involvement in business networks and community projects? Examples of success at work, college or on the sports field? Or … Continue reading

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Facebook edges further on to LinkedIn territory with job hunting app

Facebook has released a new app designed to help users find jobs, based on the Social Jobs Partnership app it started last year in collaboration with a variety of public agencies.The initial service was promoted as a means to use social … Continue reading

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How your Facebook picture can damage your personal brand

Can a good picture help your personal brand? Maybe. Can a bad photo on Facebook ruin your brand? Absolutely. Here’s a nifty infographic from LinkingR about the level of damage your image can make to your online identity on Facebook … Continue reading

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Could your Facebook page ruin your job prospects?

Terrified of employers scouring their Facebook pages for signs of fecklessness, many students have started deleting content and hiding their identity. But could this be an over-reaction? Read More

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What if your Facebook Timeline was read instead of your CV?

Unless you want future employers to know your entire history, you need to change your privacy settings, and fast… Read More

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Monster unveils Facebook networking tool

Online recruitment firm Monster has launched a professional networking application for Facebook members, which aims to extend the business uses of the social networking site. The ‘BeKnown’ app will allow Facebook users to differentiate between their personal friends and work … Continue reading

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