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Can I Find a Job Via Social Media?

  • August 26th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
According to a 2012 infographic by CareerBuilder, 37% of employers use social media to check out job candidates. Of those employers, 65% said they were checking to see if candidates presented themselves professionally, 45% wanted to know more about the candidates’ qualifications, and 51% researched to find out if potential employees were good fits for the company’s culture. With… Read more

Can I Get Fired Over Too Much Social Media Usage?

  • July 23rd, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Most human resource departments have strict policies and procedures for anything from a chemical spill to falling down at the office, but the majority of them aren’t up to speed on how to deal with social media in the workplace. With vague suggestions or ideas about how appropriate or inappropriate it is to use social media at the office, it… Read more

What’s the Solution if Your Employees Are Too Social?

  • March 7th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
With all that you as a small business owner stand to gain from social media, it just takes one or a handful of your employees to turn those positives to negatives. While many employees and their bosses understand how to properly use social media while on the job, others figure their time on social media during their workday is not… Read more

Make It Your Job to Be More Social

  • March 4th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
There are many ways to go about using social media to your benefit, especially in a day and age where social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn see such high volumes of traffic. With that in mind, have you turned to social media when it comes to looking for a job? If not, it would certainly help you… Read more