At our recent ‘What Employers Want’ event, run on campus by Accenture, we heard about the importance of managing your online presence (sometimes called digital footprint). Some employers will search for candidates online to find out more information about them, before deciding who to take to interview. There are plenty of places an employer could … More Managing your online presence
LinkedIn is a professional networking site, and more and more employers are now using it to search for suitable candidates. It’s an effective way to keep in touch with recruiters or people you meet at networking events, and allows you to quickly build up your network of contacts. You can: Showcase your CV, in the form … More Using LinkedIn to network
Specialist Roles Available Within Digital Marketing Samantha Condliffe – Digital Marketing Exec at Infinities Designer Menswear The digital marketing landscape is changing rapidly due to developments in technology and the increased usage of the internet through mobile phones and tablets. Naturally these changes have created demand for digital marketing executives, including some very specialist roles. … More Guest blog – A career in digital marketing
Are you getting the most out of social media when it comes to looking for jobs? Whether you want to find out about new companies, explore different job roles, or market yourself to future employers, see our overview of how to make the most of the following online tools: LinkedIn LinkedIn is a professional networking … More How social media can help you get that job!
We recently attended a conference in Birmingham called Facilitating students and graduates in presenting themselves for the 21st century. Catchy title, we know. But the event was full of useful information about graduate job hunting, including how employers are starting to use social media to advertise their vacancies. So there’s nothing new with this concept as … More Employers turning to social media to advertise vacancies
This is a guest post by Nationwide Jobs. In this day and age social media is not just part of our personal lives; it is now a huge part of the recruitment process. To find a business that isn’t on social media is rare now. This can be a great thing, with candidates searching for … More How to get a job using social media
We’ve said before how fantastic a tool LinkedIn is for students and graduates when it comes to finding jobs, networking and researching potential careers. Now there is a nifty gadget called Field of Study which allows you to see which other LinkedIn members have studied the same degree as you, find out where they now … More Find out what others with your degree are doing now