Category Archives: Social Media

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Twitter: Your Ultimate Guide

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Twitter’s executives say that their site isn’t a social media network; it’s an information network. Journalists love Twitter because they can get wind of something the moment it happens, and then provide a timely breaking news report on it. You should consider using Twitter if you don’t already because […]

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LinkedIn: Your Ultimate Guide

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 LinkedIn is rapidly growing social media site that many professionals use to conduct research, find contacts or experts, get breaking news, recruit new employees, and talk with clients. This post, part of a blog series based on Lindsey Pollak’s Becoming the Boss, will give you tips and tricks to make […]

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Managing Your Social Media

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Regardless of what industry you want to work in, your social media presence is crucial to your professional reputation. When you’re looking for a job, and even when you’re not, people are going to Google you. It’s up to you to make sure that what they find helps rather […]

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Managing Your Online Presence

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Managing your online presence is important because employers often check your social media profiles to ensure you’re the kind of candidate they want to hire. Maintain your online presence: Don’t Flame Out. If you disagree with someone, always do so respectfully. “Flames” and profanity can help you strike out […]

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Spring Cleaning: Social Media

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Dear Job-Seekers and Forward-Thinkers, Okay, so it’s spring-time and that means Spring Cleaning, but it’s always a good time to clean up your social media presence. Don’t know where to start? With all the different social media outlets, we don’t blame you. We’ve made it easy on you… Your […]

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