Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Prologue: Using This Course to Launch Your Career
Brian Solis discusses reputation management as covered in Andy Beal's book Repped, 30 Days to a Better Online Reputation.
"The best advice I ever received was from a guy who came at me with scissors and cut off my tie.
Matt Johnston presents a short video on the topic.
"Plenty of professionals have employment gaps on their resumes.
"One in five job-seekers (19.
"Hiring managers scan resumes pretty quickly (some studies put it at just a matter of seconds).
"If you’re like most job seekers, you approach your job search with a set of beliefs about how the hiring process works, what responses from employers are good signs and what responses are bad.
According to Stephanie Buck (photo, left), "LinkedIn has developed a killer resource of 225 million users, one you absolutely should take advantage of when it comes to your career.
"Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position?
"According to Fast Company, Instagram is becoming an important part of the hiring process for some employers, especially in more creative fields.
Christian Ryan Jyoti (photo, left) covers the topic for FastCompany.
"Even for those who are "in the know" about the benefits of Plus, many have difficulty learning how to use Plus effectively.
Suzanne Lucas (photo, left) presents the results of a new survey by CareerBuilder.
Jerry Saltz covers the topic at Vulture.
Jenny Foss (photo, left) writes about what job search tactics people should not use.
Hagan Blount introduces the topic and presents the infographic at TheMuse.
"Professionals of any level and in any industry can benefit from having their own site, and if you set it up right and maintain it, you can get it to the top of the search results page," writes Richard Feloni in a piece featured at BusinessInsider.
According to Julien Rio, "Managing a brand page on Facebook isn't an easy task.
"For any given job opening, HR personnel and hiring managers are deluged with resumes.
"Whether you realize it or not—or even wish to admit it—you already have an online reputation to protect.
"It’s easy to neglect one’s personal brand, or even the very idea of it.
"Here’s the thing: Editing is more than just giving something a once-over to eliminate egregious typos and grammar mistakes.