Effective Online Networking
Google

Why Bad Results on Google Will Hurt You Professionally[INFOGRAPHIC]

Here at Career Girl, we are asked all the time, “How important is my online reputation in the job search?” And every time, we respond with a resounding “SO IMPORTANT!” We’ve talked about this topic...

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6 Twitter Chats for the Career Girl Entrepreneur

Ever since I started my own small business this summer, I’ve become more involved in the entrepreneur community online. It’s been a great way to connect with fellow Career Girls who have either been entrepreneurs for ye...

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How to Make Social Media “Work” For You

The invention of social networking changed the way humans, businesses and organizations communicate and relay information. The all too popular social network Facebook boasts 1.11 billion monthly active users as of March 2013 a...


LinkedIn

How to Get Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of young professionals, and was asked for the third time in a month the same question, “How do I optimize my LinkedIn profile so a recruiter might find me?” I hop...

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5 Social Media Don’t's to Increase Your Effectiveness Online

Social media is the hot new buzzword everywhere you look, you’re told that your career will benefit from a healthy amount of sharing, posting, liking and connecting. But just like any hot new trend, social media gets misu...

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Your Googleability: How to Control and Mold Information About You Online

It’s old advice, but important advice, that you should know what’s out there about you on Google. Who will be Googling you? Well, let’s see. Here’s a small list of people who might just type your name in...


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Social Media: Should I Have a Separate Professional Account?

This is a question that I’ve struggled with, and I still don’t think I’ve found the answer. When I first started doing outreach work, I was speaking with people from around the world. I often messaged people w...

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4 Excuses to Proactively Email a Networking Connection

Keeping in touch with connections you’ve made while networking is an important part of your career. Every few months you should be in touch with your network so they can continue to be helpful resources. Email makes this ...

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Long Weekend? Tackle These Career-Changing Projects

It’s a long holiday weekend for most of us, and while you might be tempted to lay on the couch and watch reality television for the duration, think about all the incredible things you could get done this weekend. And no, ...


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5 Ways To Keep Your LinkedIn Account Looking Fresh

With so many social networking sites available, updating your status on each one on a regular basis can be time-consuming and tedious. However, keeping your account on LinkedIn spiffy is vital to enhancing your professional per...