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Social Media

Social media is a powerful tool for building personal brand and searching for or posting job roles. Here you will find article about how to use it effectively as a job seeker or employer and whichsocial media social media network to use.

With so many social media networks on offer you need to know which one to use and when to ensure your marketing plan is executed correctly.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

Social media featured
28
Mar

How to use social media | The ‘must-have’ tool in your job hunt

Finding a job takes a significant proportion of candidates’ time and energy but utilising social media networks is a good way to significantly reduce that admin time. Sit back and let your admirers come to you with armfuls of interviews and opportunities instead. According to recent research, over 80 per cent of the adult population regularly...
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Linkedin featured
11
Mar

How to give your LinkedIn profile the X factor

Did you know that LinkedIn is currently the number one space to grow your personal brand faster than anywhere else online?  With over 610+ million professionals currently on the platform this is a fantastic opportunity not to be sniffed at. Success on LinkedIn lies in your ability to build trusting and meaningful relationships with your...
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google featured
20
Dec

I’ve just Googled you, do you know what I found?

You’ve probably already Googled everyone from your online dating matches to your prospective employer. But did you ever stop to think that they can just as easily run a search on you too? If you’ve recently applied for a job or set up a meeting with a potential client, it’s highly probable that someone is...
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Social media featured
29
Nov

Removing the social skeletons from your closet

‘How do I delete my Facebook account?’ is apparently one of the most popular Google search requests. A Millennial generation, that has lived virtually the whole of its life online, has discovered the dangers of leaving a digital trail of past behaviour as it moves up the corporate ladder. This is one of the reasons...
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Unlock the power of social media (F)
13
Sep

Create a connected online community

If ‘comm’ is short for communication and unity means “the state of being united or joined as a whole,” then social media is by its very nature – community. Much of our social lives and connection to our communities are now in this digital age happening through social media and social networks. Although it might...
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Social media featured
29
Aug

Get social in your job search

According to UCAS, a total of 353,960 students from across the UK are heading to Uni this summer. This is a reduction in numbers compared to 2017s A-Level results day. As many favour the prospect of entering the workplace over continuing education, the prospect of climbing the career ladder can be daunting.  However, first things...
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03
Aug

Five ways your social media channels can help you in your job hunt

Article provided by Nina Ricafort, Growth Marketing Manager at Jobbio Anyone currently looking for a job will tell you: it’s not easy and it might even feel like a full-time job being on the hunt. The competition is fierce and it’s increasingly hard to stand out. With companies turning to social media more and more...
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28
Jun

The laws of social media: five pitfalls you need to avoid

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube – we all love our social media, and we can’t wait to like posts, retweet, upload our photos and share anything we find interesting, funny or shocking. But social media is a public forum. As users, we are publishing and broadcasting and, as aspiring lawyers know, the publishing and...
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