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Social Media
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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Get Social for Business Success2
22
Feb

In the eyes of a recruiter: what does your social media profile say about you?

We’ve all seen the nightmare stories and the newspaper headlines about people who’ve been fired for posting something questionable on social media. Take for example the journalist Toby Young, who resigned from his new role at the Office of Students last year after critics picked up on comments he’d made on Twitter. With more and...
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Linkedin featured
10
Jan

23/01/19: LinkedIn Clinic | The Merit Club

We are so excited to invite you to our talk series hosted during our bi-weekly Coworking Days, where we invite experts to do a lunchtime talk or workshop tackling various areas of business, career & lifestyle. These events aim to give you tips to help with your work concerns and issues you may face as...
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07
Jan

Building your emotional resilience in 2019

By Penny Power OBE Many discussions around the risks of social media often hone in on business reputation and conversations regarding your brand, but not nearly enough is centered on the emotional wellbeing and mental health of entrepreneurs on the receiving end of unsolicited advice. The feedback that you come across online can knock you...
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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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